Today's News

  • Learn how to design and modify your own clothing

    If you enjoy watching the clothing design shows on television and wish you could create your own clothing items then this is your chance. Two sewing clubs will begin meeting shortly after the New Year. The beginning club will be sewing 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Mondays starting Jan. 13. Those that have sewn previously in 4-H will be among the advanced group that will begin meeting 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Thursdays starting Jan. 9. The clubs will meet weekly until projects have been completed.

  • Plan adequately for spring calving cows

    Several of our commodity groups hold their annual meetings and educational conferences in the early part of the year, and 2014 opens with lots of opportunities to get needed information and networking. The Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference and Trade Show will take place Jan. 6 through Jan.7,at the Embassy Suites Hotel near the old UK Coldstream Farm on Newtown Pike in Lexington. Details and registration information are available at http://bit.ly/1bZjBpI.

  • Shopping local is always better

    By Joe Yates

  • Getting out of the ‘Scrooge’ spirit

    By Joe Yates

    Today everything is dark gray. It is the time of year when the sun, mostly veiled by clouds, attends to us for a few short hours each day and quickly disappears. The snow and the frozen stuff came, as predicted; winter’s first pall covered the ground a bit early.

  • Holly-day Display

    By Brad Bowman

    Larry Ramsey loves seeing cars stop and look at his Christmas light display.
    Strands of blue LEDs spiral the trees lining Larry and Carolyn Ramsey’s driveway and yard. Blue laser lights emit speckled patterns on his garage. Ramsey enjoys putting the lights up even it if takes hours to do.

  • Wildcats win Round 1

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Eminence Warriors on Dec. 10 in round one of the county rivalry and came away with an 81-56 victory.

    The game got off to a flying start as both teams attacked the basket aggressively. Austin Young scored the first basket of the game on a 12-footer before Shelby Armstrong scored 30 seconds later on a put back. The teams traded baskets until Landon New broke a 6-6 tie when he scored on a goaltending call to make it 8-6 with 5:18 left in the opening period.

  • Lady Cats down Warriors 49-13

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Eminence Warriors on Dec. 10 and came away with a 49-13 victory.

    Ashley Craigmyle got the first bucket of the game on a put back and Cheyenne Clark hit a 3-pointer and layup to give the Wildcats an early 7-0 lead as the Warriors young team struggled to get their offense going.

    The Wildcats played 10 players in the first quarter and led 13-0 going into the second quarter.

  • Wildcats 5-0 after wins over Gallatin, Shawe

    The Henry County Wildcats got a rare road win over the Gallatin County Wildcats on Friday night by a score of 53-52. The Cats needed a furious comeback in the game’s final two minutes to get their first win in Warsaw since Dec. 12, 2001, when George Abernathy’s Wildcats won 57-53.

    The Cats were down seven points with 1:47 left in the game but they scored eight points of the next nine points and then held on in the game’s final 28 seconds to secure the important district win.

  • Lady Cats defeat Sayre, Shawe

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Sayre Lady Spartans on Thursday night and came away with a 48-43 victory.

    The Lady Cats built a sizable lead in the second and third periods after falling behind in the first period 9-6.

    “The first quarter was just a feeling out quarter for both teams,” Coach Todd Gilley said. “It wasn’t like either team was playing poorly even though we weren’t scoring, we weren’t playing poorly.”

  • HC JV falls to North Bullitt; Defeats Western Hills