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Today's News

  • After-school care coming to HCPS elementaries

    When a local daycare closed at the end of the last school year, many parents were left without after-school care for their younger children. Administrators at Henry County Public Schools are taking steps to ensure parents that need the service have access to local options.

  • Overturned trailer blocks 55
  • Special blood drive set for 4-year-old cancer patient

    The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive in honor of 4-year-old Logan Collins.
    This is the second year Logan’s parents, Laura and Josh, have worked with the Red Cross to encourage others to give blood in honor of their son.
    Last June, Logan was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
    Logan’s mom, Laura, says over the course of his treatment, he’s received several blood products and may use more in the future as he continues his fight.

  • Showcasing Henry County

     

    Hundreds of visitors enjoyed a beautiful Saturday in Henry County at the 16th annual Harvest Showcase. The largest all-local agricultural festival in the state showcases local produce, food, crafts, machinery, businesses and organizations. 

  • Local Buzz, July 29, 2015

    Church Activities and Services

    There will be an old time camp meeting at Crossroads Lighthouse Church, 220 Clear Creek Road in Eminence,  Aug. 2-7 at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Rev. Paul Harvey is the pastor. For more information call 655-2332.

  • Public Records, July 29, 2015

    Grand Jury Indictments, July 2015

    Dustin B. Duncan, DOB 03/29/1995, Pleasureville – trafficking in marijuana over 8 ounces, enhanced; trafficking in a controlled substance first degree (lysergic acid diethylamide aka LSD); possession of drug paraphernalia; and cultivation of marijuana less than five plants, first offense

  • Camp brings different cultures to Henry County

    sports@hclocal.com

    For many years now the organizers of the Henry County youth Soccer League have brought the Challenger Sports soccer camp to kids in the community.

    Challenger Sports uses instructors from around the world to teach soccer skills to American kids.

    This year Michael Hickman of England and Alves Oliveira of Brazil were the instructors.

  • Shooters compete in Bullitt Invitational

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    The 4-H Sharpshooters spent a warm Saturday morning at Jefferson Gun Club competing in the Bullitt County Invitational and brought home several trophies. The team members were able to compete in archery and shotgun.

    There was also a shotgun competition that included the parents, combining their score with the first 25 targets of their child. David and Jacob Wilson won the second place trophy in that event.Archery Results

    9-11 Age Group: Kelli Booth - 2nd Target Archery, 3rd Bowhunter Archery

  • Roberts new HCHS boys golf coach

    sports@hclocal.com

    Ben Roberts, a 2009 graduate of Henry County High School, is replacing Steve Galyon as the Henry County High School boys’ golf coach.

    His parents, John and Mary Roberts, are both retired teachers who spent their entire careers in the Henry County school system.

    Roberts lives in New Castle and has been an assistant coach for the boys’ basketball team for the last two years. Roberts played four years of basketball and baseball in high school.

  • Storm lose wild one in overtime, 32-26

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Kentucky Storm went into their game with the Derby City Thunder Saturday coming off two tough losses, but by the end of the day, they may have suffered their toughest loss yet.

    The Thunder, ranked 14th nationally, got a 75-yard punt return in overtime to win 32-26 to spoil a great comeback for the Storm.

    The game started as a defensive battle with neither team scoring in the first quarter.