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Today's News

  • Earning their stripes

    As a special Christmas treat on Dec. 15, Campbellsburg Elementary School children closed out 2017 with candy cane making.
    Zane and Sandy Baz, their children and friends brought their candy making skills to the kids on their last day of school before winter break.
    Family friend Carolyn Corum, among the helper “elves” assisted the Bazes. She formerly worked with Sandy Baz in La Grange. The Corums got to know the Bazes and volunteered last year for the Campbellsburg Elementary event.

  • Friends For Michael bestows grant on NCES

    Come spring, work will begin to improve the playground at New Castle Elementary School to facilitate recreation there for disabled students, thanks to a grant from Friends For Michael.
    Friends and family of Michael Brent, who was paralyzed in a car accident at 18 years old, joined together to raise funds for others in Henry County with spinal cord injuries.
    Matthew Brent, Michael’s younger brother, is now the president of Friends For Michael, carrying on with the work began by Linda Berry and Cindy Norton, who founded Friends For Michael in 1997, after the accident.

  • NABVETS plans to occupy GUOFF lodge

    A new chapter of the National Association for Black Veterans, or NABVETS, has set up its headquarters in Henry County to provide services in the region, according to the commander and vice commander.

    The new chapter formed after Kathleen Curch-Gray moved from Louisville to Oldham County, and she wanted to continue her involvement with NABVETS, she said. That motivated her to form a new chapter to cover Henry, Oldham, Shelby, Owen, Gallatin, Carroll and Trimble counties.

  • Wildcats win round one of rivalry, 77-63

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Eminence Warriors Dec. 5 in an early season district rivalry matchup. The Wildcats had just two games under their belts and the Warriors had three coming into the first of two regular season showdowns.

    The Wildcats got the best of the Warriors in this one as Noah McGee went for 31 points and 12 rebounds to lead Henry County to a 77-63 win.

  • Lady Cats lose to Bearcats

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Walton-Verona Dec. 4 and lost to the Bearcats 65-30.

    The Lady Cats went in front 5-4 early in the first quarter but Walton finished the quarter on an 18-3 run to lead 22-8 going into the second period.

    The second period turned out to be a defensive battle as Henry County managed just four points to Walton’s three to leave the Bearcats leading 25-12 at halftime.

  • Warriors down Demons, 60-52

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Williamstown Thursday night to take on the Demons and prevailed, 60-52, for their first victory of the season. The Warriors were able to do so despite not having Dre Wright available due to a minor back injury and trailing at halftime.

    Williamstown opened with the first three points of the game on a field goal and free throw before Kris Dixon scored inside for the Warriors.

  • EHS falls to Gallatin, Lloyd Memorial

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats Dec. 4 in their second district matchup of the season and fell by 17 after getting off to a good start.

    The Warriors opened up a 9-4 lead early in the first period after Lexi Tillett hit a layup, Tavi West nailed a 3-pointer and Aaliyah Bailey scored on a put back finished of the 9-2 run with two free throws.

  • Gift of Christmas Cruise Held Dec. 9
  • Garden planning: Ways to avoid going hog wild

     With this cold weather, it is hard to believe that spring will be here in a few months, so now is a good time to start thinking about what to put in your gardens. 

  • Navigating the holiday season as a caregiver

    Caregiving can be stressful, and these stresses can be elevated around the holidays as you are faced with added responsibilities and obligations. 

    Whether this is your first holiday season as a caregiver or you have been providing care for years, you can do several things to make the holidays easier on you, the person you’re caring for and your extended family and friends by following the recommendations below.