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Today's News

  • Bengals win JV and varsity titles in HCYFL

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    The Campbellsburg Bengals JV won the Henry County Youth Football League championship with a 31-0 win over the Eastern Colts on Saturday and a 26-0 win over the New Castle Chiefs on Sunday.

    In Saturday’s game Ray Matthews had three touchdowns including for 90 yards. Dylan Gallagher and Traven McFarland each had a touchdown and McFarland ran in an extra point.

    The offensive and defensive line of Drew Cole Kaleb Bullock, Tyler King, Caden Bruner, Mike Golden, Luke Highfill, Logan Perdue and Rile Moore was key to the victory.

  • HC elementary race results

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    The second Henry County elementary school cross country race was held at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park Oct. 13.

    Kennedy Brown of New Castle Elementary won the girls’ race that covered 1.25 miles in a time of 9:59. Trinity Crow of Eastern Elementary was second in 10:07.

    Eastern won the team competition with 22 points followed by New Castle with 52 points and Campbellsburg with 56 points.

  • Sports Brief-Henry County Youth basketball signups

    Henry County Youth basketball signups

    Henry County Youth Basketball League signups for boys and girls K through sixth grade will be held at various dates and locations.

    Saturday, Nov. 5 there will be signups at the Campbellsburg Elementary Fall Festival from 4 to 7 p.m. and at Eastern Elementary Fall Festival from 5 to 7 p.m.

    Friday, Nov. 11 there will be signups at New Castle Elementary Fall Festival from 5 to 7 p.m.

    Saturday Nov. 12 there will be signups at Henry County Middle School from noon to 2 p.m.

  • EIS students step it up in the Billion Mile Race

    Eminence Elementary kicked off the Billion Mile Race on STEPtember 1. Students have walked 868 miles so far and are able to track their miles by scanning their individual card each lap with the new EZ Scan app.

  • Henry County library employees complete specialized training program

    The Henry County Public Library recently announced that library staff members Natalie Jeffries and Leslie McBride have completed the Public Library Institute (PLI). The Institute is offered yearly through the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.
    PLI is an intensive two-week library science experience. During the Institute public library training was conducted and included hands-on and role-play activities. Topics such as customer service, library marketing, youth and adult services, cataloging, collection development and technology were covered.

  • The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is taking industrial hemp program applications

    Kentuckians interested in participating in the industrial hemp research pilot program in 2017 are invited to submit an application with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

  • Help Center Volunteers recognized

    The Henry County Help Center recently honored Martha Lewis, center, as the Volunteer of the Quarter for her efforts in distributing food to locals. Also recognized were nominees Ashley Roberts and James Dills.

  • KSP honors Clark

    Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders presented Smithfield resident Shelly Clark with a Police Communications Support Award on Oct. 12. A 19-year veteran of the agency, Clark is a Police Telecommunications Shift Supervisor at KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg. She is the daughter of Tommy and Terri Meredith of La Grange and Karen Burk of Louisville.

  • McAllister’s horror story contains a hidden message

    Doris McAllister hopes her new horror book will bring some souls to the Lord, but also acknowledges “Our Father Satan” has inspired concern from family and friends.
    Formerly of Henry County, now living in Arizona to help her son raise two children, McAllister said the goal with her work of fiction is to “preach in reverse.” Ultimately, the story of her protagonist, Cora, who was kidnapped by demons as a young child, involves her choosing good over evil.

  • Trooper raises donations with elvis tribute act

    Detective Endre Samu of the Kentucky State Police Post 5 presented a check to Denise Anthony, executive director of Crossroads Pregnancy Resource Center, after he held a special fundraising event as a Elvis tribute artist, according to a KSP news release. Samu also presented a check to Captain Jeff Medley, Commander of the Kentucky State Police Post 5 for the “Shop with a Trooper Program.” Samu recently held an Elvis-themed benefit concert at City Place in La Grange.