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Today's News

  • New Castle Elementary’s February gold coin activity winners

    February gold coin activity winners for New Castle Elementary School include:
    Mrs. Miskell’s second grade - Golden Mouse;
    Mrs. Marrillia’a fourth grade - Golden Ball/Bat;
    Mrs. Buchanan’s second grade - Golden Book; and Mrs. Jeffries - Golden Paintbrush and Golden Fish, according to Principal Tara McMahan.

  • New chamber members are always welcome

    By Holly Kinderman

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Finding Gospel in the Charlie Daniels Band

    The best way to learn is to teach or mentor another person. 

    Through the years of my ministry, I’ve mentored a number of seminary students who were serving churches in our county. One of those was Bert Montgomery who served the Campbellsburg Baptist Church while attending Baptist Seminary of Kentucky. (By the way, Baptist Seminary of Kentucky is located on the campus of Georgetown College.)

  • Local Buzz, March 8, 2017

    Church Activities

    Pleasureville United Methodist Church Saturday will host a chili, white chili and bean soup fundraiser to benefit the women’s group March 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Buy bowls of chili or soup, plus homemade deserts and drinks for separate charges or buy a meal. Carry out is available.

  • Public Records, March 8, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Thelmo Reynoso, 33, Shelbyville — arrested March 1 at Campbellsburg Road by Trooper Dykes for operating on a DUI suspended license; speeding; and failure to illuminate headlamps

    Carl Downey, 27, New Castle — arrested March 1 at South Main Street, New Castle, by Trooper Brewer for a warrant

  • Disappointed in bills passed

    Through a series of extreme parliamentary maneuvers that kept teachers and other interested Kentuckians from effectively voicing their concerns, the House Majority forced a vote on the “charter schools” bill Friday in an early morning committee meeting, before rushing the measure to the House floor where it passed on a 56-39 vote. 

  • Several bills leave Senate for House consideration

    Late nights, packed committee meetings, and heated debate marked the fifth week of the 2017 Session. The Senate is quickly passing the remaining Senate bills out and receiving bills from the House for consideration. While there were some contested issues, the Senate conducted itself in a bipartisan fashion. We wasted no time this week and passed over 40 pieces of legislation including:

    •Senate Bill 9, redistricting of judicial districts in order to better align caseloads with current census data;

  • Warriors fall to Bearcats in region tourney

    sports@hclocal.com
    The Eminence Warriors took on the Anderson County Bearcats in the Eighth Region basketball tournament Thursday night and fell 69-60 after leading for large parts of the game.
    With the game tied at 45 in the fourth period, Anderson County’s all-region player, Cobe Penny, took over after being held in check due to foul trouble through most of the game. Penny scored seven straight points to give the Bearcats a 52-45 lead with 4:44 left. The Bearcats never trailed again on the way to earning a semifinal matchup with South Oldham.

  • Eminence Warriors top hoops review

    sports@hclocal.com

    It’s time to review the 2016-17 basketball season and this year the Eminence Warriors top the list for their trip to the Eighth Region tournament.

    Warriors beat Wildcats to make it to the regional tournament.

    The Eminence Warriors had their most successful season since 2013 when they went 17-13 and defeated Henry County and Gallatin County in the district tournament to reach the Eighth Region tournament for the first time in many years.

  • Henry Hoopla coming soon

    It is almost time for the Henry Hoopla bracket contest. After the tournament has been set on March 12, make your picks and join our contest.

    We will be use the cbssports.com March Madness bracket games to enter contestants.

    If you do not feel comfortable entering online, send your brackets to us at the “Henry County Local” and we will enter them for you.

    Only one bracket per player may be entered.