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Today's News

  • Murray's grand slam propels Cats past KCD

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats were cruising at home May 2 against the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats when the wheels came off defensively in the top of the sixth inning. Fortunately, the Wildcats still had two at bats left and Daniel Murray made up for the defensive flaws with a grand slam home run in the bottom of the sixth to help his team to 12-8 win.

  • Lady Cats beat Simon Kenton, Lady Demons

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Independence May 2 to take on the Simon Kenton Lady Pioneers and came away with a 10-2 win.

    After a scoreless first inning the Lady Cats broke out for five runs in the second inning. They added two more in the third and three in the fourth to lead 10-0.

    Simon Kenton scored an unearned run in the fifth and another unearned run in the sixth.

  • Peyton finishes 7th in Sun Belt

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School graduate MacKenzie Peyton finished her sophomore season of golf at South Alabama with her best collegiate performance to date as she shot even par on the last two days of the Sun Belt Conference tournament to finish tied for seventh place.

    Peyton shot 76 on the opening day of the tournament and then recorded 72 on each of the two remaining days.

  • Shepherd signs with Midway

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    Henry County High School senior Kelsey Shepherd signed a letter of intent to play for Midway University’s softball team next season.

    Shepherd currently plays centerfield for the Lady Cats. Shepherd is batting .361 with 13 runs scored and 11 RBIs. She is four for four in steal attempts. Shepherd has not committed an error in 20 chances this season and has thrown out four base runners.

  • FCA visits Drennon Christian

    Students in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter at Kenwood Station Elementary School in Crestwood recently visited Drennon Christian Church, where one of their teachers, Corey Beatty, also serves as pastor. “A little over 20 of our kids came to lead worship,” Beatty said. “With them and their families, we had around three times our normal attendance, with a lunch afterwards.” The FCA group recently received the FCA Elementary Huddle of the Year Award, Beatty added. After three years, the FCA has a membership of 241 students.

  • CES runs for the roses

    Not all races inspired by the Kentucky Derby happen at Churchill Downs. Students at Campbellsburg Elementary School celebrated the “run for the roses” with a few footraces of their own.

  • Corum organizes help for shelter
  • Rice earns recognition from DAR
  • Henry County Middle students got to meet with UK researchers

    The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) recently hosted students from Henry County Middle School, among others, at the sixth annual “Meet the Researcher Day” on April 27 to 28, according to a news release. Meet the Researchers Day is a field trip given as a prize to schools in the region who successfully raise more than $1,000 for the LLS’s Pennies for Patients campaign.
    Henry County students raised $1,612.78, the UK officials said.

  • Yellow flower isn’t wanted

    Over the last few weeks, I have received numerous calls about the yellow flowers growing in many crop fields. In some cases, a few callers have wondered if Henry County farmers were cultivating flowers.
    I don’t want to the bearer of bad news, but the yellow flower you are viewing is cressleaf groundsel. It is a winter annual weed that is very prolific and can be poisonous to cattle and horses.