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Today's News

  • Carrollton dentist sinks her teeth into Campbellsburg practice

    By tammy shaw
    news@hclocal.com
    A Carrollton dentist Ann Nesmith purchased Campbellsburg Family Dentistry from long-time owner Dr. David Embry on Oct. 1 with a promise to keep the practice the same for patients.
    Embry will remain until he retires, within the next several years, and will work in partnership with Nesmith.
    On Oct. 18 the practice mailed a letter from Embry to patients, which announced the change.
    “As I approach retirement age, my primary concern is making sure my patients continue to receive first class dental care,” Embry wrote to current patients.

  • European K-9 arrives at Sheriff’s office; will help find drugs

    By tammy shaw
    news@hclocal.com
    A K-9, used to sniff out drugs, arrived at the Henry County Sheriff’s office Monday, Oct. 29.
    Deputy Kyle Stewart will work with the male German Shepherd he named Solo.
    The dog is two years old and was born in Europe.
    According to trainer and owner Sherman Dotson of K-9 Specialties, Stewart and Solo will get a transition week, where the two will bond together.
    It’s important that the dog learns to trust Stewart and accept him as his “forever dad,” Dotson said, so at first, the two won’t train together, but live together as owner and pet.

  • Eminence Elementary accepted into Lysol health program
  • Cross country Cats qualify for state

     sports@hclocal.com

    On a day when a bizarre incident marred the girls Class AA Region 3 girls’ cross country race, at North Oldham High School’s course in Creasey-Mahan Nature Preserve, the Henry County boys and two HCHS girls qualified for the state meet.

  • Vikings defeat Warriors, 46-18

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Valley Friday night for senior night without leading rusher Eli Montero and fell to the Vikings 46-18 despite trailing just 24-12 at halftime.

  • Wildcats fall to Mustang, 28-14

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats football team traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on Class 4A Moore High School and fell 28-14.

    The Mustangs jumped on top in the first period with touchdown runs of 32, 24 and 60 yards to lead 22-0.

    The Wildcats’ defense improved after that and held Moore scoreless in the second period. But the Wildcats could not find the end zone either and went into the locker room trailing by three touchdowns.

  • Meet Mr. Wildcat: HCHS teacher Jeff Stein

     sports@hclocal.com

    If you have been to a Henry County High School athletic event over the last three years, you may have noticed him on the sideline with his loud, booming voice and his Henry County Wildcat scarf held high above his head. He is the man who leads the C-A-T-S cheers and generally gets the crowd fired up at HCHS sporting events.

    He is also the man who goes to events that are not usually on people’s radar such as cross country races, golf matches and marching band competitions.

  • Lady Cats seniors winningest in school history

     sports@hclocal.com

    The senior soccer players on the Henry County Lady Cats team will go down as a record setting group this season.

    Megan Abney, Erica Bratcher, Allison Johnson, Janey Thompson and Emily Wilson have played in more winning games for the Lady Cats than any group to put on cleats for HCHS.

  • Suetholz says his family was targeted in GOP ad

     

    Kentucky Senate candidate Dave Suetholz (D) isn’t happy.

    A recent Kentucky Republican Party mailer, a negative ad that graced the mailboxes of thousands of Kentuckians, displayed an image of Suetholz, his wife and their two 5-year-old daughters.

  • JROTC removed from probation

     When the Air Force JROTC (The Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) placed the Henry County Public School district program on probation last month, school administrators hoped the program, which serves Henry County High School (HCHS) students, would earn a reprieve from the chopping block.
    Hopes came true when AFJROTC sent another letter recently, removing the district from probation after administrators hired Major Josh Holland for the open position.