Today's News

  • Jacob Watson signs with Union College


    Henry County High School football player Jacob Watson, a running back and linebacker, signed with the Union College Tigers Friday afternoon in a ceremony in the Henry County High School Library.

    Watson also played as a guard on the Wildcats basketball team.

    “I’ve been talking to them for about three months and I needed to get my ACT score up,” Watson said. “I was able to do that last week and I texted their coach and he said that they wanted to sign me.”

  • Legislature addresses potential crisis

    For more than a decade now, the most pressing long-term problem in Kentucky has been the growing liabilities of our public retirement systems for teachers and state employees.

    Both systems had far more than they needed a dozen or so years ago, but two recessions since then have swept most of those gains away.

  • 'United we stand, divided we fall'

    By Ky. Governor Matt Bevin

    A new day is dawning in Kentucky. 

    For the first time in many years, the winds of financial responsibility have begun to blow briskly through the marble halls of Frankfort. These welcome breezes are ushering in the promise of a fresh start for the Commonwealth. 

  • Wildcats fall to Anderson; beat Lloyd


    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Anderson County Bearcats Thursday and fell to the previously winless team 8-5 in nine innings.

    The Wildcats committed six errors in the game and walked nine batters to make things tough for themselves. But even after giving up so many free bases the Wildcats still had a chance to win as they tied the game with two runs in the bottom of the sixth and eventually forced extra innings.

  • Lady Cats pummel North Bullitt, 15-5


    The Henry County Lady Cats had one bad inning to start the game against North Oldham on April 12 then settled in to play some of their best defense of the year. But the Lady Cats could not muster enough offense to come back from giving up four earned runs in the first inning as the Lady Mustangs hung on to win 4-2.

    The Lady Cats committed four errors to start the game and North Oldham took advantage to score four runs. The Lady Mustangs had only one infield hit in the inning.

  • EHS loses to Carroll in All A


    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Bedford April 13 where they lost to the Trimble County Lady Raiders 7-1.

    Eminence got off to a good start when they scored a run in the top of the first. Madison Dockter reached first base with two outs when she was hit by a pitch. Emilie Ethington followed with a double to centerfield to score Dockter.

    But Trimble County responded with two runs in the bottom of the first. Two singles, a double and a groundout plated the runs.

  • Warriors lose to Raiders


    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford Thursday night to take on the Trimble County Raiders in the first round of the Eighth Region All A Classic tournament.

    The Warriors fell victim to errors and walks as they lost 12-1 in five innings.

    The Warriors had only one hit in the game, but managed several base runners through walks and hit batters. But Mitchell Metten scored the Warriors’ only run on a wild pitch in the second inning.

  • HC track competes at Oldham


    The Henry County Wildcats track team participated in the Oldham County All-Comers meet April 12 and showed improvement from their previous meets.

  • Brown and Bates advance in communicatons event

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Henry County jobless rate creeps up slightly

    As unemployment rates rose in 114 Kentucky counties between February 2015 and February 2016, Henry County saw its jobless rate inch up too, according to a news release from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.