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Today's News

  • Lady Cats start season, 3-0

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    The Henry County Lady Cats got their volleyball season off to a great start with a 2-0 home win over Trimble County Aug. 19.

    The Lady Cats dominated the first set from the outset. Trimble County scored the first point of the match before Chaney New went back to serve with the score tied at 1-1. The Lady Cats scored seven straight points on New’s serve to take a commanding 8-1 lead.

    Leading 11-5, the Lady Cats scored five straight points on Rachel Jump’s serve to lead by 11.

  • Hadden wins Hopkins tourney

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Madisonville Country Club Saturday for the Hopkins County Central Golf Invitational and came away with a second place finish. Alex Hadden fired a 68 to win the tournament.

    Isaac Klempner finished 7th with a 77, Wyatt Pittman shot 85, Will Peyton shot 86 and Maddox Klempner shot 88 as the Wildcats’ fifth golfer.

    There were 16 teams and 93 golfers in the tournament. Henry County finished with a total of 316. Daviess County won the tournament with a 308.

  • Lady Cats blank Gallatin, defeat Shelby

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Warsaw Aug. 21 to play their first district game of the season against Gallatin County.

    After a slow start, the Lady Cats scored a flurry of goals late in the first half to put the game away.

    The Lady Cats put pressure on the Gallatin County goalkeeper from the start but didn’t break through for their first score until Gracie Brent scored on a rebound shot after the initial shot by Presley Crowe was parried away.

  • Wildcats get first district win

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    The Henry County Wildcats fell behind early to host Gallatin County Aug. 21 before rallying to win 2-1.

    Gallatin County scored in the third minute of the game on a throw-in that allowed an attacker to get behind the Wildcat defense.

    The teams played a rugged defensive game the rest of the first half with Gallatin clinging to their one-goal lead.

    The Wildcats broke through for their first score 12 minutes into the second half.

  • Warriors start with two victories

     

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    The Eminence Warriors opened the season Aug. 20 at St. Francis and came away with a 25-4, 25-3 win over the Wyverns.

    EHS coach Ed Sweeney was pleased with the way his young team started the season.

    “Both the JV and the varsity performed well, especially for their first match of the season,” Sweeney said. “It was good to finally compete against someone other than ourselves. Our defense was very strong as well as or serving. We hit our spots very well.”

  • Wildcats and Warriors run at Trimble

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    The Henry County and Eminence cross country teams traveled to Bedford Saturday to take part in the Trimble County Backwoods Invitational.

    Keegan Kurtz led the HCHS boys team with a ninth place finish in a time of 19:59. Vince Dentinger led the Eminence boys with 27th place finish in a time of 22:41.

    Kayla Harger led the HCHS girls in a time of 24:46, good for 27th place.

  • 4-H Sharpshooters bring home the hardware

    Submitted by Jeanie Campbell

    Steel Technologies Shotgun Range was the site of the annual Henry County 4-H Shooting Sports “State Shoot Warmup” this past Saturday, with 70 youth from seven counties competing for top honors in archery, air pistol, trap, and sporting clays. With the annual state competition only two weeks away, it was the last opportunity to hone their skills before season-end.

  • Henry County Youth Fall Ball Schedule

    All games at Harry Hill Park

    10U softball

    Sept. 11 Carson vs. Hawkins 6 p.m. Field 2

    Sept. 14 Hawkins vs. Carroll 10 a.m. Field 3

    Sept. 14 Carroll vs. Carson 11:30 a.m. Field 3

    Sept. 18 Hawkins vs. Carroll 6 p.m. Field 1

    Sept. 21 Carson vs. Carroll 11:30 a.m. Field 3

    Sept. 21 Carson vs. Hawkins 1 p.m. Field 3

    Sept. 25 Carroll vs. Hawkins 6 p.m. Field 1

    Sept. 28 Carroll vs. Carson 7 p.m. Field 2

    Sept. 28 Carroll vs. Carson 5 p.m. Field 2

  • Henry County Public Schools may lower tax rates but increase revenue

    It’s rare for school tax rates to go down, but a local school administrator has recommended just that.

    At its regular school board meeting Aug. 19 at the district office, Henry County Public Schools Superintendent Terry Price presented options for school taxes during the 2019-20 year.

    Price recommended to the school board that a lower individual real estate tax rate would actually reel more cash into the district.

  • First and Last Liquors destroyed by fire

    A family-owned Campbellsburg liquor store was destroyed in a fire of unknown origin last week.

    Campbellsburg Fire and Rescue Department, New Castle Fire and Rescue, Lake Jericho Fire and Rescue Department, La Grange Fire and Rescue Department, Bedford Fire Department and Milton Fire and Rescue responded to First and Last Liquors at approximately 7:14 a.m. on Aug. 13.

    Assistant Chief at Campbellsburg Fire Department Tim Congleton said the liquor store, at the corner of Leaview Avenue and U.S. 421, was fully involved when they arrived on scene.