Today's News

  • Get out your Hygrometer, it’s time for sports

    Everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it, as has been said by many and I’m sure Will Rogers or another famous wit probably said it first, but isn’t it true?  
    The heat of this summer seems to be worse than some others and it has wreaked havoc upon the coaches of all of the fall sports.  
    Practices have become very difficult to hold without rescheduling, having practice later in the day or having it inside.  

  • Duo wins The Jungle for second time

    The Jungle winners Harrison County senior Anthony Shirley, left, and partner Wayne Taulbee were the winners of the annual The Jungle tournament at the Cynthiana Country Club. Pictured with the Jungle Cup and the winners is Tim Letcher, who made the presentation. The Jungle is named in memory of Tim’s father, the late Jim Letcher, and is sponsored by Palmer-Hampton Agency. This is the second year in a row that the duo has won the event.

  • Veterans return to bolster cross country

    Coach Danny Simpson has a group of veteran girls, though youthful, and could potentially have a strong group of veterans back for the boys’ cross country team as well.  
    The potential comes from last year’s leading scorer and fastest runner senior Jacob Marsh, who is currently being sidelined by a severe ankle sprain. Marsh suffered this sprain before the regional track meet last spring and is still being treated for the ailment.  

  • Sports Beat

    Wiley participates in IU soccer camp
    Thorobreds soccer player Logan Wiley participated in the Indiana University Soccer Camp held July 6-10. Wiley was one of 400 who were in Bloomington to learn at the premier soccer school in the Midwest.

  • Golf teams to face tough competition in region

    Coach Jason Crisp has kind of a good news/bad news outlook on this year’s golf season.  
    In both the girls’ and boys’ teams he has several returning golfers, each of whom have shown great improvement in the early stages of practice.  The bad news is so do the other top teams in the region have their top players back and in the boys case, a tough team has been added.  
    The girls’ team returns all four starters from last year and the Fillies look to be much improved.  

  • The Tri-County Sluggers

    The Tri-County Sluggers baseball team were runners-up in the Summer Slam Tournament held in Harrodsburg, KY July 23-24. They compted in the 11 under division. Team members who competed are: Drew Davis, James Fryman, Jeremy Moran, Noah Gifford. Back Row:Spencer Morris, Jacob Thornton, Coach Kevin Morris, Spencer Free, Tyler Franklin and Ryan Smiley. Members who were unable to participate were Russ Judy, T.J. Whetsine, Coach Steve Judy and Coach Jeremy Whetstin.

  • Harrison’s All-Stars take third at Richmond tourney

    The Harrison County 11-year-old All-Stars competed in an 11-year-old All-Star Baseball  
    Tournament in Richmond July 2-9.  
    The team competed against teams from Richmond, Mercer County, and Lexington earning a third place finish in the tournament with a three-win, two-loss record.  
    The coaches said they are proud of their team’s spirit, competitiveness, and desire.  

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    July 16 – At 5:54 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27. Jennifer Ho was traveling on US 27 when a deer jumped into the side of her vehicle.

  • Ritchie-Maddox wed in outdoor ceremony

    Chris Ritchie and Michele Maddox exchanged wedding vows on July 8, 2011. The outdoor wedding was held at the home of Doug and Brenda McCauley.
    Craig Ritchie and Kevin Bradford served as best men.
    Bridesmaids were Carrie Cash and Margaret Maddox.
    Gracie, great-neice of the groom, was the flower girl.
    Bill Kuster performed the ceremony.
    The couple spent their honeymoon at Pine Mountain State Resort Park and will be residing in Cynthiana, Ky.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    July 12 – At 5:25 p.m., Fish and Wildlife officer James Beckett reported that he witnessed William E. Poe II throw a bag into a tree at the airport where he was fishing. Poe told officers the bag was his and hit contained marijuana. He was charged with tampering with physical evidence, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.