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Today's News

  • Lady Cats season cut short by Lady Panthers

    The Henry County Lady Cats’ season ended Oct. 22 when they traveled to Eminence to play the Carroll County Lady Panthers in the first round of the 31st District tournament.

    The Lady Panthers prevailed in four games, 25-22, 25-23, 20-25, 25-21 in a contest that was close throughout.

    In the first game, both teams started with a case of opening-round nerves as neither team could string together a rally. Hitting errors and service errors marred the start as both teams struggled to get in a rhythm.

  • Wildcats fall to Dragons

    The Henry County Wildcat soccer team traveled to Crestwood on Oct. 20 for their first appearance in the 8th Region Tournament and fell to the South Oldham Dragons, 9-0.

    The Cats held the Dragon in check for the first 15 minutes of the game but then South Oldham poured on the goals, scoring four in quick succession.

    Before the half had ended, the Dragons were up 7-0.

    “They just had too much speed,” coach Bobby Jameson said. “There was a huge speed gap between the two teams.

  • Sports Brief- Henry County Youth Basketball sign-ups

    Henry County Youth Basketball sign-ups will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Henry County High School gym. Students in kindergarten through 6th grade are eligible. For more information contact William Peyton at 502-321-7776.

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Daphna Dale

    Daphna is a freshman on the Warriors volleyball and softball teams.

    Parents Stephanie and William Dale.

    What do you do for fun?

    Hang out with friends and being with my family.

    How about school clubs?

    None.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    Algebra because everything comes easy to me and I like math a lot.

    Favorite TV shows:

    Friday the 13th.

    Favorite Movie:

    The Blindside.

    Favorite music style/artist:

    Country/Brantley Gilbert.

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Chris Redmond

    Chris is a senior on the Cats’ soccer team.

    Parents Kevin and Missy Redmond.

    What do you do for fun?

    Hang out with friends.

    How about school clubs?

    Beta, National Honor Society, FCA and TSA.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    Math because I’m really good at it.

    Favorite TV shows:

    The Walking Dead.

    Favorite Movie:

    I like action movies.

    Favorite music style/artist:

    Rock/ I like all sorts of rock music.

    Favorite food:

  • Haunted house?

    Every town has a collection of haunted tales hinged on horrific, historical happenings and the buildings that house them. But they don’t all  have a paranormal group actually investigate those places.

    Sight and Sound Paranormal came to the Henry County Courthouse last Friday night and Oct. 16 to investigate claims ranging from disembodied voices, footsteps, doors slamming, objects being thrown down hallways and an elevator that moves on its own .

  • Halloween attraction benefits shelters

    By Brad Bowman

    news@hclocal.com

    Brandon Graves wants to help animals… and scare you to death while he does it.

    Graves, 11, got his dog Lucky, a Cockapoo, from the Henry-Trimble County Animal Shelter after a raid on a local puppy mill in 2011.

  • EIS sued over tax

    Eminence resident Justin Atchinson has filed a lawsuit against Eminence Independent School District challenging the tax levy.

    Perry Arnold, who represents Atchison, said on Tuesday, “A pending lawsuit has been filed against Eminence Indenpendent School District challenging the tax levy because of the public notice and public hearing.”

    Arnold said it was his position “for Mr. Atchinson that they did not comply with statute,” regarding posting of the public notice and public hearing.

  • Cattleman's association annual meeting is Monday

    The Henry County Cattleman’s Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at the Henry County Extension Office.  This will be the association’s annual meeting, with one of the items on the agenda being the election of three members to the board of directors. 

  • Wildcats going to regional tournament

    The Henry County Wildcats’ boys soccer team made history last week when they qualified for the 8th Region Tournament for the first time.

    The Cats did so in nerve-wracking fashion against Owen County on Oct. 15. After taking the lead and dominating possession for most of the first half, the Cats allowed two quick goals right before halftime to find themselves down to the Owen County Rebels.