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Today's News

  • Wildcats clip Commanders in overtime

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Springfield Dec. 18 to take on Washington County and came away with an 87-86 overtime win over the Commanders. 

    Henry County got a 3-pointer at the regulation buzzer from Zack Foree to send the game into overtime.

    The Wildcats were up by three points late in the fourth period but Washington County scored to cut it to one and then fouled to stop the clock. Henry County missed the free throw and Washington County grabbed the rebound and raced down court to score and go up by one.

  • EHS routs Lady Aces, 70-49

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Cloverport Dec. 19 to take on the Frederick Fraize Lady Aces and came away with a 21-point victory.

    The Warriors led 18 to 14 after the first period of play. Aaliyah Bailey had eight points and Tavi West had seven points during the opening frame to lead the Warriors.

    The Warriors broke the game open in the second period by outscoring the Lady Aces 26-7 to lead 44-21 at halftime.

  • Lady Cats drop three in tourney

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats played the host Campbellsville Lady Eagles in the opening round of the Food Pantry Classic Dec. 20 and fell 51-29.

    Both teams got off to a slow start with neither scoring in the first four minutes of the game.

    “We had seven defensive stops in a row but turned it over six times,” HCHS coach Jim Hook said. “We had one shot to show for those seven possessions.”

  • Courthouse expansion and renovation plans take shape

    The upcoming $10 million renovation and expansion of the Henry County Courthouse will provide a holistic approach to improving the facility for the public while preserving many of the historic features, according to the project manager with JRA Architects.

  • Public Record Dec. 27, 2017

    Church Activities
    Sulphur Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.

    Civic Organizations
    Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at Henry Christian Church every Monday.
    The New Castle Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Buddy’s Place in New Castle.

  • Local Buzz Dec. 27, 2017

    Church Activities

    Sulphur Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange. Civic Organizations Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at Henry Christian Church every Monday.

    The New Castle Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Buddy’s Place in New Castle.

    Pleasureville Masonic Lodge No. 410 meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Lodge Hall, 105 Main St., Pleasureville.

  • Adult relationships with grandparents are mutually beneficial

    One of the many benefits of living longer is grandparents get to see their grandchildren become adults.
    While scientists have conducted much research about the benefits and effects of positive relationships between grandparents and their young grandchildren, until recently little research had been conducted about the relationships between grandparents and adult grandchildren.
    Recent studies show that positive relationships between these two groups are mutually beneficial.

  • Exercise to protect yourself from diseases

    It’s certainly not a cure-all. But it’s pretty impressive.
    Exercise is one of the few things that can help prevent or slow the development of most — if not all — major health problems. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, arthritis, bone loss — to name a few. Topping things off, exercise can help ease the aging process, for example, by strengthening and stretching muscles and joints.

  • The Local’s holiday letter to our family and friends

    Holiday letters are a wonderful way to reconnect with friends and neighbors — they afford the opportunity to step back, smile, remind us of our connections near and far and to reflect on changes from the past year and plans for the future.

    As we close the year at the Henry County Local and reflect on all that we are grateful for, leading that list is our wonderful community of readers and advertisers, as well as living in a country that allows for a free press and free speech.

  • Reckoning with Addiction: The view with the EMS

    By John Iscore Essick

    Henry County Emergency Medical Services (HCEMS) personnel are trained and prepared to assist in some of the most difficult and frightening moments of our lives.  

    I rode along with HCEMS on three different occasions in recent months to hear their perspective on addiction in our county.