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Today's News

  • Wildcats' bats go cold in final week

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Buckner May 15 to take on the Oldham County Colonels and fell 7-0.

    The game started as a pitcher’s duel between Henry County’s Blake Prather and Oldham’s Tyler Morrison with neither pitcher giving up a run through the first three innings.

    But Oldham County finally broke through in the bottom of the fourth inning.

  • Gray signs with Spalding

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School senior Tyler Gray signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Spalding University next season in a ceremony held in the Henry County High School library May 16.

    Gray was the point guard for the last two years for the HCHS basketball team.

  • Whitaker to cheer for Cards

    sports@hclocal.com

    HCHS senior cheerleader Tori Whitaker has been selected to cheer for the University of Louisville cheerleading team next season. Whitaker was one of 80 hopefuls selected from a group of about 150 who tried out last weekend for the nationally renowned squad that has won multiple national championships.

    “I’m excited to have made the U of L team,” Whitaker said. “I was pretty nervous for tryouts. This has been a goal of mine since I was 9 years old and started cheering at GymTyme.”

  • Eminence High School honors senior award winners
  • Henry County High School Class of 2017

    Friends and family of the Henry County High School graduates of 2017 packed the school’s gymnasium Friday night for commencement services. Principal Shannon Sageser congratulated the seniors on their accomplishment but also challenged them to ask themselves what their reactions will be with the storms of life to come.  

  • Book club provides new genres, friendships

    I have always enjoyed reading and reportedly began at a very young age.

    My mother told me that in order to occupy me while she was cooking supper, she would sit me down in the kitchen floor and surround me with cans and boxes of food. I would “read” all the labels, carefully placing the read items off to the side as I was reaching for an unread item to read next.

  • Looking after baby boomers

    Oprah Winfrey. Bill Clinton. George Clooney. Each has reached a level of success that few will ever know. 

    Age wise, however, they are faces in a very large crowd — a crowd called the baby boom generation. Made up of around 75 million people born between 1946 and 1964, baby boomers in America are in nearly a dead heat with the millennial generation (ages 18-34) to claim the title of largest living generation in the U.S., according to the Pew Research Center.  

  • Local Buzz, May 24, 2017

    Church Activities

    Grubridge Church, located on Gestville Road in Pleasureville, homecoming will be Sunday, June 4. 

    There will be a picnic lunch at 1:15 p.m. and regular service at 2:30 p.m.

    All are welcome. 

     

  • Public Records, May 24, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Frankie Gibson, 46, Lucedale, Miss. — arrested May 15 at Interstate 71, mile marker 26 north bound, by Trooper Brewer for speeding; failure to maintain insurance; possession of drug paraphernalia; prescription not in a proper container; possession of a controlled substance, first, meth; and DUI, first

    Evan Lonkard, 31, Crestwood — arrested May 16 at McCoun Road by Trooper Smith for DUI, first; and failure to wear seatbelt

  • Lady Cats rout Grant in season finale

    sports@hclocal.com
    The Henry County Lady Cats closed out the regular season with a 17-1 road win over Grant County May 17.
    Kelsey Shepherd, Gracie Golden and Lizzie Young each had three hits to lead the Lady Cats’ 17-hit attack.
    The Lady Cats did most of the damage in the second and fifth innings. They scored five runs in the second and nine in the fifth to end the game early on the ten-run rule.
    Haley Peyton, Sydney Raisor and Jerika Randall had two hits each while Claire Young and Chaney New had one hit each.