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Today's News

  • Letters to the editor Nov. 19, 2014

     

    First Class

    I would like to commend the faculty and students of Henry County High School for again honoring past and present veterans, for anyone who has served their country or is now serving their country.

  • Take politics out of pollution prevention

     

    After years of refusing to get drawn into arguments about pollution — many others refer to it as “global warming” — there’s been a breakthrough big enough to bring an end to my silence.

  • Holiday celebrations make cash registers jingle

     

    It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas with the many events and decorations being displayed. 

  • Bell County ends Cats' season

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Bell County for the first round of the playoffs and fell victim to turnovers and injuries as the Bell County Bobcats pulled away to a 35-6 win.

    After a scoreless first period in which the defenses dominated and the offenses struggled, Bell County got on the board first with a one-yard touchdown run. A bad snap foiled the conversion attempt and Bell County led 6-0 with 9:35 left in the second period.

  • Thompson sets PR at State

    sports@hclocal.com

    Janey Thompson finished her first year as a cross country runner on a high note as she set a personal record at the Class AA state championships at the Kentucky Horse Park Saturday. Thompson finished 68th in a field of 202 runners in a time of 22:12, which was 18 seconds faster than her previous best time at the regional meet last week.

    The day turned out to be perfect for the runners with temperature in the mid-50s and sunshine peeking through the clouds.

  • Bellevue bombards Warriors

    sports@hclocal.com

    The host Bellevue Tigers used their potent aerial attack to dominate the first half en route to a 61-12 win over the Eminence Warriors Friday night in the first round of the Class A football playoffs.

    Bellevue got the offensive show going with a 32-yard pass for a touchdown on their second play from scrimmage. After the Warriors took over on their own three-yard line to start their first series, the Tigers stripped the ball and scored on the fumble recovery to make it 14-0 just 34 seconds into the game.

  • Cats, Cards stacked for another run

    As the college basketball season gets underway this weekend – that’s right this weekend – Kentucky and Louisville fans have a lot to be excited about.

    The University of Kentucky has never had a stronger returning group under John Calipari. Despite the hyperbole that surrounds every new season with the lineup of young talented players, many UK teams are overrated to begin each season. But this year I don’t think you can be hyperbolic enough in describing the talent and depth that the Cats have on display.

  • Letter to the editor Nov. 12

     

    Thanks to Hometown Pizza

     

  • Keeping safe while keeping warm this winter

     

    With seasonally cool temperatures blowing in from the north, it’d probably feel comforting to light a blaze in the fireplace and feel the warmth radiate into the living room.

  • Public Record for Nov. 12

     

    KSP arrests 

    Gerald T. Wardlow, 29, Memphis, Tenn. — arrested by Trooper Stucker Nov. 3 at Pendleton Road, Sulphur, for Possession of marijuana; Possession of drug paraphernalia; Possession of a controlled substance not in proper container; Possession of a controlled substance-drug unspecified