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Today's News

  • Lady Cats' rally falls short vs. Trimble

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    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

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    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

  • EHS whips Williamstown

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Williamstown Lady Demons Oct. 3 and came away with a 2-0 win but it wasn’t easy as the Warriors had to come from behind in both sets to get the win.

    In the first set the Warriors fell behind 13-5 before they started to work their way back with a kill by Ruthie Satterly.

  • Wildcats lose to Waggener

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Waggener Friday night in an important district game and fell by a single touchdown.

    The game started with scores by both teams on their opening possessions.

    Waggener took the opening kickoff at their own 40-yard line and drove down field to score on a 19-yard pass play on third and one. Waggener came up with a big third down play early in the drive when they needed 12 yards to get a first down and completed a pass for 13 yards. The extra point kick made it 7-0 with 8:28 left in the first period.

  • Hadden finishes 15th in state tourney

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    Henry County freshman Alex Hadden made the most of his first trip to the state tournament as he finished tied for 15th place with a two-day total of 151 to finish seven-over for 36 holes.

    Hadden had two bogeys and a double bogey through the first six holes on the first day but finished the front nine with back-to-back birdies to 38. He had two bogeys and a birdie on the back nine for a 37 to finish with a 75 the first day and make the cut.

  • Hensley just misses cut

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    HCHS sophomore Maddie Hensley shot 85 in the state golf tournament Oct. 4 in Bowling Green. Hensley missed the cut to play on the second day by just one stroke. Hensley had three pars on the front nine and shot 43. She had four pars on the back for a 52.

    “It was not her ideal performance,” HCHS Coach April Berry said. “But Maddie fought through many unlucky circumstances. Overall, she was striking the ball well, especially with her driver. Her biggest struggle throughout the day was her short game.

  • Panthers beat Warriors, 42-0

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    The Eminence Warriors’ trip to Frankfort Friday was rough from the outset as the Frankfort High School Panthers scored early and often in running up a 42-0 halftime score.

    The Warriors were able to play better defensively in the second half but could not get on the scoreboard as the game ended with the score still 42-0.

    The Warriors had 125 yards of total offense with 97 coming on the ground and 28 through the air.