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Today's News

  • Local athletes can master their swing

    Master Swing Practice Facility in Jericho helping local golfers, ballplayers

    By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    For those looking to improve their golf swing or better their batting average a new facility located in Jericho affords them that opportunity.

    Master Swing Practice Facility located at 166 Old Jericho Road is a driving and batting cage that is open year-round. Jon Smith, a PGA teaching pro opened the batting cage facility last April and the driving range last August.

  • Business opening makes for happy meal

     

  • Lady Cats fall to Bearcats in Regional

    The Henry County Lady Cats faced the Walton-Verona Bearcats in the first round of the 8th Region tournament on May 26 with a good shot at advancing to the semifinals. The Lady Cats defeated the Bearcats 2-1 in the second game of the regular season.

    But Walton turned the tables on the Lady Cats with a 6-3 victory that saw the Bearcats score in five of six innings, with the killer blow coming in the sixth when they scored two runs after the Lady Cats had pulled to within one run in the top half of the inning.

  • Look back bodes well for the future

    The 2014 spring sports season was as much about the future as it was about the present.

    So as we look back at the season, we will analyze the prospects for the future.

    •Two HCHS track athletes won regional titles this year. Patrick Cravens set a personal record in the most important meet of the season to take the discus title at the Region 3 Class AA meet held at Christian Academy.

  • Local trio key to UK's shotgun success

    Three Henry County men, Jacob Yount, Jordan Campbell and Connor Toole, helped the UK shotgun team to a fifth place finish at the Association of College Unions International National Shotgun Championships at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, Texas. The team shoots in the Division II level of competition, which consists mainly of club teams that are not supported by school or NCAA funding.

  • Sports Briefs

    Catfish Tournament Results

    The Henry County Rod and Gun Club held their first catfish tournament of the 2014 season on Saturday, May 24.

    The Big Fish winner was Matthew Booth.

    Winners for total pounds caught were: 1st place-Troy White, 2nd place-Amanda Rayburn, 3rd place-Danny Adams.

    The next tournament will be held June 21st starting at 7 p.m. and ending at 7 a.m. June 22.

    Registration begins at 6 p.m. on June 21.

  • Local athletes receive postseason honors
  • New Castle goes patriotic

     

    The New Castle Patriotic Festival, formerly known as the New Castle Spring Fling, will be bigger, brighter and more patriotic this year.

  • Business opening makes for happy meal
  • Heroin on the rise in county

     

    Henry County has been largely spared from the heroin use and abuse that’s gripping other areas of Kentucky so far, according to local law enforcement and court officials. But they also see the demand for heroin increasing in the county.