Today's News

  • HC girls' soccer team falls to PRP

    After a nine-day break from the soccer pitch, the Lady Cats took to the field again, this time with an improved defense.

    Henry County traveled to Louisville last week to take on Pleasure Ridge Park. The Lady Cats’ defense improved in this game but they could not find their shooting shoes as they fell 3-0.

    The Lady Panthers first struck with about 15 minutes gone when a shot just got by Lady Cat goalkeeper Sophie Hughes. Hughes managed to get a hand to the ball but it only slowed it down as the ball rolled into the goal.

  • Soccer Cats fall to Gallatin

    The Henry County Wildcats went down in defeat to the Gallatin County Wildcats 3-1 last week, but the team showed much improvement according to Coach Bobby Jameson.

  • Sharpshooters compete in 4-H state championships

    The Henry County 4-H Sharpshooters club competed in the 4-H state Championships on Sept. 15 and 16. Most of the competition was held at the Bluegrass Sportsman League in Wilmore Sept. 15. The shotgun portion was held on Sept. 16 at the Kentucky Trapshooters Headquarters in Berea.

  • EMS now 6-1


    Eminence Middle School traveled to Paris Middle School on Sept 13, and found themselves down at the half, 20-14.

    After making some halftime adjustments, Eminence took the third quarter kickoff, used up almost the entire 3rd quarter on a grinding, time-consuming drive and took the lead for good, 22-20. Scoring in the first half for Eminence was defensive end Noah Mudd on a 9-yard fumble return.

  • Run, Walk, Wheel


    The Friends for Michael 5k run/walk was held Saturday. The run/walk, which began in front of Henry County High School, went out to the Henry County Fairgrounds and back to the high school where it finished on the track.

    The race proceeds go to help those with spinal chord injuries.

  • Something for everyone in the coming months

    Sept. 29: Tri-County Walking Challenge at the new Henry County Park
    Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and you can walk from 9 to 10:30 (or less if you choose!)  Each participant will receive a pedometer and the total number of steps will be recorded.  We are competing with Shelby and Bullitt Counties for bragging rights!  We have a smaller population but let’s see if we can win.
    Oct. 1: Living Well-Homemaker Club

  • Wait for the killing frost for forages; Regional beef field day is Oct. 1

  • Public Record for the week of Sept. 26


    Melissa Ann Mudd Campbellsburg to Theodore Steven Swanner Jr. Campbellsburg.

    Rebecca Sue Kemper, Pleasureville, to Brandon Scott Holmes, Pleasureville.


    Leland Payton, Eminence, and Marylene Conner, Eminence.

    Vernon Adams Sr., Trimble, and Barbara Sanders.

    Timothy Roberts, Eminence, and Tracy Roberts, New Castle.

  • Man charged with indecent exposure

    A Henry County man has been arrested and charged fpr allegedly exposing himself to children who were waiting for their school bus on Sept. 12.

    Alex Claypool, 23, was arrested on Sept. 18, and charged with 1st degree indecent exposure, 1st offense.

    Eminence Police Department Major Kevin Kemper said the children reported seeing a vehicle circle the block where they waited for the bus. “He was riding in a car, never got out of the car, and exposed himself to some little girls,” Kemper said.

  • Schools awarded for energy efficiency

    Henry County High School and New Castle Elementary recently were recognized as Energy Star rated facilities saving the school district thousands of dollars.

    Sherman Adams, the energy and systems manager for Trimble, Shelby and Henry County school districts and Anchorage Independent presented Henry County High School and New Castle Elementary with Energy Star plaques to commemorate the schools’ achievements and saving the district $28,216.

    Adams stressed in his report that changes in lifestyle must be paramount when it comes to energy management.