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Today's News

  • Baseball continues without Reds, should UK football fans expect more

    I would have enjoyed the National League Championship Series more if the Reds would have been playing the Cardinals.  
    I really believe that they are the two best teams in the National League despite the Giants winning the series with the Reds.  
    Injuries are part of every sport and sometimes they come at the worst time like the injury to Johnny Cueto, but I still believe the Reds had the better lineup even without him.  

  • Harrison County wrestling faces tough season

    Coach Luke Tucker begins his second year as head varsity coach with a young but veteran group of young men returning to the wrestling mat.  
    Gone from last year are four senior wrestlers who scored many points in their years at Harrison County, each of whom will be hard to replace.  

  • Breds drop 61-0 decision in Covington Saturday, face Wildcats Friday

    When the score is 61-0 after the game it is hard to think of one play that may have made a big difference. But that is the case in the Harrison County Thorobreds’ 61-0 loss to Covington Catholic on Saturday afternoon.  
    A first quarter fumble could have made all of the difference in the world when the outcome of the game is concerned.  
    Not to say that the outmanned Thorobreds would have defeated the 6-2 Colonels but the score could have been a lot different.

  • Fillies win first district since 2003, advance to region Wednesday

    The Harrison County Fillies advanced to the 10th Region tournament as champions of the 38th District for the first time in nine years.
    On Saturday, they overcame an early Pendleton County goal to defeat the Lady Cats 3-1 in Maysville.  
    The tournament, hosted by St. Patrick’s, was a four-team affair with Mason County and the host team losing in the first round before the Fillies capped the tourney by winning on Saturday.

  • Breds win soccer 38th District, host 10th Region Tuesday

    The Harrison County soccer Thorobreds were in a pressure-packed, emotional situation last Thursday evening at the Athletic Complex as they faced arch rival Pendleton County for the championship of the 38th District.  
    The Breds were late-season 3-1 winners over Pendleton County at LeBus Field but the district competition reflected the urgency of winning so as not to be in the loser’s bracket for the 10th Region.  
    Another carrot for the winner was the right to host the 10th Region tournament which means home field advantage and much more.  

  • Soccer Breds advance to region semifinals with 4-3 overtime win Tuesday

    It was almost one month ago exactly that the Cardinals of George Rogers Clark defeated the Harrison County Thorobreds 1-nil at the Athletic Complex in Cynthiana.  
    Tuesday night the same two teams met on the same field, this time, however, it was to see who advanced and who went home in the 10th Region tournament.  
    The outcome was quite different as senior Kyle Foster sent a penalty kick around four defenders and past the Cardinal goal keeper for the score and a 4-3 victory in overtime for the Thorobreds.

  • Fall is the time to move houseplants indoors

    Fall has arrived with two threats of frost so far (but none that materialized for the farm).
    Frost is inevitable, of course, it happens every year so let’s get organized for the return of our tropical to the not-so-great indoors.
    The lush plants that spent the summer out on the patio or are now faced with a less than ideal existence indoors…but there are some things we can do (including lowering our expectations in some cases) to help them get through the winter in the healthiest way possible.   

  • Fayette County Extension to host Kentucky Beef Conference on Oct. 23

    Harrison County Beef producers are invited to participate in the Kentucky Beef Conference on Oct. 23. The program will be held at the Fayette County Extension Office and registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the program will begin at 10 a.m.
    For those who have never attended, the program is a very good session dealing with current problems, pricing projections, and overall predicting for the future. Several outstanding speakers will be involved with the projections for the future.

  • Evans named loan officer with Paris Ag Credit

    Tom Zack Evans has assumed a Loan Officer position with the Paris office of Central Kentucky Ag Credit.  
    He is a lifelong resident of Harrison County, a farmer in Harrison County, and currently serves on the Harrison County Fair Board. Evans is well-known throughout many counties in the Bluegrass Region for his service to agriculture.
    His work with the Paris Office of Ag Credit is effective immediately.  He will be active in Harrison and Bourbon counties.

  • Theme: Movie Villains Statepoint Crossword

    ACROSS
    1. Still no cure for these
    6. Grandmother in Britain
    9. Soothing plant gel
    13. Copycat’s behavior
    14. Yoko ___
    15. Fill with high spirits
    16. Edible seaweed
    17. Stir or fuss
    18. Rock bottom
    19. *Unstoppable hitman in “No Country for Old Men”
    21. *Wilkes and Ratched, e.g.
    23. Beauty treatment site
    24. ___ Verde National Park
    25. *Simian planet ruler
    28. The Destroyer in Hinduism
    30. Composure under strain