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Today's News

  • Lady Cats finish third in region

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats had to wait longer than they expected to play in the Fifth Region girls golf tournament last week because of the wet weather that hit the area. They were originally scheduled to tee off Sept. 24 but had to wait until Thursday to give the course time to dry out.

    When they did finally get to play, scoring was up due to the soggy conditions and brisk winds.

  • CCHS beats Wildcats with late goal

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Carroll County Panthers Saturday with a chance to claim the top seed in 31st District tournament. For much of the second half it looked liked the Wildcats would do just that. But after a couple of near misses, the Wildcats took a gut punch when Carroll County scored on a late breakaway.

  • Lady Cats beat Gallatin, Carroll, 3-0

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Gallatin County Sept. 25 for senior night and came away with a dominating 3-0 win.

    The Lady Cats started strong. After an error by Gallatin to open the match, Lydia White served an ace. Gallatin had trouble returning White’s serves as the lead ballooned to 5-0.

    Gallatin County pulled within three at 11-8 but an ace by Caitlin Beutel began a 3-1 run to extend the lead back to five at 14-9 after a kill by Kaylee Tingle.

  • EHS wins three matches

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to take on St. Francis Sept. 24 and came away with a 2-0 win.

    They won the first set 25-16 before finishing off the match with a 25-13 win in the second set.

  • Thomas Nelson defeats Wildcats, 20-12

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Bardstown Friday night for an important district matchup with the Thomas Nelson Generals and came out on the short end of a close game.

    The Wildcats drew frist blood midway through the first period when Eli Amiott hit Tyler Boyer with 66-yard touchdown pass. The extra point attempt was missed giving the Wildcats a 6-0 lead.

  • Golfers bring home hardware from NCKC

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats and Wildcats traveled to Wheatley Sept. 18 to play in the North Central Kentucky Conference golf championship and came away with a lot of hardware.

    The Wildcats finished first as a team and got their top four players on the all-NCKC team with Alex Hadden placing first with a four-under 67 and Isaac Klempner finishing second with a two-over 73. Will Peyton and Wyatt Pittman both shot 89 to give the team a total of 318. Maddox Klempner shot 91 as the Wildcats’ fifth golfer.

  • Fall colors coming soon to a tree near you

    If you’ve been waiting all year to see beautiful fall colors in Kentucky, it is almost time. Mid-October is the beginning of the brilliant fall tree color show in Kentucky.
    Actually, these brilliant colors have been there all along; they’ve been masked by a cloak of chlorophylls, green pigments vital to a tree’s food-making process.

  • Youth Agriculture Day teaches students food origin

    The fourth graders in Henry County participated in a Youth Agriculture Day last Wednesday with the help of Henry County 4-H members, FFA officers and great volunteer leaders.
    The idea behind the field trip is for youth to learn what agricultural products are grown and produced in the county.
    While Henry County has a rich heritage of agriculture there are many students today who have never been up close to a calf, chicken or goat.
    While there are fields of tobacco, soybeans and corn that line our highways many youth cannot identify the crops grown in the county.

  • Kentucky Chautauqua Thursday at Twin Oaks
  • HC Wildcat Marching Band wins first place at Ryle High School contest

    Submitted

    Henry County Wildcat Marching Band took first place again at the Ryle High School Contest on Saturday, Sept. 22. Their show, entitled “Wild,” features the song “Africa” by Toto and musical themes from “The Lion King.” The band is led by Director Chip Anderson, Guard Instructor Johnathan Rogers, Percussion Instructor Andy Edelen, Field Commander Will Whitt and Assistant Field Commander Harley Poynter.