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By The Staff

Six local players make All-District team

Six local athletes made the 31st District All-District tournament teams last week.

In the girls’ tournament Lady Cats Madison Rabourn, Aly Stanley and Krista DeBurger made the team. Kelsie Craigmyle of the Eminence Warriors also made the team.

Alex Miles and Stephen Archer were named to the boys team.

Henry County Track Team holds banquet

The Henry County track banquet on May 18 honored the athletes for their hard work and dedication during the season.

The following students won awards at the banquet:

Pictured below, from left to right: Sara Finley Middle School MVP, Cathryn Fischer MVP, Matt Sallee Middle School 110%, Jesse Potts Middle School Best Running Events, Chase Slone 110%, Cole Nelson MVP and Morgan Amyx Most Improved

Kneeling: Sydney Amyx Middle School 110% and Austin Armstrong Leadership

Not pictured: Coby Stanley Best Thrower and Drake Steele Middle School Best Field Events

Documentary to air on KET featuring work done by conservationist Joe Guthrie

Henry County native Joe Guthrie whose work with Carlton Ward and other conservationists attempting to raise awareness for the need to create a wildlife corridor in Florida was featured in the Henry County Local in 2012 will have a  documentary on the issue aired by KET Channel 68 (Insight Cable Channel 15) on June 23 at 5 p.m. and June 27 at 4 p.m.

The documentary follows the expedition that Guthrie and others took from the southern tip of Florida to the northern border with Georgia to highlight the dangers of development to Florida’s unique wildlife.