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Today's News

  • Local Buzz, May 25, 2016

    Church Activities

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will celebrate Women’s Day on Sunday, May 29, at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be Robbi Boone, associate pastor at New Horizon Worship Center, Louisville. The focus of the Women’s Day program will be to honor senior citizens.  Lunch will be served immediately after the morning service.   

  • Public Record, May 25, 2016

    KSP Arrests

    David Walker, DOB 1991, Cincinnati, Ohio — arrested May 16 at the 35 mile marker of I-71 north by Trooper Brown for speeding; reckless driving; no insurance; failure to surrender revoked operator’s license; and operating on a suspended operator’s license

  • Plant milkweed to support monarchs

    When what seemed like our first taste of early spring arrived the weekend of May 14 with highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s — freaky because we’re halfway through May — I labored to add about 30 flowers to my pollinator garden.

  • EHS defeats Gallatin in district tourney

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team pulled off a huge upset in the opening game of the 31st District tournament Sunday afternoon when they defeated the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats 4-2. Gallatin County defeated the Warriors 15-0 and 13-3 in their two regular season matchups.

    The Warriors got off to a good start when they pushed across three runs in the top of the first inning.

  • HCHS qualifies three for state

    sports@hclocal.com

    HCHS seniors Connor Finley and Cameron Johnson and junior Sara Finley all qualified for the 2016 KHSAA state track meet at the regional meet at Christian Academy of Louisville May 18.

    Johnson finished third in the triple jump but qualified with one of the 10 best jumps in Class AA outside the automatic qualifying spots. His distance of 41-09.5 was good enough to beat almost everyone else in the state except his regional rivals.

    Johnson finished fourth in the long jump with a leap of 21-01.5.

  • Lady Cats fall 9-7 to end season

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Paris Lady Hounds in their final regular season game Thursday night after an eight-day layoff because of bad weather.

    The rust showed as the Lady Cats committed five errors and gave up three unearned runs in a 9-7 loss after putting together a six-game winning streak in May.

    Paris opened the game with three runs in the top of the first with a walk, two singles, a double and a Lady Cat error.

    The Lady Hounds added a run in the second inning with a walk, a sacrifice bunt and a single.

  • Warriors drop two

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors closed out the home portion of their schedule with senior night May 16 against Walton-Verona. Before the game outgoing players, Austin Perry, Mitchell Metten and Kyle Montgomery, were honored.

    When the game started, Walton jumped on the Warriors for two runs in the first inning. They added three runs in the third and three in the fourth to make it 8-0.

    The Warriors scored a run in the bottom of the fourth when Jared Golden reached on a bunt hit, stole second and third and came home on a double by Andrew Coomes.

  • Wildcats close with three losses

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats played three road games in the final week of the regular season and came away on the short end of the scoreboard in each game to put an end to a six-game winning streak.

    South Oldham 8 HCHS 2

    The Dragons jumped out to a 6-0 lead after two innings and cruised to a six-run win. The Wildcats scored a run in the fourth and a run in the fifth but South got those runs back with single runs in the bottom of the fifth and the sixth innings.

  • Smith signs with Cincinnati Christian

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School baseball player Connor Smith has signed a letter of intent to play for Cincinnati Christian University next season.

    Smith is an infielder, pitcher and outfielder for the Wildcats’ baseball team.

    “It feels awesome,” Smith said. “It’s something I’ve always wanted to do since little league. Now that I have the opportunity to keep playing, it feels amazing.”

    Smith said the decision was easy to make.

  • Hook named new HCHS girls hoops coach

    sports@hclocal.com

    Jim Hook has been named the new girls basketball coach at Henry County High School. Hook, 25, was the assistant girls basketball coach at Metcalfe County High School the last two seasons.

    A former basketball and soccer player at Daviess County High School, Hook also has a year of experience as JV soccer coach and middle school basketball coach at South Warren High School.