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Today's News

  • Former Cynthiana banker convicted in Lawrence Co. of child porn charges

    By Lilly Adkins, Big Sandy News

    LOUISA – A Lawrence Circuit Court jury has found a Louisa man guilty of four counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and one count of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

  • Breds 4-1 after win over Scott on Hilltop Tuesday

    The Harrison County Thorobreds handed Scott High its first loss of the season. The Thorobreds defeated the Eagles 85-79 on the Hilltop Tuesday night.  
    The win improves the Breds record to 4-1 with a date Friday night at home with 1-1 Covington Holmes.  
    Holmes is coached by former Harrison County coach, Mike Listerman.  
    Listerman coached Harrison County head coach Larry Kendall and assistant coach Jamie Case while at Harrison County.

  • Handy House gets city’s attention again

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    While a decision on the future of the Handy House was tabled at the Nov. 25 Cynthiana  City Commission, it was by no means the end of controversial debate.

  • Harrison County wins Rumble on the Hilltop over 10 opponents

    Harrison County’s Thorobreds wrestling team had four undefeated champions, two second place, six third place, and one fourth place finisher as they won the Rumble on the Hilltop Saturday.  
    The meet, which was held at the Harrison County Middle School, saw the Breds finish with 215 points to Scott County’s 209 ½ to win the event.  
    Perry County Central was a distant third with 110 followed by Bourbon County, Madison Southern, Franklin County, Tates Creek, Grant County, Western Hills, Lexington Catholic and Bryan Station.

  • Sometimes the best stories of the year...

    It’s drawing in on that time when we select our top 10 stories of the year.
    What do you think they are?

  • Sports this week

    Fillies Basketball
    Wednesday, Dec. 10 - Bourbon Co. (H), Freshman, 6:30 p.m.
    Thursday, Dec. 11 - Nicholas Co. (H), F/JV, 6/7:30 p.m.
    Saturday, Dec. 13 - Dixie Hgts. (H), F/JV/V, 3/4:30/6 p.m.
    Monday, Dec. 15 - Paris (H), JV/V, 6/7:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, Dec. 17 at Pendleton Co., Freshman, 7 p.m.

    Thorobreds Basketball
    Friday, Dec. 12 - Covington Holmes (H), JV/V, 6/7:30 p.m.
    Saturday, Dec. 13 vs. Augusta at Robertson Co., Varsity, TBA
    Wednesday, Dec. 17 - Nicholas Co. (H), F/JV, 6/7:15 p.m.

  • Fillies lose two in weekend action

    The Harrison County Fillies lost a home game Friday and dropped one on the road Saturday as their record fell to 1-2.  
    Nicholas County’s Lady Jackets used superior three-point shooting Friday to defeat the Fillies 59-47 on the Hilltop.  
    Madison Philpott had her second double-double of the season as she led Harrison County in scoring with 14 points and in rebounds with 12. Taylor Reffett chipped in with 12 points and Whitney Gray scored 11 as the Fillies put three players into double figures.  

  • Nearly 370 strings of lights make up Christmas Wonderland

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Twinkling lights, pudgy penguins and the smiles of children reaffirm that this is Christmas.

  • Carr resigns as HCHS head football coach

    Harrison County is looking for a new football coach.  Jim Carr resigned Wednesday and told his players on Thursday.  
    Part of Jim’s reasoning was the fact that the head coach needed to be in the high school.  
    I agree, though I didn’t realize how important it was until we tried to do the job without a coach in the school.  
    I also believe that the new coach needs to have previous head coaching experience and if possible should be a graduate of HCHS.  

  • Sports beat

    Freshmen open season with loss to Mason County
    The Harrison County freshman team traveled to Maysville Wednesday for their first game of the season.  
    Absent was first-year coach Colin Duffie, who was ill, so Thorobreds head coach Larry Kendall was pressed into duty. The Harrison County team struggled for the night with shooting accuracy and turnovers as they fell to the Royals, 51-24.  
    The Harrison County boys seemed out of sync without their coach and could not get into a routine.