Today's News

  • Hensley, Lady Cats runners-up in NCKC

    The Henry County Lady Cats finished second in the NCKC tournament Sept. 27 at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw.
    Henry County got personal bests from four of five golfers and Maddie Hensley shot 74 to finish second by one stroke to Trimble County’s Brooke Huff. Owen County won the title with a four-person score of 331. Henry County’s team score was 360. Trimble County finished third with a score of 393.

  • Wildcats beat Owen; Fall to Gallatin

    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team hosted Owen County Sept. 27 and played what Coach Adam Knust called the “half of the year” as they scored three first half goals and then held on for a 3-1 victory.
    DJ Aneszko scored the Wildcats’ first goal just six minutes into the contest when he received a ball over the top of the defense and shot from about 15 yards on the right side into the bottom left corner of the goal.

  • Bardstown beats Wildcats, 41-28

    A slow start doomed the Henry County Wildcats in their first district game at home against Bardstown Friday night.
    The visiting Tigers took the opening kickoff and marched downfield to score on their first possession on a 17-yard pass into the corner of the end zone. The extra point kick was good to make it 7-0 with 8:40 left in the first period.
    Henry County was unable to move the ball on their first possession and Bardstown used a reverse handoff on the punt return to score from 60 yards out to make it 14-0 with 6:21 left in the first period.

  • Eminence whips Lady Cats

    Aug. 30 the Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team went into the Eminence Warriors’ gym and handed the Warriors a decisive 3-0 defeat. Three weeks later, on Sept. 20, the Warriors returned the favor with a 3-0 win on the Lady Cats’ home court.
    Eminence dominated the first set, winning 25-10, but Henry County came alive in the second set and the two teams battled back and forth. Henry County took a 4-1 lead before Eminence came back to tie it at 7-7 on a kill by Keliegh Byers.

  • Warriors take down Shawnee, 50-12

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Shawnee Golden Eagles and came away with a resounding 50-12 victory. The Warriors followed the game plan to a tee, according to Coach Tye Lawson, and executed better in the kicking game than in their previous matchup against Carroll County.

  • Wildcats win conference

    When Alex Hadden stepped up to take the final putt of the NCKC golf tournament Sept. 27, he said he wasn’t thinking of two years ago when he sank a putt to win in a playoff.
    “I just said to myself, ‘finish it’, I didn’t want another six-hole playoff,” Hadden said.

  • Her business is in the bag

    Each time Lois Stickler relocated her sewing career zipped in a different direction. After moving to Henry County in 2014, she’s got her new business in the bag.
    Stickler and husband Jeffrey decided to buy a Dutch colonial home north of New Castle after he retired from his job at MetLife in New York City, when the company wanted him to work from a Florida office.
    Rather than stay with the company, the Sticklers decided it was time to be closer to their son who lives in Ballardsville and runs his own construction company.

  • Lady Cats win 2 in district

    The Henry County Lady Cats had their shooting boots on last week as they defeated district rivals Owen County, 7-3, and Gallatin County 8-7.
    On Sept. 27 the Lady Cats hosted Owen County and fell behind early when the Rebels found their way through the defense after the opening kick and scored from close range just 45 seconds into the game.

  • Magistrates add temporary housing clause in 1st read

    Language inserted into a planning and zoning proposal will allow county residents to temporarily live in a camper or recreational vehicle while they build a new house, based on a discussion at the Sept. 20 Henry County Fiscal Court meeting.
    The magistrates split even after adding compromise language to the proposal meant to keep residents from living in substandard housing. This required Judge-Executive John Logan Brent to cast the deciding vote at the fiscal court meeting.

  • School bus cameras to capture passing motorists

    If a motorist passes a Henry County Public Schools bus with the stop arm out, educators will go to the video in order to prosecute the offender.
    District leaders have made the investment to install cameras on the exterior of an undisclosed number of school buses in order to keep students safe, explained Kevin Whitt, transportation director.
    Placed just under the stop arm, the camera captures images of the make and model of the vehicles, the license plates and the drivers who pass when the flashing red lights are on and the stop sign is out.