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Today's News

  • Academic brief

    Hundreds of incoming freshmen and transfer students have accepted merit-based scholarships to attend Eastern Kentucky University.
    Local recipients include:
    Harrison County High School graduate Daniel Steven Klapheke, of Cynthiana, has accepted a Founders Scholarship
    Harrison County High School graduate Johnny Russell Mitchell, of Cynthiana, has accepted a Founders Scholarship
    Harrison County High School graduate Kyle Alan Foster, of Cynthiana, has accepted a Presidential Scholarship

  • Cynthiana Police Explorer team competes in Winterfest

    On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Explorer Post 714 participated in the annual Winterfest competition held in Gatlinburg, Tenn. They competed in six events on Saturday, two of which the group had not trained for yet. The post showed a marked improvement of the last year and it showed in the results.
    The police competition consisted of 48 posts and 72 teams from 11 different states. Cynthiana placed as follows:

  • WCYN to host first annual Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon

    Cynthiana will have an opportunity to help save the lives of children with cancer by participating in the WCYN Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon to help St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, one of the world’s top centers for childhood cancer treatment and research where no families ever pay for anything.
    Listeners will have the opportunity to become Partners in Hope by donating $20 a month to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude by calling 1-800-795-1800 during the broadcast Thursday and Friday, May 9 and 10, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Breds take 6-2 win over Pendleton County

    The Harrison County Thorobreds improved their season record to 5-0 Thursday night with a 6-2 win over the Pendleton County Wildcats (2-3).  
    The game was scheduled to be played in Falmouth but was moved by weather and field conditions to Harrison County.  
    The Thorobreds already owned a 10-0 win over the Wildcats on March 14 on the Hilltop.  
    The game was scoreless until the bottom of the second when John King blasted a two-run home run scoring starting pitcher Jordan Martin.  

  • Second alumni game to be at Paris High School Saturday

    Gridiron Alumni is once again holding an alumni battle between Harrison County and Bourbon County.  
    Last year’s game, held at Bourbon County’s new field, drew a nice crowd and was a very well played game.  
    The first annual game was won by the Harrison County Alumni, 24-16.  

  • Fillies use three home runs to cage Polar Bears, 15-3

    The Harrison County Fillies put together 19 hits including three home runs, a triple and a double en route to a 15-3 win over Bracken County Thursday in Brooksville.
    The game began with a four-run first inning for the Fillies as, after a Morgan Grose walk and a single by Morgan Florence, Ashley Coppage blasted a three-run home run to give the visiting Harrison County girls a 3-0 lead.  
    After a couple of line outs to short, Shelby Ishmael singled, advanced on a walk to Courtney Newsome and then scored the fourth run on a single by Haley Powers.  

  • Great week for Louisville, except for break

    The University of Louisville and its fans had a huge weekend of basketball with the two teams, men’s and women’s, advancing in the NCAA tournament.  
    It would have been perfect except for the injury to Kevin Ware, which was as bad an injury seen on live television since the Joe Theisman break on Monday Night Football.  
    The gruesomeness of Ware’s broken leg put a damper on the game for a while but as it is in life the show had to go on and it did with the Cardinals coming out on top in a big way.

  • Schweitzer signs with EKU
  • Sports beat

    HCHS blog ready for football season
    In order to keep the players, parents and fans better informed about what is going on in the football program, Harrison County High School has established an HCHS Football Sports Blog.
    The procedure to use when getting on to the blog is:
    Log onto www.harrison.kyschools.us/hchs/sports/athletics.htm; click on Harrison County Sports Blog.  Click on “Football” under the categories heading on the left hand side of page.
    Coach Jim Carr promises to update at least on a weekly basis.

  • Score 'N' More