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Today's News

  • Local Buzz, March 29, 2017

    Church Activities

    Lifetouch will be at Cropper Baptist Church Christian Life Center offering family portraits for the community.  Everyone will get a free 8 by10 photo with the option of placing orders for additional portraits.  This will take place on April 11 and 12 from 2 to 9 p.m.  Contact Sandy Powell at (502) 220-3322 for more information or to set up and appointment time.

  • Public Records, March 29, 2017

    Grand Jury Indictments, March 2017

    Jason D. Webster, DOB 07/14/1974, Turners Station – possession of a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine); public intoxication; and criminal trespass, third degree

    Randall E. Carman, II, DOB 08/20/1994, Pleasureville – manslaughter, first degree

  • What do you want to be when you grow up?

     

    On March 24, Campbellsburg Elementary School hosted a career day with 17 different speakers to enlighten students about their choices of employment when they grow up. Careers represented included emergency medical technicians, a blogger, a horticulturalist, a dog trainer, a hairdresser, a social worker, a police officer, a forensic pediatric nurse, an eye doctor, a dentist, a college administrator, an animal control officer, a family court judge, a CT tech and a banker.

  • School briefs, March 29, 2017

    Free GED testing

    The Henry County Adult Education center will officer free GED testing to Henry County residents until May 31, according to a news release. 

    For more information or to sign up, call (502) 686-0724 or visit the adult ed center at Eminence Christian Church.  

    The center is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to  7 p.m.

     

    Hawkins wins scholarship

  • Local restaurant employees recognized for performance
  • Henry County winning the numbers game

    Please excuse the following column as I see an opportunity to indulge my numbers nerd side.

    The Kentucky State Data Center recently sent out updated population estimates based on the work of the U.S. Census Bureau, and it points to a continuing resilience in Henry County. 

    Exactly half of Kentucky’s 120 counties shrank population-wise and Casey County remained the same. Henry County can count itself among the 59 counties that gained population between 2015 and 2016.

  • Henry School Board recognizes many accomplishments

    Although several students were recognized at the most recent Henry County Public Schools Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Tim Abrams also called attention to the efforts of a central office staff member.

    Abrams shared with board members that administrative assistant Sharla Whitt had been “very instrumental” in compiling information from all three of the district’s elementary schools in preparation to write and submit a grant.  

  • Wildcats move to 6-1

    sports@hclocal.com

    Powered by strong pitching from Jaydon Berry and timely hitting, the Henry County Wildcats recorded their first district win of the season March 21 at Gallatin County.

    Berry pitched a complete-game four-hit shutout while striking out ten and walking only one batter.

    The Wildcats got on the scoreboard in the first inning without the benefit of a base hit.

  • Warriors improving

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Erlanger Mar. 21 to take on the Lloyd Memorial Juggernauts and came away on the short end of a 3-0 score.

    A two-run home run for Lloyd in the bottom of the first did most of the damage in the game as Andrew Coomes pitched well the rest of the way. He gave up only one unearned run over the next four innings before Trenton Smith closed out the game with a perfect inning in the bottom of the sixth when he struck out all three Lloyd batters.

  • Lady Cats rally past J-town, beat Walton

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Walton March 20 and came away with a 9-2 win.

    Starting pitcher Nikki Perkinson helped her own cause with four RBIs at the plate and she and Haley Miles combined to hold Walton to seven hits and just two runs.

    The Lady Bearcats got on the scoreboard first with a solo home run in the bottom of the second.

    The Lady Cats took the lead in the bottom of the fourth.