Today's News

  • The Local is your community newspaper

    Welcome to a free sample of the Henry County Local!

    As a courtesy to our residents and as a way to introduce or remind you about our newspaper, we’ve mailed a free Local to every residence in the county.

  • Local Buzz, June 10, 2015

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church Activities & Services

    First Baptist Church Eminence will have its annual Vacation Bible School Parade on June 13. All are invited. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. If you want to participate please come to help decorate at 9:30 a.m.

  • Public Records, June 10, 2015

    Grand Jury Indictments, May 2015

    Jodie Lynette Heaton, DOB 08/31/76 – failure to report change in orders to receive benefits and persistent felony offender, first degree

    Khalil Malik Crawford, DOB 11/25/94 – theft by unlawful taking or disposition, auto

  • Be who you are wherever God sends you

    “Holy, holy, holy,” cried the heavenly beings called Seraphim. With that clarion call to worship, Isaiah, not yet a prophet, sensed he was in trouble. “Woe is me, for I am ruined! Because I am a man of unclean lips and I live among a people of unclean lips...” 

  • Attempting to get in shape... again

    I began my yearly ritual of resolving to get in shape and stay in shape in the usual way – I procrastinated and made excuses until I looked up one day and realized that it was April and shrinkage of my blue jeans was not causing the problem.

    I began to work out on the used elliptical machine that we took off the hands of a couple who had decided they were tired of it collecting dust in their basement.

  • Turnovers hurt Storm in loss to Knights


    The Kentucky Storm semi-pro football team opened their home campaign in the Kentucky football League with a 40-6 loss to the Knoxville Knights Saturday at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park.

    The Storm was coming off a road game against the Indy Trybe in Indianapolis that was suspended due to a rainstorm in which they led 16-6. The game will be finished at a later date.

  • Kodiak moment: Local man bags bear

    This is the first of a two-part series on Steve Chappell’s Kodiak bear hunt in Alaska.


    Despite being charged by a Kodiak bear weighing about 1,500 pounds, Steve Chappell kept his cool while hunting in Alaska.

    Chappell, who lives in Pendleton, grew up in Washington state, and lived in Alaska for 25 years. He moved to Henry County in 2008.

  • Sports Briefs

    HC basketball skills camp

    The Henry County Wildcats’ boys’ basketball team will host its annual Henry County Skills Camp June 15-17 from nine a.m. to noon each day in the Henry County High School gym.

    The cost is $40 per child and is open to boys in grades K-8 for the upcoming school year.

    Those interested can register at the door on the first day of camp.

    Klempner gets top 10 finish

  • Citizens support hemp

    Many Henry County residents didn’t need much persuasion to agree with the idea Chad Rosen advocated for all last week on the courthouse lawn —  allowing Kentucky farmers to once again grow industrial hemp in their fields.
    Rosen represents Hemp Foods America as managing partner, a business trying to establish itself initially as an importer of nutritious products made from hemp.

  • 77th annual homemaker meeting