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Today's News

  • Beshear, Vilsack issue disaster declaration

    More than half of the nation’s farms continue to experience low yielding soybean and corn crops due to the drought.

    With approximately 116 of the state’s 120 counties classified as drought disaster areas, Henry County farmers are eligible to receive drought relief as a contiguous county to primary disaster designated counties following Governor Steve Beshear’s announcement last week that U.S. Agriculture Secrectary Tom Vilsack added more disaster areas.

  • A good thrashin’
  • Ag creates something from nothing for Davie

    Agriculture is creating something from almost nothing for Lindsey Davie and that is why it is one of the most important disciplines to study.

    Davie loves teaching not just in Henry County, but also across the world.

    She volunteered in Haiti as an agriculture missionary where she taught the local population about erosion control from deforestation, composting, livestock, and contour farming. This summer she went to Indonesia where farmers still use cattle to plow fields.  She did similar work in the Philippines and Trinidad.

  • Music a constant in Moss’ life

    Curtis Moss’ family always had music in their life.

    As the Eminence Independent Schools’ Music Director for middle and high school band, choir, brass quintet and general music educator he continues to instruct and instill the fundamentals and fun of music in his students.

  • You’re never too old to start anew

    Jeff Downey never let geography stand in the way of his creativity.

    From the little town of Bethlehem to the city of Angels, the Henry County native continues to surround his life with music and film.

  • Soccer falls to Carroll

    The Henry County boys’ soccer team started well against the Carroll County Panthers, scoring just 5 minutes into their Monday night game.

    The Wildcats got off to a great start in the game as Jacob Buckley made a great sliding tackle in midfield and then got up to feed a nice through ball to Gavin Jamison who beat the Panther back line and scored from 15 yards out to give the Cats a 1-0 lead just 5 minutes into the game.

  • Henry County Boys' Golf falls to Trimble

    The Henry County boys golf team opened the 2012 season against Trimble County at Cardinal Hills golf course in Bedford on Aug. 15.

    The Raiders came out on top 179-212 against the very young Wildcats. Henry County’s oldest player was freshman Jacob Beckley.

    Sixth grader Alex Hadden finished second individually with a 42. Beckley shot 58, 6th grader Isaac Klempner shot 52, 7th grader Tyler Tingle and 8th grader Dillon Allen both shot 60 in the 9-hole match.

  • Girls’ golf completes busy week

    In a field of 105 players and 17 teams, two Henry County Lady Cats placed in the top 15 at the Anderson County Invitational golf tournament Saturday.

    Boyle County won the event with Taylor County finishing second. The Lady Cats did not figure in the team scoring because Coach Willie Peyton is limiting the big tournaments to his more experienced players.

  • HCHS Lady Cats win in OT on PKs

    In thrilling fashion, the Henry County Lady Cats soccer team picked up its first win of the season Monday night.

    Tied at 1-all with Carroll County at the end of regulation, the teams went into overtime — as a district seeding game, a draw was out of the question.

    The Cats and Panthers played two five minute overtime periods but still were tied.

    That meant the game would go to penalty kicks and the two teams would get five spot kicks apiece to determine a winner.

  • Warriors repel Rebels; now 4-0

    For the first time since 2009, the Eminence Warriors defeated the Owen County Lady Rebels.

    In that time, the Warriors hadn’t taken a game, let alone a match, from the Lady Rebels.

    But Thursday night, the Warriors made history, and extended their record to 4-0.

    The win came in a decisive fifth game, the team’s second in three days.