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Today's News

  • Henry County gets largest Homeland Security grant

    When the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security distributed nearly $3 million in grants to enhance public safety recently, Henry County received $100,000 to upgrade the emergency radio system, the most funding of all the 114 recipients from across the state.

  • Smither admits firing a warning shot near trail
  • Lady Cats win district title

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats looked like they were on their way to a blowout win the finals of the 31st District tournament Thursday night. They scored three goals in the first 15 minutes and led 4-1 with 11:21 left in the first half. By halftime they still led 5-2 but the Owen County Lady Rebels would not give up and came back to make it 6-5 about midway through the second half.

  • Wildcats tame Tigers, 40-31

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Bardstown Friday night with a trip to the playoffs at stake and came away with a 40-31 win.

    The game started as a defensive battle with the score 14-6 in favor of Henry County at halftime. However, the game turned into a shootout in the second half with the Cats getting an important stop late and then scoring the clenching touchdown.

    Tyler Raisor had a huge game for the Wildcats scoring five rushing touchdowns and passing for another.

  • Klempner competes at State

     sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School golfer Isaac Klempner competed at the state golf tournament in Bowling Green on Oct. 3. Klempner, a sophomore, shot a seven-over 79 and missed the cut to play on the second day by two strokes.

    HCHS athletic director Jon Kasten, who was filling in for HCHS Coach Ben Roberts said two holes prevented Klempner from making the cut.

    “Isaac played really well,” Kasten said. “Except for two holes.”

  • Hensley finishes 22nd at State

     sports@hclocal.com

    HCHS golfer Maddie Hensley competed at the state tournament Friday and Saturday and finished 22nd after shooting 76-85 for a total of 161.

    Hensley had a solid first round. She made three bogeys through the first seven holes before getting a birdie on the eighth hole. She made the turn at two-over par.

    Hensley recorded seven pars and two bogeys on the back nine to finish the first day at four-over and in the top ten.

  • HCHS ties Whitefield, 1-1

    sports@hclocal.com

    The visiting Whitefield Academy Wildcats opened the scoring about nine minutes after the kickoff and tried to hang on as the Henry County Wildcats maintained constant attacking pressure the rest of the way.

    Whitefield’s goal came on their first foray into the Henry County territory when a cross from about 20 yards out on the right rolled across the center of the field where a Whitefield forward was waiting to slot it home.

    Henry County had several shots to tie the rest of the half.

  • Lady Cats defeat PRP, 2-1

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Pleasure Ridge Park Oct. 2 and jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first half, then held on to win 2-1.

    The Lady Cats had the majority of the possession early on but could not find the back of the net until Micah Hardin hit a 20-yard shot from a tight angle on the right side with 11:28 left in the first half. The shot sailed over the PRP goalkeeper’s head and into the net. Presley Crowe assisted on the goal.

  • This recipe stirs the pot with fall vegetables inside

    The growing season is winding down, but the Henry County Farmers Market still has a lot of fresh produce available. 

    One vegetable that they may not have, however, is cauliflower.

  • Tips to keep the creepy crawlies away this fall

    With the colder temperatures, the inevitable pest invasion has now begun. 

    Bugs, insects and many other crawlers are moving from the cold outside into your home looking for warmer temperatures.