Today's News

  • It's all about attitude

    Talking to Tyus Ford and Ben Ingabrand for this week’s issue inspired me to get on my soapbox and preach a little bit in my column. I can see the eyes of many of my former athletes and students rolling into the back of their heads now.
    Coaches love to use the cliché, “It’s 90 percent mental and 10 percent physical.”
    There’s a reason that certain phrases become clichés — they’re usually true.

  • Peyton takes 3rd place at HCIT

    Playing against some of the top players and teams in the state motivated MacKenzie Peyton to bring her “A” game to the Henry County Invitational Tournament.

    “It makes me play better knowing that there are going to be better scorers in the tournament,” she said of the tournament, held at the Henry County Country Club. “A lot of these girls are my friends. It makes me feel good to know that I’m up there with them finally.”

  • Wildcats roll with the Tide



    "Alabama has the best football program in the nation and they are always competing for a national title. Why not learn from the best?” Thus spoke Ben Ingabrand on why he and Tyus Ford decided to spend four days in the hot Alabama sun at the Nick Saban football camp.

  • Hadden, Klempner complete Mussleman-Dunne tour

    Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner finished 2nd and 3rd respectively on the Mussleman-Dunne Junior golf tour.

  • Vaughn wraps up busy softball summer

    Ally Vaughn just wrapped up a busy summer traveling across the country playing softball for the Louisville Lady Sluggers 18U Gold Team.

    The Lady Sluggers played against the top teams in the US. Vaughn said it feels like she has been gone from home all summer. Vaughn played in tournaments in Indianapolis, Denver, Chicago, New York City, and Oklahoma City. The Lady Sluggers compiled a record of 25 wins and 14 losses, including 4 losses to top 5 teams.

    The Sluggers finished the season ranked 23rd nationally.

  • Baughman brothers win National Parks

    Brothers Henry and Jim  Baughman teamed up to win the 89th National Public Parks Tennis Championships. Playing in the 70 and over division of doubles, they received a bye and then defeated Jerry Eddy and David Van Liere of Colorado in the semi-final, 6-3, 6-0 and Wayne Eishen and Height Redmon (who won 70 and over singles) of Colorado, in the final 6-2, 6-2.

  • Gilley leads East All-stars to vitory

    The 25th annual Kentucky East-West All Star game was held July 14 and Henry County High School Lady Cats basketball coach Todd Gilley was named to coach the East squad. The squad is made up of outstanding seniors-to-be from the 7th and 8th Regions. The West squad is comprised of players from the 5th and 6th region.

  • Old-fashioned fun at the Hillbilly Games

    If you like your competition a little more on the light-hearted side then the Henry County Touchdown Club may just have the thing for you. The first annual Hillbilly Games will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11.

    The games will include a watermelon seed spitting contest, big hair contest, belly armpit serenade, mud pit belly flop, human mud pit race, mud pit tug of war, tractor tire flip and hog calling contest.

  • Still chasing the dream



    Jeri Miller grew up in a family of horse people. Her father competed as a saddle-bronc rider in the rodeo and her mother gave lessons in dressage. Riding a horse was as natural to Jeri as walking is to most people.

    But at age 12, she saw a television broadcast of three-day eventing – the horse world’s equivalent to a triathlon – and she was hooked.

  • Herbed Pasta and a Visit to the Harvest Showcase on July 28!

     Visit the Harvest Showcase this weekend, July 28 at the Henry County Fairgrounds to purchase some of the best local produce around!  Nothing smells better than freshly chopped basil. It has a warm, spicy smell and pungent flavor, with hints of licorice and cloves and Home grown Kentucky tomatoes are tops!