Today's News

  • Turning lies into truth

    “I’m not sure what to do,” my friend lamented to me.  “If I respond, I may just stir things up even more.  On the other hand, if I remain quiet, people are likely to think I have something to hide.”

    My friend is a public servant, working in one of those jobs that, no matter what he does, he creates detractors, if not out-right enemies. I asked him once why he did it.  He looked at me like I had just arrived from an alien world and then told me.  

  • Lady Cats win two district matches

    The Henry County Lady Cats continued their strong run of matches last week with wins over district rivals, Carroll County and Gallatin County. Henry County moved to 3-1 in district seeding games with the victories.
    The Lady Cats defeated Carroll County at home Sept. 6, 25-23, 21-25, 25-22, 25-20.
    The Lady Cats got off to a strong start in the first set but Carroll County came storming back to make it close.

  • Wildcats fall to Bearcats


    The Henry County Wildcats football team traveled to Walton-Verona Friday night to take on the Bearcats and got off to a slow start that doomed them to a three-touchdown loss.

    “We turned the ball over early and they took advantage of that,” HCHS Coach Jason Spencer said. “They got a safety on a strip-sack on our first possession and then we had to kickoff from the 20 and they had good field position that led to their first touchdown.”

  • EHS gets first district win


    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team picked up their first district win of the season at home against Gallatin County Sept. 6.

    The Warriors won the first two sets in convincing fashion with the outcome being 25-14 in both sets.

    The Warriors got strong net play from Keliegh Byers, Madison Sweeney and Sarah Byant and setting and passing from Emilie Ethington, Daphna Dale and Ruthie Satterly in both sets as they dominated from the very beginning.

  • HCHS gets first win at Grant County


    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Louisville Sept. 6 to take on the Pleasure Ridge Park Lady Panthers and fell 4-3.

    The Lady Cats struck first in the game when Megan Abney scored 12 minutes into the game after dribbling through the defense to get into a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper.

    The Lady Cats added to their lead when Savannah Medley was fouled just outside the 18-yard box. Abney took the free kick from about 23 yards away and netted her second goal of the game.

  • Wildcats fall to Walton


    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Walton-Verona for a soccer game Sept. 7 and fell to the Bearcats 6-1.

    Walton jumped on Henry County for three early goals and never looked back. They added one more goal late in the first half and scored two more in the second.

    Henry County got a late goal from DJ Aneszko to avoid a shutout.

    HCHS Coach Adam Knust thought his team had their poorest start to a game of the season.

  • HCHS splits two matches


    The Henry County Wildcats golf team played a home match against Carroll County Sept. 7 and came away with a 171-185 victory.

    Alex Hadden led the way with a 38, Luke Kent shot 41, Isaac Klempner shot 43 and Will Peyton totaled 49. Wyatt Pittman shot 50 as the Wildcats’ fifth golfer.

    Henry County was able to play its entire team in this match and Luke Hall shot 53 while Tyler Massey shot 54. Massey and Hall outscored Carroll’s sixth and seventh golfers by 11 strokes.

  • XC Cats run at North Oldham


    The Henry County cross country team traveled to Goshen Saturday for North Oldham’s Rumble through the Jungle Invitational meet at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve.

    After a strong showing at Shelby County that saw most of the team improve their personal best times, the Wildcats took a step back for the most part according to Coach DeeDee New.

  • Lady Cats host tri-match


    The Henry County Lady Cats have been on the road most of the season but Thursday afternoon, they finally played a home match against Walton-Verona and Collins. Collins edged the Lady Cats by one stroke to win the match while Walton came in a distant third.

    Collins totaled 188 strokes by their top four players while Henry County totaled 189. Walton’s score was 235.

  • Feeling the emerald ash borer aftermath

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Office