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Today's News

  • Fillies win 3 of 4 in McDonald’s Classic

    The Harrison County Fillies used the long ball and timely pitching to win three of four in the McDonald’s Classic last weekend and were waiting the championship game when lightning halted the tournament.  
    The Fillies were to play the winner of the other bracket which would have been either Bourbon County or Montgomery County for the title.  
    The Fillies opened the tournament on Friday night with a 3-2 win over region rival Montgomery County.  

  • Breds roll through Classic, beat East Jessamine in final

    The Harrison Memorial Hospital/McDonalds/Judy Construction Classic takes longer to say than it took the Harrison County Thorobreds to show how dominant they were this weekend.  
    The Breds, after edging past Mason County 2-1 on Thursday, rolled past Conner 12-2 and East Jessamine 12-3 to win the classic in impressive fashion.
    The Mason County game’s score was not really indicative of the action as it progressed through the seven innings on Thursday night.  

  • Thorobreds win, Fillies second in Saturday invitational

    “We hosted a great meet and teams left happy,” said Coach Danny Simpson following Saturday’s 43rd annual Harrison County Invitational Track Meet. “The Fillies would have liked to have won, but give credit to Lexington Catholic. They were the best girls’ team today.”
    The Harrison County Fillies came up 46 points shy of the team winning point total of 184 that the Lady Knights tallied as they won the girls’ part of the meet.  

  • Fillies punish Lady Defenders in Monday road win

    The Harrison County Fillies redeemed themselves from the opening game of the season as they defeated Bryan Station 8-0 Monday in Lexington.  
    The Lady Defenders defeated the Fillies 5-4 on March 20 in Cynthiana in a surprise outcome.  

  • Tennis team ends April with sweep of Bourbon Co.

    After a couple of tough matches with Montgomery County and George Rogers Clark the Harrison County High School tennis team returned to the Hilltop  last Thursday as the boys’ and girls’ team bounced past the Colonels and Lady Colonels of Bourbon County.
    The week started with a home match against powerful Montgomery County where the visiting teams swept both Harrison County squads 0-5.  
    On this day only Kinsey King won an exhibition match for the Harrison County Fillies squad while the remainder went down to defeat.  

  • 4-wheelers taken from pawn shop lot

    It was a brief two hours, but it was all thieves needed to haul away three 4-wheelers from Cynthiana Jewelry and Pawn.
    Cpl. Walter Tapp said the used ATVs, valued at about $5,000, were chained in front of the South Church Street business. The theft occurred sometime between 8 and 10 p.m. on Saturday night.
    Tapp said police have identified a couple of people who were in the area at the time of the theft. However, as of press time, no arrests had been made.

  • Police discover possible meth lab on Western Avenue

    At about 3 a.m. on April 22, Cynthiana police were dispatched to Western Avenue where a woman said she had unwanted people in her home and she wanted them removed.
    What police found were the makings of a methamphetamine lab which sent several people to the hospital to be evaluated.
    Homeowner Bonnie Newsome said her son and his friends had been “doing drugs.”
    When police arrived, the son had fled the home. However, Jonathon Dewayne Gray was in the basement and was asleep or passed out.

  • Ag commissioner to visit Harrison County on May 8

    Agriculture Commissioner James Comer invites Harrison County residents to visit with him on May 8 from noon-1 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office.
    “I think it’s important to get away from Frankfort and meet the citizens of Kentucky where they live,” Commissioner Comer said. “I hope everyone will take the time to drop by and tell me about an issue that’s on their minds, seek advice about an agriculture-related problem or just say hello.”

  • Sports beat

    Jefferson County players
    dominate All Star team
    Dave Satterly, the game director for the Kentucky-Indiana All Star Classic, announced the members of the Kentucky squad.  The Kentucky game against Indiana’s finest will be played in Freedom Hall on Friday June 8 with the Indiana battle the next day in Indianapolis.  

  • First pitch