Today's News

  • Local Buzz for Nov. 8, 2017

    Church Activities

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. 

  • A meditation on patriotism, God and country

    In the summer of 1969, I was working for Sears in Jackson, Tenn. The year before that, Martin Luther King had been assassinated 80 miles away in Memphis; and a few months later in 1968, Robert Kennedy was assassinated in California. 

  • Please find in your mailbox a Local post-Halloween treat

     For Halloween, the Henry County Local treated the community to an open door at our Penn Avenue office for our traditional celebration.

  • Wanted: New Main Street Cafe operator in Pleasureville

    By Kristen Lowry


    The rumors are true: Main Street Bakery & Café in Pleasureville will close its doors after Christmas. 

  • Louisville man indicted for luring minors for sex

    The Henry County Grand Jury indicted a 37-year-old Louisville man suspected of making contact with young girls through social media for sex, according to court documents.

  • Wildcats qualify for state


    The Henry County cross country team traveled to North Oldham for the Region 3, Class AA cross country meet and came away with one of their most successful days of the season.

    In the girls race eighth-grader Kayla Harger set a personal record on her way to a sixth-place finish. Harger covered the five kilometers in 20:44. Senior Sydney Amyx also qualified for state as an individual by placing 26th in a time of 24:43. 

  • Shelby ends Lady Cats' season


    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Shelby County Oct. 24 in the 8th Region volleyball tournament and after a slow start, gave the Lady Rockets a scare before falling 3-1.

    The Lady Cats showed some nerves in the opening set as they fell behind 14-1 before eventually losing the set 25-6.

    In the second set, the Lady Cats improved but still made too many unforced errors and lost 25-17 after falling behind 19-9.

  • Moore Mustangs edge Wildcats, 13-8


    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Moore High School Friday night in rainy, cold conditions that got worse as the evening wore on.

    The Wildcats showed no signs of being bothered by the poor conditions on their opening drive.

  • Warriors fall to Vikings in season finale


    The Eminence Warriors ended their season on the road with a game at Valley High School Friday night. For much of the night it looked like the Class 4A hosts might get an easy victory in the sloppy, cold conditions but the Warriors mounted a fourth quarter comeback that has been a hallmark of their season.

    The Warriors took the opening kickoff and drove to methodically down field. Cameron Capps ran the ball into the end zone from three yards out to give the Warriors a 6-0 lead early in the first period.

  • Bengals win HC youth football titles


    The Bengals finished the year with three wins for both JV and varsity.

    On Oct. 21 the Bengals JV defeated the Colts 35-0.

    Cody Heath, who had 90 yards rushing and two touchdowns, led the offense. Isaac Abney had 100 yards rushing and one touchdown. Landry Abney, Talton Mullins and River King also scored touchdowns. Landry Abney had two extra point conversions, Mullins had a conversion and King caught a pass for a two-point conversion.