Today's News

  • Road Warriors win again

    The Eminence High School Warriors may want to change their name to honor the Mel Gibson film series of the 1980’s. The Road Warriors have won 2 in a row on the road and will play in Cincinnati tomorrow against Riverview High School. They will finally come home to play on Sept. 14.
    For now though, the road is just fine as Eminence defeated the Shawnee Golden Eagles 40-15 Friday in Louisville to follow up the trip to Caverna where they won 22-0.

  • Boys golf showing steady improvement

    The Henry County boys’ golf team hosted two matches last week against conference rivals and came up on the short end of the scorecard.

    On Wednesday, Aug. 22 the Cats hosted Owen County with Owen winning the match 172 to 202.

    Individually, Alex Hadden shot a 42 to lead the Cats. Nathan Paris shot 49, Isaac Klempner shot 52 and Connor Lyons carded a 59.

    On Tuesday, Aug. 21, the Cats took on Carroll County and lost 182 to 205. Hadden led the team with a 44, Paris and Klempner shot 52 and Dillon Allen shot 57.

  • Lady Cats trump Trimble on the links

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Trimble County Lady Raiders Wednesday Aug. 22 and came away with a 47-stroke victory.
    MacKenzie Peyton took individual honors with a 37. Teammate Maddie Hensley took second with a 39. Cheyenne Clark carded a 59 and Nikki Perkinson shot a 65 to round out the team scoring at 200.
    Others participating for the Lady Cats but not figuring in the scoring included Hayley Peyton, 66, Claire Young, 71, and Tori Williams, 72.

  • Mustangs win tournament

    The Mustangs Little League baseball team traveled to Cecilia, and played in a tournament on the weekend of August 18 and 19. The Mustangs came in first place and went undefeated. In pool play on Saturday they tied South Hardin County 3-3. In the second game they beat LaRue County 5-4. On Sunday in a single elimination tournament they beat LaRue County 7-0 and in the finals beat Elizabethtown 4-2 to win the championship.

  • Jimison to lead EHS cross country


  • Girls soccer falls to Owen

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Owenton Wednesday Aug. 22 to take on the Owen County Lady Rebels and came away with a 5-0 defeat.
    Owen County scored 3 goals in the first half and 2 in the second as the Lady Cats were held scoreless for the second time in three games.  

  • Baughman wins another title

    Henry Baughman played the Southern Indoor Tennis championships in Lexington this past weekend. In Singles, he defeated Don Butts 6-1, 6-0 and Russ Walcup 6-1, 6-0 in the final of the 75 and over singles division.

    Playing in the 70 and over doubles division with brother, Jim, they won by defeating
    Russ Walcup and Dave Hammond 6-2, 6-0 for the championship. Jim lost in the final of the 70 and over singles to Ralph Greco of Atlanta, Ga., 1-6, 1-6.          

  • Henry County 4H students place at state fair

    Henry County 4-Hers have been very busy this past week at the Kentucky State Fair.  Before the fair began, the 4-H State Dog Show was held at Broadbent Arena on Aug. 11 and 12.  Kellyn and Kendyll Smith along with Lincoln won first place in the costume contest. The trio dressed as the Doublemint Twins and Lincoln was the stick of gum.  There were 50 entries in this category.  Congratulations to all three.  On Sunday two of our club members participated in classes throughout the day. 

  • Drought continues throughout nation; no rain recorded in county last week

    As I write this on Monday afternoon, hopes are high for some much-needed rain to be pushed into the area as a result of a Tropical Storm to the south.  While no rain has been observed at the office, I’ve been on the phone with two farmers in the Lacie and Turners Station area who reported rain.  The Lacie farmer had been caught out in the field in a rain that quit as soon as he was wet. 

  • You can cut calories while eating out

    Whether you’re trying to lose excess pounds or maintain a healthy weight, eating out in restaurants can sabotage your goals.  The following suggestions can help you downsize restaurant meals and maintain your weight and health when dining out:

    Plan for huge portions. To compensate, share an entrée with a dining companion or order a half portion or an appetizer for a main course. Be careful of appetizers, though; many are particularly high in fat.