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Today's News

  • Attempting to get in shape... again

    I began my yearly ritual of resolving to get in shape and stay in shape in the usual way – I procrastinated and made excuses until I looked up one day and realized that it was April and shrinkage of my blue jeans was not causing the problem.

    I began to work out on the used elliptical machine that we took off the hands of a couple who had decided they were tired of it collecting dust in their basement.

  • Turnovers hurt Storm in loss to Knights

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Kentucky Storm semi-pro football team opened their home campaign in the Kentucky football League with a 40-6 loss to the Knoxville Knights Saturday at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park.

    The Storm was coming off a road game against the Indy Trybe in Indianapolis that was suspended due to a rainstorm in which they led 16-6. The game will be finished at a later date.

  • Kodiak moment: Local man bags bear

    This is the first of a two-part series on Steve Chappell’s Kodiak bear hunt in Alaska.

    sports@hclocal.com

    Despite being charged by a Kodiak bear weighing about 1,500 pounds, Steve Chappell kept his cool while hunting in Alaska.

    Chappell, who lives in Pendleton, grew up in Washington state, and lived in Alaska for 25 years. He moved to Henry County in 2008.

  • Sports Briefs

    HC basketball skills camp

    The Henry County Wildcats’ boys’ basketball team will host its annual Henry County Skills Camp June 15-17 from nine a.m. to noon each day in the Henry County High School gym.

    The cost is $40 per child and is open to boys in grades K-8 for the upcoming school year.

    Those interested can register at the door on the first day of camp.

    Klempner gets top 10 finish

  • 77th annual homemaker meeting
  • Ag development funds applications begin June 15

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, recently awarded $350,020 in Henry County Agricultural Development Funds for a County Agricultural Investment Program, also known as CAIP.
    The Henry County Cattlemen’s Association submitted a proposal to the Henry County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board to provide cost-share incentives to area farmers within the CAIP.

  • Fischer to attend future ag leaders conference

    Summer vacation may be only beginning for most students, but for 95 high school juniors the emphasis on education continues.
    These students, from 62 counties across the state, including Henry, have accepted invitations to attend Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 30th annual Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL), held in two locations this month.
    Representing Henry County will be Joseph Fischer at the University of Kentucky event.

  • Shop at your Henry County Farmers' Market

    Summer is prime time for shopping at your local farmers’ market.
    From early May to late October, the farmers’ market is a great place to find fresh fruits and vegetables, and shopping locally is a great way to ensure that you are buying the highest quality produce and food products while supporting your community.
    Shopping seasonally at your local farmers’ market will provide you with the opportunity to cook fruits and vegetables that are at their peak, leaving your recipes bursting with flavor.

  • 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.