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Today's News

  • Henry hits road block in North

    After starting the season at a perfect 4-0, holding opponents scoreless through more than 200 minutes of play and being ranked as high as first among Class 3A teams, the Henry County Wildcats ran into a road block on the football field Friday night. That road block was North Oldham, who improved to 5-0 with an 18-14 win and handed Henry its first defeat of the season.

  • H.C. boys' soccer improving with program's first-ever tie

    After starting its inaugural season with four straight losses, the Henry County boys' soccer team is starting to see progress on game day with the program's first-ever tie. The Wildcats, who are currently 0-4-1 with four games left in the regular season, tied Spencer County last Tuesday on their home field in what was one of their best games this season.

  • It's a first winning season for boys' team since 1990s

    With all of their players returning next season, the Henry County Wildcats are definitely pointed in the right direction on the greens, head coach Steve Dent said.

  • Ladycats sweep regular-season matches against Lady Warriors

    The host Eminence Lady Warriors, donning their new bright-blue uniforms, came out ready to roll against visiting Henry County last Thursday, scoring the first point of the county showdown and holding a few advantages in the early portion of the match.

  • HC girls finish tied for third at Fifth Region golf tourney

    With hopes of a top-two finish at the Fifth Region girls' golf tournament Monday, and a season-best score of 334, the Henry County Ladycats were not happy with the 380 they shot on the 18-hole course at Weisinger Golf Course in Shelbyville. But it was still good enough to finish tied for third, which was the best finish in school history for a program that was started in 1998.

  • Fischers sweep top spots

    Before last Tuesday's races at Carroll County started, the Henry County cross-country runners were told by their coaches to take it easy on the rough course to prevent injuries and use the weekday meet as another training run in preparation for the much larger invitationals.

  • Warriors remain perfect at 5-0

    Thanks to their 28-21 win over Gallatin County Friday night, the Eminence Warriors will host a football game in the state playoffs for the first time in school history.

    The seven-point victory left the Warriors at a perfect 5-0 as they continue their quest for the school's best 11-man season on record.

  • Gunnell resigns

    General Manager

    A 27-year member of the Henry County Fiscal Court has resigned his position.

    Effective Saturday, Sept. 20, Wayne Gunnell, who represented the Eminence area, resigned his seat to accept a job with the Kentucky Department of Revenue in Frankfort.

    “I’ve been trying to get a position in state government for several months,” Gunnell said Tuesday morning. He started the new job Monday.

    Gunnell will serve the Department of Revenue as a policy advisor, working specifically with PVA offices throughout the state.

  • Health Department to offer 1,000 free flu shots

    Staff writer/photographer

    Getting a free flu shot is like putting $20 back in your pocket. That’s the opportunity offered to 1,000 residents in the North Central District Health Department, including Henry County.

    There are only a couple of stipulations. Participants must be at least 18 and be willing to participate in a mock emergency exercise.

  • Making goal, looking forward

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a series about CATS scores for all local schools. The schools will be presented in alphabetical order. Next week, we will look at Eastern Elementary School.

    For the first time since the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System began, Campbellsburg Elementary School achieved its testing goal.

    While that’s nice, according to Principal Mark Johnson, it’s not quite enough.