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Today's News

  • Moe and Curly: An unexpected friendship

    Brothers Norman and Paul Carlton, better known as Moe and Curly, were sometimes easy and sometimes hard men to love.

    That is not so uncommon. If we’re honest, love is always sometimes easy and sometimes hard. It’s the nature of love.

    I met Moe in 2005. He was 58 years old but looked much older. He shared a house with Curly, his older and dying brother. The house sat on a hill a mile off the highway. Besides the steep climb on a less than well maintained road, getting from the highway to the house meant crossing two creeks, one of them twice.

  • Stray dogs in New Castle a ‘no-no’

    By Bobby King

    Mayor of New Castle

    As Mayor of New Castle, I receive numerous amounts of calls each month by concerned citizens who are either scared to go walking through town, mad, alarmed or complaining about the surprising number of dogs that are roaming the streets and outlying subdivisions.

  • What’s Kentucky’s Notre Dame?

    By Stuart Sanders

    Kentucky Historical Society

    When Notre Dame Cathedral burned on April 15, people across the world mourned the damage.

     They shared family photographs taken at the cathedral, worried about artifacts housed within the church and expressed concern about the building’s stained glass windows.

     While we mourn the fire because of the cathedral’s religious and cultural significance, we also connect to the building because of the power of authentic places.

  • Lady Cats romp past two Nelson teams

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Lady Cats halted their losing streak at two games with blowout wins over Nelson County and Thomas Nelson on the road Saturday at Nelson County.

    The Lady Cats defeated Nelson County 13-0 in the first game.

    They scored one run in the second, five in the third, four in the fourth and three in the fifth.

    Meanwhile, Grace Adams shut down the Nelson County offense by allowing only two hits and eight batters while walking none.

  • Wildcats lose to Carroll, 10-8; beat Atherton

    sports@hclocal.com

    The visiting Henry County Wildcats had a big fourth inning at the plate to take the lead from Carroll County April 23, but the Panthers responded with an even bigger bottom of the fourth to come away with a 10-8 win.

    Carroll County got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the first with three runs. David Duncan led off and reached first safely after swinging at a wild pitch for strike three.

  • EHS gets walk-off win

    sports@hclocal.com

    The host Eminence Warriors got a game-winning single from Clarice Wilkerson in the bottom of the seventh inning to win a pitcher’s duel between Warrior Audrey Wilkerson and Lady Raider Abby Ponder.

    Neither team could get on the scoreboard through the first four-and-a-half innings. Eminence managed just four base runners and a lone hit by Faithe Axline through four innings.

    Trimble County had three hits and three base runners through their first five at-bats.

  • Warriors fall to Owen, Lloyd

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owenton to take on Owen County April 22 and fell to their district rivals after making a comeback bid in the top of the sixth.

    Owen County scored their first run in the bottom of the first on a single, two wild pitches and a groundout.

    They made it 2-0 in the second with back-to-back singles and two Eminence errors.

    After a scoreless third inning, Owen County made it 4-0 on a walk, a hit batter, a single and another Eminence error.

  • Hosey to shoot for Campbellsville archery team

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School senior Hayley Hosey will continue her archery career at Campbellsville University next season after signing a letter of intent to shoot for the Tigers in a ceremony held at the HCHS library April 24.

    Hosey was interested in several local colleges that offer competitive archery.

    “I was looking at Georgetown and Midway as well as Campbellsville,” Hosey said. “I visited and it was a beautiful community and campus. Everyone really welcomed me.

  • Wildcats' track team hosts NCKTC meet

    HCHS results in NCKTC meet:

    Girls 100-meter dash 14 runners

    5th Jolie Staples 13.81, 12th Kailey Evans 15.64, 14th Alyssa Oschner 16.86

    Girls 200-meter dash 11 runners

    11th Alyssa Oschner 36.83

    Boys 100-meter dash 14 runners

    6th Chris Mertz 12.28, 7th Blake Cole 12.43, 11th Nolan Mayse 12.85, 12th Jorge Limones 13.21

    Boys 200-meter dash 11 runners

    9th Jorge Limones 27.46, 10th Nolan Mayse 27.53

    Boys 1600-meter run 8 runners

    5th Avery Stivers 5:35.8, 7th Jackson Woods 5:43.13

  • EMS TSA shines at state technology conference

    SUBMITTED BY

    Sherry Curtsinger

    Eminence Middle School TSA showed well at the State Technology Student Association Conference April 22 to 24. Technology Student Association is a national career and technical organization that offers competitive events related to various career pathways.

    1st Place - Chapter Team

    Savanna Flowers, Sydney Dennis Alyssa Harger, Harrison Gilbert, Sydney Brandenburg and Bella Coffee

    1st Place -  System Controls

    Jackson Curtsinger, Blaze Berry and Quentin Shuff