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Today's News

  • Kentucky State honors student conference featured Craigmyle

    Kentucky State University’s Whitney Young School of Honors and Liberal Studies hosted the 2015 Kentucky Honors Roundtable on Feb. 27 and Feb. 28, involving one student from Henry County, Ashley Craigmyle.

  • Warriors fall to Gallatin in district semifinals

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Gallatin County Wildcats got a big boost from an unlikely source in the final minutes of a closely contested 31st District semifinal game to beat the host Eminence Warriors 62-54.

    The Wildcats’ Mason Wilson contributed just two points to the offense through the first three quarters of the game but poured in 13 points in the final period to help Gallatin County pull away from the Warriors in the last two minutes to get the win.

  • Wildcats fall to Rebels, 61-42, in district semifinals

    Owen County came into the game with Henry County having won the first two matchups between the teams by and average of 18 points. Henry County had yet to lose their second leading scorer, Jackson Jeffries, to a season ending foot injury when those games were played.

    The Wildcats, however, gave a good performance in the opening half before Owen County pulled away in the third period to win comfortably.

    The game opened with both teams executing their offensive sets patiently while trying to find weaknesses in their opponents’ defense to take advantage of.

  • Gallatin County defeats Lady Cats, 69-46, in district semifinals

    sports@hclocal.com

    The first period was decisive in the Lady Cats’ semifinal matchup against Gallatin County. The Lady Wildcats from Warsaw jumped out to a 13-0 lead in the first three minutes of the game and never looked back in rolling to the 23-point win.

    Gallatin went on to lead 24-7 at the end of the first period as standouts Hannah Dossett and Autumn Bowen combined for 14 points.

  • Help Kentucky's hungry and Kentucky's farmers

    When you donate a part of your state tax refund to the Farms to Food Banks Trust Fund, you’re helping Kentuckians in unfortunate circumstances – some of them your friends and neighbors – gain access to fresh, nutritious, local foods. You’re also helping Kentucky farmers make a living. It’s good for economic development, and it’s consistent with Kentucky values of compassion and generosity.

  • Ky. General Assembly 2015 session passes halfway mark

    There are milestones in each General Assembly session.

    This week’s arrival of the mid-point of the 2015 session is a noteworthy one. The halfway mark is a natural place to look back at the first half of the session and consider what’s been accomplished.

  • Making necessary adjustments this week

    The paper might look a little different this week.

    Due to a fire at one of our corporate printing plants, changes had to be made for all of the newspapers in our group in order to re-route printing jobs from Standard Printing in Shepherdsville to other available plants.

  • Local Buzz, Feb. 25, 2015

    Arts & Crafts

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

    Church Services

    The church sanctuary at Eminence Christian Church, 5333 S. Main Street in Eminence is open each Wednesday from noon until 1 p.m. for quiet prayer and reflection. All are welcome to come and go as time allows. 

  • Public Records, Feb. 25, 2015

    KSP arrests

    Kain Emerson, 25, Turner’s Station – arrested Feb. 12 at 10641 Maddox Ridge Road, Port Royal, by Trooper Ferris for possession of a controlled substance 1st-meth; possession of drug paraphernalia and execution of two bench warrants

  • Weather shuts down final week of hoops

    sports@hclocal.com

    (The Henry County Local went to press a day early due to a fire that shut down the Landmark printing press in Sheperdsville last week. Some of the games mentioned in this article were played before this issue hit newsstands.)

    The snowstorm and frigid temperatures that hit the entire state last week decimated the schedule for the final week of the Kentucky high school basketball regular season.