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Today's News

  • 4-Hers learn water, forestry, wildlife at academy

    During the last week in September, the Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences Academy held its fall retreat at the Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center in Jabez, Kentucky. During the retreat, over 50 middle school students attended and learned about different natural resources.
    The academy is a three-year commitment in which the students concentrate on a different resource every year. The first-year scholars learn all about water while the second-year scholars concentrate on forestry and the third-year scholars are educated on wildlife.

  • Staying power keeps homemakers up-to-date

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    The week, beginning, Sunday, Oct. 14 has been chosen to celebrate state homemakers.
    Henry County has a rich heritage of homemakers programs in the county. Bina Foree was the first home demonstration agent to serve the county beginning in 1939.
    Franklinton was the first club that was organized in the county, and Bina recalled that the club was a close-knit group and there was not a single soul there that was not related to someone else.

  • Blood drive hosts needed for winter

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    Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. To help meet the constant demand for lifesaving blood donations and prevent blood shortages this winter, the American Red Cross is urging individuals and organizations to be winter heroes by hosting a blood drive.

  • Innocence Project explores wrongful convictions
  • Coffee with a Cop engages community
  • Conservation District holds dinner
  • EHS finishes with 10 wins in a row

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Taylorsville Oct. 1 for a rematch with the Lady Bears who defeated them 2-0 at home Aug. 20.

    This time the Warriors, who came in with seven straight wins, returned the favor with a 2-0 victory.

    The Warriors won the first set 25-18 and took the second set 25-23.

    EHS Coach Ed Sweeney was very pleased with his team’s performance.

  • Hadden, Klempner compete at state

     sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County Wildcat golfers Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner made their second appearance at the KHSAA state golf tournament last weekend.

    Hadden was returning after making it to Bowling Green in his freshman season. Klempner went last year as a sophomore.

  • Lady Cats beat Collins, ACHS

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Collins Oct. 1 to take on Collins and won, 4-1, for their first-ever win over the Lady Titans.

    Collins played a compact defense as the Lady Cats controlled possession. The Lady Cats won a corner kick on the left side with 33:40 left in the first half and took advantage of it. Janey Thompson curled the ball toward goal and the ball deflected off a Collins defender and went into the goal.

  • HCHS defeats Demons 1-0 in finale

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County closed out the regular season Thursday night in the pouring rain with a 1-0 victory over the Williamstown Demons.

    Jacob Sanders scored from just outside the penalty box from the right side with a left-footed shot into the upper right corner of the goal with 23 minutes to play in the first half.

    With the weather deteriorating the Wildcats and Demons could hardly mount an attack as it became hard to see with rain pouring down so hard at times.