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Today's News

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Tyler Singleton

    Tyler is a senior on the Wildcats’ football team.

    Parents Connie and Ricky Singleton

    What do you do for fun?

    I like to hunt and fish and piddle.

    How about school clubs?

    FBLA.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    Math because you get to solve real life problems.

    Favorite TV shows:

    Friday Night Lights and Sports Center of course.

    Favorite Movie:

    Any football movie: Friday Night Lights, We Are Marshall, Forrest Gump – it had some football in it.

  • Sheriff, F.C. at odds

     

    Henry County Fiscal Court’s special meeting last week depicted the divide between fiscal court and the sheriff’s regarding  budget protocol, personnel policy and the issue of nepotism.

  • EPD officer harassed at store

    An Eminence Police officer went shopping with his family and received a level of customer service he didn’t expect.

    On Thursday, Nov. 7, Lt. O.C. Jones, of the Eminence Police Department, accompanied his wife and 4-month old daughter to the Walmart in La Grange to get pictures developed.

    While the family shopped, according to  a La Grange Police Department report, Charles A. Jackson II and a juvenile, both Henry County residents, approached Jones’ family.

  • State audit asks Sheriff’s Office to repay $670 to calendar account

    In its annual review of the Henry County Sheriff’s Department, the state auditor’s office declared $670 in disbursements to be inappropriate and that they must be repaid.

  • Berry accepts Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award

    Wendell Berry was honored as the 2013 winner of the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award as part of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Sunday, Nov. 9.

    Berry joins other distinguished writers like Elie Wiesel, who wrote about his experience in German concentration camps, Barbara Kingsolver and Studs Terkel.

    “In a time that spends so many words and dollars upon conflict, it is encouraging to be noticed for having said a few words in favor of peace,” Berry said during his acceptance speech.

  • Veterans honored

    Henry County veterans were honored Monday at Henry County High School. The Henry County’s Air Force JROTC served veterans breakfast and the Henry County High School Choir sang during the ceremony. Many students and residents attended to thank veterans for their sacrifice and service to the country. 

  • Take 5 with Randy Fehler

    Basic bio

    Music Director at Franklinton Baptist Church since April 2000

    Life long resident of Louisville

    Graduated from Bishop David High School.

    Attended Kentucky Wesleyan College.

     

    How did you get involved with music?

  • To our veterans: Thank you!

    By Jon Park

    Memorial Day is the day we honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Those, who paid for our freedom with their lives. On Veterans Day, we honor those courageous men and women, willing to give all, who have stepped up when called, who have served our nation, protected our freedom, and returned home to their families, as Ronald Reagan said, “Champions of a noble cause.”

  • Reduction of road fatalities remains in our hands

    One of the more persistent challenges facing our country is finding ways to reduce the number of people killed or injured in a traffic accident.

    In one sense, we have come a long way. Four decades ago, for example, the number of highway fatalities regularly topped 50,000 a year, but the figures for 2011 were the lowest the United States has seen since 1949, a testament to tougher laws, safer roads, more focused enforcement and better technology in the cars and trucks we drive.

  • In Jesus, there are no little people

    By Michael Duncan

    Zacchaeus was a wee little man who climbed up in a sycamore tree to see Jesus (See Luke 19). Zacchaeus’ story made me think of two of my school friends.