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Today's News

  • Hemp Foods crowd sources start up funds

    Hemp Foods America plans to grow 100 acres of industrial hemp, process it and stock store shelves with food products this year, after reaching a crowd funding goal of $50,000 to cover start up costs.
    Hemp Foods America held a launch party March 8 at the Green Building on East Market Street in the NuLu section of Louisville.

  • Local Buzz, March 9, 2016

    Church Activities

    St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in Eminence will celebrate the Triduum (Holy Week) with Mass - Holy Thursday, March 24, at 7 p.m.; Passion Reading- Good Friday, March 25, at 7 p.m.; Easter Vigil - Holy Saturday, March 26, at 8:30 p.m.; Mass - Easter Sunday, March 27, at 9:30 a.m.

  • Public Records, March 9, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Paul Corbin, 40, Irvington — arrested March 2 at the 28 mile marker, north bound, Interstate 71, by Trooper Dykes for a warrant; manufacturing meth, first; possession of a controlled substance; endangering a child, first; and possession of drug paraphernalia 

  • Local veterans honored at state Capitol
  • Providing protections for vulnerable Kentucians

    By Paul Hornback, Ky. Senate

    The passage of bills that would help children with disabilities, preserve rights of victims in criminal cases, and fight for the rights of the unborn highlighted another busy week in the Senate. As Thursday marked day 40 of our 60-day legislative session in Frankfort, we are still anxiously awaiting a budget bill from our colleagues in the House.

  • Sharing the art and science of Henry County photography

    Here’s a professional confession — the bright red bird presented on the front page of the Feb. 17 edition of the newspaper wasn’t actually a Kentucky cardinal.

    In truth, that colorful example of the species perched on the edge of a feeder in Virginia. The file photo remained buried deep in my collected archive of 44,000 images.

  • Lessons learned from Grandpa Knapp

    My Grandpa (Gaylon O. Knapp) was a farmer. 

    Some of my happiest memories from childhood include times spent with him in his fields. Long before I was old enough to be of real help, Grandpa found things for me to do. 

  • Oldham ousts Wildcats from region

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Oldham County Colonels in the first round of the 8th Region tournament Thursday night and fell victim to their own turnovers and hot shooting by the visitors. The Colonels used pressure defense to force the Wildcats into multiple turnovers early in the game and went on to win 90-45.

  • 2015-16 review of local hoops teams

    sports@hclocal.com

    The 2015-16 basketball season is over for local teams and it’s time to look back on the teams’ performances.

    Wildcats make it to regional tournament

    The Henry County Wildcats came into the season with a lot of question marks. Would young, inexperienced guards be ready for prime time? Could Ethan Tuggle return to form in his senior season after sitting out his junior year while going through two back surgeries? Can height and athleticism overcome a lack of perimeter offense?

  • Cardinals dreams denied

    There is only one reason Damion Lee and Trey Lewis came to the University of Louisville to work on their postgraduate degrees and that is for the chance to play for a team that is almost always a lock to make the NCAA tournament.

    There is only one reason the University of Louisville’s Rick Pitino would want a couple of guaranteed one and done players and that is as a stop gap to keep his team going to the postseason as usual until more reinforcements arrive next year.