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Today's News

  • Book recalling 1936 Henry County murder turns 2 years old

    Upon the second anniversary of a local author’s debut book on the tale of a 1936 Henry County murder, readers gathered to hear her speak about her findings last week at the Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL).

    Ann DAngelo dedicated six years of her life investigating the Nov. 6, 1936 shooting death of La Grange widow and businesswoman Verna Garr Taylor in Pendleton for her book “Dark Highway: Love, Murder and Revenge in 1930s Kentucky.”

  • FFA officers staying busy over the summer

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    FFA kicked off summer by attending the Kentucky State FFA Convention held June 4-7.
    Highlights include four members receiving their Kentucky State FFA Degree, the chapter being recognized in the top 10 percent of chapters through the National Chapter Contest, a student receiving the Agri-Entrepreneur award, and members participating in contests. The convention was held at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

  • County’s Dutch Creek Farm is farm of the year

    Landmark News Service
    The Schlosnagle family of Dutch Creek Farm was commended for their farming practice at Cropper Ruritan Club’s July 19 meeting and presented with the Outstanding Farmer of the Year award.
    Dutch Creek Farm was started in Pleasureville by the family in 1981 by husband and wife team Doug and Susan Schlosnagle. The family initially raised tobacco and feeder cows, but as the years went on and they had children, they began testing out other methods of farming. 
    When their daughter, Chelsey, was about 6 years old and their son, Jared, about 4, they got them some laying hens.

  • 18th Annual Friends for Michael golf scramble

     The Friends for Michael Spinal Cord Injury Association held its 18th annual golf scramble at Henry County Country Club Sept. 12.

    Many familiar faces showed up to support the cause of helping those with spinal cord injuries. There were also several new groups. Longtime friends and new friends alike enjoyed beautiful weather, a great golf course and lunch provided by Our Best Restaurant.

  • Cross Country Cats run at Horse Park

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County cross country team traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park for the Franklin County Invitational Saturday to get a feel for the course that hosts the state meet.

    Keegan Kurtz led the way for the Wildcats and Jackson Fischer set a personal record (PR).

    In the middle school race Dillon Downey had an outstanding race with a 19th place finish in a field of 131 runners.

  • HCHS boys finish fifth at Grant tourney

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    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Eagle Creek Golf Course for the Grant County Invitational and came away with a fifth place finish after shooting a 318.

    Alex Hadden led the way with a 72, which was good for a tie for fourth place. Isaac Klempner shot 73 to tie for sixth place. Will Peyton shot 84 and Wyatt Pittman shot 89 to round out the scoring. Maddox Klempner shot 94 as the Wildcats’ fifth golfer.

  • Lady Cats defeated By Anderson, Owen

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Anderson County Sept., 12 and fell to the Lady Bearcats 2-1.

    The Lady Cats fell behind early in the first set, 3-0, but came back to tie the score at 8-8 on a stuff block by Sydney Rayner. That started a 5-0 run that saw Rachel Jump get a kill along with Raymer.

    But Anderson came back immediately to take a 14-13 lead.

    From there it was back and forth as neither team could establish dominance. With the score tied 17-17 the Lady Bearcats scored three points in a row to lead 20-17.

  • Warriors defeated by Carroll, 45-0

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Carrollton Friday night to take on the Carroll County Panthers and fell hard after starting the year 3-0.

    The Warriors reached the Panther five-yard line after a successful fake punt pass to Eli Montero and a diving catch by Mano Saunders on third and 15.

    “Our first drive was promising,” EHS Coach Tye Lawson said. “We made it to the five-yard line before it stalled out.”

  • Hensley leads golf team to victory

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Carroll County at the Henry County Country Club Sept. 10 and came away with a 185-225 victory on senior day for Maddie Hensley and Nikki Perkinson.

    Hensley led the Lady Cats with a 37. Perkinson shot 43, Carleigh Peyton shot 46 and Hannah Merowelli shot 59.

  • EHS defeats Carroll, 3-0

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Carrollton Thursday night to take on the Carroll County Lady Panthers in an important district seeding match and came away with a 3-0 win.

    The Warriors won the first set 25-11, the second 25-17 and the third 25-20.