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Today's News

  • Wildcats fall to Rebels, 31-21

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Atherton Rebels and lost for the second time this season. HCHS Coach Matt Wright said the loss was due to familiar problems that cropped up in the first loss at Carroll County

    “The same story as the Carroll game, turnovers and special teams mistakes killed us,” Wright said. “We had four turnovers and they returned two kickoffs for touchdowns.”

    Atherton scored in the first period on a 42-yard run from scrimmage to make it 7-0.

  • Wildcats beat Gallatin in Penalty Kicks

     sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County traveled to Warsaw to take on Gallatin County Sept. 12 and after 80 minutes of regulation play and 10 minutes of overtime, the teams were still tied 0-0.

    That meant penalty kicks would decide who took home the crucial district win.

    Henry County went first and sent their regular penalty taker, Rivera up to the spot first. Rivera’s shot was saved, giving Gallatin the advantage.

  • Wildcats 8th at Grant Co. Invitational

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County boys golf team traveled to Grant County to participate in the Grant County Invitational.

    Alex Hadden fired an even par 72 to lead the Wildcats who finished eighth with a score of 331. Ryle High School was first with a total of 296 and the Host Grant County Braves finished second with a score of 300.

    Hadden finished seventh overall in the strong field of 20 teams. Ryan Clements of Ryle High School shot 68 to win the tournament while John Appleby of DuPont Manual finished second with a 69.

  • Lady Cats win final match

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats travelled to Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw Sept. 12 to take on Gallatin County and Trimble County and came away with a win over both schools.

    Henry County shot 187, Gallatin shot 231 and Trimble shot 240.

    Maddie Hensley was back in action after being out with an illness last week and led the team with a 39. Nikki Perkinson shot 44, Hannah Marowelli shot 50 and Carleigh Peyton shot 54.

  • Sharpshooters compete at state competition

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Sharpshooters traveled to Wilmore Sept. 9 to compete in the 4-H Shooting Sports State competition. 

    Kelli Booth was the big winner of the day. She won all three events that she competed in, Bowhunter Archery, Target Archery and Shotgun.

    Trophy winners from Henry County Sharpshooters:

    Black Powder Age 

    9-11 3rd place Madi Wilson

     

    Air Pistol 

  • Sports Briefs

     Little League Notice

    The Henry County Little League Board of Directors meeting will be held September 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Henry County 4-H building.

    The meeting is being held to elect board members for the 2018 season. Any dues paying member of Henry County Little League can run for office and/or vote for board positions.

    Anyone that volunteered during the 2017 season can become a member by signing up at the meeting and paying a $10 membership fee.

    Correction

  • Cross Country Cats race at Horse Park

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County cross country team competed in the Franklin County Invitational Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park, site of the State Championships to be held in early November.

    In the varsity girls race which had 222 runners, Kayla Harger led the Lady Cats with a 70th place finish in a time of 23:03. Sydney Amyx finished next for the Lady Cats in a time of 26:18 followed by Alyssa Wilson who finished in 29:24 and Leanna Hawkins with a time of 30:03.

  • Stolen property hit helps EPD zero in on theft suspects

    Eminence police recently brought charges in a rash of residential burglaries after a national database hit on a stolen Xbox, according to Police Chief Kevin Kemper. 

    An arrest followed an investigation of four or five thefts in which the suspects made off with firearms along with other property.

  • Local Buzz for Sept. 20, 2017

    Church Activities

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

  • Public record for Sept. 20, 2017

     KSP arrests

    Clinton B. Sanders, 44, Carrollton - arrested Sept. 11 at Campbellsburg Road, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Housley for a probation violation; possession of a controlled substance, first degree, second offense, meth; and possession of drug paraphernalia