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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Lady Cats win first title

    The Henry County Lady Cats brought home the team’s first district championship last week in thrilling fashion, defeating the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats on penalty kicks in the finals.

    The game started with neither team getting a clear advantage in play as both teams cut off attacks midfield before they could develop.

    Rachel Vegh had a shot on goal from long range stopped by the goal keeper early and Sophie Hughes made an easy save for the Cats a minute later.

  • Cats fall to Central 21-0

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Central High School Yellowjackets.

    The Cats played tough defense most of the night but fell victim to a handful of big plays and lost 21-0.

    Central’s first score came with 5:23 left in the first half on a 2-yard-run, which was set up by a long pass into the red zone on an earlier play. The extra-point kick made it 7-0.

    Three minutes later, the Yellowjackets struck again via the long ball when they hit for a 50-yard touchdown pass with 2:23 left in the opening period.

  • Wounded Warriors lose to Paris

    For the third straight game, the Eminence Warriors opened with a scoring drive.

    It was a promising start against the Paris Greyhounds, but injuries plagued the Warriors in the game, and they fell

    The score came on a 65-yard-run by Shelby Armstrong the Warriors’ dual-purpose running back/linebacker who came into the game averaging well over 100 rushing yards per game.

  • Rain-soaked Runners set Records at Renaissance Run

    The Henry County cross country team held their third annual Renaissance Run Saturday on a cold rainy morning on which several local athletes finish with personal records.

    For the first time in this event, all three Henry County elementary schools were represented.

    In the girls’ elementary race, the top finisher from Henry County was Bridgett Keeling of New Castle, who finished third in 13:10 on the 3k course. Ella White, also of New Castle, was 5th in 14:06. Jenna McIntosh and Elliot Raymer, both of New Castle, finished ninth and 10th, respectively.

  • Warriors rip Lady Demons

    The Eminence Warriors’ volleyball team made the long trip to Williamstown for their final volleyball game of the regular season and came away with a 25-5, 25-11 win over the Lady Demons.

    Coach Stephanie Barrows was pleased with the focus her team showed throughout the match, but especially in game one.

    “We played really well,” Barrows said. “In game one it was the best we’ve done at focusing the whole game. We looked at it as practice for district and the kids did a good job of staying focused.