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Today's News

  • Wildcats defeat Demons

    The Henry County boys golf team hosted the Williamstown Demons Aug. 24 and came away with a 174 to 240 win.

    Alex Hadden led the way with a 37 in the nine-hole match. Isaac Klempner and Luke Kent shot 43 and Will Peyton shot 51.

    Coach Ben Roberts was not that pleased with the performance despite getting a win.

    “We did not play well and I think it was just an off night for us,” Roberts said. “The mistakes we were making were not our normal mistakes. I was proud of the victory, but we are a good team and we did not show that.

  • Lady Cats battle heat in busy week

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team traveled to Shelby County for two matches last week. On Aug. 22 the Lady Cats took on Shelby County at Weissinger Hills and lost 165 to 210.

    Maddie Hensley led the Lady Cats with a score of 44. Bayleigh Boyer shot 48, Nikki Perkinson shot 53 and Hannah Merowelli shot 65.

  • Sports Briefs

    HCHS volleyball falls to Owen, Ballard; Beat Valley in First Spike tourney

    After a loss to district rival Owen County Thursday night, the Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team rebounded with their first win of the season over the weekend against Valley in the First Spike Volleyball tournament in Louisville. The Lady Cats also lost to Ballard in the tournament.

    Henry County lost on the road to Owen County Thursday by a score of 25-17, 25-17, 21-25. 25-11.

  • A busy week at the Kentucky State Fair

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • The cheapest feed is already on the farm

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Help celebrate National Second Winds Dreams Day Sept. 15

    On Wednesday, Sept. 14, our Henry County Second Wind Dreams program will help residents at Providence New Castle celebrate the fourth annual National Second Wind Dream’s Day by hosting Elvis as presented by Don Goodfleisch.  
    Everyone always enjoys Elvis, and it seemed a perfect time to host a concert because the very first dream that was provided by founder P.K. Beville as she started the national Second Wind Dreams program in 1997 was an Elvis Concert.  

  • HCPS grads receive KEES awards

    Five 2016 graduates of Henry County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), according to a news release. To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.
    Local scholars are Sarah Foree, Jaycie Heath, Sophia Hughes, Austin Taylor and Rachel Vegh.

  • Local Buzz, August 24, 2016

    Church Activities

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will celebrate its Choir Appreciation Day on Sunday, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m. 

    Point Pleasant Christian Church Youth yard/bake sale will be held Thursday, Aug. 25 and Friday, Aug. 26, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds go to the shoebox postage fund.

  • Improvements in special education benefit Ky. students

    Before the mid-1970s, special education in our country’s public schools was all but non-existent. Many students were either outright denied the opportunity to attend because of their disability, or they received inferior instruction if they were able to enroll.

    That, thankfully, began to change in 1975, when Congress passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act and required each state to provide appropriate services in this critical area.

  • Public Records, August 24, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Leslie Nation, 36, La Grange — arrested Aug. 16 at Pollitt Circle by Trooper Sturgill for false reporting of an accident and public intoxication

    Natasha Drake, 32, Clarksville, Ind. — arrested Aug. 17 at Interstate 71, 35 mile marker, by Trooper Brewer for a bench warrant