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Today's News

  • Hope I live long enough to be called feisty

    I recently had a delightful visit with Mrs. Aline Stivers, a resident of Twin Oaks Assisted Living. Aline welcomed me into her apartment, which was neat as a pin by the way, and we talked for about an hour on a subject Mrs. Stivers found a little uncomfortable – herself!

    Aline will turn 100 years old this Friday, and with 365,000 days under her belt, she has lived a lifetime and then some. So settling on which details of her life to share with me might have proved daunting. 

  • Local Buzz, October 12, 2016

    Berea Christian Church, located at 685 Franklinton Road in Pleasureville, will hold its homecoming Oct. 16 with worship at 11 a.m. and a meal at noon. Bring a dish, meat and drink provided. There will be a singing at 1:30 p.m. RSVP on Facebook at Berea Christian Church in Henry County.

    Eminence Baptist Church will have its annual Trick or Truck Oct. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m..  There will be games, food, safe trick- or-treating and fun.

  • Public Records, Oct. 12, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Eric Dorney, 34, Dayton, Ohio — arrested Oct. 3 at Interstate 71, north bound, by Trooper Brown for DUI, first; speeding 16 over; and excessive window tint

    Joseph Shaw, 47, Madison, Ind. — arrested Oct. 4 at Ballardsville Road by Trooper Sturgill for DUI, first, aggravated; license to be in possession; failure to produce insurance card; no registration plate; and disorderly conduct

  • EHS whips Williamstown

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Williamstown Lady Demons Oct. 3 and came away with a 2-0 win but it wasn’t easy as the Warriors had to come from behind in both sets to get the win.

    In the first set the Warriors fell behind 13-5 before they started to work their way back with a kill by Ruthie Satterly.

  • Wildcats lose to Waggener

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Waggener Friday night in an important district game and fell by a single touchdown.

    The game started with scores by both teams on their opening possessions.

    Waggener took the opening kickoff at their own 40-yard line and drove down field to score on a 19-yard pass play on third and one. Waggener came up with a big third down play early in the drive when they needed 12 yards to get a first down and completed a pass for 13 yards. The extra point kick made it 7-0 with 8:28 left in the first period.

  • Hadden finishes 15th in state tourney

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County freshman Alex Hadden made the most of his first trip to the state tournament as he finished tied for 15th place with a two-day total of 151 to finish seven-over for 36 holes.

    Hadden had two bogeys and a double bogey through the first six holes on the first day but finished the front nine with back-to-back birdies to 38. He had two bogeys and a birdie on the back nine for a 37 to finish with a 75 the first day and make the cut.

  • Hensley just misses cut

    sports@hclocal.com

    HCHS sophomore Maddie Hensley shot 85 in the state golf tournament Oct. 4 in Bowling Green. Hensley missed the cut to play on the second day by just one stroke. Hensley had three pars on the front nine and shot 43. She had four pars on the back for a 52.

    “It was not her ideal performance,” HCHS Coach April Berry said. “But Maddie fought through many unlucky circumstances. Overall, she was striking the ball well, especially with her driver. Her biggest struggle throughout the day was her short game.

  • Panthers beat Warriors, 42-0

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors’ trip to Frankfort Friday was rough from the outset as the Frankfort High School Panthers scored early and often in running up a 42-0 halftime score.

    The Warriors were able to play better defensively in the second half but could not get on the scoreboard as the game ended with the score still 42-0.

    The Warriors had 125 yards of total offense with 97 coming on the ground and 28 through the air.

  • Lady Cats lose to Lady Juggernauts

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Lloyd Memorial Oct. 4 and came away with 25-20, 8-25, 21-25 loss to the Lady Juggernauts.

    The Lady Cats got off to a fast start in the first set and led 22-10 at one point, but Lloyd worked back into the game and closed the margin to three points at 23-20 before the Lady Cats finished off the set with two of the last three points.

  • Wildcats fall to North Bullitt in season finale

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team hosted North Bullitt Thursday night and got off to a slow start in flosing to the Eagles 11-3.

    North Bullitt scored their first goal on a ball over the top to a forward who streaked toward goal and scored from close range with 37:25 left in the first half.

    The Eagles added four more goals in the next 17 minutes to lead 5-0 before Henry County began to get into the game.