Today's News

  • Lady Cats split pair of district games

    Finishes as second seed in district


    The Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team played two of their most important regular season games last week and had very mixed results.

    On Sept. 29, the Lady Cats hosted Carroll County for Senior Night and after a very rough couple of sets pulled out the 3-2 win.

    Two nights later they traveled to Gallatin County with the top seed for the district tournament on the line. The Lady Cats came out flat and lost 3-0.

  • Wildcats soccer drop two


    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team traveled to Warsaw Sept. 29 hoping to pick up their second win of the season over Gallatin County but found the home team in no mood to oblige.

    Gallatin County scored four goals in the first half to put the game out of reach.

    Henry County got a goal from DJ Aneszko on a well played through ball early in the second half.

    With five minutes left in the game Gallatin added another goal against the Wildcats’ second team to set the final score at 5-1.

  • EHS volleyball defeats Evangel, 2-0


    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team dropped matches to Walton-Verona and Gallatin County early last week before getting a win against Evangel Friday night.

    EHS 2 Evangel 0

    The Warriors defeated the visiting Lady Eagles 25-12, 25-15 to get their fifth win of the season.

    “We were ready to play,” Coach Savannah Bramblett said. “Our serves were on spot, we got some great kills in the beginning and ran with it. Evangel responded with some long rallies but we were able to take the points.”

  • HCHS volleyball Senior Night
  • Warriors run in NCKC


    The Eminence Warrior cross country team traveled to General Butler State Park in Carrollton Sept. 29 to compete in the NCKC Championships despite heavy rains that made an already tough course even more difficult.

    In the girls race, Breanna Perry covered the five kilometers in 37:53 for 39th place.

    In the boys race, Michael Soto finished 22nd for the Warriors in a time of 23:06. Nick Kidwell was the next Warrior to cross the finish line in 25:01 and Brice Sipes finished in 25:22.

  • HC elementary race


    The first Henry County elementary cross country race of the season was held at Harry Hill Park Sept. 28.

    New Castle Elementary took first place in the girls’ race, Eastern was second and Campbellsburg was third.

    In the boys’ race New Castle was first, Campbellsburg was second and Eastern was third.

    Taylor Sexton of New Castle Elementary won the girls’ race and Jerred Slone won the boys’ race.

    Full results:

    Girls race 1 mile

  • Deer-vehicle accidents expected to rise in fall

    Brace yourselves, Kentucky drivers, the annual three-month increase in roadway encounters, and unfortunate collisions, with white-tailed deer is once again upon us, according to a news release from Kentucky Farm Bureau.
    Deer can certainly be spotted around Kentucky any time of year, but for the next three months their activity – and likelihood of becoming a costly, if not deadly, roadway hazard – increases dramatically.

  • 4-H Foundation celebrates National 4-H week

    The Kentucky 4-H Foundation, along with 6 million 4-Hers from across the Commonwealth and the country will be celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 4 to 10, according to a news release.
    On Wednesday, Sept. 30, State 4-H officers traveled to Frankfort to meet with Governor Beshear for the signing of the 4-H week proclamation.
    This year’s theme for National 4-H Week is 4-H Grows Here, the new National 4-H Campaign.

  • USDA Resource Day set at Extension Oct. 8

    U.S. Department of Agriculture has scheduled a “USDA Resource Day” event at the Henry County Extenion Office as part of their StrikeForce Initiative for Rural Growth and Opportunity.
    The goal is to assist the public in learning about the wide variety of programs available through USDA, which has a significant number of resources that can bring much needed assistance to residents and communities throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • Watering livestock during the winter freeze

    By Levi Berg