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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.

  • Wildcats clip Hawks' wings, 41-0

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats opened the district portion of their schedule with a resounding 41-6 win over the LaRue County Hawks Friday night in a dominating, rain-soaked performance.

    Henry County racked up 307 yards rushing in the game and completed only two passes, both for touchdowns, to put the game away in the third period.

    The scoring opened with a 10-yard touchdown run by Devin Hagan in the first period. Jacob Buckley added the point after attempt to make it 7-0.

  • Warriors splash to 38-point victory over Bracken County

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Bracken County Friday night in a driving rainstorm that left the Polar Bears wishing they were the Mighty Ducks.

    The Warriors appeared unfazed by all the water as they ran for several long touchdowns in a 44-6 win.

    Cameron Mathis got the Warriors started on the right foot when he ran in the first score from 44 yards out on the team’s first possession. DeMarcus Bailey ran in the conversion to make it 8-0 with 10:26 left in the opening period.

  • Peyton finishes fifth in state tourney

    sports@hclocal.com

    MacKenzie Peyton went into the KHSAA state golf tournament in Bowling Green Oct. 7 and 8 as one of the favorites and hovered in the top ten for two days. But Peyton could never get a string of birdies going and wound up in a three-way tie for fifth place with two other contenders, Anna Hack, the 2012 winner, and Maddie Hamilton of Sacred Heart, who tied with Peyton for second in last year’s tournament.

  • CC Cats run in Titans Classic

    sports@hclocal.com

    After taking time off during fall break, the Henry County Cross Country team was back in action Saturday at the Collins High School Titans Classic.

    Henry County fielded a full girls team in this race with Katherine Buckler leading the way in a time of 25:00.22. But three of her teammates, Janey Thompson, Sydney Amyx and Lilly Golden were close behind as all four girls finished within 47 seconds of each other.

    Gracie Golden also competed after being out earlier in the season with an injury. She finished in 27:42.

  • Warriors down Lady Demons

    By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Williamstown Oct. 6 and came away with a 3-0 victory for their 13th win of the season.

    The Warriors got the convincing win despite missing Kennedy Fitzgerald who was out with an illness.

    Sarah Bryant filled in for Fitzgerald and played middle hitter while Emily Coomes moved to outside hitter.

    The Warriors came out aggressively according to Coach Morgan Bullock and kept control of momentum throughout the match.