Today's News

  • Cross Country Cats compete in Tiger Run


    The Henry County cross country team traveled to Champions Park in Louisville Saturday to compete in the St. Xavier Tiger Run.

    “This was a very big first meet for us,” Coach DeeDee New said. “I’m equally proud of my fourth grade runners as I am my varsity runner. We set our baseline times at this meet and we will work to improve ourselves and our team from here.”

    Results for Henry County runners in St. X Tiger Run:

    Middle School Girls 3k

    153 Jenna McIntosh 15:11.98

  • Wildcats soccer falls to Grant County, 6-2


    Slow starts are becoming a habit that Henry County boys soccer coach Adam Knust would like to break with his young team.

    The visiting Grant County Braves jumped on top of the Wildcats 4-0 19 minutes into their game Thursday night and the Wildcats, despite playing better in the second half, could not overcome the deficit.

  • EHS volleyball falls to Lady Panthers


    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team traveled to Carrollton Thursday night to take on district rival Carroll County.

    The Warriors played two of their best sets of the season but lost 25-22, 25-22, 25-9.

  • Benjy Kinman boat ramp closed

    The boat ramp at Benjy Kinman Lake near Drennon will close Sept. 14 while repairs are being made to the lake’s dam. The project is expected to be completed in time for the spring fishing season.

    Anglers may still fish from the bank or launch canoes or kayaks while the project is underway. To aid with repairs, the 88-acre lake will be drawn down three to four feet.

    The lake is located in the Boone Tract of the Kentucky River Wildlife Management Area. Anglers must release all largemouth bass caught in Benjy Kinman Lake.

  • Receives adult education incentive
  • A magic night at New Castle

    The last Thursday evening of every month is being set aside at New Castle Elementary School as a time for families to learn more about one of the seven habits of being an effective leader, Principal Tara McMahan said. Magician Mark Comley started this year off with teaching the first habit — being proactive — through comedy and magic. Both students and parents were laughing at the unique ways Comley taught this lesson, McMahan said.

  • News briefs: Courthouse to close for Labor Day

    Courthouse to close for Labor Day
    The Henry County Courthouse and Annex building will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day, according to county officials.

  • Rod and gun club raffle winner

    Mike Spradling is the winner of the Henry Golden Boy Rifle commemorating the Henry County Rod and Gun Club’s 50th anniversary, according to information from Linda Noel. This one-of-a-kind rifle was factory engraved especially for the Rod and Gun Club. The winning ticket was drawn at the close of the Eminence Day Celebration, Aug. 8.

  • Battle of the Bluegrass tractor pull coming Sept. 5

    This Saturday, Sept. 5, the Howes Lube/Battle of the Bluegrass Series (BOB Series) heads to the Henry County Fairgrounds in New Castle.
    “There are a ton of pulling fans that have wanted us to pull in New Castle for years, and this Saturday, the BOB Series will give the fans a great new event in New Castle” BOB Series CEO Tom McConnell said.  “These are the pullers that are seen regularly on NBC Sports, so fans at this event will see, many for the first time, some of the biggest names in the sport of pulling.”

  • Upcoming events and activities happening in Henry County

    ri-County Diabetes Challenge Walk on Saturday, Sept. 12:  This fun event will be held at the new Henry County Recreational Park outside of New Castle.  Registration is at 9:30 a.m. and the walk is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
    There is no charge and walkers will be given a pedometer at registration so they can log their steps during the hour-long walk.  At the end of the walk, steps are recorded and tallied.