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Today's News

  • EHS, HCHS name Homecoming Royalty Saturday Night
  • HCHS Boys' Basketball Senior Night

    The Henry County Wildcats basketball team and cheerleaders honored their seniors Friday night before the game with Williamstown for their dedication and commitment throughout their high school careers. 

  • Moore: An open letter to the people of Henry County

     Today I sit at the desk of the Henry County Extension Agent for Agriculture for the last time.  My emotions are mixed.  While I look forward to a new chapter of life, I will sorely miss the daily interactions with a wonderfully talented and dedicated extension staff and you, the people of Henry County.
    Over the past few weeks, since my retirement was announced, I have been visited by so many of you with your expressions of ‘best wishes’ in person or by card or letter.  

  • HCMS takes first place in Governor’s Cup

    Governor’s Cup

    Henry County Middle School hosted the District 36 Governor’s Cup Academic Team Competition on Saturday, Jan. 17.  HCMS walked away with 1st place overall, 1st place in Quick Recall and 1st place in Future Problem Solving.  
    The following students won individual written assessment awards:
    Math: 1st-Lydia White, 3rd-Mark Gilkison
    Social Studies: 3rd- Jordan Hicks
    Science: 1st-Ethan Lyle, 3rd-Mark Gilkison, 5th-Blake Jaggers
    Language Arts: 1st-Lori Porter, 2nd-Adam Porter, 5th-Kyla Henson

  • News briefs for Feb. 4

    Learn the art of dry stone wall building
    Master stone mason Richard Tufnell will present The Art of Building  Dry Stone Walls at the Oldham County History Center on Thursday, February 12 at 6: 30 p.m. Held in the Rob Morris Educational Building, this program will include a cash bar and light dinner fare.
    Tufnell has been recreating dry laid stone walls for over 30 years.  He has been commissioned to oversee the building of several dry stone wall projects in Oldham County, including one at Woodland Farms and currently at Ashbourne Farms.

  • Motorcycle raffle to benefit the Trooper Project

    The Kentucky State Police has partnered with Man O’ War Harley-Davidson® and the Calipari Foundation in an effort to raise money for two great causes.
     With the purchase of a $10 ticket, fans will be entered into a raffle to win the ultimate University of Kentucky basketball motorcycle signed by Coach John Calipari.

  • KSP investigation leads to military honors for Laws

    Harold Eugene “Sarge” Laws, 81, of Owen County received the military honors he deserved Jan. 27, after a Kentucky State Police Post 5 criminal intelligence analyst feared his eternal rest would be in a pauper’s grave.
    Laws died as a result of a Jan. 20 accident on Highway 227 in Carroll County, after when he wasstruck by a vehicle while crossing the road, according to Ali Parham, KSP’s analyst.
    Laws lived in the community of Wheatley but several times a week walked 20 miles one way into Carrollton, visited shops and made friends there.

  • Troopers added to KSP Post 5

    The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 69 new troopers at ceremonies recently held in Frankfort. Their addition to the force brings the agency’s strength to a total of 910 troopers serving the citizens of the Commonwealth.

  • Extension Recognizes Moore’s service
  • Comer visits Henry County, promotes ‘Ag Tag’ donations

    In an effort to grow funding for agricultural programs like 4-H and Future Farmers of America, Henry County Clerk Shanda Archer partnered with Agricultural Commissioner James Comer to promote “Ag Tag” donations.
    Comer appeared at the county clerk’s office Jan. 27 with the hopes of boosting local donations.
    Motorists have the option to make a voluntary $10 donation when renewing Kentucky farm licenses plates at county clerks’ offices statewide.