• School briefs for Feb. 8, 2017

    Webb earns honors at Campbellsville
    Courtney Paige Webb of New Castle, a freshman at Campbellsville University, has been named to the spring dean’s list, according to information from the school.

  • HCPS members recognized

    Henry County Board of Education members were celebrated at the Jan. 26 meeting in recognition of School Board Appreciation Month. Preschool classes presented each board member with a personalized painted wall plaque depicting the state of the Kentucky, as Danney Chisholm receives his above. Eastern Elementary School Principal Chelsey Tingle, left, handed a personalized basket to each board member. Henry County High Principal Shannon Sageser presented each member with an etched tumbler, created by the school’s engineering class.

  • Henry High has two in running for scholarship

    Emily Rice and Whitney Jeffries, students at Henry County High School, have been named as semifinalists for the 2017 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program, according to a news release.
    Rice and Jeffries rank with approximately 1,900 high school seniors who are in the running for 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 each.
    Students are selected to advance to this next phase based on academic excellence, leadership and service demonstrated in school and community activities.

  • School briefs for Jan. 11, 2017

    Martin and Vogel earn their degrees

    Among the University of the Cumberlands’ 606 graduates receive their degrees Dec. 23 were two local students.
    The graduates from Henry County included:
    • William Martin of New Castle, who earned a master of arts in education degree.
    • Michelle Vogel of Campbellsburg, who earned a master of arts in education degree.

    Smith graduates from Linsey Wilson

  • New Castle's first show choir performs
  • Hartlage graduates

    A Pendleton man recently completed his studies at Campbellsville University and graduated with a master of business administration degree, according to a news release.


    Jacob Lee Hartlage received his degree in a ceremony Dec. 16 with more than 200 undergraduate and graduate students at Ransdell Chapel.

  • English class plots a new story for Henry County

    While Henry County might seem like a place where nothing much happens, research by Henry County Middle School eighth grade English students unearthed enough stories to write a book on it.
    Inspired by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s praised TED talk, “The danger of a single story,” Henry County Middle School English teacher Jessica Crenshaw challenged her students to look beyond the negative perceptions about the place where they live and find out more.

  • Campbellsburg Students of the Month
  • Henry County library Bookmobile modifies schedule for winter

    The Henry County Public Library Bookmobile recently revised its schedule for winter.
    The bookmobiles evening and weekend hours now include:
    • First and third Tuesdays – 5 to 6 p.m. at Eminence Village
    • First and third Thursdays – 4 to 4:55 p.m. at Lake View Apartments
    • First and third Thursdays – 5 to 6 p.m. at Campbellsburg Community Center
    • Second and fourth Tuesdays — 5 to 6 p.m. at Windy Hills Apartments
    • Second and fourth Thursdays – 5 to 6 p.m. at Osage Estates

  • New Castle Elementary conservation poster winners