Today's News

  • All Henry County Schools now certified as energy efficient

    Campbellsburg Elementary School has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. With this most recent designation, all of Henry County’s school buildings are now ENERGY STAR certified.

  • Celebrating a milestone birthday

    It’s not every day that someone gets to mark 100 years on this earth. But next month one resident at Twin Oaks Assisted Living will do just that, and administrators at the facility are asking the county to join in the centennial celebration.
    On Oct. 14, Aline Stivers will turn 100 years old, and Leanne Yancey, community manager of Twin Oaks, wants it to be a memorable occasion.

  • Working in and around grain bins safely

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Durbin speaks at Hunger Task Force meeting

    Submitted photo
    Joe Durbin, left, speaks at the Louisville meeting of the Kentucky Hunger Task Force on Sept. 13 in Louisville. Next to Durbin is Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles. The task force is holding regional meetings to gather information about local solutions to hunger. Durbin is the director of Henry County Help Center, a food bank based in Eminence thet distributes food to families all over the county. (Kentucky Department of Agriculture photo)

  • New 4-H club focuses on nature, environment

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Sharpshooters compete in state shoot

    By Greg Woods
    The Henry County Sharpshooters recently participated in the 4-H Shooting Sports State Competition. Day one of the event was held at the Bluegrass Sportsman’s League in Wilmore and day two was held at the Kentucky Wildlife Management Center in Berea.
    Michaela Marowelli finished second in the age 9-11 Air Pistol. Holly Hosey placed fifth in the same event. Hayley Hosey won the Air Pistol event in the age 12-14 category. Emma Topp finished fifth in the age 15-18 category.

  • Be proactive to fight those fall allergies

    There’s a lot to look forward to in the fall, but if you suffer from fall allergies, it can be hard to enjoy the season.
    Hay fever, also called allergic rhinitis, starts with cold-like symptoms. Unlike a cold that goes away within a week, hay fever lingers until the cause of the allergic reaction is identified and treated. One of the most common causes, especially during the fall allergy season, is ragweed. Ragweed begins to pollinate in mid-August and sticks around until a hard freeze.

  • Sports briefs for Sept. 21, 2016

    Campbellsburg Bengals JV 38 Trimble County Raiders 0
    The Bengals got off to a slow start but turned it on in the second quarter to lead 27-0 at halftime.
    Traven McFarland led the offensive attack with two touchdowns and converted two extra points. Ray Matthews had a touchdown and an extra point, as did Dylan Gallagher. Isaac Abney also got in on the scoring with a touchdown run.

  • Lady Cats beat Carroll

    The Henry County Lady Cats started an important stretch of their season last week with the first two district seeding games at Gallatin County and Carroll County. The Lady Cats lost to Gallatin 2-0 on Sept. 13 then defeated Carroll by the same score two nights later.
    The game against Gallatin County was scoreless at halftime, but the Lady Wildcats were able to score midway through the second half on a breakaway by Shelby Ackermann after a long kick downfield bounced over the head of the Henry County defenders.