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Today's News

  • Lady Cats compete in Bluegrass Invitational

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Heritage Hills golf course Saturday to participate in the Bluegrass Invitational. After a rough outing at the Joy of Golf tournament last week, the Lady Cats were hoping to get back on track but it was not to be.

    The Lady Cats finished 12 out of 16 teams with a total score of 416. Maddie Hensley shot 88 to tie for 15th place. Nikki Perkinson shot 92, Carleigh Peyton shot 114 and Hannah Marowelli shot 122.

  • HCHS falls to Spencer

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Spencer County Aug. 23 and lost the nine-hole match 140 to 147.

    Isaac Klempner led the team with a 37, Alex Hadden shot 39, Will Peyton shot 45 and Wyatt Pittman was the final scoring golfer for HCHS. Tyler Massey played as the fifth golfer and shot 52.

    “We didn’t play bad but it wasn’t our best,” HCHS Coach Ben Roberts said. “We left some shots out there. But Spencer County credit. They are a really good team that is solid from one through five.”

  • Sports Briefs

     Hosey third in archery tournament

    Hayley Hosey placed third in the Junior Olympian Northern Region Archery Championships in Toledo Aug. 19 and 20. 

    This was Hosey’s first summer competing in the outdoor season for Junior Olympian. She is now working on her application for the Region Dream Team Camp to have an opportunity to work and train with elite archery coaches from around the country.

    Friends for Michael 5k run/walk and wheel

  • Boys soccer falls to Anderson

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Lawrenceburg Thursday night and were shutout by the Anderson County Bearcats 6-0.

    Anderson County scored three goals in each half to secure the win.

    “We came out flat,” HCHS Coach Brian Oerther said. “We did not play with the same intensity as in previous games. I don’t know if it was because of Jacob Sanders’ red card suspension or what.

  • A temporary stay, the shelter tries to find new homes for strays

    By Kristen Lowry

    KLowry@hclocal.com

    Henry County Animal Control Officer Dan Flinkfelt cradles an Australian shepherd in his arms and carries her to the last available kennel. The dog was a stray, picked up overnight. Thirteen other dogs bark loudly as he passes. 

    It’s a typical morning for Flinkfelt. The shelter’s 14 kennels are already full, and by 10 a.m., two more people have called requesting to drop off their dogs. 

  • CFR mourns loss of McBride

    By Kristen Lowry

    KLowry@hclocal.com

    A Campbellsburg firefighter died in what officials say is the first line-of-duty death of a firefighter in the county. 

    Thomas McBride, 60, died of an apparent heart attack while participating in search and rescue training in Campbellsburg Thursday night. 

    McBride had spent 14 years serving as a firefighter for three different departments, including ten years at Campbellsburg Fire and Rescue.

  • Man suspected of luring local teen for sex

    A 36-year-old St. Matthews man has been charged with trying to procure a minor for sex, after a citizen intervened in a recent situation at Coach D Park in Eminence, according to Eminence Police Chief Kevin Kemper.

    Vien Chi Lam is being held at Oldham County Jail while the investigation continues.

  • Honoring firefighters for their willingness to serve

    There’s lots going on in Henry County, but I wanted to take a few moments to talk about the sacrifices that volunteer firefighters make for their communities.

    I didn’t know Campbellsburg Fire Department volunteer Thomas P. McBride, so I’m poorly qualified to discuss his life.

  • Local Buzz for Aug. 30, 2017

     Church Activities

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Milton Baptist Church, 10076 Hwy. 421 N. in Milton.

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. 

    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Public record for Aug. 30, 2017

    Grand jury indictments

    Telsa A. Owens, DOB 8/16/1992, Smithfield — possession of a controlled substance, first degree, fentanyl; and possession of drug paraphernalia