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Today's News

  • Event to raise $ for Wounded Warriors

    Allison Fleitz was raised by her grandfather who was a WWII navy veteran.

    She has always been a supporter of the military and by hosting a benefit for the Wounded Warrior Project she honors her grandfather and the military.

    “His generation could have really benefited from the Wounded Warrior Project,” Fleitz said. “Last year in October I lost my grandfather and I wanted to do something to honor his memory and also help those who needed it.”

  • Kentucky Chataqua presents Orphan Brigade

     

     

    Kentucky Chataqua actor Ethan Smith portrayed Orphan Brigade soldier Johnny Green Monday night for the Henry County Historical Society.

    Smith’s character was an actual Kentucky Confederate soldier who enlisted at 19. Green was born in Henderson, Ky.

  • Troxell receives Bell Award

    Polly Troxell will gladly bug anyone for a good cause, but can’t stand getting awards even from a television station.

    The WLKY Spirit of Louisville awarded Troxell and 10 other individuals who work as volunteers and give their time selflessly in the spirit of community service with the Bell Award.

    WLKY presented the awards at a ceremony in the Galt House last Thursday and Troxell humbly admits she wishes they could’ve just mailed it to her.

  • Lady Cats advance in district tournament

     

  • Peyton is 20th in the state

    All it took was one bad hole.

    One bad hole and Mackenzie Peyton’s goal of shooting in the 70s for a top-10 finish in the KHSAA state golf tournament was dashed.

    On the par-3 11th hole, Peyton shot a 9. But she regained her composure, and finished the round with an 81, which put her in 20th place.

    Despite the bad hole, she finished eight spots and eight strokes better than last year, when she shot a two-day total of 168.

  • Cats fall to LaRue in district opener

    The Henry County Wildcats fell at home to the LaRue County Hawks 42-15 in the district opener.

    Coach Jason Spencer was succinct in his assessment of the game. “We came out flat,” he said. “We made way too many mistakes on both offense and defense. We just did not do what we’ve been coached to do.”

    The game opened with a score from the Hawks with 7:41 to go on a 24-yard run. They scored again with :34 seconds to go in the opening stanza and added the PAT to make it 14-0.

  • EHS opens district with a win

    A balanced offense helped the Eminence Warriors pick up their sixth win of the season, the first in district play, with an 18-12 win over Bracken County on homecoming night.

    The Warriors struck first with a 25-yard touchdown pass from Justin Mitchell to Hayden Hoofman to take an early 6-0 lead. It was Hoofman’s third touchdown catch in two games. The two-point conversion failed and with 5:51 to go in the game the Warriors had a 6-0 lead.

  • Volleyball Warriors finish season on a 4-game winning streak


    After defeating their cross-county rivals nearly two weeks ago, the Emience Warriors closed out the regular season with three more wins, ending on a four-game winning streak.
    On Oct. 2nd they defeated KCD 3-2, on Oct. 3 they downed Southern 2-0 and on Thursday they avenged a previous defeat to Portland Christian 2-0.
    EHS 2 Portland Christian 0
    On senior night, the Warriors played well with seniors Mesha Cooper and Chelsea Wright in the starting lineup.

  • Lady Cats finish regular season on a sour note

    By Greg Woods

    Sports Editor

    As they wrapped up the last week of regular season play, the Henry County Lady Cats squared off against two tough opponents.

    And those two opponents — Trimble and Franklin Counties — handed the Lady Cats two losses, bringing their regular season to a close at an overall record of 6-24, but a district record of 5-3.

  • HCHS sets personal records, season best times

    The Henry County Cross Country team competed at the Titan Cross Country Classic on Saturday and found the course to their liking as several runners had personal records or season best times. Sophomore John Bates led the boys’ team again this week after shattering his old personal record last week at the tough Capitol View Classic. This week he lowered his personal record by 5 seconds to 19:59. Freshmen Josh Logsdon and Cameron Morgan, and 8th grader Brandon Handley all lowered their personal records significantly.