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Today's News

  • Appreciative of the opportunity, moving on

     

    When I came to Henry County, I couldn’t have been more excited. I had my first real job in my career and was moving to Louisville with my wife. 

  • Brits lead the way at soccer camp

    sports@hclocal.com

    Jamie Walsh and Chris Gartside traveled a long way to share their passion for soccer with young Henry County soccer players this week.

    Walsh, from Cardiff, Wales and Gartside, from Manchester, England, are teaching soccer skills across the country this summer as part of the Challenger Sports Program.

  • Inspiration abounds

    Inspiration abounds for the old guy

    A few weeks ago I mentioned that a couple of stories I did on local athletes combined with the pain I experienced refereeing some middle school basketball games had motivated me to get back on my bike and start exercising again.

    Well, almost a month later I have ridden about 10 times with most of the rides being only 10 miles long.

    At this point I’m sure some of you are thinking, “Only 10 miles. Are you kidding?”

  • Barrows steps down

    sports@hclocal.com

    Stephanie Barrows, who took over the EHS volleyball program five years ago and rebuilt it almost from scratch, has resigned.

    Barrows led the team from a record of 3-20 in her first year in 2009 to a record of 22-3 last year when the Warriors reached the semifinals of the regional tournament.

  • Pfeiffer new Lady Cat soccer coach

    sports@hclocal.com

    Shelby Pfeiffer will take over the reins of the Henry County High School girls’ soccer program this year. Pfeiffer replaces Brandie Stivers, who led the team to their first district title last year.

    Pfeiffer played for the Spencer County High School soccer and basketball teams for four years. She went on to be a four-year starter at Campbellsville University before graduating with a degree in education.

  • Hadden wins tour, Klempner 4th

    sports@hclocal.com

    Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner finished the Mussleman-Dunne Junior Golf Tour in the Tour Championship at Big Springs Country Club in Louisville with a first and third place finish respectively, July 14 and 15.

    Hadden shot a 40 on the first day to trail Daniel Love by two strokes while Klempner shot 41.

    Hadden came back with a 38 on the second while Davis had a 42. Hadden’s two-day total of 78 was good for a two-stroke victory over Love. Klempner shot 43 on the second day to finish tied for third with Hudson Hummel.

  • Sports Brief-Butler named Pre-season All-American

    Former Henry County High School football player Erick Butler has been named to the 26th USA College Football Division III Preseason All-America first team.

    Butler will be a junior defensive lineman for the Thomas More Saints this fall.

    Last year Butler was named to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference All-Conference first team as he led the Saints in sacks and tackles for loss and was third on the team in total tackles. 

  • Fall sports practices underway

    Several EHS and HCHS fall sports teams began practices last week. the players got a lucky break with milder than normal temperatures for the first few days. Coaches for most of the teams focused on basic drills and conditioning while some teams went over some of their basic offensive and defensive schemes.

  • Public record for the week of July 23

    KSP Arrests

    David Kidd, 20, Sulphur, arrested July 15 by Trooper Jodry for Execution of a bench warrant for another agency

    Bradley Winsor, 34, Campbellsburg, arrested July 15 by Trooper Hindman for assault in the fourth degree

    Stephen Winsor, Jr., 37, LaGrange, arrested July 15 by Trooper Hindman for execution of a bench warrant

    Gerald Simmons, 56, Nashville, arrested July 16 by Trooper Whalen for careless driving, failure to produce insurance

  • Agricultural festival supports local farmers

    We hope you can make it out to the Henry County Fairgrounds this Saturday, July 26, for the 15th annual Henry County Harvest Showcase and Lunch at the Farmers Market. Scheduled officially from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., you’ll find nice things to see and do even before and after those times.

    Very early, you’ll be able to have a great country ham breakfast (local food) at the Chamber of Commerce kitchen (proceeds go to the Chamber for their good projects and activities).