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Today's News

  • Take 5 with George McDannold

    Bio

    Co-owner of Cook’s 1993 , partner since 1974

    Moved to Henry County 1973

    Covington Catholic

    University of Cincinnati Pharmacy school.

    Why did you decide to go to pharmacy school?

  • Dill picked to lead Bat Cats

    Stuart Dill, who was an assistant baseball coach at Spencer County the last two years, has been named the new baseball coach for Henry County.

    Dill played baseball for the Bears in high school for seven years, starting off with the team as a sixth grader. He started his college career at Volunteer State and finished with two seasons as a pitcher for Indiana University Southeast.

  • Back for round 2 of fall sports

     

     

    The kids are back in school and the sports teams have been practicing for nearly a month, which means that the fall sports season is about to heat up.

  • Playing with pros

     

     

    Few athletes in Henry County have made it as far in the professional sports world as Steve Olsen who played football and baseball at Henry County from 1984 to 1988.

    Olsen  — a high school pitcher and quarterback — played baseball for the Eastern Kentucky Colonels from 1988 to 1991 and was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in 1991.

  • Gross, Paul are HCCC Club champions

    The Henry County Country Club hosted its club championship Saturday and Sunday. Buddy Gross won the men’s championship flight with a 36-hole total of 143. Carolyn Paul won the women’s championship flight with a score of 170.

    Sixty men competed in four flights during the two-day event. Gross shot 69 on the opening day to trail Vincent Vaughn by one stroke going into the second day. Gross came back on Sunday to shoot 74 while Vaughn shot 77 to get the comeback victory by two strokes. Jimmie Simpson was third after shooting 73-78-151.

  • Lady Cats charge through thre tournaments

    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team has hit the ground running with five golf tournaments in the first week of the season.

    After competing in the Shelby County Invitational and Henry County Invitational Aug. 3 and 5, the Lady Cats played in the Grant County Invitational on Aug. 6.

    MacKenzie Peyton followed up her runner-up finish in the Henry County tournament with another second place finish at Grant County. Peyton shot 77 and was beaten for the top spot by Nadine Innes of Ryle by one stroke.

  • Sports Brief-Cornerstone Christian Fall Basketball Camp

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will have a fall basketball camp from Sept. 7 to 28, a total of four Saturdays.

    Chris Armstrong and current college coaches will lead the camp.

    The camp will focus on individual instruction, offensive moves, ball handling, shooting, passing, defensive techniques and agility.

    The ages are kindergarten through 5th grade, and will meet 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Sixth through 12th grade both boys and girls will meet from 1 to 4 p.m.

  • Feed your head don’t starve on fairy tales

    By Joe Yates

  • Sequestration is more of an axe than a scalpel

    We may be a little more than halfway through 2013, but in Washington and state governments across the country, the focus is increasingly on federal actions taken in 2011.
    The issue can be summed up in one word: sequestration.

  • People who mattered throughout life

    By Michael Duncan

     

    I am not sure how old we have to be before we begin to figure out that there were a lot people — most of them, according to those who determine who is important, quite “insignificant” — who have made very significant contributions to our lives. A trip a few weeks ago to see my mother led to my thinking about people—people who have contributed to who I am.