Today's News

  • HCPS Perfect Attendance awards
  • Former Cats revel in first, last year at asbury

    Former Wildcat baseball player Jared Payton recently finished his freshman year as a baseball player for Asbury College.

    Payton had limited varsity playing time this year but will return next year with a season of experience under his belt.

    Payton went 3-for-14 at the plate and started five games. He appeared in four other games. He had two runs scored and one RBI.

  • Lady Cats' win over Carroll tops highlights

    Though the baseball, softball and track seasons are now over, there were highlights aplenty.

    1.  The Henry County Lady Cats defeated the Carroll County Panthers in the district tournament to qualify for the regional tournament.

    The Lady Cats had only three seniors on this year’s team and no juniors but showed that they will be a force to be reckoned with in the future as they knocked the cover off the ball most of the season. The team had an up and down season that included a lot of good hitting and fielding miscues.

  • Local Golfers competing in Mussleman-Dunne junior tour

    Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner are back on the Mussleman-Dunne Junior Golf Tour for a second season. Hadden has competed in three events and Klempner in four events in the boys 11-12 age division.

    MacKenzie Peyton also competed in the girls’ championship division in four tour events.

    Hadden won two of the tournaments he has entered, shooting 75 at Stone Crest Golf Course to win the KIA Classic on May 18 and 19. He shot another 75 at Seneca Golf Course on May 25 and 26 to take top honors.

  • On-the-job training



    One year ago I retired from teaching and became a sportswriter-in-training.

  • Wildcats go to camp


    The Henry County High School basketball team’s youth basketball camp was a big success this year according to coach Enoch Welch.

  • Henry County Youth Baseball Spring Fling


    The Henry County Little League Spring Fling baseball tournament was May 22. The Rockies (above left) beat the White Sox (above right) 8-3 in the 8-10 year old division to claim first place. The White Sox finished as runners-up.

  • Sports Briefs

    Six local players make All-District team

    Six local athletes made the 31st District All-District tournament teams last week.

    In the girls’ tournament Lady Cats Madison Rabourn, Aly Stanley and Krista DeBurger made the team. Kelsie Craigmyle of the Eminence Warriors also made the team.

    Alex Miles and Stephen Archer were named to the boys team.

    Henry County Track Team holds banquet

  • Public Record for the week of June 5


    Melissa Ann Vittitoe, 24, New Castle, to Brandon Carroll Beckley, 27, New Castle.

    Aubrey Lynn Jewell, 28, Louisville, to Joshua Alan Gosman, 28, Louisville.

    Property Transfers

    Coomes Brothers LLC, by and through member Ben P. Coomes, New Castle, to Gary Cook and Steve Cook, Eminence. Property in Henry County; $7,000.

  • Feeding the poor steals from the rich

    By Joe Yates


    Like the drone of a furnace in the background, pretense has trickled out of our nation’s capital for so long that no one ever pays much attention. The steady hum of hypocrisy is just a mundane fact of life. Recently, however, the posturing has become downright circus-like.