• School briefs: HCPS sets open houses

    HCPS open houses set for new school year
    Open houses for Henry County Public Schools have been set for the district’s five schools.
    Dates and times include:
    • Campbellsburg Elementary Open House – Aug. 8, 5:30 p.m. for kindergarten, 6 p.m. for all grades
    • Eastern Elementary Open House – Aug. 8, 6:30 p.m. for kindergarten, 7 for all grades
    • New Castle Elementary Meet and Greet – Aug. 1, 6:30 p.m. for all grades
    • Henry County Middle School:
    — Sixth-grade Jump Start: Aug. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    — Seventh-grade Orientation: Aug.2 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Peniston named to University of Alabama dean’s list

    A local student has received honors from the University of Alabama after being named to the spring 2016 dean’s list, according to the office of the president.
    University officials congratulated Brennen James Peniston of New Castle for earning a GPA of 3.5 or better with at least 12 credit hours of course work.

  • School briefs for July 6, 2016

    Several locals achieve honors at UK

    The University of Kentucky has released its dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester.  
    A total of 6,640 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance, including several from Henry County.  

  • Eastern to get playground updates
  • School briefs for June 22, 2016

    Three locals make WKU honors list
    Three local residents attending Western Kentucky University recently received recognition in their fields of study, according to information from WKU.
    To make the dean’s list, students need to have a grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale. Students on the president’s list have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0.

  • School briefs for June 15, 2016

    Ray will perform as a music ambassador
    One June 25, more than 200 student musicians will gather at the University of Louisville for five days of rehearsal and performances prior to departing to seven European countries for a 16-day tour as Kentucky Ambassadors of Music.
    Among them will be Hayley Ray, of Louisville, who is the daughter of John Nelson II, granddaughter of John and Gwen Nelson and great granddaughter of Martha and McCoy Tarry and LaVerne and J.W. Nelson.

  • Adult ed winner
  • Teacher recognized
  • Two Henry County grads get scholarship

    Shelby Energy Cooperative recently presented two scholarships to Henry County High School graduates, according to a news release.
    The Henry County High School recipients were Sophia Hughes and Austin Craigmyle.
    Each year, Shelby Energy presents six high school seniors with $1,000 scholarships. These scholarships are given to further their education in any field of study. The recipients are chosen by district in the service territory. 
    — Submittted

  • Two Henry County residents inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

    Two Henry County residents were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, according to a news release.
    The new inductees include Mckayla Moore of Pleasureville, and Shelby Vogel of Campbellsburg, both initiated at Georgetown College.