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Today's News

  • Wildcats drop four games

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Morgantown Dec. 19 and 20 to participate in the BTN/WLBQ Christmas Classic after two district wins last week but could not sustain that momentum as they lost all three games they played in the tournament hosted by Butler County High School.

    Green Co. 55 HCHS 51

    The Wildcats started well against the Dragons and led 10-9 after the first period of the low-scoring game. Dylan Mayer and Landon Morgan had four points each in the first period to lead the way.

  • Mid-term reports for local hoops teams

    As we approach the new year the local hoops scene is starting to give us some hints as to who will be seeded where in the 31st district tournament. But much is still up for grabs in 2017.

    On the boys’ side Gallatin County sits at 4-0 in district play. The Wildcats from Warsaw have defeated all the other teams in the district handily. None of their rivals have stayed within 10 points of them.

  • Local Buzz, December 21, 2016

    Church Activities

    The Presbyterian Church in Eminence will hold its annual Christmas Eve candlelight communion service on Saturday, Dec. 24, at 11 p.m. until midnight. Everyone is welcome.

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will have its Christmas Morning Worship Service, Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. All are invited to attend.

  • Public Records, December 21, 2016

    Grand Jury Indictments Dec. 2016

    Katherine M. Whobrey, DOB 08/14/1990, New Castle – trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine)

    Zachary L. Paul, DOB 12/12/1988, Pleasureville - trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine)

    Zachary L. Paul, DOB 12/12/1988, Pleasureville - trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine)

  • New year, new session

    It is hard to believe 2017 is nearly upon us. After the whirlwind of Thanksgiving, Christmas is nearly here. Lights are on the trees and candles are in the windows and children are writing their lists to Santa. It is the season of giving and a perfect time for communities to come together to help those in need.

  • A Henry County holiday

    By Holly Kinderman, executive director of the Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

    Our little towns in Henry County have had their holiday kick off festivities and the towns are all starting to light up. It’s so pretty to see all the lights and decorations.

    We have had some wonderful community programs and events going on.

  • My recipe for a happy holiday season

    The holidays provide us with a great excuse to eat, drink and be merry as though we’re fattening up our friends, our family and ourselves like the Christmas goose.

    I have not yet taken the plunge, but I’ve long been curious about the proverbial wassail and figgy pudding of traditional carols. 

  • Wildcats pound Panthers, stun Rebels

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats were hot early against Carroll County and continued to shoot well throughout to win their first district game, 61-46, Dec. 13 in Carrollton.

    A defensive adjustment in the second period helped the Wildcats break open a close game as they cruised to the win.

  • Lady Cats lose to Owen, Carroll

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Carrollton Dec. 14 for a district matchup with the Carroll County Lady Panthers and found the going tough offensively as they fell behind early and could never get in an offensive groove.

    Carroll County outscored the Lady Cats 13-2 in the first period and increased the margin in the second period as they went into the locker room with a 22-6 lead.

  • EHS girls beat St. Francis

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the Brown Bears and came away with a 40-29 loss.

    The Warriors trailed 7-6 after the first period as they struggled to find their shooting form against Brown.

    Brown opened up a 19-10 lead at the end of the second period.

    Eminence found their shooting touch in the third period and outscored Brown 14-12 but the Warriors could not fight back as they fell by 11 points.