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Today's News

  • Clark blanks Raiders; Wildcats win 6-0

    The Henry County Wildcats defeated the visiting Trimble County Raiders 6-0 on May 13 behind a strong pitching performance from sophomore Bodie Clark. Clark allowed four hits, struck out five and walked one on the way to a complete game victory. The Cats manufactured six runs on only three hits. Dylan Adams and Tyler Robbins led the offense with two RBIs each.

    The Cats generated their runs by taking advantage of four Trimble County errors and seven walks with good base running. They had eight stolen bases in the game.

  • Jones' shutout propels Warriors to victory

    The Eminence Warriors’ baseball team closed out the regular season with a win over the Burgin Bulldogs on Saturday but it didn’t come easy. The Warriors needed a stellar performance from pitcher Austin Jones and a single run in the fifth to notch their second victory of the Bulldogs this season.

    Jones struck out eleven, gave up four hits and walked five in getting the complete game victory.

  • Six Cats make state

    The Henry County Wildcats’ track team represented itself well at the Region 3 AA championships on May 13 at Christian Academy of Louisville. The boys’ team finished fifth and had four individuals qualify for the state meet, which will be held on Friday at the University of Kentucky track and field complex. The girls’ team had two state qualifiers.

  • Lady Cats fall to Oldham, Eastern

    The Henry County Lady cats wrapped up the regular season with a tough slate of games that included trips to Eastern High School and Oldham County before finishing with a doubleheader against Western Hills at home on Friday night.

    Eastern 16 HCHS 7

    The Eagles jumped on the Lady Cats for six runs in the first inning and never looked back as they pounded out 14 hits. The Eagles’ hit parade included seven doubles and two triples.

  • 8th Annual New Castle Lions Club Truck and Tractor Pull

    The New Castle Lions Club held its 8th annual Truck and Tractor Pull this past weekend. Although poor track conditions resulted in a cancellation Friday night, Saturday night’s pull went off without a hitch. Pullers from nine states made the trip to the fairgrounds to compete in the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League sanctioned event. The event’s coordinator, Justin Atchison, was quick to point out all those who contributed to the effort, including the New Castle Lions Club members, Nate Buckler, Steve Davie, Camie Hagan and Michael Douglas.

  • Do you need something to do?

    Chris Brooke

    Editor

    “Do you need something to do?” ranks among the top questions that I hate to hear.

    Having that query posed to me probably means my features have twisted themselves into an expression of bafflement or irritation.

    As someone who likes to stay occupied and keep working towards goals, I want to avoid a lot of downtime.

    Fortunately for me, then, the business of setting up my new home means there’s been no shortage.

  • The time to come together is now

    This morning the dust is settling, and after a long campaign season,  we have discovered who the winners of partisan primaries are. Those who will advance to the general election in November, and a few who have actually won their elections.  
    To those who have won their primary and face no opposition in November, congratulations.  
    The time has come for winners and losers to come together and focus on fighting the common foe.

  • Putting the ‘care’ in ‘Apothecary’

    Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Eminence Mayor Drane Stephens wanted to help a business leader bring Eminence Apothecary to the city. Now, he’s behind the counter, running the new store.

    Jerry Barnett came up with the idea and sought out the mayor to ask about the business climate and fees, the mayor said.

  • Johnson & Co. floored by opportunity

    Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Johnson & Co. Flooring hit the ground running on Main Street in Eminence two months ago.

    A lifelong desire to be an entrepreneur led owner Chad Johnson to open the business.

  • Exciting new businesses coming to Henry County

    May has been an exciting month for our cities around the county. Campbellsburg is making real progress in finishing the Community Center, Pleasureville is looking forward to the opening of the Amish Restaurant for lunch only on May 30, Eminence has McDonald’s opening on May 29 at 5 a.m. and the Eminence Apothecary has its doors open as well. New Castle is looking forward to the new drug store being open, and Henry County has much to offer to any who might want to check us out.