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Today's News

  • A Trail of Treats

    Trail & Treat, a free trick-or-treating event hosted by Henry County government and local businesses and organizations, brought out a variety of Disney princesses, comic book heroes and classic Halloween characters Friday afternoon at the Henry County Recreational and Services Park outside of New Castle. Children walked the trail around the park, visiting 50 stations offering goodies, and ended at the pavilion for face-painting, popcorn and hot chocolate. 

  • Local Buzz, Oct. 26, 2016

    Church Activities

    Bethlehem Baptist Church is hosting a hayride, soup supper and outdoor family movie (weather permitting) on Oct. 29 at 5:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or chair. This event is free.

    Eminence Baptist Church will have its annual Trick or Truck Oct. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m.  There will be games, food, safe trick-or-treating and fun for everyone.   

  • Public Records, Oct. 26, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Quincy Goodlett, 37, Pendleton — arrested Oct. 18 at Pendleton Road by Trooper Whalen for trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree, first offense, meth; and trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree, first offense, heroin

    Deidre Hayden, 23, Turners Station — arrested Oct. 18 at Pendleton Road by Trooper Whalen for a probation violation 

  • Kentucky's Forests

    Over the last 50 years, usually around the time fall colors are in full bloom, state and federal officials dedicate a week to highlight all of the products our forests provide.

    Kentucky, of course, has been blessed more than most states.  Trees cover nearly half of our 25 million acres, and we are among the nation’s leaders – and first in the South – when it comes to hardwood production. 

  • The best protection against a rigged election

    Major newspapers across the country have made their endorsements in the Nov. 8 presidential election, and now the Henry County Local wants to offer its own recommendation to all the registered voters out there.

    About 150 newspapers with a circulation of 20,000 or more have declared their support for the Democrat, Hillary Clinton, in the race for the highest office in the land over her Republican rival, Donald Trump, according to articles posted on the “Business Insider” website.

  • Warriors advance to regional tournament

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team advanced to the Eighth Region tournament by defeating the Henry County Lady Cats 3-0 Oct. 18 in the first round of 31st District tournament. The Warriors lost in the championship game 3-0 to Owen County.

    EHS 3 HCHS 0

    The Warriors jumped out to an 8-3 lead in the first set and slowly built on that lead as they got strong play at the net from Sarah Bryant, Ruthie Satterly and Madison Sweeney.

  • Scrambling for Greg

    sports@hclocal.com

    Tim and Karen Davis have turned a tragic moment in their life into a positive way to help others and remember their son, Greg.

    Greg Davis was a 16-year-old student at Henry County High School who loved the outdoors. He loved to fish, play golf and do just about anything that involved escaping the confines of a house or school building. Davis, a rising junior, died in an ATV accident in the summer of 2011.

  • Cougars claw Warriors

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Louisville Holy Cross in their final district game of the season Friday night looking to improve on their performance against the Cougars from last year when they lost 48-0.

    The Warriors were much improved on offense as they moved the ball consistently and scored two touchdowns.

    But Holy Cross used outside running and passing to overwhelm the Warriors’ defense and come away with a 32-point victory.

  • Yellowjackets swarm Wildcats

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Louisville Friday night for a district game with Central High School and after hanging with the Yellowjackets for two quarters, were overrun by Central’s big play capability.

    Central got their first big play in the first period on their opening drive when they scored on a 70-yard touchdown run on third and eight. The extra point made it 7-0.

    The Wildcats struck back later in the opening period when they reached the three-yard line before their drive stalled out.

  • HCMS XC team wins at Bowling Green

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Middle School cross country team traveled to Bowling Green Saturday to participate in the Western Kentucky Meet of Champions and came away with wins in both the girls and boys races.