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Today's News

  • Redefining the ‘B’ word at HCMS

    It’s a word that gets tossed around a lot and is often misapplied, but administrators at Henry County Middle School want their students to understand exactly what bullying means.
    “Bulllying has become a catch-phrase,” said HCMS Guidance Counselor Kim Lineman. “Any time one person has a conflict with another, it’s called bullying, but there is a difference between bullying and peer conflict, which happens and is going to happen.”

  • Local Buzz, Sept. 14, 2016

    Church Activities

    Campbellsburg Second Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor Rev. E.B. Higgins 33rd year anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 18, beginning at 11:30 a.m.  The visiting church will be Henry Christian and the guest speaker will be its pastor, Ed Berry. The community is welcome to attend.

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will be celebrating its Youth Appreciation Day on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. 

  • Public Records, Sept. 14, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Carlos Hernandez, 35, Louisville — arrested Sept. 8 at Jericho Ridge Road by Trooper Hunter for assault, first

    Timothy Payton, 51, Beattyville — arrested Sept. 8 at Bridge Lane by Trooper Dykes for assault, first; fleeing or evading a police officer, first degree, motor vehicle; and DUI, first

  • County needs more Odd Fellows, not less

    You wouldn’t necessarily know it now without being a local history buff, but by the accounts I’ve seen and heard, the Eminence Lodge 140 of the International Order of the Odd Fellows used to be a real local powerhouse.

    I’ve written about the Eminence lodge a couple times recently as they’ve had the misfortune to be the victim of a theft of a big part of their financial assets, which prompted the closing of the long-established fraternal order.

  • Turning lies into truth

    “I’m not sure what to do,” my friend lamented to me.  “If I respond, I may just stir things up even more.  On the other hand, if I remain quiet, people are likely to think I have something to hide.”

    My friend is a public servant, working in one of those jobs that, no matter what he does, he creates detractors, if not out-right enemies. I asked him once why he did it.  He looked at me like I had just arrived from an alien world and then told me.  

  • Lady Cats win two district matches

    sports@hclocal.com
    The Henry County Lady Cats continued their strong run of matches last week with wins over district rivals, Carroll County and Gallatin County. Henry County moved to 3-1 in district seeding games with the victories.
    The Lady Cats defeated Carroll County at home Sept. 6, 25-23, 21-25, 25-22, 25-20.
    The Lady Cats got off to a strong start in the first set but Carroll County came storming back to make it close.

  • Wildcats fall to Bearcats

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats football team traveled to Walton-Verona Friday night to take on the Bearcats and got off to a slow start that doomed them to a three-touchdown loss.

    “We turned the ball over early and they took advantage of that,” HCHS Coach Jason Spencer said. “They got a safety on a strip-sack on our first possession and then we had to kickoff from the 20 and they had good field position that led to their first touchdown.”

  • EHS gets first district win

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team picked up their first district win of the season at home against Gallatin County Sept. 6.

    The Warriors won the first two sets in convincing fashion with the outcome being 25-14 in both sets.

    The Warriors got strong net play from Keliegh Byers, Madison Sweeney and Sarah Byant and setting and passing from Emilie Ethington, Daphna Dale and Ruthie Satterly in both sets as they dominated from the very beginning.

  • HCHS gets first win at Grant County

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Louisville Sept. 6 to take on the Pleasure Ridge Park Lady Panthers and fell 4-3.

    The Lady Cats struck first in the game when Megan Abney scored 12 minutes into the game after dribbling through the defense to get into a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper.

    The Lady Cats added to their lead when Savannah Medley was fouled just outside the 18-yard box. Abney took the free kick from about 23 yards away and netted her second goal of the game.

  • Wildcats fall to Walton

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Walton-Verona for a soccer game Sept. 7 and fell to the Bearcats 6-1.

    Walton jumped on Henry County for three early goals and never looked back. They added one more goal late in the first half and scored two more in the second.

    Henry County got a late goal from DJ Aneszko to avoid a shutout.

    HCHS Coach Adam Knust thought his team had their poorest start to a game of the season.