Today's News

  • Public Record, August 19, 2015

    EPD arrests 

    Bonnie Shuck, DOB 6/7/1962, Pleasureville — arrested Aug. 11 at Elm Street by Officer Parham for speeding 11 mph over the limit; careless driving; and operating a motor vehicle under the influence

    Daniel Marcum, DOB 6/2/1977, Campbellsburg — arrested Aug. 13 at Sulphur Avenue by Officer Bailey as a fugitive from another state; and drug paraphernalia – buy or possess

  • Help!

    The beginning of a new school year always brings back a recurring theme as I try to cover sports in the county.

    Unless a) my cloning project is finally successful, b) I figure out how to be in two places at once, or c) I completely abandon my family and live in my car, I cannot possibly cover every level of participation in local sports.

    I would try to cover everything myself but I do enjoy seeing my family a little during fall sports season.

  • Wildcat golfers win two matches


    The Henry County boys golf team got their season under way last week with three matches against local rivals.

    The Wildcats took on South Oldham Aug. 10 and came up on the short end of a 176-188 score.

    Isaac Klempner led the way for the Wildcats with a 42. Alex Hadden and Dillon Allen both shot 45 and Luke Kent rounded out the team scoring with a 56. Jakob Beckley was the team’s fifth golfer and shot 58.

  • Knust takes over Wildcat soccer


    Adam Knust is replacing Bobby Jameson as the Henry County Wildcats’ soccer coach this season. Knust is a geometry and algebra II teacher at the high school and was an assistant coach for the girls soccer team last season. He also has four years of coaching experience at the middle school level.

    “I am very excited about my first high school head coaching position,” Knust said. “It has always been a goal of mine to coach on this level and share my love of soccer.”

  • Shooters bring home more awards

    The Henry County Sharpshooters traveled to Adair County Aug. 1 and came home with several trophies. The Sharpshooters took first place in five different categories and had three individual winners; Holly Hosey in bowhunter, 9-11 age group; Austin Harrod, in air pistol 15-18 age group and Jared Yount in black powder percussion.

    Bowhunter Archery

    9-11: Holly Hosey 1st, Kelli Booth 2nd. 1st Place team – Grace Adams, Kelli Booth, Holly Hosey, Jenah Peyton

  • Lady Cats golfers down Trimble


    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled the short distance to Cardinal Hills Golf Course near Bedford to play the Trimble County Lady Raiders Aug. 12 and came away with a 190-221 win against their North Central Kentucky Conference rivals.

    Maddie Hensley, fresh off her win in the Henry County Invitational, led the way with a 39 for the nine-hole match. Bayleigh Boyer shot 46, Nikki Perkinson shot 47 and Carleigh Peyton scored a 53.

    Coach April Berry was excited to get a victory in the team’s first dual match of the year.

  • Sports Briefs

    Cornerstone basketball camp

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will have a fall basketball camp beginning on Saturday Sept. 5 and running each Saturday through Sept. 26.

    The camp will be led by former Cornerstone Christian Academy basketball coach Chris Armstrong and other current high school and college coaches. Each week there will be a special guest speaker. The camp is for both boys and girls.

  • Little Mr. Eminence

    Elias Jay-Landon Griffon Downey was crowned the 2015 Little Mr. Eminence Day, according to Michele Thompson.

  • Slippery subject: Knowing the basics of coconut oil

    For many years, the high saturated fat content of coconut oil made the oil a no-no for individuals looking to lose weight or live healthier lifestyles.
    Recent scientific reports have said saturated fat may not be as bad as once thought or as bad when compared to trans-fat. This has allowed coconut oil to gain popularity.  Nicole Peritore, one of our UK  Extension Specialists for family health sent us the following information on coconut oil.

  • Ideas for establishing late-summer forages

    By Levi Berg