Today's News

  • NEA BIG Read to kick off on September 8 with festival

    Activities for the NEA Big Read, sponsored by the Agrarian Literary League, will take place throughout the county between September and October, starting with a kickoff on September 8. 

  • Mathis connects region with development opportunities

    Economic development is the life’s blood of rural counties.



    However, costs prohibit most agricultural communities from building their own economic development team, and in the past have relied on the state to funnel potential opportunities based on infrastructure, unique characteristics and available property and workforce.

  • Livestock auction hopes to keep kids in agriculture

    The county’s best and brightest children who have interest in agriculture will soon have an event they can call their own.

    The Henry County Youth Livestock Auction, in its inaugural year, will be held September 8 for kids in the county involved in 4-H and Future Farmers of America (FFA).

  • Lady Cats rout Spencer, 9-1



    The Henry County Lady Cats opened their season with a 9-1 demolition of Spencer County in Taylorsville Aug. 13.

    Gracie Brent got the scoring started 11 minutes into the game with a goal from point blank range after receiving a pass from Presley Crowe. A good through ball from Jenna Hardin to Crowe set up the goal.

  • Warriors win two more


    The Eminence Warriors made it four wins in a row after a season opening defeat to Anderson County when they defeated visiting Lloyd Memorial 2-0 Aug. 14.

    The Lady Juggernauts jumped on top of the Warriors, 9-2 early in the first set as EHS made several unforced errors.

    But four straight Lloyd errors got the Warriors back into the game at 9-5 and they gradually began to play better.

  • Oldham upends Wildcats in season opener

    By Greg Woods
    Sam Draut

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Buckner for the season opening football game and came up on the short end of a 37-0 score line. Giving up big plays and poor red zone execution were the keys to the loss, according to HCHS Coach Matt Wright.

  • Wildcats beat Spencer, 3-1


    When the Henry County Wildcats traveled to Taylorsville Aug. 13 and beat the Spencer County Bearcats 3-1, they experienced something new according to HCHS Coach Brian Oerther.

    “That was our first win against an Eighth Region opponent not from the 31st District,” Oerther said.

    The Wildcats got on the scoreboard in the 24th minute when Kameron Behmke passed to Jacob Sanders who put the ball in the back of the net to make it 1-0.

  • HCHS takes second in tourney


    A week after traveling to Eastern Kentucky and finishing fifth in the Pikeville Invitational, the Henry County Wildcats golf team traveled to Western Kentucky to take part in the Hopkins County Central Storm Invitational.

    The Wildcats seem to be playing well wherever they go as they finished second in a field of 22 teams with their best score of the season.

    Henry County had a team score of 312, which was just three shots behind Daviess County.

  • Lady Cats defeat Collins


    The Henry County Lady Cats travelled to Shelbyville Aug. 13 to take on the Collins Lady Titans and came away with a two-stroke victory.

    Maddie Hensley led the way with a score of 40 in the nine-hole match. Nikki Perkinson shot 43, Hannah Merowelli shot 48 and Carleigh Peton shot 51.

    HCHS Coach Robbie Cruse was pleased with the team’s performance after a lackluster showing last week against Carroll County.

  • HCHS falls to Collins


    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Collins in their first match of the season and the Lady Titans won 25-17, 25-10 and 25-13.

    The Lady Cats got off to a good start in each set but could not sustain the effort as the taller Lady Titans kept up strong offensive pressure all night.