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Today's News

  • HCHS splits two matches

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats golf team played a home match against Carroll County Sept. 7 and came away with a 171-185 victory.

    Alex Hadden led the way with a 38, Luke Kent shot 41, Isaac Klempner shot 43 and Will Peyton totaled 49. Wyatt Pittman shot 50 as the Wildcats’ fifth golfer.

    Henry County was able to play its entire team in this match and Luke Hall shot 53 while Tyler Massey shot 54. Massey and Hall outscored Carroll’s sixth and seventh golfers by 11 strokes.

  • XC Cats run at North Oldham

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County cross country team traveled to Goshen Saturday for North Oldham’s Rumble through the Jungle Invitational meet at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve.

    After a strong showing at Shelby County that saw most of the team improve their personal best times, the Wildcats took a step back for the most part according to Coach DeeDee New.

  • Lady Cats host tri-match

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats have been on the road most of the season but Thursday afternoon, they finally played a home match against Walton-Verona and Collins. Collins edged the Lady Cats by one stroke to win the match while Walton came in a distant third.

    Collins totaled 188 strokes by their top four players while Henry County totaled 189. Walton’s score was 235.

  • Feeling the emerald ash borer aftermath

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Office

  • Federal student aid changes are coming

    If you have gone to college or have had a child go, chances are you’ve filled out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as FAFSA.
    Changes to this form announced by the Obama administration in 2015 are about to go into effect for the 2017-18 school year.
    One of the biggest changes to the application is how soon you can fill it out.
    You can submit the form for the 2017 school year beginning Oct. 1, 2016.
    This is sooner than in previous years.

  • Young entrepreneurs get ideas from Berea

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • New Castle Elementary recognizes school achievers

    New Castle Elementary School recently recognized the following achievements:

    • Mrs. Morris’ and Mrs. Rosa’s Golden Mouse -
    technology
    • Mrs. Nash and Mrs. Sein Golden Croc Award - excellent hallway behavior
    • Mrs. Miskell’s Golden Fish Award - Guidance
    • Mr. Dighton’s Golden Clipboard Award - Best Attendance Award
    •Mrs. Jeffries’ Golden Book Award- Library
    •Mrs. Tipton Golden Ladle Award- best cafeteria behavior

  • Youth Salute honors Rayburn

    The Central Kentucky Council on Youth Leadership has recognized the involvement of a Henry County High School junior in its 36th annual Youth Salute, according to a news release. The Youth Salute recognized 816 high school juniors from 52 high schools in Central Kentucky, who were nominated by teachers, guidance counselors and principals. In order to qualify, the students needed a 3.0 grade point average or better and have at lease two leadership roles during the past two years in school, religious or community-sponsored organizations.

  • Local Students help save Kestrels
  • News briefs for Sept. 14, 2016

    Clay shoot to benefit Crusade for Children
    The Steel Technologies firing range will host a Crusade for Children fundraiser in memory of late Eminence Fire Chief Gary Lucas Oct. 15 at 9 a.m.
    The cost for the Eminence Fire Clay Shoot is $25 per person with first, second, third and top gun prizes awards.
    The fundraiser will also offer a fun shoot of five birds for $5.
    The event will be held at 1363 Elm Street, Eminence.