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Today's News

  • Judge Exec burn ban through 6/28/12

    Harrison County Judge Executive Alex Barnett has issued a burn ban effective now through 6-28-12.  Any questions can be referred to his office.

  • Smiser Road closed

    Due to the construction of the Cynthiana Bypass, Smiser Road off U.S. 27 will be closed.  Access for residents will still be open on the U.S. 62 end. However, there will be no thru traffic.
    Motorists are reminded that construction equipment  and vehicles are in the areas of U.S. 27, U.S. 62, KY 32, KY 356 and KY 36.

  • School projects on schedule

    Construction projects on the Hilltop are ahead of schedule.
    School officials said Tuesday that the unseasonable dry conditions this spring have made it possible for workers to move along with extensive improvements at Harrison County Middle School.
    “We’re confident we’ll be ok for the start of school,” said David Case, director of school facilities. “We’ve had very little rain so I think everything will be done on time or ahead of schedule.”

  • Auto Systems steals game from Rotary Monday 9-8

    The Rotary Club Little League team appeared to be anything but a team that had not won a game this season when they played Monday night.  
    In fact, the 0-19 Rotary team led by an 8-7 score going into the bottom of the fifth after tying the game at six each in the fourth.  
    After a one-two-three start for Rotary, Auto Systems took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first on four straight one-out singles by Ben VanHook, Dalton Switzer, Dillon Gasser and Thomas Thompson.  

  • Summer basketball continues to impress as Breds go undefeated

    Basketball play continued last week as the Thorobreds played five games in four days winning all five while also winning a junior varsity match as well.  
    On Tuesday, June 12, the Breds traveled to the north and scrimmaged the Newport Wildcats of Coach Rodney Snapp.  
    The scrimmage consisted of six varsity quarters, all won by Harrison County and four junior varsity quarters. The Harrison County junior varsity won three of four quarters to win their match up.  
    Coach Larry Kendall, even though they won, was not pleased.  

  • Joe Mooney Invitational this weekend at Cynthiana Country Club

    The 6th Joe Mooney Invitational and the 49th Men’s Invitational will take place this weekend at the Cynthiana Country Club beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday.  
    The tournament, which was named the Joe Mooney Invitational in 2007 after the death of the 97-year-old charter member, will feature many of the better golfers from the surrounding counties as well as Harrison County.  
    Joe Mooney had a passion for golf and the Cynthiana Country Club so after his death, Kevin Letcher suggested that the men’s tournament bear his name.

  • Harrison County track holds awards luncheon

    The Harrison County Extension Office was the site of this year’s Harrison County High School Track Awards Luncheon last Saturday.  
    This was quite a good year for the track team with the boys’ squad capturing the region title and the girls finishing in the top four of the region.  
    Both teams sent a good representation to the state meet in Louisville coming away with several good performances there.  
    The seniors were the first group honored by Fillies coach Danny Simpson and Thorobreds coach Robert Walker.  

  • I really do like most people

    This morning I spent a few minutes on the radio with WCYN’s Coffee Break program sans its star Betty Gayle and had sort of a reality check.  
    Ray Sparks and I were on talking about the upcoming Joe Mooney Invitational at the Cynthiana Country Club when host Doug Miller had to take the show to a commercial break.  
    When he was closing to go to a break he said something to the effect to stay tuned and we would hear “What I didn’t like today.”  

  • Sports beat

    Coppage named first team All State,
    plays in East/West All Star game
    Harrison County’s Ashley Coppage was named to the first team all state team for the just completed 2012 high school softball season.  
    The senior-to-be was selected at third base as part of the team from the mid-sized schools in the state.  

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