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Today's News

  • Former Cats help Saints to title

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Thomas More Saints just wrapped up their 2016-17 basketball season with a trip to the NCAA Division III basketball tournament.

    The Saints went 22-7 this season and won a share of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference regular season title and won the conference tournament.

    The Saints fell to Guilford in the first round of the NCAA tournament. It was their first appearance in the tournament since 2009.

    Two Henry County High School graduates were a big part of their success.

  • Ag Tag makes a difference for Henry County youth in 4-H and FFA programs

    Kentucky 4-H is one of the most important and influential youth programs in our state and our county.
    Across Kentucky over 279,000 youth ages 9 to 19 learn about leadership, citizenship and life skills in “learn-by-doing” experiences such as communications and public speaking, through agriculture projects like livestock, shooting sports, 4-H camp, Teen Conference, and many other 4-H programs and activities.

  • Take care: Whooping cough has struck in Kentucky

    You may have heard about the cases of whooping cough in Lexington.   
    Although most persons you may meet are vaccinated against the illness, it is important to be aware of whooping cough, its symptoms and treatment.
    Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, is a respiratory illness.  It is very contagious.

  • Outbreak of dangerous avian flu found in Tenn.

    These are the types of articles I hate writing because the end point is never pleasant.
    The H7 strain of high pathogenic avian influenza was found in a flock of 73,500 chickens in Tennessee along the Alabama border.
    Many might think, “Well, that is pretty far from Kentucky, so why should I worry?”
    You should worry because this is a similar strain that killed around 50 million chickens and turkeys two years ago. This strain is easily transmitted, and wild migrating waterfowl can carry this disease.

  • Campbellsburg Elementary Students become orators
  • Smither earns degree from WGU

    Stephanie Smither of Pleasureville has received her bachelor of science in nursing from Western Governors University (WGU), according to a news release. The university held its 32nd semi-annual commencement ceremony at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando on Feb. 11 and celebrated the graduation of more than 11,000 graduates.

  • Pleasureville author pens third history book, ‘Cropper Reflections’

    “Cropper Reflections” is a collection of stories and pictures related to the small, country hamlet of Cropper, which is in the northeast corner of Shelby County, according to a news release.  Stories date back to the first settlers who came to this part of Kentucky in the 1780s.  
    These stories are illustrated by numerous photographs furnished by Cropper natives from as far back as the 1800s, the release said.  

  • Grand jury issues indictment in Odd Fellows theft

    The Henry County grand jury recently indicted a member of the Eminence Odd Fellows chapter, a 59-year-old Pleasureville man, on a charge of theft by unlawful taking.
    The indictment accuses Richard D. Rynes of the theft, alleging “he unlawfully took or exercised control over the movable property of the Odd Fellows Club, the value of the property being greater than $10,000 but less than $1,000,000.”

  • Eminence Education Foundation dinner supports classroom work
  • School lunchrooms may rustle up some local beef

    Local farmer and entrepreneur David Neville recently rewrote his recipe for his beef hot dogs to make them palatable for schools, served for the first time Feb. 28 at Henry County High and Middle.
    With the cooperation of Henry County Public Schools’ nutrition director, Sidney Rothenburger, Neville stood at the beginning of the line and encouraged high school students to try the “School Dawgs” for a taste test.
    Once they had a chance to eat, Neville floated around the cafeteria tables, asking for their reactions.