Today's News

  • Kentucky offers variety of fall entertainment

    While the temperature outside may not feel like fall just yet, many of the traditional signs of the season are starting to arrive.

    One of the most telling is the sheer number of festivals that have already started to take place and will run through Halloween.  They are centered on items you might expect – tobacco, apples and bourbon – and a few more that may seem odd until their history is known.

  • It just got tougher to make a living at farming

    In Aesop’s fable of the ant and the grasshopper, the ant works through the summer to create a store of food for the winter while the grasshopper laughs at him and spends his summer days playing. When winter comes, the ant has enough food to last through the cold months while the grasshopper dies of starvation. It is a cautionary tale of the importance of preparing for hard times even in times of plenty.

  • HCHS wins round one of volleyball rivalry


    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Eminence Warriors Sept. 1 in the first match of the season rivalry. The Lady Cats came out on top, 25-18, 22-25, 25-15, 25-22, but the Warriors could take heart that they won their first set of the year and played some of their best volleyball so far this season.

  • Lady Cats come back again and again


    The Henry County Lady Cats soccer team is making a habit of coming from behind to win games.

     On Aug. 21 the Lady Cats fell behind Shelby County 3-1 before storming back to win 5-3. That was just four days after coming from a goal down to defeat Grant County by the same score.

    On Sept. 1 at home against district rival Owen County, the Lady Cats fell behind 3-1 in the first half and came back to win 4-3.

  • Local teams race at Shelby


    The Henry County and Eminence cross country teams competed in the Shelby County Inviatational Saturday and saw some impressive results despite warm temperatures and a tough course.

    Janey Thompson led the way in the girls’ race for Henry County with a time of 23:06 good for 17th place. Thompson improved by five seconds on last week’s race at the Tiger Run, which was on a much faster course.

  • Wildcats win, 49-14

    The Henry County football team’s game with Owen County was postponed due to a lightning storm Friday night. The game was resumed Monday with Henry County leading 14-0 in the first quarter.

    The Wildcats’ Cameron Johnson had just made a touchdown saving interception and the team took over possession on their own two-yard line when play was halted.

    When the game resumed Monday night the Wildcats won 49-14.

    A full game story will be in next week’s issue of the Henry County Local.

  • HCHS boys golf win two


    The Henry County golf team went 2-0 against local rivals last week.

    The Wildcats traveled to Sugar Bay Golf Course Aug. 31 and defeated Gallatin County.

    Alex Hadden led the way with a 36. Isaac Klempner shot 40, Will Peyton shot 45 and Jakob Beckley 46.

    On Thursday the Wildcats hosted Carroll County and picked up another win. Hadden shot 39, Klempner 46, Luke Kent 47 and Beckley 52.

  • Lady Cats golf team tries to shake off rust


    After a week with no matches, the Henry County golf team played three last week and the team had a hard time getting back into the swing.

    On Aug. 31 they traveled to play Shelby County at Weissinger Hills and fell 178-202.

    Maddie Hensley shot 44, Nikki Perkinson shot 51,Baleigh Boyer shot 52, and Carleigh Peyton shot 75.

    The next day the Lady Cats traveled to play Carroll County at Wheatley. There was no team score because the Lady Panthers had only three players but the Lady Cats continued to struggle individually.

  • Wildcat soccer team falls to Owen, 4-1


    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team hosted the Owen County Rebels Sept. 1 in a district matchup and fell 4-1.

    The Wildcats went behind early as Owen County scored two quick goals.

    Henry County got a goal back in the middle of the first half when Devin Shaw put in a rebound shot.

    But Owen County added another goal before halftime to lead 3-1. The Wildcats missed on several opportunities, including a penalty kick, to pull within one going into halftime.

  • EHS volleyball team falls to Owen, KCD


    The Eminence Warriors struggled in their matches with Kentucky Country Day and Owen County before and after playing the Henry County Lady Cats Sept. 1.

    Warriors’ coach Savannah Bramblett believes it’s all part of the learning curve for her inexperienced team.

    Owen 3 EHS 0

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Owen County in a district matchup Thursday night and struggled throughout the contest against the taller Lady Rebels who won 25-14, 25-9, 25-10.