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Today's News

  • Sports Briefs

    Friends for Michael 5K run/walk

    The Friends for Michael Spinal Cord Injury Organization held their 18th annual 5K run/walk Saturday at Henry County High School.

    Sixty-eight people participated in the event to raise money for spinal cord injury victims and research.

    Eric Phillips won the overall men’s event in a time of 18:46.82. Sydney Amyx was the women’s overall winner in a time of 24:18.00.

    Age division results:

    Girls 11 and under-1st Akacia Kurtz, 2nd Meg Golden, 3rd Kennedy Brown

  • Wildcats beat Owen; fall to Carroll

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcat soccer team hosted the Owen County Rebels on Sept. 23 in an important district matchup. The Wildcats got off to a fast start and cruised to a 4-2 win.

    Gavin Jameson showed off a variety of skills in the early going as he dribbled around players, outran defenders and used his height to win headers but he couldn’t get the elusive first goal in the opening 15 minutes.

    Jameson had five shots, three of which were on goal by the 25-minute mark.

  • Lady Cats win 2 in district

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cat soccer team faced a tough situation in a critical week and found a way to get the job done as they beat district rivals Owen County and Carroll County last week.

    The Lady Cats lost top scorer Rachel Vegh for a couple of weeks when she injured her knee in the Oldham County game. The Lady Cats then lost Savannah Medley to a fractured foot in practice just a couple of days later. To top it off, another forward, Tierra Allison injured her knee in the early stages of the team’s game against Owen County.

  • 'Cats romp past N. Bullitt

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats put together another good performance, as they get ready to enter district action when they traveled to North Bullitt High School on Friday night and won 42-8.

    The Wildcats put the game away early with four touchdowns in the first period and one in the second to lead 35-0 going into the locker room.

    The Wildcats scored their sixth touchdown early in the fourth quarter and then emptied their bench as the clock ran continuously for the rest of the game.

  • Warriors win epic battle vs. Lady Cats

    sports@hclocal.com

    Round two of the local volleyball rivalry had ups and downs, intensity and comebacks by both teams, but in the end the Eminence Warriors defeated the host Henry County Lady Cats three games to two Sept. 23 to split the season series.

  • Peyton wins fourth NCKC title

    sports@hclocal.com

    After playing the first nine holes of the NCKC tournament held at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw on Sept. 23, Henry County senior MacKenzie Peyton was in jeopardy of losing her first NCKC title in four years. Peyton was six over after the first seven holes.

    But she pulled her game together in the final 12 holes and had five birdies and seven pars to finish at one-over 72 and take her fourth consecutive North Central Kentucky Conference title by two strokes over her eighth-grade teammate Maddie Hensley, who had her best round of the year.

  • Hadden wins NCKC in playoff

    sports@hclocal.com

    After waiting for more than 30 minutes for all the other golfers in the NCKC tournament to finish, Alex Hadden stepped to the tee box on the first hole at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw on Sept. 23 for the most important tee shot of his young life. Hadden had tied with Justin Trusty of Owen County for the lead after 18 holes and was now in a sudden death playoff for the NCKC individual title.

  • Milk builds strong bones, students learn

     

    Campbellsburg Elementary celebrated World School Milk Day Sept. 24 to promote the health benefits of dairy products for children, according to the food service manager there.

  • Two fall attractions crop up

    Morgan's Run

     

    Before creating the agricultural attraction called Morgan’s Run in Henry County, Cathy Dalene McCann and family had to learn how to farm.

  • Rumpke contract extended

     

    Though five Henry County Fiscal Court representatives approved extending the waste contract with Rumpke another five years at a special meeting Sept. 23, one magistrate felt that the process should have been open to competitive bids.