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Today's News

  • Renewing a vision for rural prosperity

    By Mary Berry and Debby Barker

    Originally published in "Civil Eats"

    In 1978, Wendell Berry sounded the alarm about what was happening in farm communities all around the country in the now classic “The Unsettling of America:  Culture and Agriculture.” Unfortunately, the state of agriculture is even worse today.

  • Lady Cats lose to Walton, South Oldham

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Walton-Verona Aug. 27 to take on the Lady Bearcats and fell by a goal after leading at halftime.

    The Lady Cats scored the first two goals of the game. About nine minutes into the game, Celia Berry slipped a ball through the Walton defense to Janey Thompson on the right side of the penalty area. Thompson then passed to Presley Crowe standing ten yards from goal. Crowe fired past the goalkeeper to give HCHS a 1-0 lead.

  • Bengals start 3-0 in HCYFL

     Submitted

    The Campbellsburg Bengals varsity youth football team started the season 3-0 with wins over Eminence Warriors, New Castle Chiefs and Eastern Colts.

    The Bengals beat the Warriors 34-6, the Chiefs 33-7 and the Colts 46-0.

    Highlights include the work of the defensive line. Kaleb Bullock has nine tackles and one sack. Caden Bruner has seven tackles while Drew Cole has five tackles and one sack and Tyler King has four tackles.

  • Wildcats, Warriors compete at Trimble

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Cross Country Cats and Eminence Warriors opened their season by running in the Backwoods Invitational at Trimble County Saturday.

  • HCHS falls to South Oldham

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team traveled to Crestwood Aug. 21 to take on the South Oldham Dragons and fell to the soccer powerhouse by a score of 9-0.

    The Wildcats were able to keep it close in the early going. 

    South Oldham finally broke through for their first goal in the 24th minute.

    The Dragons added another goal in the 34th minute before scoring two more goals in the final 11 minutes of the first half to lead 4-0.

  • Wildcats beat Owen; Play at Cardinal Club

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats golf team traveled to Wheatley Aug. 21 to take on the Owen County Rebels in a nine-hole match and came away with a two-stroke win.

    The Wildcats totaled 174 to 176 for the Rebels.

    Isaac Klempner led the way for HCHS with a 39. Wyatt Pittman shot 43, Maddox Klempner shot 44 and Will Peyton shot 49. Trace Kaufman and Colyn Finnell also played with Kaufman shooting 60 and Finnell 63.

    Eastern Invitational

  • EHS beats Lady Panthers in district opener

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors got off to a rough start with two losses last week but finished on a high note with a district win over Carroll County.

    EHS 3 Carroll Co. 0

  • Warriors cruise 48-0 against Pirates

     spors@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors had to wait a week longer than most football teams to begin their season but when they did, they made the most of it with a 48-0 thrashing of the host Berea Pirates Friday night.

    The Warriors scored early and often as they reached the 35-point mercy rule that keeps the clock running by the middle of the second period.

    Berea opened the game with the ball but could not move it and punted after thee ineffective plays.

  • Wildcats beat Panthers in four overtimes

     sports@hclocal.com

    There have been a lot of exciting games in the long-standing rivalry between the Henry County and Carroll County football teams and the one hosted by Henry County Friday night might have been one of the best.

    The Wildcats and Panthers played 48 minutes of smash mouth football and still needed four extra periods of play to decide a winner.

    Both teams struggled to move the ball in the opening period. Henry County went three and out on their first possession. The Panthers managed one first down on their first series.

  • Lady Cats win tourney

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats had a busy but successful second week of the season as they defeated Lloyd Memorial Aug. 21, then traveled to Owenton and won their first district match of the year before going to Louisville Saturday and winning the Silver Division of the First Spike tournament.

    HCHS 2 Lloyd Memorial 0

    The Lady Cats jumped on top 8-2 early in the first set against the Lady Juggernauts and forced an early timeout. The first two points came on a block by Chaney New and a kill by Kaylee Tingle.