Today's News

  • Troopers arrest 1 in pot bust

    A 47-year-old New Castle man was arrested on drug-related charges at his home Sept. 24 after the Kentucky State Police received an anonymous tip, according to a news release from KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg.
    Following up on the tip, troopers went to a home on Fallen Timber Road and that led to them obtaining a warrant to search inside.
    “During the search of the residence, approximately six pounds of processed marijuana, hundreds of imported seeds, scales, packaging and 25 mature marijuana plants were located,” according to the news release.

  • Interest building in Eminence

    Development and property management company Woda Group is seeking assistance from the Kentucky Housing Corporation to pursue a 40-unit apartment complex for seniors in Eminence. Vice President Tammy Stansbury says if Woda can land the state tax credits that could lead to a $5 million investment in the city.

  • Farm Bureau tips to avoid an unsafe fall

    As the seasonal harvest of row crops gets into full swing across the state, Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) reminds farm workers to keep their combine engines clear and well-maintained before firing them up and heading out to the field, according to a KFB news release. Combine engine fires, while usually avoidable with regular upkeep and cleaning of these essential machines, are both dangerous and expensive.

  • Sports Briefs

    Bengals down Raiders

    The Campbellsburg Bengals JV team defeated the Trimble County Raiders 31-13 Saturday to move to 6-0 on the season.

    Nathan Corum, who rushed for 168 yards and two touchdowns, led the Bengals offense. Ray Matthews also scored two touchdowns and Craig Cole scored on a conversion run.

    The offensive line of Wyatt Stivers, Vinny Linville, Kaleb Bullock, Lane Hancock, Alex Prewitt, Craig Cole and Bodey Lyons played well in the absence of starting quarterback Jordan King who broke his arm at school on Friday.

  • HCHS boys soccer falls to Rock Creek in PKs


    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team was back in action with three games last week after a long layoff.

    On Sept. 21 the Wildcats visited Carroll County and played the Panthers on their new turf field. The Panthers defeated the Wildcats 10-0.

    The Panthers went on the attack early and often to get four goals in the opening half.

  • HCHS boys golf finish fifth in tourney


    The Henry County boys golf team traveled to Lindsey Wilson University Saturday to take part in the Indian Cup golf tournament. The Wildcats rebounded from a tough loss to Carroll County earlier in the week to finish fifth in a field of 12 teams.

    The Wildcats finished with a score of 359. Thomas Nelson won the tournament with a score of 324.

    Individually, Alex Hadden had a good day, shooting 76 to finish tied for third place in a field of 60 golfers.

  • Lady Cats race to victory at Butler Park


    In a cross country race billed as the NCKC preview, the Henry County girls cross country team defeated other local rivals, while the EHS and HCHS boys had strong individual finishers.

    In the girls race, Janey Thompson, Ella White and Bridgette Keeling finished third, fourth and fifth, respectively, to lead the Lady Cats to a win over Owen County and Trimble County.

    Grace Golden and Sydney Amyx also finished in the top ten in a field of 30 runners.

  • Lady Cats golf show improvement vs. Collins


    The Henry County Lady Cats had been struggling over the past couple of weeks, according to Coach April Berry, but broke out of that slump in a match against Collins on Thursday at the Henry County Country Club.

  • Lady Cats blank CCHS


    The Henry County Lady Cats soccer team traveled to Atherton Sept. 14 to take on the Lady Rebels and fell 5-1.

    Atherton scored early to make it 1-0.

    “Our defense’s lack of communicating and talking put us in a bad position,” Coach Shelby Mings said. “Our defense lacked shape and voice.”

    Atherton scored again before the halftime buzzer to lead 2-0.

    The Lady Rebels added three more goals in the second half and Rachel Vegh scored one for the Lady Cats.

  • EHS volleyball wins two


    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team won two of three matches last week, defeating Heritage Academy 3-0 and Evangel Christian 2-0 before falling to district rival Carroll County 3-0 Thursday night.

    EHS 3 Heritage 0

    The Warriors traveled to Florence to take on the Heritage Academy Eagles and came away with a 25-20, 25-21, 25-21 win.

    Despite the games being close, Coach Savannah Bramblett never thought the Warriors were in danger of dropping one.