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Today's News

  • Lady Cats roll past Gallatin

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats soccer team traveled to Warsaw Sept. 4 to take on the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats in their first district matchup of the season and came away with a resounding 6-0 victory.

    The Lady Cats scored five of their six goals in the first half and cruised the rest of the way.

    Presley Crowe opened the scoring with 35:20 left in the first half when Megan Abney slipped a through ball to her. Crowe pulled the keeper out of goal and then went by her to score from close range into an empty net.

  • Spencer beats Wildcats, 28-14

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Spencer County Friday night and fell behind early then made a comeback before Spencer County put the game away late.

    Spencer County scored on a one-yard quarterback sneak after a long drive in the first period to take a 7-0 lead.

    The Bears doubled their lead later in the period on a 62-yard pass play before adding a third score in the second period on a 13-yard touchdown pass to lead 21-0 at halftime.

    The Wildcats got a break in the third period that helped them get back in the game.

  • Lady Cats move to 4-0 in district play

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats continued their strong start to the season with a 3-0 win over Gallatin County in Warsaw Sept. 4.

    The Lady Cats took the first set 25-7.

    “Serves won us this set,” HCHS Coach Kara Capps said. “We had strong zonal serving.”

    The Lady Cats cruised almost as easily in the second, winning 25-10.

    “Our strong serving continued and we also ran effective offense to gain points,” Capps said.

  • EHS beat Gallatin; make semis of All A

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors started a busy week of volleyball with a trip to Walton-Verona on Sept. 4 where they fell to the Lady Bearcats 2-0.

    Walton won the first set 25-11.

    Midway through the first set, EHS lost Madison Sweeney to an ankle injury.

    “Once that happened, we just could not mentally rebound,” EHS Coach Ed Sweeney said.

    Walton took the second set 25-13.

  • Wildcats, Warriors Rumble in the Jungle

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County and Eminence cross country teams got to test their running skills in extremely sloppy conditions Saturday when they traveled to Goshen for North Oldham High School’s Rumble Through the Jungle meet.

    The conditions were so bad that after the high school races were completed the hill in the woods with no grass was cut out of the middle school races due to dangerous conditions.

  • Lady Cats beat Lady Rebels

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Owen County Lady Rebels Thursday afternoon and came away with a 165-182 victory.

    Nikki Perkinson led the way with a two-under par 34 after eagling the par-5 eighth hole.

    Maddie Hensley shot 37, Carleigh Peyton shot 43 and Hannah Merowelli shot 52 to complete the scoring for HCHS.

  • For the love of reading: Introducing ‘Woody and Chloe’

    My earliest memories of reading a newspaper were with my Nana. She always read the “funnies,” as she called the comics first in the paper because she said she liked to start her day with a laugh. 

  • Saying grace: For what do you pray?

     

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    The Steak ‘n Shake on South Hurstbourne Parkway in Louisville was crowded as Donna and I arrived for a Sunday lunch before heading to a children’s quilt show in Jeffersontown. We were given the option of a table by a window or one in the center of the restaurant. We opted for the window.

  • Public Record - September 5, 2018

    KSP ARRESTS
    Michelle Shannon, 30, Campbellsburg — arrested August 26 on Pendleton Road for failure to appear and contempt of court

    Andres Solis, 40, Carrolton — arrested August 26 on Campbellsburg Road for DUI, first

    Ashley Webb, 27, Bedford — arrested August 28 on Lear Lane for failure to appear
    Kenneth Webb, 29, Bedford — arrested August 28 on Lear Lane for a probation violation
    Corey Holbrook, 25, Smithfield — arrested August 31 on Goodlett Circle for assault, fourth
    Melissa Greer, 34, Smithfield — arrested August 31 on Goodlett Circle for assault, fourth

    EPD ARRESTS

  • Local Buzz - September 5, 2018

    Church activities
    Sulphur Christian Church meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday.
    Drennon Christian Church meets from 6 to 8 p.m. most Wednesdays. Check the Facebook page for the current schedule.
    Life Church will hold Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.
    The Church of St. John Chrysostom will offer the “Rite of Christian Invitiation of Adults (RCIA)” class this year. If interested in learning more about the Catholic church, call Father Mike Tobin at (502) 257-7557 or Deacon Butch Kinsella at (502) 257-7561.