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Today's News

  • One season nearly complete

    The seasons for the multitude of sports that are going on now are hitting on different stages.  
    Archery is in sort of a rest, relax and practice stage until the meets begin again on January 14.  
    After that there are meets each weekend preparing for the region and state meets as well as the Nationals in March or April.  
    Wrestling is still facing almost every tough competitor possible in order to prepare for the Region 8 tournament and the state competition in late February.

  • HCMS Colts
  • Breds lose twice in Murphy Classic to fall to 1-8

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com
    The Harrison County Thorobreds lost to Bracken County and Mason County in the US Bank Mike Murphy Classic played Thursday and Friday in the Field House at Mason County.  The two losses drop the season record for Harrison County to 1-8.
    The losses were different as the Breds led on Thursday against Bracken County at the half but never led versus the Royals on Friday.  

  • Harrison County wrestlers go 3-1 in Duals at Fern Creek

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Gladiator Meet at Fern Creek Thursday and Friday featured one day of duals and one day of individual wrestling.  
    All of this was done with an extremely tough field from three states, with Indiana and West Virginia teams joining many of the better teams of the Commonwealth.  
    The meet was won by Woodford County with 445.5 points followed by the F.J.  Reitz Panthers of Evansville, Indiana with 408.5 and Spring Valley, West Virginia with 337.5 points.  

  • Estill County three’s sink Fillies Tuesday at West Jessamine

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies fell to 3-7 for the season as they lost to Estill County (6-2) 56-41 at West Jessamine, on Tuesday.  
    Three-pointers were the difference as the Lady Engineers sank eight of 18 attempts from behind the arc.  
    The Fillies scored first on a basket by senior Emma Darnell and battled the Lady Engineers evenly through the first eight minutes, trailing 10-8 at the first quarter stop.  

  • Easy Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

    This fudge recipe uses marshmallows as an easy cheat in place of more elaborate candy-making.
    Have your lined baking pan ready to go before you start and work fast once you remove the saucepan from the heat. As the fudge starts to cool, it can become difficult work with.
    Ingredients
    1/2 cup whole milk
    6 regular-sized marshmallows (NOT mini or jumbo marshmallows, certified gluten-free if needed)
    3/4 cup (150 g) white granulated sugar
    3/4 cup (165 g) packed light brown sugar
    2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Blooming gifts may need some special care

    Live gifts during the holiday season are welcomed by gardeners … a poinsettia or two, a rosemary topiary, cyclamen, African violets and orchids give us something to fuss over during the winter months. But, sometimes our homes can be a hostile environment for many of the most popular indoor flowering plants.  
    Light levels, low humidity or a missed watering or two can turn a pretty plant ugly in no time.   

  • CYNTHIANA SHAOLIN TESTING
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Face fringe
    6. Go low, as in jeans
    9. “Oh, my!”
    13. Underway
    14. Tire measurement
    15. Wear away
    16. Luciano Pavarotti, e.g.
    17. Roman goddess of plenty
    18. Previously an Oiler
    19. *”...I’m ready, yes, I’m ready for you. I’m standing on my own ____ ____”
    21. *”On a dark desert highway, cool wind in ____ ____”
    23. It’s all the rage
    24. Person, place or thing
    25. PC brain
    28. Bingo-like game