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Today's News

  • Lady Cats come out slugging in 1st game

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats opened the season at home against the Williamstown Lady Demons March 17 by slugging 11 hits, including two home runs, four triples and a double on their way to a 19-3 win.

    Savannah Mertz, a transfer from Eminence, hit a 3-run homer on her first swing as a Lady Cat in the bottom of the first to put the Lady Cats up 5-1. Shelby Ray added another 3-run home run in the second inning to make the score 9-1. The Lady Cats eventually scored seven more runs in the inning to lead 16-1 going into the third inning.

  • HC track opens at CAL

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County High School Track team traveled to Louisville Saturday to compete in the Harry Greschel Invitational at Christian Academy of Louisville.

    Junior Cameron Johnson led the boys’ team with a fourth place finish in the triple jump. Johnson’s best leap was 40 feet, 1 inch. Johnson also set a personal record in the long jump of 19 feet, .5 inches and finished ninth.

    Patrick Cravens scored in the shot put, placing ninth with a distance of 39 feet, 10.5 inches and in the discus with a throw of 114 feet, 5 inches.

  • EHS softball lose first two

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    The Eminence Warriors softball team opened the season in Bardstown against the Bethlehem Banshees on March 16 and fell 15-0 in three innings.

    Coach Jerry Martin has an even younger team than last year with only one senior on the roster.

    Serena Dockter has moved from first base to the pitcher mound for the Warriors this year.

  • FBLA visits Legislature
  • Eminence team wins District Governor’s cup
  • Recorder Concert

    Before the March Henry County School Board meeting hosted by Campbellsburg Elementary School, third through fifth grade students performed a recorder concert for their parents, board members and guests. Afterward, all were invited to view a display of student art work. The trio of Sawyer Mayse, Nathen Corum and Jacob Davidson teamed up for one song. Holly Hosey performed a recorder version of “Old McDonald had a Farm.” Aaliyah Wilson also performed for guests last Monday evening.

  • Conservation district giving away tree seedlings

    There will be a limited number of tree seedlings available to the public on a first-come basis in April, according to the Henry County Conservation District.  
    If you are interested in obtaining some of the seedlings, please call, visit or e-mail the district office as soon as possible to put your name and phone number on the list.
    The contact information is 1125, Campbellsburg Road, New Castle, KY  40050.
    Phone number is (502) 845-2890.
    E-mail is Mikki.croxton@ky.nacdnet.net.

  • Kentucky named to farm-to-school food initiative

    Kentucky is one of three states that will partner with the Walmart Foundation and the National Farm to School Network to expand efforts to get more local foods into schools, the network announced recently.

  • Canines go to summer camp through 4-H club

    Most children are introduced to “man’s best friend” early in life, but oftentimes a dog’s care, training and upkeep are chores left to their parents.
    The 4-H Dog Program offers young dog enthusiasts the opportunity to learn about all aspects of canines and strengthens the bond between them.
    No matter your child’s experience level, there is a dog program to suit their interests.
    Young people explore topics such as dog anatomy, health, nutrition and potential genetic problems.

  • Use natural coloring to brighten your Easter

    In just a few weeks, the Easter bunny will be hippity-hoppiting into many Kentucky homes. Along with the annual visit from our long-eared friend, coloring Easter eggs is one of the favorite holiday activities for children of all ages.
    While many of us are accustomed to purchasing the little dye tablets from the store, you can also use natural ingredients to get colorful results.
    Ingredients like fresh beets, yellow onion skins and fruit juices can dye eggs.