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Today's News

  • Local Buzz, August 24, 2016

    Church Activities

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will celebrate its Choir Appreciation Day on Sunday, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m. 

    Point Pleasant Christian Church Youth yard/bake sale will be held Thursday, Aug. 25 and Friday, Aug. 26, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds go to the shoebox postage fund.

  • Improvements in special education benefit Ky. students

    Before the mid-1970s, special education in our country’s public schools was all but non-existent. Many students were either outright denied the opportunity to attend because of their disability, or they received inferior instruction if they were able to enroll.

    That, thankfully, began to change in 1975, when Congress passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act and required each state to provide appropriate services in this critical area.

  • Public Records, August 24, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Leslie Nation, 36, La Grange — arrested Aug. 16 at Pollitt Circle by Trooper Sturgill for false reporting of an accident and public intoxication

    Natasha Drake, 32, Clarksville, Ind. — arrested Aug. 17 at Interstate 71, 35 mile marker, by Trooper Brewer for a bench warrant

  • Choosing to view the world in a positive light

    I have, at times, been accused of being a Pollyanna. It’s not an overly offensive name to be called, especially in light of the fact I’ve been called much worse.

    As a noun, Pollyanna means “an excessively or blindly optimistic person.” As an adjective, the descriptor takes a bit of a turn, being “unreasonably or illogically optimistic.”

  • Warriors rout Raiders in seasson debut

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors’ football team didn’t take long to get new coach Tye Lawson’s tenure off to a good start as they scored on their first possession of the game against Trimble County and went on to win 36-0.

    The Warriors held Trimble County on the first possession of the game and took over on downs at their own 40-yard line.

    Cameron Capps took the first hand off of the season and ran for 14 yards up the middle to set the tone for the rest of the game.

  • Wildcats defeat Carroll

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats golf team traveled to take on Carroll County Aug. 16 and came away with a 168-185 win. Alex Hadden led the way with a 38 followed by Isaac Klempner with a 40. Luke Kent and Will Peyton both shot 45.

    “I was happy with our play against Carroll,” HCHS Coach Ben Roberts said. “The play was a lot slower than we are used to and I thought our kids handled it great. We were able to get a good win over an NCKC team. Considering it was an away match, our kids put up decent scores.

  • Cougars blank Wildcats

    By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    According to HCHS football Coach Jason Spencer, the Wildcats’ 14-0 loss to Bullitt Central in the Lincoln County High School Death Valley Bowl was about squandered opportunities.

    The Wildcats took their opening possession all the way to the Cougars’ 15-yard line but could not manage to get those last 15 yards to score early and put the pressure on Bullitt Central.

  • EHS volleyball trounces Evangel in opener

    sports@hclocal.com

    The EHS volleyball team started the 2016 season with four games in four nights and came away with a lone victory over an overmatched Evangel Aug. 15. The Warriors took control of the game early against the Lady Eagles and went on to win 25-5, 25-5.

    “We just went down there and took care of business,” EHS Coach Savannah Bramblett said. “It was a good way to start the season.’

    Trimble Co. 2 EHS 0

    The Warriors hosted Trimble County the following night and fell 25-14, 25-16.

  • Wildcats fall to Spencer, Beechwood

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcat soccer team traveled to Taylorsville Aug. 16 to open their 2016 campaign and fell to the Bears 8-2.

    Spencer County scored early in the first half but DJ Aneszko answered quickly with a goal from outside the 18-yard box to even the score.

    Spencer County controlled possession for most of the rest of the first half as the Wildcats struggled to put together an attack.

  • HCHS Lady Cats golfers fall to Owen

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cat golf team traveled to Wheatley Aug. 17 to take on the Owen County Lady Rebels and fell 174-204.

    Maddie Hensley led the Lady Cats with a score of 40. Nikki Perkinson shot 43, Bayleigh Boyer shot 45 and Carleigh Peyton shot 76.

    Coach April Berry thinks the team is still looking to put it all together.

    “It was a fair performance,” Berry said. “We are having some breakout moments individually, but really struggling to put together a solid team performance.