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Today's News

  • Berry Center bookstore opens in New Castle

     New Castle provides another opportunity to shop local with the recent opening of the Bookstore at The Berry Center on Main Street.

    Bookstore Manager Mary Jane Yates felt building up business and activity in the heart of Henry County will have important benefits for the community.

  • Henry County schools honor veterans

     

    Henry County High and Middle School students, along with community members, gathered in the gym at the high school for a ceremony to recognize and thank local veterans Tuesday morning. Veterans were recognized individually, then acknowledged as a group, earning a standing ovation from all in attendance. 

  • Tip leads to several drug charges

     An anonymous tip to the Kentucky State Police led to a search for illegal drug activity at a trailer park and multiple charges being placed against two Pleasureville residents Nov. 6.

  • Henry County Election Day 2014 round up

     

    Two close finishes — where the vote tallies only differed by less than 46 votes between the opponents — kept the suspense high through most of Election Day in Henry County. 

  • Wildcats stymie Spencer in the snow

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    Stifling defense and two second quarter touchdowns were all the Henry County Wildcats needed Friday night against the Spencer County Bears. The Wildcats won 14-6 and became only the tenth Henry County team in school history to reach the seven-win mark.

    After Bo Wagner took the opening kickoff to the Spencer County 42-yard line to start the game, Henry County could not generate any offense and gave the ball up on downs.

    It would be that kind of quarter for both teams as defense dominated in the cold, wet and windy conditions.

  • Cats compete in Regional meet

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    The Henry County cross country team competed in the Class AA Region 3 Championships held at Collins High School Saturday.

    Eighth-grader Janey Thompson qualified for state after finishing 16th overall and 5th among runners of non-qualifying teams. Thompson finished the race in a time of 22:14.68.

    Lilly Golden, Katherine Buckler and Sydney Amyx finished 32nd, 33rd and 34th respectively. There were 42 runners in the girls’ race.

  • What ifs abound for Cardinals

    The University Of Louisville football team’s game with Florida State Thursday night left me with enough what ifs running through my head to fill a column.

    So here we go.

    What if Louisville had punched in on the gift given to them by their talented wide receiver DeVante Parker on the first series? Or, what if they had taken the chip shot field goal rather than going for it on fourth down at the two?

  • Lady Cats fall to North Oldham

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    The Henry County Lady Cats’ volleyball team traveled to Carroll County High School for the first round of the 8th Region volleyball tournament Oct. 27 to take on the regional favorites from North Oldham High School. The Lady Cats fell to the Lady Mustangs 25-5, 25-9, 25-13.

    Henry County seemed intimidated by the Lady Mustangs to start the match but slowly grew more confident as the match wore on. North Oldham jumped to a 9-0 lead in the first game and cruised to the win.

  • Hammond speaks to Henry County FCA

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    University of Louisville women’s basketball player Sara Hammond visited Henry County High School Friday to speak to the Henry County High School and Middle School Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

    Hammond, a native of Rockcastle County, led her high school team to a state championship in 2011 before signing to play for the Cardinals. She was the first female player from Kentucky to be named a McDonald’s All-American. She was also a Parade and USA Today All-American.

  • Colts win HCYFL title

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    The Eastern Colts won the varsity division of the Henry County Youth Football League Oct. 19 for the first time since 2008. The team finished the season with a 9-1 record.

    The members of the Colts are: Anthony “Tank” Bates, Steve Banta, Andrew Warner, Jason Wheeler, Sam Owens, Eli Rice, Derek Benham, Scott Williams, Brandon Cox, Ray Trippett, Brett Herbig, Michael Shaw, Josh Thomas, Isaiah Way, Tanner Raisor, Cody Shuck and Andy Clark.