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  • Striking a Chord

    By Kristen Lowry

    KLowry@hclocal.com

    Robby Cox got his start at a high school talent show. 

    Cox remembers the moment vividly — his band, which included a cousin and a friend, played “Free Bird” for a crowd of nearly 500 kids in the high school auditorium.  

  • Warrant service at Pollitt Circle leads to arrests

     An effort to serve a warrant at Pollitt Circle by Henry County Sheriff’s deputies and probation and parole officers led to three arrests and recovery of drug-related items, according to Sgt. Chase Dewitt.

    “They knew somebody with a felony warrant was down there,” Dewitt explained. “Upon going to the residence, one of them ran around the back of the house, ran inside. I ran around back and could hear a commotion in the back room.”

  • HCSO seeking assailant after assault report

    Henry County Sheriff’s Office deputies have repeatedly patrolled and canvassed the area around Port Royal Road and Batts Lane, after a motorist reported an assault by an unknown male occurred there, according to Sgt. Keith Perry.

    The incident occurred Aug. 28 around midnight when a subject was driving in the Port Royal Road area when he had to stop because of a person who was blocking the way, Perry said. 

  • EHS Warriors batter Berea Pirates, 58-0

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors opened their home schedule with an eight touchdown romp over Berea Friday night to go to 2-0 on the season. 

    The Warriors fumbled away their first possession on a punt return that gave Berea good field position at the Warriors’ 15-yard line. But the EHS defense pushed the Pirates offense back and they finally got to run their offense after most of the first period had passed.

  • Lady Cats improve to 3-0

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats moved to 3-0 on the season with two dominating performances last week.

    After having two games cancelled by the threat of severe weather, the Lady Cats were anxious to build on the momentum of a season opening 5-2 win over Spencer County when they took on Holy Cross at home Thursday night.

  • Wildcats fall to Panthers

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats faced an uphill struggle all night when they traveled to Carrollton Friday night to take on the Carroll County Panthers. Henry County’s inability to hold on to the football cost them repeatedly and in the end turned a close game into 41-24 defeat.

    The Wildcats trailed 20-18 after Tyler Raisor threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Zack Foree with 1:46 left in the third period.

  • HCHS defeats Owen, 3-0, in first district game

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Owen County in their first district seeding matchup of the year and came away with a 3-0 win over the Lady Rebels.

    The Lady cats fell behind 4-1 in the first set before HCHS Coach Kara Capps called an early timeout. The timeout temporarily halted Owen’s momentum as Henry County scored the next two points.

  • Bengals sweep Chiefs in HCYFL

     Submitted

    The Campbellsburg Bengals junior varsity defeated the New Castle Chiefs in a Henry County Youth Football League Saturday by a score of 31-0.

  • Warriors lose to Walton-verona

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Walton-Verona Aug. 21 and got off to a slow start that put them in a hole they could never crawl out of.

    The Bearcats got out to a 16-3 lead in the first game and cruised to a 25-7 win the first set.

    The Warriors kept it close through the early going of the second set and led 3-2 after a Walton hitting error.

    But Walton scored eight straight points to take an 11-3 lead before the Warriors finally halted the big run.

  • HCHS, EHS compete at Trimble Co.

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats and Eminence Warriors started off their cross country seasons at Trimble County’s Backwoods Invitational Saturday.

    Keegan Kurtz led the Henry County boys team with a 14th place finish in a time of 19:33. Avery Stivers was next to cross the line for the Wildcats in 38th place with a time of 21:41. Jackson Fischer finished 41st with a time of 22:02, Ryan Phillips finished in 22:39 and John Fischer finished in 23:11.