Today's News

  • 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.

  • Penalties cost Warriors in loss to Panthers


    The Eminence Warriors’ homecoming game against the Carroll County Panthers started brightly but some crucial mistakes in the second quarter gave the Panthers momentum that they rode to a 34-point victory.

  • Lady Cats volleyball gets two wins


    The Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team had a busy week starting with a home match against Waggener on Sept. 15, then a road match with Owen County before finishing by hosting their own tournament over the weekend.

    HCHS 2 Waggener 0

    The Lady Cats defeated Waggener 25-22, 25-20.

  • More farm freedom needed

    In 2011, federal agents launched a sting operation on an Amish farmer.  Prof. Baylen J. Linnekin provides details of the raid:

     “Federal agents watched the home closely for a year, gathering evidence.  Then, in a pre-dawn raid, armed members from three agencies swooped in.

  • Taxes will be put to good use by library

    When it comes to setting tax rates, I can hear in my mind a litany of objections to any increase coming down the pike from my many years of reporting.

    The most common that arose within my hearing over the years goes something like this: “I don’t get any public services for the taxes I’m paying.”

    It seems to me that’s a gross exaggeration.