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  • Take 5 with Jakob Beckley

    Basic bio

    Sophomore, Henry County High School

    State President of the Future Business Leaders of America

    FFA Leadership Committee Chair

    Alumni Committee Chair

    Pep Club

    Beta Club

    Kentucky Youth Assembly

    New Castle Lion’s Club

    Henry County 4-H

    Pleasureville Day Parade

    Secretary of the Pleasureville Economic Development Committee

    Resides in Pleasureville

    What does it mean to you to be elected KY FBLA President?

  • Bevin makes campaign stop
  • Students gain insight while promoting awareness

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    A group of Henry County seniors has been learning what life is like for those among us who are disabled. Led by Anna Moore and Brandon Valentine, the group is raising money and raising awareness for the challenges of the handicapped.

    “We wanted to get people in wheelchairs, to see how difficult it is to get around in wheelchairs, and the challenges [the handicapped] face every day,” Valentine said.

  • Doggie Days

     

  • Turkey season at HCHS softball field

    While many local hunters were out in their blinds Saturday morning, one clever turkey decided it would be safer to hide in plain sight amongst the enemy. A wild turkey invaded the Henry County softball field during the first inning of the Lady Cats’ game with Manual.

  • Southern States loses civil lawsuit

    By Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    After two weeks of testimony, a Henry County jury awarded the widow of Michael Guse over $6 million in damages stemming from his death in June 2008 following the explosion of a propane tank at his workplace.

  • Lawsuit threatens library services

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    An ongoing lawsuit against libraries in the state of Kentucky could have drastic effects on the Henry County Public Library, according to a statement of impact released Monday by Library Director Jessica Powell.

  • A lifetime in Extension: the Younts

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Extension, for many people, is more than just an extracurricular activity, or something to take up time on the weekend. For Katie Sue Yount and her husband, Robbie, Extension is an integral part of their lives and careers. Katie Sue began her work with Extension when she first got out of college.

    “It was something that I could apply for,” she recalled. “It was my first job.”

    Yount started out in Boone County. When she received her appointment, though, it was in Henry County.

  • Annie, Get Your Gun

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Irving Berlin’s classic stage play “Annie Get Your Gun” will be coming to Henry County High School Thursday night. Starring Danielle Toy and Caleb Potts as Annie Oakley and Frank Butler, the show is about the romance that blossoms between two sharpshooters who travel with an old west shooting show.

    For Toy, this is her first lead role.

  • Foree Animal Clinic celebrates 25 years

    Foree Animal Clinic PLLC is earning recognition for practicing the gold standard of veterinary medicine for 25 consecutive years.

    Since 1989, Foree Animal Clinic PLLC has voluntarily submitted itself to the American Animal Hospital Association’s (AAHA) Standards of Accreditation. Achieving accreditation by AAHA is an important milestone to delivering quality pet care.