Today's News

  • Event planned to promote Chamber membership

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Lady Cats beat Walton; lose to Owen Co.

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw Sept. 12 to take on the Walton-Verona Lady Bearcats and came away with a 187-237 win.
    Maddie Hensley, who shot a 35 in the nine-hole match, led the Lady Cats. Bayleigh Boyer shot 43, Nikki Perkinson shot 45 and Carleigh Peyton shot 64. Hannah Marowelli shot 66 as the Lady Cats’ fifth golfer.
    “I was very proud of our team’s performance at Sugar Bay,” HCHS Coach April Berry said. “All of the girls were striking the ball well. The challenging part of Sugar Bay is the small and quick greens.

  • Local Buzz for Sept. 21, 2016

    Church Activities
    Pleasureville Baptist WMU will have a yard sale Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. All money raised will go to the Samaritan Shoebox Ministry.
    Eminence Christian Church will hold a recycle event on Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the church on Main Street.  There will be a shredder truck to shred documents; paint recycle (household paint, no five-gallon buckets) and electronic recycle (no tv’s).  Donations will be accepted to fund additional recycle events.

  • Twin Oaks celebrates

    The week of Sept. 11 through 16 was National Assisted Living Week, and residents at Twin Oaks Assisted Living in New Castle held daily activities in alignment with the theme of “Staying Connected.”
    Monday was Art Day at Twin Oaks. Local artist Sharon Silvers provided an art class to help residents get connected with their artistic sides. The halls were also decorated with examples of photography.
    Tuesday was Health Day and a guest speaker from Kindred Home Health lead a discussion on basic health problems.

  • Warriors defeat Carroll in district rematch

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Carrollton Thursday for their second district matchup of the season with the Lady Panthers and came away with a 3-0 win.
    When the teams met at Eminence on Aug. 25, the Warriors lost a 3-2 heartbreaker. This time the Warriors finished it off quickly.
    They won the first set 31-29 as both teams traded points throughout.
    The second set was also close but the Warriors put together a string of points late in the set to get some breathing room and went on to win 25-22. The Warriors won the third set to close out the match by the same score, 25-22.

  • Public record for Sept. 21, 2016

    Eminence Police
    Darrian F. Wright, DOB 07/08/1996, Eminence – arrested Sept. 13 on Henry Street by Officer Wells for wanton endangerment, first degree
    Roger Sakai, DOB 09/01/1990, Lockport – arrested Sept. 13 on South Main Street by Officer Parham for no brake lights (passenger vehicles); failure to produce insurance card; operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense; service of two bench warrants from Jefferson County and one bench warrant from Henry County

  • Sports calendar for Sept. 21

    Sept. 21
    HCHS boys golf vs. Walton 4:30

    Sept. 22
    HCHS girls golf vs. Trimble 4:30
    HCHS girls soccer vs. Gallatin 6:00
    HCHS volleyball vs. @ Spencer 7:30
    HCHS boys soccer vs. Gallatin 7:30

    Sept. 23
    HCHS football vs. Bardstown 7:30
    EHS football @ Shawnee 7:30

    Sept. 24
    FFM 5k run/walk 9:00
    HCHS volleyball @ Anderson Tourney TBA
    HCHS Cross Country @ Horse Park 10:00

    Sept. 27
    HCHS girls golf Regional tourney @ Midland Trail HCHS boys golf regional tourney @ Boone Links
    NCKC Cross Country Championship @ Williamstown 5:00
    HCHS boys soccer vs. Carroll 6:00

  • 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.