Today's News

  • HCPS recognizes board members’ work

    To mark January as School Board Appreciation Month, Henry County Public Schools Board of Education members received a few gifts from the district’s schools at Thursday night’s school board meeting. Along with an etched Wildcat glass from Henry County High School, board members received a few other tokens of appreciation.
    From the Henry County Early Childhood Center, Principal Stephanie Melton handed out monogrammed pullovers to each member.

  • Campbellsburg elementary celebrates students of the month
  • Public Record Jan. 17, 2018
  • The Buzz

    Church Activities
    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room.
    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.
    Civic Organizations
    Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at Henry Christian Church every Monday.
    The New Castle Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Buddy’s Place in New Castle.

  • Public Record Jan. 17, 2018

    Spring Turner — arrested Dec. 28 by Deputy Jamiel for failure to appear
    Kristopher Stapitis — arrested Dec. 28 by Deputy Jamiel for possession of a controlled substance, meth, first; possession of drug paraphernalia

    Seth Carter — arrested Jan. 2 by Deputy Nelson for a probation violation
    Casey G. Maddox — arrested Jan. 3 by Deputy Nelson for failure to appear
    Montana Dyer — arrested Jan. 4 by Deputy Raisor for a probation violation
    Jacqueline Fay Wilson, 59, Smithfield, to Anthony Brown Crabb, 58, Smithfield

  • Warriors reach semifinals of All a Classic


    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owen County Jan. 9 to take on the host Rebels in the first round of the 8th Region All A Classic.

    The Warriors started slowly and fell behind early but managed to force overtime and prevailed, 70-64.

    Leading 8-6 with 2:38 left in the first period, Owen County went on a 10-3 run to close out the period with an 18-9 lead.

    “Another slow start put us in a hole,” EHS Coach Robert Amis said. “We were fortunate to climb our way back out of it.”

  • WHS squeaks past EHS


    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Walton-Verona to take on the Williamstown Lady Demons in the first game of the Eighth Region All A Classic tournament Jan. 10 after the first round had been postponed due to bad weather Jan. 8.

    The Warriors and Lady Demons played a tight game that came down to the wire before Williamstown escaped with a 45-44 victory.

    Both teams struggled to get an offensive rhythm in the first period.

  • Lady Cats lose to North Oldham


    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Goshen Jan. 9 to take on the North Oldham Lady Mustangs and came away with a 54-21 loss.

    The Lady Mustangs jumped out to a 23-4 lead after one period and never looked back. They outscored the Lady Cats 10-1 in the second period to lead 33-5 at halftime. 

    The Lady Cats’ play improved in the second period as they matched North Oldham’s 12 points but The Lady Mustangs outscored HCHS 9-4 in the final period.

  • Wildcats wallop Walden, fall to Cougars


    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Walden Wolverines Jan. 9 and came away with a 78-43 victory.

    Henry County got off to a fast start and led 21-6 at the end of the first period. The Wolverines played the Wildcats evenly in the second period as both teams scored 12 points. But Henry County put the game away in the third period by outscoring Walden 21-10 to lead 54-28 going into the final period of play.

    HCHS Coach Enoch Welch emptied his bench in the final period as the Wildcats outscored Walden 22-15 to win by 35 points.

  • Those who steal from their fellow citizens aren’t patriots

    Cliven Bundy, despite his claims of personal sovereignty, should recognize and show gratitude for just how well our democracy has worked for him.
    I mean, I know he won’t, because that would ruin his reputation with the radical fringe groups who supported him in his ongoing standoff with the Bureau of Land Management about cattle grazing rights in the western United States.