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Today's News

  • Adult education expands class offerings in Eminence

    JCTC’s Henry County Adult Education will expand its Eminence location hours to four days a week to better help students there.
    Beginning Nov. 1, the hours at the Eminence Christian Church location will be Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., which will add about a day’s worth of time for clients 16 and older to come in for GED preparation, college prep, academic skills brush-up, National Career Readiness Certificate preperation and more.

  • Eminence Schools host innovative educators

    The hallways of Eminence Independent Schools were recently crawling with state-level educators from across the country for a site visit of an innovative Kentucky school district.
    They popped their heads in doorways to listen in on lessons and the more curious ventured into classrooms to sit and talk with students.
    Anita Bernhardt of the Department of Education in Maine was delighted by her conversation with second-grader Angelica Rangle.

  • Historical marker restored to its 'house'

    Daughters and Sons of the American Revolution Saturday rededicated the circa-1930s marker that commemorated “the religious and civic center of the Low Dutch Company,” at the Low Dutch Meetinghouse.
    The plaque originally placed by the Bland Ballard Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recalls in a few words the purchase of 6,800 acres for the Low Dutch to form a religious colony in what would become Henry and Shelby counties.

  • Fisher honored by Help Center

    Joe Durbin, director of the Henry County Help Center, presented the Volunteer of the Quarter Award to Debra Fisher (center) recently, as Rev. Jean Hawxhurst, the Frankfort district superintendent for the Methodist churches, looks on.

  • Church anniversary celebrated

    Berea Christian Church Disciples of Christ Pastor Barbara Minton said the church’s 175th anniversary held Oct. 19 was a big success. “Good food, good conversation, good weather — what more could we ask for?” she said.  “We gathered for the various events with former members, former pastors, as well as friends and pastors from other congregations.  Several came from quite a distance and others from the immediate community.  In short, we experienced a blessed time in our little congregation.”

  • Severed arm found floating in Kentucky River

    The banks of the Kentucky River in Lockport produced a gruesome catch Friday afternoon.
    Fishermen found a human arm floating along the riverbank near the locks.
    “Our preliminary assessment, and this is totally preliminary speculation on our part until we can do more testing, is that the arm had been in the water for a minimum of three weeks,” said Henry County Coroner James Pollard.

  • Severed arm found floating in Kentucky River

    The banks of the Kentucky River in Lockport produced a gruesome catch Friday afternoon.
    Fishermen found a human arm floating along the riverbank near the locks.
    “Our preliminary assessment, and this is totally preliminary speculation on our part until we can do more testing, is that the arm had been in the water for a minimum of three weeks,” said Henry County Coroner James Pollard.

  • Wildcats fall to E-town

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ football team traveled to Elizabethtown with a number two seed in the playoffs riding on the outcome. The host Panthers came out on top with a 35-7 win.

    Henry County had a bright start when Devin Hagan returned the opening kickoff 71 yards to give the Wildcats excellent field position. But the Elizabethtown defense allowed just one yard of offense to the Cats before they turned it over on downs.

  • Dragons down Lady Cats

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to North Oldham High School Oct. 20 to take on South Oldham, the top team in the 8th Region.

    It was a daunting task for the Lady Cats but they gamely fought their way through the full eighty minutes, falling 9-0.

    Sophie Hughes was a busy goalkeeper and the sweat soaking her jersey on a chilly night attested to that.

    Hughes had several good saves but the Lady Dragons kept pounding away until they could get opportunities that would not allow Hughes to have a chance at saving their shots.

  • Lady Cats take round 3 in district tourney

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats took on their county rivals the Eminence Warriors in the first round of the 31st District tournament Oct. 21 at Warsaw and came out on top in a very closely contested volleyball match. In the finals the Carroll County Lady Panthers were dominant as they rolled to a 3-0 victory over the Lady Cats.

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