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Today's News

  • If you can dodge a wrench...

    Youth Coalition hosted a dodgeball tournament over the weeknd for high school students. Over the course of the school year, Youth Coalition, or YoCo as it has come to be called, sponsors a number of substance-free alternative activities designed to provide youth with a safe, fun place to spend their Friday and Saturday nights. The organization is student-led and supported primarily by parent volunteers.

  • Lady Cats defeat Lady Dragons 10-0

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the South Oldham Lady Dragons on Thursday evening and came out with a 10-0 five-inning win.

  • Bat Cats slug way to two wins

    The Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team got their offense going last week by scoring 39 runs in three games while going 2-1 for the week.

    The Wildcats started the week with a 16-2 win over their cross-county rivals the Eminence Warriors.

  • Track Cats compete at Oldham, Collins

    The Henry County Wildcat track team traveled to Oldham County for their first track meet of the season on Apr. 8 and had several impressive performances.

    Cathryn Fischer led the girls’ team with a fifth place finish in the 300 meter hurdles and a seventh place finish in the long jump.

    Ricki Carter had a fifth place finish in the 100-meter hurdles.

    Tierra Allison had a strong showing in the throwing events. She placed sixth in the discus and fifth in the shot put. Both her throws were personal records to start the season.

  • Demons down Warrios in All A

    The second and third innings told the story for the Warriors as Williamstown plated 10 runs in the second, including a grand slam home run, and six in the third to put the first round All A Classic regional tournament game away early.

     “We had a couple of errors with one out that would have gotten us out the inning before the grand slam,” Coach Jay Virgin said. “Six of those ten runs were unearned because we should have had three outs before they crossed the plate.”

  • EHS Student of the Week-Cole Lawson

    Cole is a junior on the Warriors’ baseball team.

    Parents-Tammy Lawson and Charlie Lawson

    What do you do for fun?

    Fishing and hunting.

    How about school clubs?

    Academic team, National Honor Society and Latin club.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    Science because that’s the kind of career field I want to go into. We get to do a lot of labs and stuff.

    Favorite TV shows:

    Kentucky Afield and Duck Dynasty.

    Favorite Movie:

    All the Sandlot movies.

  • Statewide spring wild turkey season opened Saturday

    Submitted by the Ky. Fish and Wildlife Dept.

     

    Hunters could have the long winter to thank for what is shaping up to be a good start to Kentucky’s statewide spring wild turkey season, which opened Saturday, April 12, and runs through May 4.

    “The timing of the first peak in gobbling and our season opener should be pretty close this year because the long winter somewhat delayed the arrival of spring,” said Steven Dobey, wild turkey program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • Defense attorney questions indictment

    Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    The attorney for James P. McFarland of Sulphur, argued against almost every element of his client’s indictment at his arraignment Thursday, leading up to a request that his client be released to a drug treatment program on his own recognizance.

  • Businesses on track

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Eminence City Council reported on Monday night that residents will soon be able to enjoy the world-famous burgers, fries and shakes of fast food mega chain McDonald’s. The restaurant, whose construction has been a fixture in the middle of town for the last few months, is officially slated to open to the public on the morning of Thursday, May 29.

  • A mile in their shoes

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    A group of Henry County seniors have spent the school year trying to think of ways to help the local homeless population.