Today's News

  • HC runners show big improvement


    The Henry County Cross Country team traveled to Versailles Saturday for the Woodford County Invitational and came away with some much improved times over last week’s performance at Collins.

    The girls team finished third of six teams and had five of six runners set personal records.

    Janey Thompson led the Lady Cats with an 8th place finish and a time of 22:08, setting a personal best by four seconds and improving from last week by 89 seconds.

  • Wildcat soccer falls in first round to Carroll


    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team traveled to Carrollton Oct. 14 to take on the host Carroll County Panthers in the 31st district soccer tournament hoping for a different outcome than in their previous two meetings. Carroll County beat the Wildcats 10-0 in both regular season encounters and the third time was no different as the Panthers jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first 10 minutes of the game and finished off the win just four minutes into the second half.

  • EHS volleyball falls to Lloyd, Portland Christian


    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team finished the regular season with two matches last week at Lloyd Memorial and at home against Portland Christian.

    The Warriors lost 2-0 to both teams.

    Portland Christian 2 EHS 0

    Portland Christian won the first game 25-16 as the Warriors got off to a slow start according to coach Savannah Bramblett.

  • HCHS football senior night
  • Fall for these Henry County events

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Upgrades to Woods Pike set for Oct. 26 to Nov.1

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that KY 573 (Woods Pike Road) will be closed for one week beginning Oct. 26. KYTC maintenance staff will be repairing an approach at the bridge over the Salt River.
    KY 573 will be closed between Six Mile Creek Road and Union Church Road (mile points 10.6 to 10.7).  This closure is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 26. The roadway will be reopened by early evening on Sunday, Nov. 1.

  • Past Connections

    As Main Street enjoys a retail resurgence, a historian and author has delved into the city’s foundations in the 339-page Pleasureville Connection: 1784 to 2015.
    Pulling together information from histories, biographies, newspaper articles, oral history, interviews and numerous photographs, author Mike Grimes said the book sprang from a reaction he had to a 2013 remark by the Kentucky Travel blog.
    “Pleasureville appears to be heading for ghost town status,” it said.

  • News briefs for Oct. 21, 2015

    Absentee balloting for Nov. 3 is open
    In-person absentee voting for the Nov. 3 General Election is already open in many counties across the Commonwealth, according to the Kentucky Secretary of State’s Office.
    All counties must allow in-person absentee voting at least 12 working days before the election.
    Individuals who may be eligible to vote by in-person absentee ballot include:
    • Military personnel, their dependents, and overseas citizens who are absent from the county on Election Day

  • Fatal fire victim named

    The medical examiner’s office has identified the victim of an Aug. 26 fire that consumed a large log home on Galbraith Road.
    New Castle volunteer firefighters arriving on the scene of the blaze on a small gravel lane off Point Pleasant Road found the home fully involved.
    New Castle received assistance from Campbellsburg, Pleasureville, Lake Jericho and Eminence to battle the fire with extra manpower and trucks to haul water.

  • Child taken to hospital after drowning report

    Emergency personnel responded to Lake Jericho at approximately 6:30 p.m. Monday after a 911 call reporting a possible drowning there.
    Kentucky State Police, Lake Jericho Fire Department, Henry County Sheriff’s Office and Henry County EMS all responded to the scene after the caller alerted them to the possible drowning of a 4-year-old male.
    The child was flown by helicopter to Kosair Children’s Hospital in downtown Louisville for treatment.