Today's News

  • Sanders, Gray, Moffett win in Henry County primary

    Here’s a summary of the unofficial results in the May 17 primary from the Henry County Clerk’s Office.

    In the contest to earn the Democratic nomination for the Henry County 4th Magisterial District, Tony Moffett took away 199 votes, or 58 percent, as compared to 141 votes for William Peyton. Moffett's name will appear on the general election ballot in the fall.

  • Eminence High School honors top seniors
  • Correction

    Due to an editor’s error, a detail in the article about organ donation in the May 4 edition was incorrect. While the Brandon Browning family had planned to be together on Dec. 12, 2006, it was not due to a birthday celebration, but a time of family fellowship.  


    The Henry County Local apologizes for and regrets the error.  

  • Henry County Republicans host annual Lincoln Reagan Dinner
  • Local Buzz, May 18, 2016

    Church Activities and Services

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will be celebrating their Women’s Day on Sunday, May 29, at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be Robbi Boone, associate pastor at New Horizon Worship Center, Louisville. The focus of the Women’s Day program will be to honor senior citizens.  Lunch will be served immediately after the morning service.   

  • Public Records, May 18, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Timothy Crittenden, 19, Pleasureville — arrested May 10 at Fallis Road, Pleasureville, by Trooper Whalen for trafficking in a controlled substance

    James A. Louden, 36, Pleasureville — arrested May 12 at College Street, New Castle, by Trooper Whalen for trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Wildcats pitching leads to three wins


    Henry County scored all the runs they would need against Spencer County in the first inning on May 9, and then relied on pitching and defense the rest of the game to come away with a victory that avenges one of their five losses this season.

    Daniel Murray pitched seven innings for the Wildcats and allowed only two hits while walking one and striking out three batters. The Wildcat defense committed one error but did not allow a Spencer County base runner past first base the entire game.

  • Lady Cats defeat Moore, 10-0


    The Henry County Lady Cats managed to get only one game in last week due to the rainy weather, but it was a good one as they beat the Moore Lady Mustangs in five innings on senior night.

    The seniors, Madison Rabourn, Kelsey Skaggs and Shelby Ray, led the Lady Cats’ offensive attack with two hits each. Rabourn had two doubles and three RBIs, Ray scored twice and had an RBI and Skaggs had an RBI.

  • EHS loses to Lady Eagles, Lloyd


    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to take on Lexington Christian Friday night and fell to the Lady Eagles 12-1.

    The Warriors struggled at the plate as they had no base hits in the game.

    But after three innings they trailed just 2-1.

    The Lady Eagles pushed across two runs in the second inning to take the lead.

    Eminence scored their only run in the top of the third.

  • Warriors drop two games

    By Greg Woods


    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford May 11 to take on the Trimble County Raiders and came away on the short end of a 10-0 score line. Trimble County pounded out nine hits and took advantage of walks and an error to score four runs in the first, one in the second, two in the third and three in the fourth to end the game on the 10-run rule.

    EHS managed just two hits, a double by Cameron Mathis and a single by Alec Spraybury.