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Today's News

  • The Greatest will be missed

    As a young boy I watched Muhammad Ali in amazement. Not just for his incredible boxing skills but also for his brash, hilarious speaking style. Ali could dazzle in the ring with his incredibly quick feet and hands. Outside the ring he was incredibly quick with his dazzling wit.

    He was a trash talker before it was cool. But it was more than the way he taunted opponents and reporters. He made up simple rhymes that said so much. In another life he could have written campaign ads and commercial jingles.

  • 2016 spring sports review

    sports@hclocal.com

    The spring sports season wrapped up last week with Henry County baseball’s exit from the regional tournament in the semifinal round against Simon Kenton. As the summer break begins, it is time to look back at the teams that graced the playing surfaces of our local schools this spring.

    HCHS baseball goes deep in postseason

    The last couple of weeks of baseball season were filled with high drama on the diamond for the Henry County Wildcats.

  • Wreck claims life of Shelbyville woman
  • Fresh face joins Local for the summer

    As luck would have it, dog hugging, blanket fort-building and antique shopping are not majors offered at Campbellsville University, where I go to school. I’m proficient in all of these things; however, my natural love for writing and people led me to choose mass communications with an emphasis in journalism and an English minor.

  • Local Buzz, June 1, 2016

    Civic Organizations

    Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at Henry Christian Church every Monday.

    The New Castle Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Buddy’s Place in New Castle. 

    Pleasureville Masonic Lodge No. 410 meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Lodge Hall, 105 Main St., Pleasureville.

  • Local Buzz, June 1, 2016

    Grand Jury Indictments, May 2016

    Bruce Butt, DOB 06/24/1987, Eminence – possession of a handgun by a convicted felon; wanton endangerment, first degree; and persistent felony offender, second degree

    Joseph Shain, DOB 05/18/1982, Smithfield – possession of a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine); possession of drug paraphernalia; cultivation of marijuana, less than five plants, first offense; and possession of marijuana

  • Addressing obesity rates in Kentucky

    To get a better understanding of just how prevalent obesity has become in America, consider that no state had more than 20 percent of its adult population fall in that category in 1996.  Today, no state has less.

  • Wildcats finish second in district tourney

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats and Carroll County Panthers met in a 31st District semifinal May 24. Henry County came out on top 1-0. A single run in the bottom of the sixth decided the outcome as Henry County’s Jaydon Berry and Carroll County’s Justin Ray engaged in a pitcher’s duel.

    The winning run scored when Trey Wills came home on a double to centerfield by Berry.

  • Lady Cats win 31st District tournament

    sports@hclcoal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats used strong pitching and timely hitting to power their way to the 31st District tournament title with a 10-0 win against Eminence and a 15-2 victory over Carroll County.

    HCHS 10 EHS 0

    The Lady Cats took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first against the Warriors in their semifinal matchup May 23.

  • Wildcats down Dragons in regional tourney

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats bounced back from their heartbreaking defeat in the 31st district finals with a 6-1 win over South Oldham in the first round of the regional tournament.

    Jaydon Berry pitched a complete game. He struck out six, walked two and gave up two hits in seven innings on the mound. The Dragons’ only run was unearned.