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Today's News

  • Smith-Berry Winery wins awards at California competition

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Chuck Smith celebrated another successful year at a recent competition with one of Smith-Berry Winery’s wine winning Best in Class.

    Smith celebrated the showing of his Blackberry Wine, which won Best in Class at the San Francisco Chronicle’s competition.

  • Take 5 with Alethea Coffee

    Basic bio

    Chicago, Illinois native

    Family Liaison for Eminence Public Schools

    Lives in Shelby County

    How did you come to be in your position with Eminence Schools?

     

  • Kentuckians rushed to the last minute to get health coverage

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    As the March 31 deadline approached for Kentuckians to sign up for health coverage, kynect reported more than 350,000 state residents enrolled.

    According to numbers from the kynect site, the number of enrollees averaged about 4,000 a day with one-fourth of them occurring in the last month.

    Executive Director of kynect, Carrie Banaham who urged Kentuckians to sign up, said those who didn’t have coverage could have consequences.

  • P’ville looks at updates

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Pleasureville City Council has been heading an effort recently to update the town’s infrastructure. This effort has evolved into a full-blown beautification project. At the heart of the issue, though, is the desire to make Pleasureville more inviting, as well as more up to date.

    According to Mayor Rodney Young, two sections of sidewalk have already been completed.

  • Wildcats lose wild one 34-33

    sports@hclocal.com

    When the horn sounded on Friday night’s football matchup between the Henry County Wildcats and the Holy Cross Cougars the Wildcats walked off the field disconsolately with their first lost of the season. The wildcats made a furious comeback in the second half only to see the Cougars pull out the victory in the end.

  • Wildcats win two in district

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ soccer team had a busy week with two important district games and a road trip to Grant County. The Cats won their district match-ups with Gallatin and Owen but fell 1-0 to Grant.

    HCHS 3 Owen Co. 0

    Coach Bobby Jameson was pleased that his team controlled possession of the ball against Owen County.

  • Warriors lose to Manchester, 52-42

    sports@hclocal.com

    The first period proved to be decisive in the Eminence Warriors’ 52-42 loss to the Manchester Greyhounds in the Warriors’ home opener Friday night.

    Turnovers and big plays by the Greyhounds put Eminence in a 20-0 hole at the end of the opening period.

  • Lady Cats go to 2-1 in district

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats improved to 2-1 in district play last week with a 3-2 road win over Owen County on Sept. 8 and 5-0 rout of Gallatin County on Sept. 10.

    The Lady Cats now own a 4-3 record overall.

    HCHS 3 Owen Co. 2

    The Lady Cats started their game with the Lady Rebels in typical fashion, according to Coach Shelby Pfeiffer.

  • Warriors defeat Gallatin; Fall to Walton in All A

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warrior volleyball team traveled to Gallatin County on Sept. 9 and came away with their first district win of the season, 25-21, 25-11, 27-25.

    “We just put together a really good match,” Coach Morgan Bullock said. “We eliminated errors and executed the way we’ve talked about playing all season.

    “Gallatin struggled at times and opened the door for us and we took advantage of it. I felt like everyone played well in this match.”

    Owen Co. 3 EHS 2

  • Lady Cats down Gallatin for third win

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cat volleyball team ended a busy week on a positive note Thursday night after two tough losses when they traveled to Warsaw and defeated the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats 3-1.

    The Lady Cats got off to a good start by winning game one 25-15.

    “We played really well in the first game,” Coach Katie Ruff said. “Megan Payton killed everything close to the net.”

    Gallatin County came back to take the second game 20-25.