Today's News

  • The cheapest feed is already on the farm

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Help celebrate National Second Winds Dreams Day Sept. 15

    On Wednesday, Sept. 14, our Henry County Second Wind Dreams program will help residents at Providence New Castle celebrate the fourth annual National Second Wind Dream’s Day by hosting Elvis as presented by Don Goodfleisch.  
    Everyone always enjoys Elvis, and it seemed a perfect time to host a concert because the very first dream that was provided by founder P.K. Beville as she started the national Second Wind Dreams program in 1997 was an Elvis Concert.  

  • Bringing home prizes from the Kentucky State Fair
  • HCPS provides help for students’ dual credit classes

    With the cost of tuition climbing higher each year, students are taking advantage of more affordable opportunities to earn college credit even before they graduate high school.

  • Masons encourage attendance

    The Masons of Simpson Lodge 189 in New Castle, shown here with Principal Tara McMahan and counselor Lori Duvall, recently donated several bikes to New Castle Elementary School as an attendance incentive for children for the 2016-2017 school year.

  • HCPS grads receive KEES awards

    Five 2016 graduates of Henry County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), according to a news release. To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.
    Local scholars are Sarah Foree, Jaycie Heath, Sophia Hughes, Austin Taylor and Rachel Vegh.

  • Water district tackles large storage tank project

    Because painting and repairing the 48-year-old, 200,000-gallon water tank would have cost a couple hundred thousand dollars, the Henry County Water District decided to install a new million-gallon tank, according to Director Jimmy Simpson.
    The old water tower, tall enough to loom over the trees on stilt-like legs on a rise just off U.S. 42 in Trimble County, obviously could use a fresh coat of paint, and Simpson said that goes inside and out.

  • Regional history of slavery comes to light

    A local historian has dedicated a great deal of time shedding light on a topic some would rather not discuss – slavery, specifically slavery in this region.

  • Eminence’s new attraction is cool

    Saturday marked the opening day of the new splash pad in Eminence at Coach D Park. Several years in the making, city officials were on hand to greet visitors to the new free attraction and hand out free popsicles. The splash pad will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until cold weather closes it for the winter.

  • Second arrest made in prowling case

    A week after arresting a juvenile in connection with a report of prowling in Turners Station, Henry County Sheriff’s deputies charged a second man in that incident.
    Christian T. Lauderbaugh, 21, faces charges of second-degree burglary and third-degree criminal trespassing, as well as possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, after Deputy Keith Perry arrested him Aug. 26, according to police reports.