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Today's News

  • HC schools to serve free meals

    Henry County Public Schools have announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch and  School Breakfast Programs for the 2015-2016 school year, according to an HCPS news release. All students will be served lunch and breakfast at no charge at Campbellsburg, Eastern and New Castle elementary schools.
    For more information, contact Henry County Schools Nutrition Director Sidney Rothenburger, School Nutrition Director at (502) 845-8609 or sidney.rothenburger@henry.kyschools.us.
     

  • Davis is Henry County Adult Education winner for July

    Avery Davis is the July winner of the monthly Henry County Adult Education drawing, according to a news release from Betty Rankin, site coordinator.
    Davis began the program before having a daughter, according to the news release. Now she’s a mom, working at a local business and striving toward her goal of earning her GED.
    After 48 hours of class work and homework, Davis has begun the testing process and passed two sections of the GED, according to the news release.
    Her prize choice was two gas gift cards donated by Dr. Bob Wagoner.

  • FFA members attend leadership camp

    This summer, officers and committee chairs of the Henry County FFA Chapter attended FFA camp. Monday, July 13, the members sped off in two school board vans on a journey to the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardinsburg.

  • Local Buzz, July 29, 2015

    Church Activities and Services

    There will be an old time camp meeting at Crossroads Lighthouse Church, 220 Clear Creek Road in Eminence,  Aug. 2-7 at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Rev. Paul Harvey is the pastor. For more information call 655-2332.

  • Public Records, July 29, 2015

    Grand Jury Indictments, July 2015

    Dustin B. Duncan, DOB 03/29/1995, Pleasureville – trafficking in marijuana over 8 ounces, enhanced; trafficking in a controlled substance first degree (lysergic acid diethylamide aka LSD); possession of drug paraphernalia; and cultivation of marijuana less than five plants, first offense

  • Camp brings different cultures to Henry County

    sports@hclocal.com

    For many years now the organizers of the Henry County youth Soccer League have brought the Challenger Sports soccer camp to kids in the community.

    Challenger Sports uses instructors from around the world to teach soccer skills to American kids.

    This year Michael Hickman of England and Alves Oliveira of Brazil were the instructors.

  • Shooters compete in Bullitt Invitational

    Submitted

    The 4-H Sharpshooters spent a warm Saturday morning at Jefferson Gun Club competing in the Bullitt County Invitational and brought home several trophies. The team members were able to compete in archery and shotgun.

    There was also a shotgun competition that included the parents, combining their score with the first 25 targets of their child. David and Jacob Wilson won the second place trophy in that event.Archery Results

    9-11 Age Group: Kelli Booth - 2nd Target Archery, 3rd Bowhunter Archery

  • Roberts new HCHS boys golf coach

    sports@hclocal.com

    Ben Roberts, a 2009 graduate of Henry County High School, is replacing Steve Galyon as the Henry County High School boys’ golf coach.

    His parents, John and Mary Roberts, are both retired teachers who spent their entire careers in the Henry County school system.

    Roberts lives in New Castle and has been an assistant coach for the boys’ basketball team for the last two years. Roberts played four years of basketball and baseball in high school.

  • Storm lose wild one in overtime, 32-26

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Kentucky Storm went into their game with the Derby City Thunder Saturday coming off two tough losses, but by the end of the day, they may have suffered their toughest loss yet.

    The Thunder, ranked 14th nationally, got a 75-yard punt return in overtime to win 32-26 to spoil a great comeback for the Storm.

    The game started as a defensive battle with neither team scoring in the first quarter.

  • Wildcats host, win tournament

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County High School baseball team has been trying to host a tournament ever since spring break back in April. Unfortunately, all but one day of that tournament was washed out.

    Earlier this summer, Coach Stuart Dill planned a weekend tournament that was rained out twice.