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Today's News

  • Gallatin downs Cats, 1-0

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats played Gallatin County in the first round of the district tournament Oct. 10 at Owen County and came away on the short end of a 1-0 defensive battle that saw few good scoring chances throughout the game.

  • Owen ends HC's season

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats took on host Owen County in the first round of the 31st District tournament Oct. 11 and came away on the short end of a 3-0 score line.

    Neither team created any clear-cut chances in the first 10 minutes. With about 30 minutes left in the opening half, Owen County got the first opportunity from close range but shot wide of the goal.

    Eight minutes later, Megan Abney got off a shot from a tight angle on the right side of goal but the ball went just left of the post.

  • KCD upends EHS, 44-8

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Kentucky Country Day Bearcats came to Eminence Friday night and solidified their place as the favorite to win the district with a 44-8 win over the Warriors.

    The Bearcats wasted little time getting on the scoreboard. On their second play from scrimmage they scored on a 58-yard touchdown run. The extra point kick made it 7-0 with 11:12 left in the first period.

    After Eminence went four and out, KCD used five plays to score again. This time the touchdown came via a six-yard pass. With 7:55 left in the first period KCD led by 14.

  • Moore blanks Wildcats, 22-0

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Louisville to take on the Moore Mustangs in a district matchup. The Mustangs shut the Wildcats out, 22-0.

    Moore scored a touchdown in the first quarter on a 58-yard pass play. They converted the two-point play to lead 8-0.

    Neither team was able to punch it into the end zone in the second period but Moore scored their second touchdown on a 13-yard pass play in the third period. The extra point try failed making it 14-0.

  • Sports Briefs

    Bengals win again

    Submitted

    The Campbellsburg Bengals JV youth team defeated the Eminence Warriors 28-0 Saturday to end the season undefeated. Five different Bengals scored in the game.

    Isaac Abney had one rushing touchdown and one extra point conversion. Abney also completed a pass to Landre Abney for an extra point conversion.

    Traven McFarland rushed for two touchdowns and Ray Matthews rushed for one. Bodey Lyons rushed for one extra point conversion.

  • Lady Cats' rally falls short vs. Trimble

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County volleyball team hosted Trimble County Oct. 12 for their final home game of the season and celebrated senior night before the match. Bailee Massey and Kendall McClellan and their families were honored before the action began.

  • Cross Country Cats run at Woodford County

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County cross country team traveled to Versailles Saturday to run in the Woodford County Invitational. Seventh-grader Kayla Harger once again led the Lady Cats with a time of 22:17, good for a 14th place finish in a field of 100 runners.

    Eighth-grader Bridgette Keeling also had a good race with a 33rd place finish in 24:02.

    In the boys’ race, Keegan Kurtz led the way with a time of 19:20 to finish in 33rd place in a field of 111 runners. Eighth-grader Griffyn Spencer finished 57th in 20:30.

  • Hope I live long enough to be called feisty

    I recently had a delightful visit with Mrs. Aline Stivers, a resident of Twin Oaks Assisted Living. Aline welcomed me into her apartment, which was neat as a pin by the way, and we talked for about an hour on a subject Mrs. Stivers found a little uncomfortable – herself!

    Aline will turn 100 years old this Friday, and with 365,000 days under her belt, she has lived a lifetime and then some. So settling on which details of her life to share with me might have proved daunting. 

  • Local Buzz, October 12, 2016

    Berea Christian Church, located at 685 Franklinton Road in Pleasureville, will hold its homecoming Oct. 16 with worship at 11 a.m. and a meal at noon. Bring a dish, meat and drink provided. There will be a singing at 1:30 p.m. RSVP on Facebook at Berea Christian Church in Henry County.

    Eminence Baptist Church will have its annual Trick or Truck Oct. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m..  There will be games, food, safe trick- or-treating and fun.

  • Public Records, Oct. 12, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Eric Dorney, 34, Dayton, Ohio — arrested Oct. 3 at Interstate 71, north bound, by Trooper Brown for DUI, first; speeding 16 over; and excessive window tint

    Joseph Shaw, 47, Madison, Ind. — arrested Oct. 4 at Ballardsville Road by Trooper Sturgill for DUI, first, aggravated; license to be in possession; failure to produce insurance card; no registration plate; and disorderly conduct