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Today's News

  • Wildcats defeat Gallatin; fall to Carroll

    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team traveled to Warsaw to take on Gallatin County Sept. 12 and came away with an important 2-1 win against a district opponent.
    Henry County got off to a fast start as Trevor Sanders scored just 40 seconds after the kickoff.
    Gallatin County evened the scored about midway through the first half.
    The game stayed tied until only eight minutes remained. Striker DJ Aneszko got into a one-on-one situation with the Gallatin County goalkeeper and finished off the game with a well-placed shot in the bottom corner of the net to give the Wildcats the victory.

  • Hadden 2nd in Indian Cup

    The Henry County boys golf team placed fourth with a total of 341 in the Indian Çup golf tournament at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia Saturday. Russell County won the event with a score of 322. Taylor County was second with 324 and Central Hardin was third with 339 in the 10-team tournament.
    Freshman Alex Hadden shot 76 and tied for the lowest round in the tournament but lost in a one-hole playoff to take second place. Adam Kehoe of Taylor County hit a long putt on the first playoff hole to take the individual title.

  • Lady Cats host tourney

    The Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team was unable to keep its recent run of good performances going against Owen County Thursday night. The visiting Lady Rebels won their second district match against the Lady Cats 3-0.
    Henry County opened well against the Lady Rebels and jumped out to a 7-3 lead in the first set but the Lady Rebels came back with six straight points to lead 9-7.
    Owen County built their lead to seven points at 16-9 and continued to dominate the rest of the first set as they went on to win 25-16.

  • Warriors fall to Panthers in shootout

    The Eminence Warriors’ game with Carroll County started Friday night in Carrollton looking like it might be a grind it out defensive affair but quickly turned into a scoring fest late in the first quarter.
    Special teams breakdowns cost the Warriors two touchdowns and proved to be the difference in the 48-38 loss.

  • Letters for Sept. 21, 2016

    All invited to pray for addiction recovery efforts
    In the face of tremendous pain and suffering caused by drug use, the pastors of Henry County have come together, forming an initiative to consider a response filled with both grace and truth.
    Our desire is to affirm all life as sacred, that no one is too far gone, that no soul is beyond saving. We know this because we are not perfect ourselves. Ministers stand in the need of the same grace.

  • Grant restricts use of The Locker for public

    Amvets of America is still looking for a location in which to establish a post, but it likely won’t be in The Locker in New Castle.
    Representative from Amvets attended the New Castle City Commission meeting Sept. 12 to present a proposal to the town to use the property at 24 Main Street as its post.

  • Honoring first responders on anniversary of 9/11

    On some anniversaries we celebrate. On others we reflect.
    The 15th anniversary of the attack on America and New York’s World Trade Center is one of the times for reflection. There is truly nothing to celebrate in the extraordinary tragedy of 9/11.
    As much as I would like to forget some of them, the images from that day will never be out of my mind, nor will the victims and their families.
    But there is one memory I want to hold on to, one that I want to cherish as the deepest and most lasting of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Redefining the ‘B’ word at HCMS

    It’s a word that gets tossed around a lot and is often misapplied, but administrators at Henry County Middle School want their students to understand exactly what bullying means.
    “Bulllying has become a catch-phrase,” said HCMS Guidance Counselor Kim Lineman. “Any time one person has a conflict with another, it’s called bullying, but there is a difference between bullying and peer conflict, which happens and is going to happen.”

  • Local Buzz, Sept. 14, 2016

    Church Activities

    Campbellsburg Second Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor Rev. E.B. Higgins 33rd year anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 18, beginning at 11:30 a.m.  The visiting church will be Henry Christian and the guest speaker will be its pastor, Ed Berry. The community is welcome to attend.

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will be celebrating its Youth Appreciation Day on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. 

  • Public Records, Sept. 14, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Carlos Hernandez, 35, Louisville — arrested Sept. 8 at Jericho Ridge Road by Trooper Hunter for assault, first

    Timothy Payton, 51, Beattyville — arrested Sept. 8 at Bridge Lane by Trooper Dykes for assault, first; fleeing or evading a police officer, first degree, motor vehicle; and DUI, first