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Today's News

  • HOPE Gala raises thousands for new center

    The HOPE Gala didn’t go exactly as planned for those who put great effort into a night that would raise money for the center of the same name.

    A great white tent was set up Saturday night at the Henry County Recreational and Services Park, but high wind speeds took down the tent and decorations before the party even got started.

  • EHS advances to regional tournament

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted the 31st District volleyball tournament last week and defeated the Henry County Lady Cats to advance to the Eighth Region tournament held at Simon Kenton this week.

    The Warriors got off to a good start in the first set when they took a 6-1 lead. Henry County called a timeout at that point and came back out stronger as they reeled off five straight points to tie the score.

  • Lady Cats second in district tourney

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    The Henry County Lady Cats faced the host Gallatin County Lady Wildcats Oct. 8 in the 31st District tournament and came away with 10-0 win to secure a spot in the finals and earn a place in the Eighth Region tournament.

    Presley Crowe got the scoring started early when she scored from 10 yards out after receiving a pass from Megan Abney with 38:54 left in the first half.

    Seven minutes later Crowe made it 2-0 when she dribbled in from the left corner to score at close range after receiving a pass from Mikaela Flowers.

  • Warriors defeat Rebels, 20-14

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    After leading for most of the game, the Eminence Warriors had to come from behind late in the game to defeat the host Owen County Rebels Friday night.

    The Warriors took the opening kickoff in wet and chilly conditions and promptly drove down field to score. The drive culminated in a 29-yard touchdown pass from Justin Hedges to Eli Montero. The conversion run failed leaving the Warriors with a 6-0 lead.

  • Wildcats bow out vs. Gallatin

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    The Henry County Wildcats had a run of five close wins against Gallatin County going into the 31st District tournament Oct. 9. The Wildcats had two one-goal wins and three penalty-kick shootouts in those five wins.

    A sixth close win would have made the folks in Warsaw think there was some voodoo going on but it was not to be as the hosts defeated the Wildcats 2-0 to end their season in the first round.

    It was a typically defensive game between the two teams as neither could find the back of the net through halftime.

  • HCHS competes at Oldham County

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    The Henry County Cross Country team ran in the Oldham County Cross Country Haunted Woods Classic Saturday after a couple of weekends off.

    Keegan Kurtz led the boy’s team with a time of 18:16. Freshman Kayla Harger led the girls team with a time of 22:46 after missing much of the season with an injury.

  • A legislative perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

     FRANKFORT – With fall finally feeling like it has arrived, farmers across the country are in full swing as they wind down another growing season.  Although we are surrounded by farmland, we may sometimes forget that, as a profession, farmers are an elite group.

  • BUDDHALAND

     

    Nestled on the Henry and Carroll County line, there’s 200 acres that hopes to be a site of enlightenment and mindful living.

    On a road appropriately named Zen Forest, BuddhaLand is tucked deep into Turners Station. The Buddhist monastery, or community of monks, isn’t a secret, though; the 2-mile trail has been in the works for two years.

  • HCHS selected for Happiness Project grant

     

    Henry County High School recently received a scholarship from LG Electronics USA for its Project Happiness global initiative.

    HCHS was one of only 10 schools selected nationwide, which awards a grant of curriculum teaching materials.

    According to a recent press release, the Henry County school was picked because of its interest in teaching happiness skills to students. 

  • Troopers train residents at police academy

    The only time most people meet a state trooper—or any law enforcement officer—is during a traffic stop or after an accident on the roadway. 

    But Kentucky State Police want the public to understand what they do, why they do it–and in some cases–how they do it. 

    That’s why the Citizens’ Police Academy formed as a way to demystify the work and forge partnerships between law enforcement and the residents they serve.