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Today's News

  • Working in and around grain bins safely

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Durbin speaks at Hunger Task Force meeting

    Submitted photo
    Joe Durbin, left, speaks at the Louisville meeting of the Kentucky Hunger Task Force on Sept. 13 in Louisville. Next to Durbin is Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles. The task force is holding regional meetings to gather information about local solutions to hunger. Durbin is the director of Henry County Help Center, a food bank based in Eminence thet distributes food to families all over the county. (Kentucky Department of Agriculture photo)

  • New 4-H club focuses on nature, environment

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Sharpshooters compete in state shoot

    By Greg Woods
    sports@hclocal.com
    The Henry County Sharpshooters recently participated in the 4-H Shooting Sports State Competition. Day one of the event was held at the Bluegrass Sportsman’s League in Wilmore and day two was held at the Kentucky Wildlife Management Center in Berea.
    Michaela Marowelli finished second in the age 9-11 Air Pistol. Holly Hosey placed fifth in the same event. Hayley Hosey won the Air Pistol event in the age 12-14 category. Emma Topp finished fifth in the age 15-18 category.

  • Be proactive to fight those fall allergies

    There’s a lot to look forward to in the fall, but if you suffer from fall allergies, it can be hard to enjoy the season.
    Hay fever, also called allergic rhinitis, starts with cold-like symptoms. Unlike a cold that goes away within a week, hay fever lingers until the cause of the allergic reaction is identified and treated. One of the most common causes, especially during the fall allergy season, is ragweed. Ragweed begins to pollinate in mid-August and sticks around until a hard freeze.

  • Sports briefs for Sept. 21, 2016

    Campbellsburg Bengals JV 38 Trimble County Raiders 0
    The Bengals got off to a slow start but turned it on in the second quarter to lead 27-0 at halftime.
    Traven McFarland led the offensive attack with two touchdowns and converted two extra points. Ray Matthews had a touchdown and an extra point, as did Dylan Gallagher. Isaac Abney also got in on the scoring with a touchdown run.

  • Lady Cats beat Carroll

    The Henry County Lady Cats started an important stretch of their season last week with the first two district seeding games at Gallatin County and Carroll County. The Lady Cats lost to Gallatin 2-0 on Sept. 13 then defeated Carroll by the same score two nights later.
    The game against Gallatin County was scoreless at halftime, but the Lady Wildcats were able to score midway through the second half on a breakaway by Shelby Ackermann after a long kick downfield bounced over the head of the Henry County defenders.

  • Event planned to promote Chamber membership

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Lady Cats beat Walton; lose to Owen Co.

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw Sept. 12 to take on the Walton-Verona Lady Bearcats and came away with a 187-237 win.
    Maddie Hensley, who shot a 35 in the nine-hole match, led the Lady Cats. Bayleigh Boyer shot 43, Nikki Perkinson shot 45 and Carleigh Peyton shot 64. Hannah Marowelli shot 66 as the Lady Cats’ fifth golfer.
    “I was very proud of our team’s performance at Sugar Bay,” HCHS Coach April Berry said. “All of the girls were striking the ball well. The challenging part of Sugar Bay is the small and quick greens.

  • Local Buzz for Sept. 21, 2016

    Church Activities
    Pleasureville Baptist WMU will have a yard sale Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. All money raised will go to the Samaritan Shoebox Ministry.
    Eminence Christian Church will hold a recycle event on Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the church on Main Street.  There will be a shredder truck to shred documents; paint recycle (household paint, no five-gallon buckets) and electronic recycle (no tv’s).  Donations will be accepted to fund additional recycle events.