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Today's News

  • Tennis teams sweep Paris at home, split with Mason Co.

    The Harrison County tennis teams took care of business Wednesday as they handled the Paris High School tennis teams 5-0 for the Fillies and 3-2 for the Thorobreds.  
    The Fillies singles matches were contrasting in that Harrison County won the three matches that counted for the team score and lost the matches that did not count toward the overall team outcome.  

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  • Why did Tiger get to play after signing his card?

    Saturday the sports world woke up to yet another controversy concerning the best golfer in the world, Tiger Woods.  
    It seems, according to the droning on and on by ESPN radio, that Tiger took a drop after his ball struck the flag pole and went into the water and put the ball where he wasn’t supposed to gaining some imagined advantage.  
    All of this was not seen by the multitude of fans, onlookers, and officials standing right there in Augusta National, but by a television fan who texted or called or emailed it in to officials.  

  • Thorobreds romp past Paris, win two in Hometown Pharmacy/Frank Shoop Classic

    Eighth grader Nathan Fryman worked his way out of the first inning jitters and pitched a complete five inning romp over the Paris Greyhounds Wednesday on the Hilltop.  
    The Thorobreds scored six times in the first and nine more in the second to blow open the game, which ended as a 19-5 win for Harrison County.  

  • Harrison County Elementary Academic League

    The 2012-13 Harrison County Elementary Academic League concluded their competitive year by participating in a quick-recall double-elimination tournament on March 23 held at the Indian Creek Christian Church Life Center.
    Eastside Elementary claimed the first place trophy with their varsity team going undefeated on the day of the tournament.
    Westside Elementary claimed the second place trophy for the year. At the time of the tournament, Westside’s varsity team enjoyed an undefeated record throughout the six season matches and the mid-year round robin tournament.

  • Dead end life leads Boardman back to school

    Bret Boardman was your typical high school student. He did well in school and excelled in percussion instruments with the Paris High School Marching Band. After graduating from PHS in 1999, he began his coursework at Morehead State University.
    Again, he performed well in the classes he really liked, but admitted he couldn’t see the point of taking classes that didn’t interest him, even though those classes were a part of his graduation requirements. At the end of his freshman year, Boardman dropped out of college.

  • Academic brief

    Julianna Christine Margaret Leith, daughter of Tom and Anna Leith of Cynthiana, has received notification that she has been awarded one of the Menger Scholarships offered to students attending the University of Cincinnati.
    The scholarship is awarded to students preparing to be teachers in various disciplines. Leith is working toward her Bachelor of Science degree in Signed Language Interpreting with an emphasis in Educational Interpreting.

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  • Practice electrical safety in the home and garden

    If electrical appliances are not maintained or used properly, your home can be diminished in a matter of seconds.
    Electrical appliances within the home are part of our everyday life – from the toaster, heaters, hair curler, blow dryer, microwave, television, and stereo. If these appliances are not maintained, stored or used properly, they can pose a serious safety hazard. Here are some safety precautions for electrical appliances in the home:
    • Electrical appliances should not be used around water.

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