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Today's News

  • Wildcats survive Wolverines' comeback

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Frankfort Friday to take on Western Hills and came away with a 63-61 win.

    The Wildcats built a 15 point lead in the third quarter before Western Hills came all the way back to tie it in the final period.

    Western Hills tied the score with 1:07 left in the game on a 3-pointer.

    Zach Hinkel answered with a drive to the basket that resulted in a 3-point play to restore the Wildcats’ lead.

  • HCHS cheerleaders win region

    The Henry County High school cheerleading team won the Eighth Region all-girl, large team division at the Eighth Region Cheer competition at Anderson County Saturday. The squad will move on to the state competition at the All-Tech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington this Saturday. They will compete at 12:50 p.m.

  • College game features four ex-Cats

    Submitted

    The Henry County boys basketball team traveled to Lexington on Wednesday for a game. Only this time they weren’t playing. Instead the team went to support four of their alumni that were playing. Derek Jeffries and Jackson Jeffries play for Transylvania University and Austin Young and Gavin Jameson play for Thomas More College.

  • Bush bags buck
  • Sports Brief-Wildcat football all-stars

    Three Henry County Wildcat football players have been selected to play in area all-star games.
    Cameron Paynter and Clay Wilson were selected to play for the Louisville Area East team in the East vs. West All-Star game in Louisville on Dec. 4th.
    Trevyn Spencer has been selected to the Best of the Bluegrass Louisville All-Star game at St Xavier High School Dec. 11th.
     

  • Christmas in New Castle 2016
  • Lucas takes over at Henry EMS

    Being from a family with a long history of volunteering and working with fire and emergency medical services, the new director of Henry County EMS says she was born with the desire to help others.
    Paige Lucas’ father Ronnie had long talks with her after his 24-hour shifts for Shelby County EMS and drove her around in a fire truck when she was a child.
    Her uncle Gary, as the Eminence Fire Department chief, trained her as a firefighter and didn’t take it easy on her. Her uncle Steve now serves as the chief of the city fire department.

  • Police looking into shots fired at Saloon, truck

    Eminence Police Department officers have been investigating a report of two shots aimed at the Saloon and the business owner’s vehicle since Nov. 19, according to Police Chief Kevin Kemper.
    That day, Saloon owner Tommy Paul came to the EPD to report a shooting the night before, when he and a few others were closing the bar, Kemper said. A subject discharged a rifle into the front window there.
    They also discovered a bullet hole in the driver’s side door of Paul’s truck.

  • Hoping and Praying

    Thousands of prayers from Henry County High School, the community and social media have buoyed the spirits of the Carnal family as 17-year-old Lyndi continues recovering from emergency surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
    Support radiated out from Henry County after Lyndi’s friend Jasmine Blade encouraged classmates and others through social media to wear purple last Friday — the color that holds the most meaning for those who suffer from Crohn’s disease.

  • Tristan Ridge going up on King Street

    The Woda Group skipped holding a groundbreaking for Tristan Ridge to meet its goal of opening the $6.7 million, 44-unit apartment complex for seniors 55 and older by August, according to Vice President Tammy Stansbury.
    Following closely on the installation of a new sewer line needed to serve the two-story development off King Street in Eminence, crews began clearing the land last week.