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Today's News

  • Church anniversary celebrated

    Berea Christian Church Disciples of Christ Pastor Barbara Minton said the church’s 175th anniversary held Oct. 19 was a big success. “Good food, good conversation, good weather — what more could we ask for?” she said.  “We gathered for the various events with former members, former pastors, as well as friends and pastors from other congregations.  Several came from quite a distance and others from the immediate community.  In short, we experienced a blessed time in our little congregation.”

  • Severed arm found floating in Kentucky River

    The banks of the Kentucky River in Lockport produced a gruesome catch Friday afternoon.
    Fishermen found a human arm floating along the riverbank near the locks.
    “Our preliminary assessment, and this is totally preliminary speculation on our part until we can do more testing, is that the arm had been in the water for a minimum of three weeks,” said Henry County Coroner James Pollard.

  • Wildcats fall to E-town

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ football team traveled to Elizabethtown with a number two seed in the playoffs riding on the outcome. The host Panthers came out on top with a 35-7 win.

    Henry County had a bright start when Devin Hagan returned the opening kickoff 71 yards to give the Wildcats excellent field position. But the Elizabethtown defense allowed just one yard of offense to the Cats before they turned it over on downs.

  • Dragons down Lady Cats

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to North Oldham High School Oct. 20 to take on South Oldham, the top team in the 8th Region.

    It was a daunting task for the Lady Cats but they gamely fought their way through the full eighty minutes, falling 9-0.

    Sophie Hughes was a busy goalkeeper and the sweat soaking her jersey on a chilly night attested to that.

    Hughes had several good saves but the Lady Dragons kept pounding away until they could get opportunities that would not allow Hughes to have a chance at saving their shots.

  • Lady Cats take round 3 in district tourney

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats took on their county rivals the Eminence Warriors in the first round of the 31st District tournament Oct. 21 at Warsaw and came out on top in a very closely contested volleyball match. In the finals the Carroll County Lady Panthers were dominant as they rolled to a 3-0 victory over the Lady Cats.

    HCHS 3 EHS 2

  • Warriors lose to Panthers

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Frankfort Friday to play the Frankfort High School Panthers with the deck stacked against them.

    The Warriors had several players missing due to injury and six players suspended due the altercation that broke out in the Paris game the week before.

    The highly rated Panthers came away with a 73-0 win over the short-handed Warriors.

  • Titans beat Wildcats

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ soccer team saw its season end with a 10-0 loss to Collins in the first round of the regional tournament Oct. 20 on the Titans’ home field.

    The Wildcats started brightly with an early attack that saw Gavin Jameson get behind the defense for a shot from 15 yards out. But the shot was right at the Collins goalkeeper who made the easy save.

  • Lady Cat volleyball celebrates senior night

    The Henry County Lady Cats’ volleyball team honored their seniors Oct. 16 before their game with Waggener. The players were introduced with their parents and given presents before finishing off the regular season with a win. 

  • Sports Brief-Henry County Youth Basketball signups

    Submitted

    Henry County Youth Basketball will hold signups for ages preschool through sixth grade at Henry County Middle School Saturday, Nov. 1 from noon to 2 p.m.

    Call 321-1702 for more details.

  • Cross Country runners compete at MOC

    Submitted

    The Henry County middle and elementary school cross country teams concluded their season this past weekend at the state championships in the Meet of Champions at Masterson Station Park in Lexington.

    The elementary teams ran a 3k race while the middle school runners ran a 4k race. Every runner came away with a personal record.