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Today's News

  • General Assembly reports progress

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Following a grueling, weekend-long discussion of Kentucky’s new budget, the state legislators have finally come to an agreement. Among the approved projects is the addition to the Henry County Courthouse, as well as a new Kentucky Community and Technical College System campus in Carrollton.

  • 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.

  • Lady Cats fall to Walton; Anderson

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Lady Cats followed up their heartbreaking loss to Eminence with matches against two tough opponents in Anderson County and Walton-Verona Thursday and Friday, respectively.

    Anderson Co. 2 HCHS 0

    The Lady Cats lost to the host Bearcats 25-18, 25-11.

  • KCD beats Warriors 55-0

    sports@hclocal.com

    The young Eminence Warrior football team continues to find the going tough this season after they traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats and came away with their biggest loss of the season.

    The Warriors held tough in the first quarter allowing the Bearcats only one touchdown on a 20-yard pass play with 8:32 to go.

  • Sports Briefs

    Friends for Michael 5K run/walk

    The Friends for Michael Spinal Cord Injury Organization held their 18th annual 5K run/walk Saturday at Henry County High School.

    Sixty-eight people participated in the event to raise money for spinal cord injury victims and research.

    Eric Phillips won the overall men’s event in a time of 18:46.82. Sydney Amyx was the women’s overall winner in a time of 24:18.00.

    Age division results:

    Girls 11 and under-1st Akacia Kurtz, 2nd Meg Golden, 3rd Kennedy Brown

  • Wildcats beat Owen; fall to Carroll

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcat soccer team hosted the Owen County Rebels on Sept. 23 in an important district matchup. The Wildcats got off to a fast start and cruised to a 4-2 win.

    Gavin Jameson showed off a variety of skills in the early going as he dribbled around players, outran defenders and used his height to win headers but he couldn’t get the elusive first goal in the opening 15 minutes.

    Jameson had five shots, three of which were on goal by the 25-minute mark.

  • Lady Cats win 2 in district

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cat soccer team faced a tough situation in a critical week and found a way to get the job done as they beat district rivals Owen County and Carroll County last week.

    The Lady Cats lost top scorer Rachel Vegh for a couple of weeks when she injured her knee in the Oldham County game. The Lady Cats then lost Savannah Medley to a fractured foot in practice just a couple of days later. To top it off, another forward, Tierra Allison injured her knee in the early stages of the team’s game against Owen County.