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Today's News

  • Wildcats move to 6-1

    sports@hclocal.com

    Powered by strong pitching from Jaydon Berry and timely hitting, the Henry County Wildcats recorded their first district win of the season March 21 at Gallatin County.

    Berry pitched a complete-game four-hit shutout while striking out ten and walking only one batter.

    The Wildcats got on the scoreboard in the first inning without the benefit of a base hit.

  • Warriors improving

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Erlanger Mar. 21 to take on the Lloyd Memorial Juggernauts and came away on the short end of a 3-0 score.

    A two-run home run for Lloyd in the bottom of the first did most of the damage in the game as Andrew Coomes pitched well the rest of the way. He gave up only one unearned run over the next four innings before Trenton Smith closed out the game with a perfect inning in the bottom of the sixth when he struck out all three Lloyd batters.

  • Lady Cats rally past J-town, beat Walton

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Walton March 20 and came away with a 9-2 win.

    Starting pitcher Nikki Perkinson helped her own cause with four RBIs at the plate and she and Haley Miles combined to hold Walton to seven hits and just two runs.

    The Lady Bearcats got on the scoreboard first with a solo home run in the bottom of the second.

    The Lady Cats took the lead in the bottom of the fourth.

  • HC track competes at Oldham County

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County track team competed at Oldham County Friday night and showed improvement from their first meet according to HCHS Coach Philip Allen.

    “Overall, the team performed better than expected,” Allen said. “Most of them were in the top half performance-wise. Chris Mertz and Arib Shafi cut 20 seconds or more off their 1600-meter time. That impressed me.

  • EHS falls to Trimble County

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team finally got a game in on March 22 and fell on the road at Trimble County.

    The Lady Raiders scored two runs in the first inning on a hit batter, a double, a single and wild pitch.

    The Warriors got a run back in the top of the third inning when Jadyn Browning was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning. With one out Browning stole second base. With two outs, Alexis Shields smacked a triple to right field to score Browning.

  • Republican party officers elected
  • Charter schools bill on way to governor's desk

    This has been a year for early arrivals at the State Capitol.

    Within a week of the 2017 legislative session’s start in January, bills started arriving in the governor’s office to be signed into law, an extraordinarily quick start for a session of the General Assembly.

    We’ve had more early arrivals at the Capitol in recent weeks as hundreds of the tulips in the Capitol gardens have already started blooming, a couple weeks ahead of their usual schedule.

  • Local Buzz, March 22, 2017

    Church Activities

    Lifetouch will be at Cropper Baptist Church Christian Life Center offering family portraits for the community.  Everyone will get a free 8x10 photo with the option of placing orders for additional portraits.   This will take place on April 11 and 12 from 2 to 9 p.m.  Contact Sandy Powell at (502) 220-3322 for more information or to set up and appointment time.

  • Public Records, March 22, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Kyle Conley, 44, Louisville — arrested March 13 at Interstate 71, mile marker 29, by Trooper Middleton for driving while DUI suspended; failure to surrender revoked license; no registration plates; no registration receipt; failure to maintain insurance, second; and failure to wear seatbelt

  • Lady Cats roll over Nelson County, 17-0

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats managed to get in one of their two scheduled games for last week when they hosted Nelson County in a game rescheduled from earlier in the week due to bad weather.

    The Lady Cats wasted no time in taking control of the game. They scored 16 runs in the first inning and one in the second and let the defense do the rest of the work as they won in three innings.

    The Lady Cats had 11 hits and reached safely on six walks while also benefitting from several errors by the Lady Cards.