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Today's News

  • Round up of the Henry County Fair livestock shows
  • Work Horses put their back into it for saturday night’s pull
  • How Jesus and the disciples weathered the storm

    “It was a dark and stormy night.” Those were the words Snoopy used to start each of his novels. 

    Charles Schultz, Snoopy’s creator, was not the first to use that line. 

    Some authorities claim it originated with English novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton and was an opening line in one of his novels written in 1830. 

    Others claim that Washington Irving used it as early as 1809. 

  • Help others find their way to Recovery

    By Denise Perry 

    Henry County Deputy Judge-Executive

    As communities confront the addiction crisis running through them, everyone realizes that multiple and varied approaches are necessary. 

    Pastors and concerned citizens have been meeting for over a year.  One of the results of their efforts was Celebrate Recovery, which is now supporting individuals dealing with the struggles of rescuing themselves or someone they love.

  • Time well spent in my years at the Local

    When I first joined the staff of the “Henry County Local” back in 1999, I had never written a single newspaper article or managed a staff. I did come with a master’s degree in English and a good head on my shoulders, and the person who hired me must have seen some potential there.

    I came knowing next to nothing about running a newspaper.

  • Mud Madness is thriving in fifth season

     sports@hclocal.com

    Five years ago, Bryan Snider came up with an idea to turn the family farm into a place where off-road enthusiasts could go to enjoy playing in the mud with their favorite “toys.” 

    Now Snider’s business, Mud Madness, is thriving and growing as he plans to add more trails and even a dirt track race course to the property that is located about three miles south of Lockport on Harper’s Ferry Road.

  • Oerther named new HCHS boys soccer coach

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County High School boys soccer team has a new face at the helm for the 2017 season. Brian Oerther has been named head coach of the Wildcats.

    Oerhter has several years of experience as a high school assistant coach and has been involved in the sport since the age of six.

  • HC Little League reaches semifinals

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County U10 all-star team reached the semifinals of the Kentucky District Two postseason tournament.

    On June 24 they beat Shelby County 7-1. On June 25 they lost to North Oldham Navy 13-12. On June 27 they hosted Nelson County and won 15-3. On June 28 the team traveled to Williamstown and defeated the Grant County All Stars 15-4 to finish 3-1 in pool play and qualify for the four-team single elimination portion of the tournament as the second place team in their pool.

  • Sports Briefs

     HCHS sports physicals

    Henry County High School will offer sports physicals for all HCHS athletes July 13 in the small gym. The physicals cost $10.

    Middle school students will be given physicals starting at 6 p.m. High school students should arrive at 7 p.m.

    Hadden finishes seventh Ky. Junior Amateur tournament

  • Public record for July 5, 2017

    KSP Arrests
    Claudia Fraga, 23 of Louisville – arrested June 26 at the 37 mile-marker of I-71 north by Trooper Brown for DUI, first; speeding 22 mph over; possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia