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  • Wilson pens second memoir

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Local author Ricky Wilson has come out with his second book, both memoirs of his experiences growing up and coming of age.
    His first book, 17 in ‘71, The Dream, recounted his childhood from his formative years until he turned 19, in 1973.
    In that memoir, Wilson recalls his Appalachian roots, his first experiences with the counter-culture movement of the 1960s and his quest in “chasing the dream all over the country, wherever my thumb would take me.”

  • Fillies veterans return to defend 10th Region title

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Veteran, yet youthful, Fillies head coach Christine Garnett welcomes back 10 full or part time starters from last year’s 10th Region champions to do battle in the 2018 season.
     Gone are starters Taylor Reffett and MaKayla Cloyd and DH Emily Hendrix from last year’s 24-13 team.  Garnett will fill the spots with girls who have a lot of playing time under their belts.  

  • Sports This Week

    March 7-14

    Thursday, Mar. 8 at Highlands (Boys)
    Tuesday, Mar. 13 vs. Bracken County (H)

    Monday, Mar. 12 at Lexington Catholic V/JV 6 PM Scrimmage

  • Haley Creech sets new Harrison County pole vault mark

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Harrison County senior track athlete Haley Creech broke her own pole vault record Saturday at the KTCCCA Indoor State Track and Field Championship in Maysville.  
    Creech leaped 9-feet, 6-inches which is one foot better than her previous record set earlier this season.  

  • Sports Beats

    Cynthiana-Harrison County
    Recreation Department sign-ups
    Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Department Spring Baseball and Softball sign-ups deadline has been extended to March 16.
    Baseball: T-Ball - 3-5 years, $50; Coach Pitch - 6-8 years, $60; Cal Ripken - 9-12 years, $75; and Pony League - 13-14 years, $75.
    Softball: Coach Pitch - 6-7 years, $60; Transition League - 8-9 years, $60; 12U, 14U, 16U Fastpitch, $75.
    Spring Soccer: Ages U4 - $40; U6, U8, U10, U12 - $50.
    For more information call 298-5113.

  • Thorobreds end season with hard fought loss to Campbell County, 70-60

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Thorobreds bowed out of the 2017-18 basketball season Wednesday night at Mason County in the quarter-finals of the 10th Region Tournament.  The Breds put up a gallant fight against the Campbell County Camels (26-5) but their last quarter rally fell a little shy.  Campbell County has not lost to a Tenth Region team this season.

  • D.C. non-profit shares road and bridge findings with court

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Founded in 1971, TRIP of Washington, DC, is a nonprofit organization that researches, evaluates and distributes economic and technical data on surface transportation issues nation-wide.
    It is sponsored by insurance companies, equipment manufacturers, distributors and suppliers, businesses involved in highway and transit engineering and construction, labor unions and organizations concerned with efficient and safe surface transportation.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    Feb. 28--Dep. Nathan Gasser served a criminal summons from Harrison District Court to Jessica D. Galloup.
    Feb. 28--Dep. Joe Daniel served a criminal summons from Harrison District Court to Adam M. McQueen for DUI.
    Feb. 28--Dep. Joe Daniel served an arrest warrant from Boone Circuit Court to Santana Burgin, Erlanger, for a probation violation (felony offense.)

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Case reports
    Feb. 14 -- At 2:44 a.m., police were called to Shell on Pleasant Street for a possible drug transaction taking place. Arrested were Amber Fick and Laura Warth. Warth was charged with first-degree possession of heroin. Fick was charged with possession of heroin and fraudulent use of ID card or electronic code for benefits.
    Feb. 14 -- Martin A. Taylor, 113 E. Pike St., reported that checks had been written on his account for $550.