Today's News

  • Juniors selected for college program

    Several local high school juniors have been chosen to participate in this year’s Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP).

  • Lady Cats down Warriors

    Haley Miles’ towering three-run home run was the highlight of the Henry County Lady Cats’ 16-0 win over the host Eminence Warriors on April 23. Miles’ first inning blast landed atop the roof of a building several feet behind the left field fence and scored Mikaela Cline and Shelby Ray to make it 12-0.

    The Lady Cats added four more runs in the second inning while Paige DeBurger held the Warriors to one hit by Alexis Shields and a walk to Jayden Browning. Marissa Puckett also reached for the Warriors on an error.

  • Wildcats sweep Rebels with 5-2 win

    The Henry County Wildcats baseball team traveled to Owen County Saturday for a doubleheader against the Rebels and the Western Hills Wolverines and split the games getting an important 5-2 district win against Owen County and falling hard to the Wolverines, 15-0.

    HCHS 5 Owen Co. 2

    The Wildcats started the day with a good overall performance against the host Rebels who had their ace, Jarrod Ball on the mound.

  • Warriors drop slug fest to Iroquois 16-8

    The Eminence Warriors baseball team traveled to Iroquois High School to play the Raiders in what turned out to be an offensive breakout for both teams. Unfortunately a late-inning rash of errors and walks opened the door for the Raiders to pull away for the 16-8 win.

  • Cats finish second in NCKC championships

    The Henry County Wildcats boys’ track team finished as runners-up in this year’s NCKC Championships held at Carroll County on April 22.

    The Wildcats were led by Patrick ravens with first place finishes in the shot put and discus, Eddie Jones with a first place finish in the pole vault and fourth place in the 400-meter dash, Connor Finley with a first place finish in the 110-meter hurdles and second in the long jump and Cameron Johnson who had a second place finish in the triple jump, 3rd in the long jump and fifth in the 100-meter dash.

  • Two HCHS athletes honored for resilience

    Two Henry County High School athletes, Ashton Pennington and Matt Sallee, have been named to the 2014 tomleachky.com All-Resilient Team. According to a press release from tomleachky.com, the team honors Kentucky high school student-athletes who overcome adversity in order to participate in their favorite sports.

    Pennington is a senior who played for the Lady Cats’ basketball team and Sallee is a freshman on the Wildcats’ football and track teams.

  • EHS Student of the Week-Lauren Leopold

    Lauren is a junior on the Warrior softball team.

    Parents Susan and Larry Leopold

    What do you do for fun?

    Hang out with mom on the weekends and church activites.

    How about school clubs?

    Book Club

    Favorite school subject and why:

    Chemistry. I just like anything about science because I want to be in the medical field.

    Favorite TV shows:

    Pretty Little Liars

    Favorite Movie:

    God’s Not Dead

    Favorite music style/artist:

    Country/Tim McGraw

  • Handley Makes Racer Cheerleading squad
  • Filling in while filling vacancy

    Turnover in the workplace is always difficult. While a position is vacant, others on staff have to fill in the gaps left by the recently-departed – on the job, not this world.

    Invariably, someone has to work overtime, not everything gets done and sometimes things get missed, either unavoidably or accidentally.

  • Coming soon, a new editor

    Christopher Brooke


    Have you ever heard a situation summed up in one word that couldn’t be put any better in a lengthy speech?

    In my 19 years as a reporter, I couldn’t count the number of “Times” that’s out there on the banner of periodical print products. It’s probably also not news to readers that more than a few publications named “the news” exist.

    But there’s only one informational outlet that I’ve ever found called “the Local.”