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Today's News

  • State Fair results

    By Morgan Bretland, FFA reporter
    I think our county would be proud of how well we did at the Kentucky state fair.
    Our very own Harrison County FFA members worked very hard on their entries of tobacco, hay, flowers and corn. When FFA took a field trip to Louisville on Thursday, Aug. 15, we were pleased to find out that almost all of our exhibitors received a ribbon of some kind whether it be the Danish system in all floral arrangement classes or placing in hay and tobacco.

  • Call for artwork for Creative Harvest 2013

    Stoner Creek Arts and Hopewell Museum invite all local and regional artists to submit artwork for Creative Harvest 2013, celebrating its 11th anniversary this year.  Artists may submit two two-dimensional and two three-dimensional works for this show.  All entries must be the original work of the submitting artist and one work in each category must have been completed within the past 12 months.

  • Fair Competitors
  • Five Generations
  • Breds open with 35-7 win over Fleming County Friday

    The 2013 football season got off to a rousing success Friday night as the Harrison County Thorobreds ran for five touchdowns in a 35-7 rout of the Fleming County Panthers.  
    Zach Mastin and Robbie Stroub each ran for two scores and Justin Hunter ran for one as Harrison County ran for 335 yards for the ball game.
    Hunter opened the scoring with just two minutes gone on a two-yard run after Fleming County had turned the ball over with a punt on their fourth down.   

  • Soccer Fillies win one, lose one, and make a trip to Anderson County

    The Harrison County Fillies followed their season opening win over Mason County with a trip to Anderson County to face the Lady Bearcats on Wednesday.  
    Unfortunately, after driving the long trip to Lawrenceburg the weather turned sour and the match was cancelled.  
    On Saturday, the strong Russell Lady Devils remained undefeated for the season with a 3-0 victory over the Fillies.  
    Russell scored with 27 minutes to play in the first half on a pass from the corner that was kicked into the goal past the Fillies goal keeper.  

  • AN INSPIRATION

    Fifty years ago Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech before a quarter-million people in the famous March on Washington became emblematic of the entire civil rights movement. It was the largest demonstration ever in the nation’s capital and made Dr. King a permanent symbol in the struggle for equality among the races in this country.

  • Soccer Breds finish second in Thorobred Classic taking 2 of 3

    The Tuesday night defeat of Holy Cross in shootout fashion was not enough to carry the Harrison County Thorobreds to the championship of their own Thorobred Classic as Bishop Brossart ran rough shod over the field for three wins and the trophy.  
    Thursday night was the face off between the two top teams in the Classic, the Breds and the Mustangs. The Mustangs scored first as the Breds, playing without Logan Wiley who received a red card on Tuesday and was out for this and the Bourbon County match, were working on finding the right combination.  

  • Thorobred golfers split 2 matches, Fillies lose by three strokes

    The Harrison County Thorobreds golfers lost a close match at Pendleton County last Wednesday before taking a match at Paris Monday night.
    The Pendleton County team is highly thought of in the region and Harrison County battled them tooth and nail before losing by eight strokes, 183 to 175.  
    Will Hicks lead the Thorobreds with 44 in the match played at the Pendleton County Country Club.  

  • One poor decision leads to a very good one

    I do not like to dwell on the negative so this week I am writing about a great decision that was made by the Cynthiana/Harrison County Parks and Recreation Board.  
    The decision to hire Darrell Baxter as the new director followed a mistake made in hiring someone that “is not from here.”  
    I am not always for hiring from within the county because for some jobs there may not be the best candidate here and being from here is not as important for some jobs as it is for the director of the Parks and Recreation.