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Today's News

  • Soccer Breds whip St. Patrick, fall at Bryan Station on Tuesday

    Thursday night at the Athletic Complex the Harrison County Thorobreds soccer squad had its way with the St. Patrick Saints pounding the Maysville 11 by 8-1.  
    The St. Patrick team actually scored the first goal about 10 minutes into the contest as the Harrison County team was a little slow getting back to their positions.   
    This goal seemed to wake up a sleeping giant as the Breds buried goal after goal into the back of the net past the hapless St. Patrick goal keeper.  

  • Fillies roll past Deming, Bracken Co. as they prepare for district play

    The 38th district is just around the corner and the Harrison County volleyball Fillies are working into shape to compete for the title.  
    The Fillies will host the district on Oct. 9 and 10 in the Hilltop gym.  
    Harrison County will face Pendleton County in the second match on Tuesday evening with the winner advancing to Wednesday night to face the Nicholas County vs. Deming winner at 7 p.m.
    Thursday the Fillies traveled to Mt. Olivet and came away with a 3-1 win over the Lady Devils.  

  • Berea meet finds Harrison Co. short of runners

    The Harrison County cross country team traveled to Berea Saturday with what turned out to be a partial squad at best as several of the teams’ runners were not able to compete for one reason or another.  
    The runners who were able to participate did well for themselves as they each performed nicely, according to Coach Danny Simpson.  
    “Our student athletes have other commitments from time to time,” he said. “But that is just an opportunity for others to step up and show what they can do.”  

  • Berea meet finds Harrison Co. short of runners

    The Harrison County cross country team traveled to Berea Saturday with what turned out to be a partial squad at best as several of the teams’ runners were not able to compete for one reason or another.  
    The runners who were able to participate did well for themselves as they each performed nicely, according to Coach Danny Simpson.  
    “Our student athletes have other commitments from time to time,” he said. “But that is just an opportunity for others to step up and show what they can do.”  

  • Springboks compete in Winchester

    Springboks 2001 boys team recently competed in the  Winchester Classic Tournament. They finished strong with a 2-1 record.  Members of the team are: front row, from left, Marvin Koch, Joe Bradford, John Schreiber, Alex Cummins, Shawn Dahmer, Jon Arena; back row, Zachary Withrow, Cameron Hall, Dalton Harris, Jake Fowler, Noah Hines, Braxton Bramel, Mark Simpson.

  • When the situation is difficult, what can we do?

    There are often times situations that are very difficult without any solutions that are clear cut and apparent.  
    Harrison County’s football program is facing such a situation this Friday night when they are to play host to the Highlands Bluebirds.  
    The Bluebirds are probably the second best team in Kentucky, no matter the class, only behind Trinity, who ranks in the top 10 nationally.

  • Sports Beat

    Fillies Fall Fling this Saturday on the
    Hilltop, strongest field ever expected

    Coach Bill Faulkner and the Harrison County volleyball Fillies will welcome 12 of the better teams that have ever participated in the Fillies Fall Fling to the Hilltop gym Saturday.  There will be three flights with pool play beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday.  
    The Fillies will open play at 9 a.m. in their pool with Williamstown (9-14). Other teams in the pool with the Fillies are Pikeville (19-7), Anderson County (16-11) and Fleming County (7-14).

  • Officials say starved dog improving

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    All indications are that the couple wanted on the cruelty to animal charges for allegedly starving a border collie mix dog have skipped town.
    Sgt. Wilbur Gross of the Cynthiana Police Department said that warrants were signed last week after the dog was rescued from an abandoned residence at 203 W. Penn St.
    Donna and Edward Golden are wanted on charges of cruelty to animals, abandonment of animals and criminal mischief.

  • 50 years in prison for convicted killer

    It’s over.
    And that, Dora Clair says, gives her some satisfaction.
    However, she remains frustrated after her daughter’s murderer was sentenced last week in Pendleton County Circuit Court.
    “He refused to give a statement,” Clair said. “I wanted to know why he did what he did.”
    Clair said she was initially promised a written statement from Bass Webb as part of the plea agreement in the murder of her daughter, Bryia Runiewicz.

  • Ribbon cutting is next week for new MCTC/LVC wing

    The formal ribbon cutting ceremony for the New Allied Health Wing will be held on  Thursday, Oct. 4, at 5:30 p.m. on the Hilltop.  
    The students, the faculty and all the members of the Licking Valley Campus staff wish to invite the community to join them as the ribbon is cut, formally opening  the new extension for years of service as students are prepared for a life of service in various health services including, of course, our nurses.
    These men and women will be conducting tours of the new facility for visitors.