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Today's News

  • Activities sprout with spring weather

    Upcoming spring events and activities include:
    • Art and Craft Guild Show, Saturday, April 16
    The Art Guild will hold their annual Spring Art Show at the 4-H Center at the Henry County Fairgrounds.  
    This is a great opportunity to get those wedding and graduation gifts and to support our talented local artists and craftspeople. Stop by from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Walker Bag Work Day, Saturday, April 16

  • Shoo away the fly known as spotted wing drosophila

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Who’s good and who’s bad?

    On occasion, I find myself wishing I could turn back the clock.
    Actually, turning back the clock is not what I want to do.
    I want to roll back the calendar until we reach the mid-1950s.
    Ah, those were the days. I was a kid and was not held responsible for adult matters.
    It was a simpler time — simpler because someone else was in charge, including in charge of me.
    There is something else inviting about the mid-1950s.

  • Grays celebrate 50 years Together

    Lloyd and Pat Creech Gray of Smithfield will celebrate their 50-year anniversary April 23, 2016, from 1 to 3 p.m. with family and friends at the Smithfield Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.
    The couple was married April 22, 1966, at David’s Fork Baptist Church in Lexington.
    Lloyd has farmed in Jericho for 47 years, as well as serving as an active church and community leader, and Pat retired from food service at Henry County Public Schools after 20 years.

  • Martin graduates from Sullivan College

    Martin graduates from Sullivan College
    Sullivan College of Technology and Design (SCTD) of Louisville recently announced that a Campbellsburg resident is among its spring 2016 graduates.
    Stephen B. Martin has earned an associates of applied sciences degree in advanced manufacturing technology.

     

  • KDOE looking for teacher of the year

    Nominations are now open for the 2017 Kentucky Teacher Awards, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline,  according to a news release.

  • EIS Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to world finals

    Getting up extremely early on Saturday, April 2, to travel to Western Kentucky University paid off for the Eminence Independence Schools’ Odyssey of the Mind teams, according to team booster Cindy Stivers.  
    All three teams competing returned to school from the state competition with a trophy.  
    The middle school girls’ team — Taylor Lyon, Bella Bates, Heidi Adams, Audrey Wilkerson and Clarice Wilkerson — placed third in their problem and division.  

  • Wildcats whip Warriors, 12-2

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats had a light week in terms of how many games they played. But the two games they did play were very important in determining their postseason fate.

    First they traveled the three miles from HCHS to Eminence to take on their county rivals. Then they traveled to Owenton to take on another district rival. With two wins the Wildcats could take a big step toward the top seed in the district tournament.

    The Wildcats defeated the Warriors 12-2 March 29 before falling to the Rebels 8-0 the following evening.

  • Warriors lose, 3-2, to Burgin

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors finished off a busy week with a one-run loss at Burgin Friday night. The Warriors cut down on their errors with only one in the game. But it was a big one, according to Coach Tyler Gross.

    “The key to the game was in the fourth inning when we had two outs and we threw one away on a ground ball,” Gross said. “They scored two runs after that.”

  • HC track competes at North Oldham

    sports@hclocal.com

    Cameron Johnson led the Henry County Wildcats track team with a win in the triple jump and a fourth-place finish in the long jump at the North Oldham Invitational Friday night. Connor Finley had a good showing in the 110-meter high hurdles as he finished third and the 300 hurdles where he placed sixth.