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Today's News

  • Grant County beats Wildcats, 71-62

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Grant County Braves used a strong third quarter performance to defeat the host Henry County Wildcats Jan. 31.

    Grant County jumped out to a 20-12 lead after the first period before the Wildcats stormed back in the second period to tie the game at 28 heading into halftime.

  • Warriors fall to Lloyd, 77-67

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors played their last home game of the season Saturday night. With celebrations such as senior night and homecoming packing the schedule, they may have overlooked the on-court action a little.

    The Warriors led 12-10 after one period as Kemryn Jenkins scored nine points and Isiah Dixie hit a 3-pointer.

    After Josh Dotson hit one of two free throws to start the second period, Lloyd reeled off nine straight points to lead 19-13.

  • Carroll defeats EHS girls, 45-31

    sports@hclocal.com

    The visiting Carroll County Lady Panthers got off to fast start Saturday against the Eminence Warriors and used strong defense throughout the game to pull away for a 14-point win.

    The game started slowly with neither team scoring until Carroll hit two free throws with 5:35 left in the opening period.

    Kenya Vargas answered with a 3-pointer on the Warriors’ next possession to make it 3-2 with 5:09 left.

  • Sports Brief

    Henry County Little League baseball signups

    Baseball signups for the Henry County Little League will be held on the following dates and in the following locations:

    Feb. 9 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Henry County Public Library in Eminence.

    Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at the 4H building.

    Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at the 4H building.

    Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Henry County Middle School.

    Each child is encouraged to come with parents for signups to try on uniforms but is not mandatory.

  • Spencer signs with Tigers

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School quarterback and defensive back Trevyn Spencer signed with Georgetown College Feb. 1 in a ceremony held in the Henry County High School Library.

    Spencer, who was a three-year starter at quarterback and also played as a receiver this year, will be a slot back for the Tigers according to Henry County Coach Jason Spencer who is Trevyn’s father.

  • Wilson to play for Saints

    sports@hclocal.com

    Clay Wilson, a defensive end for the Henry County Wildcats’ football team, signed a letter of intent to play at Thomas More College in the Henry County High School Library Monday afternoon.

    Wilson was a defensive force with the Wildcats as he led the team in sacks and tackles for loss this season.

  • Pendleton man allegedly wrecks stolen car after shoplifting, fleeing from police

    By Amanda Manning
    Landmark News Service

  • Henry County school board approves capital, technology spending

    Taking advantage of a provision in last year’s state budget, Henry County Public Schools will ask the Kentucky Department of Education to approve a request to utilize restricted funds for something other than what they were intended.
    Traditionally used for facility renovations or construction, HCPS seeks approval from the state to spend $102,335 in its capital outlay funds to purchase Chromebooks for each of its high and middle school students.

  • Local residents should sign up for emergency messages from HOTAlerts.org

    For those who haven’t gotten the message, HOTalerts.org will send emergency information about Henry County right to your phone or email, but you have to sign up first.
    Public safety officials recently decided to switch from CodeRed to HOTAlerts.org to communicate directly with residents of Henry, Owen and Trimble counties, all served by Kentucky State Police Post 5, located in Campbellsburg.

  • Washington Lodge will soon mark an important occasion

    After two years of talking about the historic nature of the Washington Lodge in New Castle, local officials will now move to commemorate the fraternal order’s place in the city.
    Ever since the roof on the Odd Fellow’s building collapsed after a heavy snowstorm in March 2014, many locals including Main Street Manager Jeff Thoke noted it would be a shame to let the circa 1870s structure that’s been occupied by the Washington Lodge since 1886 deteriorate further.