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Today's News

  • Kurtz runs in Great Buffalo Chase
  • Youth Catfish tournament

    The Henry County Rod and Gun Club held their annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 21. More than 50 children of all ages were on hand to “catch the big ones.” Skill levels ranged from “never having fished before” to “just about ready to turn pro and hit the circuit”.

    Results:

    Boy’s Winners:

    Biggest Fish: Michael Brown

    Most Fish Caught: Jaxon Scriber

    Most Total Pounds Caught: Hunter Chipman

    Girl’s Winners:

    Biggest Fish: Carrie Booth

  • Henry County Fair Draft Horse Pull
  • Hey Henry County, they're talking about you

    Are you one of those people whose ears burn when others mention you in conversation? Does that same weird sensation extend to the times when you hear somebody talking about your locality?

    In my case, somebody mentioning my birthplace of Evansville, Ind., can still perk up my ears, even after 20 years of being gone. 

  • I believe...I doubt...I’m okay

    Michael Duncan

    Pastor, Eminence Baptist Church

    “You sure do have a lot of doubts for a man who is supposed to be a preacher.”

    I never knew if the man who said that was upset with me, surprised, or trying to give me a nudge toward not pursuing ministry. Perhaps he was trying to do all three.

    It was in 1974, and I was preaching a revival near Hardinsburg, Kentucky, at a church pastored by one of my seminary friends.

  • Henry County Fair blue ribbon exhibits

     If you didn’t take the opportunity to see the exhibits at the Henry County Fair Exhibit Hall, there were hundreds of top quality arts, crafts, home baked goodies and produce entered by over 100 different individuals.

    If you did miss the Fair be sure to plan to attend the Henry County Harvest Showcase scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, at the Henry County Fairgrounds.

    For more information call us at 845-2811.

    Below is a listing of the Blue Ribbon Winners in the Henry County Fair Open Class:

    Arts & Crafts:

  • Blade found success through hoops

    sports@hclocal.com

    Vance Blade returned to his hometown a few weeks ago to deliver the commencement address to the Eminence High School class of 2014. For Blade it was a full circle moment.

    Blade grew up in Eminence in the 1970’s and was a key figure in arguably the best run of basketball teams in school history.

  • Sharpshooters use girl power

    Submitted by Jeanie Campbell

    Shooting is typically considered a ‘male’ sport, but several young ladies from Henry County are proving that false. On June 7, the Henry County Sharpshooters traveled to the Washington County Invitational, where the girls won a large number of awards.

  • Stanley injured in East-West All-Star Series

    sports@hclocal.com

    Aly Stanley was named to the Kentucky West Junior All-star team that participated in the 2014 East/West All-Star Series played the weekend of June 13-15.

    Stanley’s team went undefeated in the series that pitted East Senior All-Stars, West Senior All-Stars, East Junior All-Stars and West Juniors All-stars against each other in a round robin format.

  • Suarez biting incident taints World Cup

    sports@hclocal.com

    Ardent American soccer fans want so badly for their fellow Americans to catch the fever that they are sometimes obnoxious about it.

    I try not to go there but when I’m in a casual conversation with another sports fan and they start the usual condescending spiel about not ‘getting’ soccer or how can a goalless game be entertaining or, the worst of all, it’s a sissy sport, well it’s hard to hold back.