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Today's News

  • Wildcats, Warriors Rumble in the Jungle

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County and Eminence cross country teams got to test their running skills in extremely sloppy conditions Saturday when they traveled to Goshen for North Oldham High School’s Rumble Through the Jungle meet.

    The conditions were so bad that after the high school races were completed the hill in the woods with no grass was cut out of the middle school races due to dangerous conditions.

  • Lady Cats beat Lady Rebels

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Owen County Lady Rebels Thursday afternoon and came away with a 165-182 victory.

    Nikki Perkinson led the way with a two-under par 34 after eagling the par-5 eighth hole.

    Maddie Hensley shot 37, Carleigh Peyton shot 43 and Hannah Merowelli shot 52 to complete the scoring for HCHS.

  • For the love of reading: Introducing ‘Woody and Chloe’

    My earliest memories of reading a newspaper were with my Nana. She always read the “funnies,” as she called the comics first in the paper because she said she liked to start her day with a laugh. 

  • Saying grace: For what do you pray?

     

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    The Steak ‘n Shake on South Hurstbourne Parkway in Louisville was crowded as Donna and I arrived for a Sunday lunch before heading to a children’s quilt show in Jeffersontown. We were given the option of a table by a window or one in the center of the restaurant. We opted for the window.

  • Public Record - September 5, 2018

    KSP ARRESTS
    Michelle Shannon, 30, Campbellsburg — arrested August 26 on Pendleton Road for failure to appear and contempt of court

    Andres Solis, 40, Carrolton — arrested August 26 on Campbellsburg Road for DUI, first

    Ashley Webb, 27, Bedford — arrested August 28 on Lear Lane for failure to appear
    Kenneth Webb, 29, Bedford — arrested August 28 on Lear Lane for a probation violation
    Corey Holbrook, 25, Smithfield — arrested August 31 on Goodlett Circle for assault, fourth
    Melissa Greer, 34, Smithfield — arrested August 31 on Goodlett Circle for assault, fourth

    EPD ARRESTS

  • Local Buzz - September 5, 2018

    Church activities
    Sulphur Christian Church meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday.
    Drennon Christian Church meets from 6 to 8 p.m. most Wednesdays. Check the Facebook page for the current schedule.
    Life Church will hold Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.
    The Church of St. John Chrysostom will offer the “Rite of Christian Invitiation of Adults (RCIA)” class this year. If interested in learning more about the Catholic church, call Father Mike Tobin at (502) 257-7557 or Deacon Butch Kinsella at (502) 257-7561.

  • Watch for first sign of frost to keep cattle healthy

    Crazy enough, fall is around the corner, and that means we need to watch for potential frosts. The National Weather Service for Louisville states that the average first fall frost is around the end of October, but a frost can come at any time.

  • 4-H continues through high school years

    Henry County 4-H is ready to kick off a new program year beginning in October, and there are lots of clubs and activities to join. If you are between the ages of 9 and 19 then you should check out 4-H.
    There are many excellent reasons to join 4-H. Here are just a few:
    Research has shown that active 4-Hers have a higher academic competence and higher school engagement.
    • They are four times more likely to make contributions to their communities.
    • They are two times more likely to be civically active.
    • They are two times more likely to make healthier choices.

  • Lady Cats take round one of net rivalry

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats got a huge district road victory over their archrival Eminence Warriors Aug. 28.

    The Lady Cats came out strong and jumped out to a 20-2 lead in the first set before settling for a 25-7 win.

    The second set was closer as both teams struggled to string together serves in the early going.

    The Warriors began to get their strong frontline game going as Maddie Sweeney, Kenya Vargas and Aaliyah Bailey had kills early on to take a 14-12 lead.

  • Wildcats weather storm at Grant

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Grant County Friday night to take on the Braves in a football game delayed for over two hours by thunderstorms.

    The game started on time but at the end of the first quarter with score still knotted at zero, the referees called a lightning delay.

    “It was about 8 o’clock when they stopped it,” HCHS Coach Matt Wright said. “By the time we started the second quarter it was 10:17.”