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Today's News

  • HCHS falls to Braves, 44-30

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Grant County Friday night and fell to the Braves 44-30 in a game that saw the Wildcats lose several players to injury and two players leave the field via ambulance.

    Henry County Coach Matt Wright said Monday that both players were released from the hospital and that both were doing okay.

  • Warriors defeat Whitefield

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors came from two sets down to defeat host Whitefield Academy Thursday night.

    Whitefield won the first set 25-22 and then steamrolled the Warriors 25-14 in the second set before EHS finally got going.

    They won the third set 25-20 and the fourth set 25-21 before finishing off the comeback with a 15-11 win in the fifth set.

  • Lady Cats win big over Carroll and Grant

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Dry Ridge Sept. 3 and came away with an 8-5 win over the Grant County but not before the Lady Braves had built a two-goal lead.

    After they fell behind 2-0, the Lady Cats scored eight consecutive goals to take command of the game.

    Presley Crowe scored the first goal with 27:10 left in the first half on a shot from 16 yards after receiving a pass from Devyn Downey.

    Three minutes later, Jenna Hardin took a free kick that Crowe pounced on for a score from six yards out.

  • Warriors’ runners Rumble in the Jungle

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors cross country team traveled to Goshen’s Creasey-Mahan Preserve to run in North Oldham High School’s Rumble in the Jungle Invitational Saturday and came away with some promising results.

    The elementary girls team won the 5th grade and under race and Victoria Spiegl was the individual champion of that race.

    The other Warrior runners also had good results according to EHS Coach Jason Reed.

  • Lady Cats defeat Gallatin, 3-0

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Gallatin County and came away with a 25-10, 25-10, 25-18 win to move to 3-0 in district play this season.

    The Lady Cats started strong as Chaney New served an ace to start the scoring. They went on to build an early 8-1 lead in the first game and never looked back.

  • Census Bureau to hire part-time workers to conduct 2020 count

    From the Winchester Sun

    Preparation for the 2020 census is underway as the federal government is in the midst of hiring workers across the nation, including Henry County.

    The federal government uses information from the census, which the U.S. Census Bureau completes every 10 years, for allocating seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, determining government funds, deciding on infrastructure projects and more.

  • Youth livestock auction set for Sept. 7

    news@hclocal.com

    Excitement is building for the second annual Henry County Youth Livestock Auction.

    Henry County 4-H and FFA (Future Farmers of America) members in good standing showcase their year-long livestock projects from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 7 at the fairgrounds in hopes of fetching a high price for their animals.

    Justin Atchison, president of Henry County Youth Livestock Foundation, Inc., held the first annual auction last year, which scored $25,000 for 15 entries.

  • Commerce park full

    news@hclocal.com

    Development and building a tax base for the local economy were reasons to purchase land for a commerce park in 2003.

    The recent sale of the last remaining eight acres to Rabbit Hole Distillery, approved unanimously by fiscal court Aug. 20 means the development is officially full — no more land available.

    Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent said the land Rabbit Hole purchased touches on its existing property.

  • Fiscal court plans tax hike of 4 percent

    By Jane Ashley Pace

    publisher@hclocal.com

    Henry County Fiscal Court will vote on the second reading of a county real property tax increase of 4 percent Thursday night.

    The first reading was approved on July 16.

    The 2019-2020 budget proposed allowing a 4 percent increase on real property, from 11.7 cents per $100 of assessed value to 12.16 cents.

    This increase would be on real estate only, which is 10 percent of the total Henry Property Tax Statement.

  • Lady Cats win round one vs. Warriors

    sports@hclocal.com.

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Eminence Warriors in round one of the local rivalry Aug. 27 and came away with the victory after falling behind early in the match.

    The Warriors got off to a good start as Megan Sweeney got a kill on the first point. With the score tied at 2-2, Madison Sweeny and Camille Scott got back-to-back kills to give the Warriors a two-point lead.