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Today's News

  • A response: Are you better off today than four years ago?

    John Logan Brent

    County Judge-Executive

    If you read Jon Park’s column in last week’s paper, you witnessed another of his divisive, misleading and politically motivated columns. To recap, he started out with the Reagan “Are you better off” quote, then challenged my leadership, spouted off a few misleading statistics on the economy, and then inaccurately states that a “record number of people are running for office in Henry County” and “he believes this is because it is time for a change.”

  • When will the Age of Ignorance end?

    Joseph Yates

     

    Spring better break soon, or I’m going to. There seems to be a vast amount of stupid dripping out of the ether lately, causing me no end of consternation. This is not your everyday garden variety dim-wittedness—it is a rarefied breed of stupid. I’m talking about a slothful yet reckless kind of nimrod: thick-headedness wrapped in a special type of belligerence that can’t be pried loose with a crowbar.

  • The business of doing business

    Lance Minnis

    VP, Commonwealth Financial Advisors

  • Shop small, keep Henry County a great place to live

    Pat Wallace

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • HCHS Technology Team goes to regional

    Andrew Shearer

    Henry County Technical Education Teacher

    HCHS TSA went to EKU with over 15 other schools to showcase our talents. The students represented us really well and are now using the results to improve for the state competition in Louisville at the end of next month.

  • Eastern Elementary Students of the month
  • School spirit is alive and well at HC

     

    We older folks like to talk about the good old days when things were better. For instance, we like to talk about how the crowds were better for sporting events and school spirit was better. We like to talk about how kids these days have too many distractions that keep them from being invested in their school. We like to talk about the lack of pride that kids have in their schools and their sports teams.

  • Colonels end Cats' season

     

    The Henry County Wildcats’ dream game turned into a nightmare because of an 11-0 run by the Oldham County Colonels that spanned the end of the third quarter and the first 49 seconds of the fourth quarter in the opening round of the 8th Region basketball tournament on Friday night.

  • Lady Cats fall to Oldham Co.

     

    The Henry County lady Cats traveled to Grant County on March 5 to take on the Oldham County Lady Colonels in the first round of the 8th Region basketball tournament and lost 63-32.

    The Lady Cats got off to a slow start, falling behind 6-1 with Cheyenne Clark providing the only point in the first four minutes of the game. But the Lady Cats’ strong defense kept them close until Kim Barmore scored on an inside move and was fouled. Her three-point play made it 6-4 with 3:54 left in the first period.

  • Sports Brief-Girls' 8th Region All-Tournament team

    The Girls’ 8th Region all-tournament team was announced after Sunday’s championship game in which Anderson County defeated Simon Kenton 49-38.

    Anderson County’s Eriel McKee was named as the Most Valuable Player.

    Kim Barmore of Henry County made the squad after leading the Cats with 10 points in their first round loss to Oldham County.