Today's News

  • Lady Cats soccer fall to Spencer, Bourbon

    The 2013 soccer season opened roughly for the Henry County Lady Cats, who fell to Spencer County 8-0 and Bourbon County 6-0.

    The Lady Cats hosted the Lady Bears in their Aug. 20 opener and gave up the first score on a  Spencer County shot from 18 yards out with 34:15 to play in the first half.

    Henry County then played on even terms with the talented Lady Bears until just 2:11 remained in the first half when Spencer County got their second goal from 15 yards out on a breakaway.

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Molly Williamson

    Molly is a junior on the Lady Cats’ volleyball and softball teams.

    Parents: Pat and Jennifer Williamson.

    What do you do for fun?

    Play summer softball, pageants and hunt.

    How about school clubs?

    Pep Club, TSA, FCA.

    Favorite school subject and why?

    Chemistry. It comes natural to me and I’m going into the science field.

    Favorite TV shows?

    Lizard Lick Towing, Catfish the TV Show.

    Favorite Movie?


    Favorite music style/artist?

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Hayden Hoofman

    Hayden is a senior on the Warriors’ football and basketball teams.

    Parents: Keri and Ron Hoofman.

    What do you do for fun?

    Play golf; hang out with friends and work.

    How about school clubs?

    Senior Beta, pep club.

    Favorite school subject and why?

    Math. I like to figure stuff out and how it works.

    Favorite TV shows?

    Sports Center, Duck Dynasty, History Channel.

    Favorite Movie?

    Armageddon, Seven Pounds.

    Favorite music style/artist?

  • Coach's Corner-Steve Galyon

    Basic bio




    Born in Knoxville, Tenn.

    High School

    Oak Ridge High School


    Carson Newman College

    Teaching position


    Coaching background

    Baseball/Cross Country/Golf/A.D.


    Wife Charlene; sons Matthew and Jason; 5 grandchildren

    Outside interests?

  • Public Record for the week of August 28


    Audrey Way, 57, Pleasureville, to Lyle W. Baker, 59, Bagdad.


    Eric Vaughn Doll, 47, Carrollton, and Laurie Lynn Williams, 38, Campbellsburg.

    Garrett Doyle Gambrel, 32, Smithfield, and Michelle Denise Way, 44, Eminence.

    Aaron Michael Simpson, 28, Eminence, and Whitney Morgan Durrett Simpson, 26, Eminence.

  • Wildcat gofers fall to Carroll County, 172-196

    The Henry County boys golf team is nothing if not consistent.

    The team shot a 192 at Wheatley in an Aug. 20 match against Carroll County, who shot 176. It was the third straight match in which the team shot 192.

    Alex Hadden led the way once again with a 43. Isaac Klempner shot a 46 and Robbie Cruse had his personal best round with a 49. Dillon Allen rounded out the scoring with a 54. Jakob Beckley also played and shot 57.

  • Brooklyn Renee

    Darlene Hedges, Eminence and Billie Ellison, Taylorsville announce the birth of their daughter, Brooklynn Renee. She was born Monday, August 12, 2013 at Baptist East Hospital. She weighed 5 pounds 6 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.

    Grandparents are Sharon Hedges, Eminence and the late Edward Hedges and Darlene Ellison and Ray Ellison, Taylorsville.

  • Sports Brief-Mustangs dominate in Georgetown
  • New Castle Elementary School Student of the Week: Kennedy Brown

    Kennedy is a 2nd grader at New Castle Elementary.


    What is your favorite subject?

    Writing because it’s cool to sometimes write about what’s going on in your life that is exciting, make people laugh and to make up characters.


    I also like reading. When it’s a story and it’s exciting or you read a book about crafts you can learn to make something.


    What do you do for fun?

  • Eminence Elementary School Student of the Week: Jayden Kruer

    Jayden Kruer is  a 1st grader at

    Eminence Elementary School.


    Where are you from?

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


    What is your favorite subject?

    I like to read books.


    What do you do for fun?

    I like to play outside and go down the slide.


    What do you want to do when you grow up?

    I want to be a teacher. I like to help people.


    What kind of music do you like?

    Dance music.