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Today's News

  • County wants to be work ready

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    County leaders want to improve the quality of life and economics in county by pursuing the Kentucky Work Ready Communities program.

    The certification program from the Kentucky Workforce Investment Board (KWIB) and the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet assists prospective employers that the local workforce has the acquired skills for staffing staff jobs and positions they may need to fill.

  • Lady Cats down Owen, fall to Carroll

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Owen County Lady Rebels on Friday night in an important district seeding game and came away with 45-40 win after playing a near-flawless second quarter.

    After getting off to a good start the Lady Cats led 14-11 at the end of the first period. But the first period was only a hint of what was to come.

    The Cats held Owen County scoreless in the second period while scoring another 14 points to take a 28-11 lead into the locker room.

  • Cats split district games

    The Henry County Wildcats have played in Carroll County’s gym almost as much as they have played in their own gym after playing three games in the North American Stainless tournament and then returning to take on Carroll County for the third time in less than a month and second time in less than a week on Jan. 8.

    The Wildcats won the third matchup by its narrowest margin over the Panthers this year by a score of 55-47.

    The Cats had to put on a furious rally to pull out their third victory over the Panthers.

  • Warriors fall to Gallatin, North Oldham

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Warsaw on Jan. 8 to take on district rival Gallatin County in their first game in ten days and fell to the Wildcats by nine points.

    The Warriors trailed throughout the game but it was close all the way with the greatest margin coming at the end of the third period when Gallatin County hit a three to take a 12-point lead.

  • Warriors lose to Fraize, Newport

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Frederick Fraize High School in Cloverport on Friday night to take on the Lady aces and fell 36-13.

    The Warriors were playing with a depleted lineup that took time to adjust to new roles.

    Emily Bryant is out for the season with a knee injury and Shelby Claxton has yet to be cleared to return from an illness. Another player left the team for personal reasons leaving Coach Zach Adair trying to plug holes in his starting lineup.

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Month-Sara Link

    Sara is a senior on the Warriors’ girls’ basketball team.

    Host Parents-Jo Lynn and Willis McKee

    Parents-Torsten and Brigitta Link

     

    What do you do for fun?

    I like to meet with friends and go to the mall and hang out with them.

     

    How about school clubs?

    No I am to busy with basketball and cheerleading.

     

    Favorite school subject and why:

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Month-Nacona Jeffries

    Nacona is a senior on the Wildcats’ basketball team.

    Parents-Steve and Renee Jeffries

     

    What do you do for fun?

    Hunt and fish.

     

    How about school clubs?

    FFA

     

    Favorite school subject and why:

    P.E., because I like the stuff we do in there.

     

    Favorite TV shows:

    Duck Dynasty, SportsCenter and Fast n’ Loud.

     

    Favorite Movie:

    Coach Carter.

     

  • Wildcat JV Update

    Submitted

    On Dec. 21 the Henry County Wildcats’ JV defeated Walton-Verona 46-34. Ethan Tuggle led the team in scoring with 15 points. Jackson Jeffries added 12 points.

     

    On Jan. 8 the JV Cats defeated Carroll County 47-35. Jeffries led the way with 14 points and Gavin Jameson contributed 10 points to the cause.

     

    On Jan. 10 the JV Cats fell to Owen County 43-38. Coleton Aneszko led the team with 11 points and Jeffries and Jacob Buckley added eight points each.

  • Based on principles not politics

    By Nick Hawkins

    Next to being a husband and a father, serving our county as a Magistrate has been one of the great honors of my life. I have strived to make decisions based upon my faith, solid principles and the belief that an elected official should always vote for what they feel in their heart is right; even in the face of strong opposition.

  • Grandchildren say the funniest things

    By Joe Yates

    Those of us that have grandchildren are lucky. Those of us that have grandchildren and write a column for our local newspaper are doubly lucky. Why? Because we not only get to bore our friends, and sometimes complete strangers in person with stories of how smart and funny our grandchildren are, I get to tell you about mine in the newspaper. Ha!