Today's News

  • HCHS runs in Double S Stampede

    The Henry County Wildcats cross country team traveled to Georgetown to run in the Double S Stampede hosted by Scott County High School.

    Keegan Kurtz led the boys team to a sixth place finish by finishing 29th in a time of 19:38.

    The Wildcats top five runners all finished within 41 seconds of each other with Peyton Amyx making the biggest jump in time.

  • Wildcats blank Rebels, 3-0

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Owen County Sept. 9 and dominated the Rebels from start to finish for the 3-0 win.

    The Wildcats kept relentless pressure on the Rebels from the outset, but the Owen County defense and goalkeeper Kameron Wilson kept the Wildcats from scoring through the first half. The Wildcats had 15 shots in the first half and six on target in the first half.

    HCHS goalkeeper Jake Smith had just one save to make in the first half.

  • Lady Cats defeated by Lady Rebels, 5-2

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Owen County Lady Rebels Sept. 9 hoping to avenge a 4-3 loss earlier in the season but Owen County scored first and went on to a three-goal victory.

    The Lady Rebels scored with less than five minutes off the clock when an Owen player pounced on a free ball after Henry County goalkeeper Gracie Buckley punched a free kick out of her box. With an open shot, the Owen player scored from 15 yards out.

  • Warriors defeat Gallatin, 3-0

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Gallatin County for a 31st District matchup Sept. 10 and came away with a 25-19, 25-18, 25-16 win.

    Despite the 3-0 victory, EHS Coach Ed Sweeney thought his team took a while to get going.

    “The first two sets we played really slow and somewhat flat,” Sweeney said. “We had very little rhythm. We picked up the pace a bit in the third set and played better. We didn’t lose any sets but we seemed to lack energy overall.”

    However, Sweeney did see some things he liked about the performance.

  • Rebels hold off Wildcats’ late rally, 33-28

    The injury-depleted Henry County Wildcats hosted Owen County Friday night on homecoming and fell to the Rebels 33-28 after digging an early 13-0 hole.

    The Rebels took the opening kickoff and marched down field to score on an eight-yard pass. The extra point kick made it 7-0 with 6:34 left in the first period.

    Henry County drove downfield on their first possession and looked poised to tie the score as Andrew Mays and Eli Amiott ripped off long runs.

  • EHS runs in Fleet Feet Invitational

    The Eminence Warriors cross country team traveled to Louisville’s Charlie Vettiner Park Saturday for the Fleet Feet Invitational and had some impressive performances.

    “This was another solid performance from all our runners,” EHS Caoch Jason Reed said. “Addsion Roederer set a new personal record, as did Grace Ross. Grace actually improved her time by five almost minutes.

    “We are looking forward to getting back to practice to prepare for next week’s race at the Capitol View Classic in Frankfort.”

  • Henry County Review of Books for Sept. 18

    By Carden Willis

    Happiness is hard to find and just as hard to define. Philosophers through the ages have grappled with the concept and proposed various definitions. Artists, psychologists, and theologians are always weighing in with their wisdom. Economists and advertisers come at it from their own vested angle. Contributing to our confusion is the fact that the word is used in wildly different ways; surely “Cookies make me happy,” means something different than “I want my children to be happy.”

  • Gone to the Dogs?

    By Georgia Bell Pace

    I know what you’re thinking. Is this a column from a dog? Yes, it is. Has the Henry County Local gone to the dogs? Maybe a little. My mom is the publisher of the paper and she does love a good dog story.

    To our knowledge this is the first time in the 162 year history of the Local that a column from a dog has been published but it is for a very special reason.

  • Wildcats defeat Panthers, 2-1 in overtime


    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Carroll County Panthers in a 31st District soccer game Thursday that saw both teams struggle to create chances for much of the game until a flurry of late goals led to a thrilling conclusion.

    Angel Rivera and Christian Ramos had the only shots in the first half for the Wildcats. Rivera had a shot saved from 40 yards out four minutes into the game and another from 20 yards out with 18:01 left in the first half.

  • EHS Warriors knock off Ft. Knox, 44-22


    After a slow start the host Eminence Warriors used a big second quarter to defeat Ft. Knox 44-22 Friday night.

    The Warriors received the opening kickoff and dove down the field from their own 45-yard line to score on a 20-yard pass from Justin Hedges to Taye Saunders. It was the first varsity touchdown of the sophomore receiver’s career.

    Ft. Knox moved from their own 23 to the Warrior 32-yard line before the Warriors’ defense stiffened and forced a punt.