Today's News

  • Fight, shooting follows football game

    The drama at a semi-pro football game held in New Castle Saturday evening happened off the field when two representatives of the Indiana Trybe fought and one ended up being hospitalized with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the head, according to information from the Kentucky State Police.
    Personnel from KSP, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office and Henry County EMS responded to the scene after the initial report of an assault on Park Road at the recreation and services park after a football game between the Kentucky Storm and the Trybe.

  • Henry County unemployment rate hits 4.3 percent

    Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between April 2014 and April 2015, but rose in Union County, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
     Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.4 percent. It was followed by Fayette and Oldham counties, 3.6 percent each; Scott and Shelby counties, 3.7 percent each; Boone and Owen counties, 3.8 percent each; and Anderson, Campbell, Jessamine, and Spencer counties, 3.9 percent each.

  • One last time: Wallace says good-bye as director

    As most of you know, this is my final article from the Chamber, but my replacement, Paul Cole, will continue to keep you updated on happenings in the Chamber and communities.  
    It has been a pleasure to be allowed to broadcast to the public, through the Henry County Local, the many good things going on with our members, and I will miss doing what I could to promote Henry County.  
    Don’t forget to check out Campbellsburg Day this coming Saturday.  
    The Chamber will assist with the ribbon cutting at the beautiful community center.  

  • Wathen completes Marine training

    Pvt. Dylan Wathen, formerly of Henry County, graduated from United States Marine boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina, on Friday May 29, 2015. He is currently stationed at Camp Geiger, North Carolina, in Marine Combat Training. His mother is Martha Smith from New Castle.

  • Thomas-Payton engagement


    Debbie Thomas, Pleasureville, would like to announce the engagement of her daughter, Jennifer Thomas to Todd Payton, son of Maurice Payton, New Castle and the late Minnie Payton.
    Jennifer is receiving her Bachelor Degree in criminal justice from IWU and is employed with KHESLC.
    Todd works for Luther Luckett correctional facility.
    The wedding will take place Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Shelby Hills Farm.  
    Invitations will be sent.

  • Cattlemen’s association will meet June 22

    The Henry County Cattlemen will meet here at the Extension Office on Monday, June 22, for their regular meeting at 7 p.m.  
    The meeting will be sponsored by P.B.I. Bank.  
    The program will relate to market news and will be presented by Jodie Inman with the Federal Marketing Program and Tim Dietrich with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture Animal Marketing Division.  
    Please call the Henry County Extension Office to register as soon as possible.

    Paint it Purple for Relay For Life

  • School brief: Two graduate from UC

    On Saturday, May 9, University of the Cumberlands (UC) conferred 815 degrees during their annual commencement ceremony; 227 Bachelor’s degrees, 540 Master’s degrees, and 18 Doctorate degrees, including two from Henry County.
    Local students who received graduate degrees included:
    Mallory Thomas of Sulphur, graduated from UC and earned a MAE degree in School Guidance Counselor.
    Michelle Cook of Smithfield, graduated from UC and earned a MAT degree in Early Elementary Education P-5.

  • HCPS recognizes outstanding attendance

    HCPS recognizes outstanding attendance

  • Lineman graduates

    Sarah Lineman graduated Summa Cum Laude May 17 from Miami University’s Farmer School of Business.  She has been hired by the global accounting firm EY.  She is a Henry County High School graduate and the daughter of Kimberly and Brady Lineman of New Castle.

  • Saliba to be grand marshal at Campbellsburg Day

    Editor's note: Campbellsburg Day has been postponed from its original date of June 20 because of predicted storms for that day. The Henry County Local will announce the new date once it is decided upon.