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Today's News

  • Ag students receive grants in memory of Greg Davis

    Ten agriculture students have received a total of $3,800 in supervised agricultural experience (SAE) grants in memory of Greg Davis, former Henry County FFA chaplain who passed away after a July 2010 ATV accident, according to a news release from Lindsey Davie.
    Greg’s parents, Tim and Karen Davis, wanted to honor his memory by fundraising for two of his favorite organizations — FFA and Fish and Wildlife.  Last fall, they hosted a golf scramble and raised almost $8,000.  They gave half the money to the FFA.  

  • Harris ordained as priest

    Former Henry County Middle School math and science teacher Jason Harris was ordained as a priest of the Catholic Church this past weekend at the Cathedral of the Assumption in Louisville. 

    The celebration was the culmination of six years of study and service. The Local first wrote an article about Harris and his decision to change his career from teacher to priest one year ago.

  • Public Records, June 3, 2015

    KSP Arrests

    Sandy L. Wentworth, 33, New Castle — arrested May 25 at 250 Cross Bow Lane, New Castle, by Trooper Dykes for execution of 10 warrants; criminal summons

    Tabitha S. Jefferson, 32, Louisivlle — arrested May 25 at 958 Bullitt Hill Road, Pleasureville, by Trooper Gonterman for hindering prosecution or apprehension, 2nd

  • Local Buzz, June 3, 2015

    Church Activities

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will be celebrating their Men’s Day on Sunday, June 14 at 11 a.m. The guest speaker with be Pastor Ronald Walker of Shelby Methodist Congregational Church, Shelbyville KY and his congregation. 

    First Baptist Church Eminence will have its annual Vacation Bible School Parade on June 13. All are invited. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. If you want to participate please come to help decorate at 9:30 a.m.

  • HCHS seniors earn awards, scholarships

     

  • Farm-fresh egg for sale, $44

    I am not a chicken whisperer.

    I am slowly coming to terms with this realization.

    When we decided to add a few laying hens to our small farm, we got busy with preparations. We purchased a very nice kit coop and placed it in a fenced in chicken run. We purchased a waterer, feeder and quality feed. Then I did what I normally do when we embark on some new farming adventure.

  • Wildcats fall to Dragons in region

    sports@hclocal.com

    After scoring six runs in the second inning, the Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team looked like they might be moving on to the semifinals of the 8th Region tournament but South Oldham slowly fought their way back into the game and eventually won 8-7.

  • Lasting Memories from spring sports

    Some outstanding individual performances highlighted the spring sports season for me this year.

    At the top of my list is the courage and pain threshold shown by Aly Stanley. Stanley injured the posterior cruciate ligament in her knee while the Lady Cats’ softball team was on their spring break trip to Florida. She sat out a couple of games because of the injury and then resumed playing, although for a time she only pitched.

    Eventually, she went back into the batter’s box, too, but was replaced by a courtesy runner when she reached base.

  • Collins outslugs Lady Cats, 11-7

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats rallied from a five-run deficit only to see Collins come up with a couple of late home runs to seal a quarterfinal victory in the Eighth Region tournament at Simon Kenton on Memorial Day.

    It was all Collins early as they built a 4-0 lead through the first 3.5 innings.

  • Cats' youth highlight spring sports season

    sports@hclocal.com

    The 2015 spring sports season brought a surprising performance from a very young Henry County baseball team, a powerful display from the Henry County softball team, familiar faces making state in track and two teams at Eminence still trying to build something.

    Henry County baseball babies take South Oldham to the wire