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Today's News

  • Wildcats' golf team falls to Carroll

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    The Henry County Wildcat golf team traveled to Wheatley Golf Course on Aug. 19 to take on the Carroll County Panthers and fell 159 to 197 as the host Panthers had one of their best team scores in a long time.

    Alex Hadden led the way for the Wildcats and took top individual honors with a 38. Isaac Klempner shot 48, Jakob Beckley shot 57 and Dustin Love carded a 57. Adam Kent shot 58 and Conor Lyons had a 56, but did not figure in the team scoring.

  • Lady Cats fall to Spencer, Collins

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    The Henry County Lady Cats opened the 2014 season with a 2-1 loss to Spencer County Lady Bearson Aug. 18.

    The Lady Cats opened tentatively in game one as Spencer jumped out to a 5-1 lead. The Lady Cats began to play better after that and the game stayed close until Lady Bears scored on two consecutive aces to go up 16-9. The Lady Cats never got closer than six points the rest of the way and Spencer eventually pulled away to the final 10-point margin.

  • Good returns

     

    Patrons of the Henry County Public Library who regularly check out the free materials and services can get a good return on their tax dollars, said Library Director Jessica Powell in a report at the August meeting of the Fiscal Court. 

  • Henry schools seek max revenue

     

    Henry County Public Schools officials are considering a 68.5 cent-tax rate in order to get a 4 percent increase in revenue, according to information from Superintendent Tim Abrams.

  • Growing in Grace Childcare opens in Eminence

     

    A new childcare facility specializing in providing services for infants and toddlers opened on Aug. 4 in Eminence. 

  • City workers wade into hornets' nest

     

    Eminence city employees neutralized a hornets’ nest on King Street Wednesday, after the aggressive wasps stung a resident of Hillcrest Street three times.

  • Organic farming has natural appeal

     

    Growing up next to corn and beans farms, running in between the corn stalks as a child and riding my grandpa’s tractor and combine, I can still picture the long straight rows in fields that appeared to run from a county road to the horizon.

  • Senate candidates spar at Farm Bureau forum

     

    BY TAYLOR RILEY

    LANDMARK NEWS SERVICE

  • Wildcats start season with loss, win

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    The Henry County Wildcat boys’ golf team got off to a rocky start with a loss at Trimble County on Aug. 12, but came back for a victory over Gallatin County last Thursday.

    Trimble County 205 HCHS 206

    The Wildcats traveled to Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Bedford for the match of the season and found the hilly course difficult.

    The Raiders chose to hold the match on the back nine and the Wildcats had never seen that part of the course and struggled with many blind tee shots.

  • Lady Cats fall to Collins; 6th at anderson

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    The Henry County Lady Cats’ golf team hosted Collins on Aug. 13 without the services of MacKenzie Peyton, who traveled to Northern Kentucky to play in the Notre Dame Invitational against some of the top players in the Kentucky and Ohio.

    The Lady Cats’ fell to the Lady Titans 198-206 with eighth-grader Maddie Hensely leading the way with a 40. Hensley was low scorer by five strokes for either team. Mary Borders and Clair Watts led Collins, each shooting 45.