Today's News

  • Hensley qualifies for state golf


    Henry County Lady Cat golfers Maddie Hensley, Bayleigh Boyer and Nikki Perkinson endured soggy conditions at Weissinger Hills Golf Course along with all the other golfers in the Region 5 golf tournament on Sept. 29.

    Hensley was able to overcome those conditions and finish third overall with a 79 to be the top individual qualifier for the state golf tournament to be held in Bowling Green this Friday and Saturday.

    Boyer shot 96 to finish tied for 29th and Perkinson shot 102 to finish tied for 35th in the field of 74 golfers.

  • Lady Cats upset by Gallatin


    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Warsaw Thursday night for their final district seeding game of the season and found themselves in the unusual position of losing a lead to an opponent.

    After leading 3-1 at halftime, the Lady Cats saw Gallatin County come from behind with four goals in the second half to win 5-3.

  • Lady Cats split pair of district games

    Finishes as second seed in district


    The Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team played two of their most important regular season games last week and had very mixed results.

    On Sept. 29, the Lady Cats hosted Carroll County for Senior Night and after a very rough couple of sets pulled out the 3-2 win.

    Two nights later they traveled to Gallatin County with the top seed for the district tournament on the line. The Lady Cats came out flat and lost 3-0.

  • Wildcats soccer drop two


    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team traveled to Warsaw Sept. 29 hoping to pick up their second win of the season over Gallatin County but found the home team in no mood to oblige.

    Gallatin County scored four goals in the first half to put the game out of reach.

    Henry County got a goal from DJ Aneszko on a well played through ball early in the second half.

    With five minutes left in the game Gallatin added another goal against the Wildcats’ second team to set the final score at 5-1.

  • EHS volleyball defeats Evangel, 2-0


    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team dropped matches to Walton-Verona and Gallatin County early last week before getting a win against Evangel Friday night.

    EHS 2 Evangel 0

    The Warriors defeated the visiting Lady Eagles 25-12, 25-15 to get their fifth win of the season.

    “We were ready to play,” Coach Savannah Bramblett said. “Our serves were on spot, we got some great kills in the beginning and ran with it. Evangel responded with some long rallies but we were able to take the points.”

  • HCHS volleyball Senior Night
  • Warriors run in NCKC


    The Eminence Warrior cross country team traveled to General Butler State Park in Carrollton Sept. 29 to compete in the NCKC Championships despite heavy rains that made an already tough course even more difficult.

    In the girls race, Breanna Perry covered the five kilometers in 37:53 for 39th place.

    In the boys race, Michael Soto finished 22nd for the Warriors in a time of 23:06. Nick Kidwell was the next Warrior to cross the finish line in 25:01 and Brice Sipes finished in 25:22.

  • HC elementary race


    The first Henry County elementary cross country race of the season was held at Harry Hill Park Sept. 28.

    New Castle Elementary took first place in the girls’ race, Eastern was second and Campbellsburg was third.

    In the boys’ race New Castle was first, Campbellsburg was second and Eastern was third.

    Taylor Sexton of New Castle Elementary won the girls’ race and Jerred Slone won the boys’ race.

    Full results:

    Girls race 1 mile

  • Eminence native earns Centers for Disease Control safety award

    When Centers for Disease Control workers responded to West Africa to quell the spread of deadly ebola, Eminence native Mark Wilson helped train them in the safety procedures needed to protect themselves from the hemorrhagic fever.
    Wilson also trained some of the CDC screeners deployed at U.S. airports who conducted health checks necessary to detect any passengers from West Africa who might have become infected during 2014’s ebola epidemic.

  • New Heights

    Coincidence reached new heights when two veteran firefighters bought an old Harrods Creek ladder truck they had once responded to emergencies with.
    Now Phil Shad, 71, a current New Castle Fire Department volunteer, and his friend Rick Albers, 60, of Goshen, use their new acquisition to respond to parades, festivals and community events.
    Both men have long histories with fighting fires and developing bonds with their brothers and sisters in public safety.