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Today's News

  • Cats play best half of season but falter, 6-0

    Sports editor

    For the Henry County High School boys’ soccer team, the first 40 minutes against Whitefield Academy last Monday was its best of the season. The host Wildcats played stall-ball to slow down the high-scoring Whitefield squad and conserve energy, while allowing just one goal.

  • Ladycats fifth at All 'A' Classic

    Sports editor

    The Henry County Ladycats were aiming for a higher finish at their first All “A” Classic State Golf Tournament, but a fifth-place finish was a solid showing for a squad performing on the biggest stage they had ever been on.

  • EHS Warriors compete at Rumble in the Jungle

    Sports editor

    As expected, the Eminence runners were about a minute slower at Saturday’s Rumble in the Jungle than they were at Tuesday’s Henry County meet at Harry Hill Park. Due to heat-related illnesses, Eminence coach Scott McClamroch said, the Oldham County EMS responded to 74 runners in Goshen, which led to the slower-than-normal times for the Warriors.

  • Unstoppable Cats win third straight, another shutout

    Sports editor

    After the Henry County Wildcats were ranked No. 1 among Class 3A teams in the first Litkenhouse Rankings released last week, questions filled the air about how the Wildcats would respond heading into their third game of the season.

  • Cats showing improvements on cross country courses

    Sports editor

    Twice the Henry County cross country team took the course for races last week, and both times the Cats, who have an unpredictable road ahead with a roster full of new runners, improved as the season continues to progress. Henry hosted a meet at Harry Hill Park last Tuesday, then competed in the Rumble in the Jungle Saturday, hosted by North Oldham High School.

  • Friends For Michael Golf Scramble

    Sports editor

    Under near-perfect weather at the Henry County Country Club last Wednesday, the locally-based Friends For Michael organization hosted its annual FFM Golf Scramble & Celebrity Auction.

    The event attracted 36 four-person teams, including the winning foursome from Toyota of Georgetown, and numerous celebrities. Not counting money raised from sponsors, FFM was able to make around $12,000, president and founder Cindy Norton said afterwards.

  • Where were you during 9/11 attacks

    Has it really been seven years already?

    Physically, I did not feel the attacks of 9/11. My eyes didn’t see the planes crash. My legs didn’t tremble along with the shake of the ground. My heart didn’t almost thump out of my chest as I sprinted for cover. I didn’t hear the buildings fall to the ground. And I never had to make any life-saving choices that day.

  • Blackhawks down at Hillz-N-Hollarz

    Staff writer/photographer

    There’s a different kind of hawk swooping down upon Hillz-N-Hollarz off-road vehicle park in Lockport these days.

    Noted as a place to take an off-road vehicle for a day of fun and mud, Hillz-N-Hollarz now also serves a patriotic purpose. The Kentucky Army National Guard uses the remote, rugged terrain to conduct helicopter combat training operations.

  • From China, with love

    Staff writer/photographer

    Lola Lyle said the people in China greeted her with “Lucky baby” when they saw little Ginny cradled in her arms more than four years ago. She and husband, Ben had just adopted the 11-month old girl from Nanning, China. “We knew the truth,” she said. “We were the lucky ones.”

  • Community Calendar for the week of September 10, 2008

    Wednesday, September 10

    Karate classes will be held at the Community Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    Children’s Story and Craft hour every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasureville Christian Church. Also, the community library at the church is open to the public from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

    Thursday, September 11

    TOPS 298 will meet at Orville Baptist Church. Weigh in 4:30 p.m. and meeting at 5 p.m. New members welcome.