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Today's News

  • Lady Cats rout Grant in season finale

    sports@hclocal.com
    The Henry County Lady Cats closed out the regular season with a 17-1 road win over Grant County May 17.
    Kelsey Shepherd, Gracie Golden and Lizzie Young each had three hits to lead the Lady Cats’ 17-hit attack.
    The Lady Cats did most of the damage in the second and fifth innings. They scored five runs in the second and nine in the fifth to end the game early on the ten-run rule.
    Haley Peyton, Sydney Raisor and Jerika Randall had two hits each while Claire Young and Chaney New had one hit each.

  • Wildcats' bats go cold in final week

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Buckner May 15 to take on the Oldham County Colonels and fell 7-0.

    The game started as a pitcher’s duel between Henry County’s Blake Prather and Oldham’s Tyler Morrison with neither pitcher giving up a run through the first three innings.

    But Oldham County finally broke through in the bottom of the fourth inning.

  • Warriors drop three games

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford May 17 to take on the Trimble County Raiders and fell in six innings, 11-1.

    The Warriors got on the scoreboard in the top of the first. Cameron Mathis drew a walk with one out. After Marshall Metten flew out to center field, Trey Gregory doubled to put runners on second and third. Hunter Gnagie’s infield hit scored Mathis with the Warriors only run of the game.

    The Raiders responded with six runs in the bottom of the inning.

  • EHS falls to LCA, Walton

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    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Lexington May 15 to take on the Lexington Christian Lady Eagles and fell behind early.

    Lexington Christian loaded the bases in the bottom of the first inning before hitting a grand slam to make it 4-0 with one out. Two errors and a single allowed two more runs to score before the Warriors got out of the inning.

  • Whitaker to cheer for Cards

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    HCHS senior cheerleader Tori Whitaker has been selected to cheer for the University of Louisville cheerleading team next season. Whitaker was one of 80 hopefuls selected from a group of about 150 who tried out last weekend for the nationally renowned squad that has won multiple national championships.

    “I’m excited to have made the U of L team,” Whitaker said. “I was pretty nervous for tryouts. This has been a goal of mine since I was 9 years old and started cheering at GymTyme.”

  • Sports Briefs

    Future Wildcat Soccer Camp

    Boys and girls ages 6 to 13 are invited to the Future Wildcat Soccer Camp to be held June 12 through 15 at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park from 9 a.m. to noon. Campers should bring water, tennis shoes or soccer cleats, shin guards, a ball and lunch for the day.

    The camp will provide a fun, competitive environment in which kids will participate in soccer specific drills and games. Chilrden will benefit from close instruction from the HCHS coaching staff and current Lady Cat soccer team.

  • Even in the busiest part of season, scout out your fields

    Every year during late spring and early summer, I receive numerous questions about plant disease and insect damage.
    These calls can be anything from brown rot on grapes to alfalfa weevil control and everything in between.
    Probably eight out of 10 calls, my first question will be, “When did you start noticing this problem?” and usually the answer will be “Today!”
    By looking at the plant sample, it is clear that the problem has been happening for weeks.

  • Henry Countians earn ribbons at annual Extension Homemakers meeting

    The Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association (KEHA) convened at the Owensboro Convention Center May 1 through 4 for their 84th annual meeting.  More than 550 attendees from across the state took part in the four-day meeting that focused on “Mapping Our Future.”
    The annual state meeting provides a time for celebration, recognition, learning and fun.  
    Attendees participated in educational seminars addressing topics ranging from food fads to photography to leadership development.  

  • Historical Society welcomes community to its new location
  • Local Buzz, May 17, 2017

    Church Activities

    Point Pleasant Christian Church has set a fish fry and special music as a youth fundraiser for a mission trip on May 20 at 6:30 p.m. It will feature Pastor Cory Murashige of New Castle Methodist and Chip and Katie Anderson. 

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at the Antioch Baptist Church, 4247 US Hwy 421 S. in Bedford, 7 p.m., Thursday, June 1.

    Community Events