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Today's News

  • Wildcats maul Mustangs in opener

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats baseball team got their season off to a good start with a 15-0 pounding of the Moore Mustangs in Louisville Saturday.

    Despite wet conditions, the Wildcats made just one error and patiently waited for the Mustangs’ pitcher to wear down in the late innings to break open a close game and end it after five innings.

  • Players talk of Gilley's Impact

    sports@hclocal.com

    Todd Gilley touched the lives of many people in his career as a teacher and basketball coach at Henry County High School – none more so than his players and fellow coaches. Below is what some of them had to say about his impact on their lives.

    Heather Wisdom

    I really appreciated how passionate about the game he was and how he cared about all of us as individuals.

  • Henry Hoopla begins

    It is time for our annual Henry Hoopla NCAA bracket contest.

    This year we will use espn.com’s Tournament Challenge to register online if you would like to enter your picks directly.

    But fear not, if you wish to make your picks on paper, we have brackets available in this issue of the newspaper or you can still pick up a copy of the brackets at our office.

  • Gross to lead EHS baseball program

    sports@hclocal.com

    Tyler Gross has been named the EHS baseball coach for the 2016 season.

    Gross, a Carroll County High School graduate, played four years on the Panthers’ varsity baseball team.

    Gross, 23, works for Dorman Products in Warsaw and has a one-year-old daughter named Paisley. Gross’ parents are Vernon and Michelle, and he has two half-sisters, Mallory, 13, and Lacie, 6.

  • State park worker dies in car wreck

    A 74-year-old La Grange man was killed in a two-vehicle accident at about 6 a.m. Sunday morning on Intersate 71 in Henry County near the 25 mile marker.
    Kentucky State Police report that the vehicle driven by Andrew Persanyi was rear-ended by another vehicle driven by Corey Shores, 21 of Dayton, Ohio, as both were traveling northbound on the interstate. Both vehicles left the road and Persanyi’s car overturned causing him to be ejected from the vehicle.

  • Conservation district recognizes poster, writing winners

    The Henry County Conservation and the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation announced the art and writing award winners March 10 in a gathering at the 4-H building.
    The contest with the theme of “The Wild Side of Kentucky” attracted 593 entries for the art contest and 25 for the writing, Allan Bryant told the audience of nearly 100 people. All local students are encouraged to submit an entry. Winning entries receive cash prizes, certificates and t-shirts.
    Students from Eastern, Eminence and New Castle elementary schools submitted entries for the art contests.

  • Eminence Speaker to be featured on KET

    The next edition of KET’s Kentucky Life, hosted by Doug Flynn, features three segments that showcase Kentucky’s rich musical heritage and ongoing contributions to America’s diverse musical scene – from rock to bluegrass and blues.
    The program includes a visit to Eminence Speaker LLC in Eminence; showcases the work of Russell Springs luthier Frank Neat; and captures a performance of blues musician Tee Dee Young of Lexington.

  • Henry County unemployment rate falls again

    Unemployment rates fell in 59 Kentucky counties between January 2015 and January 2016, increased in 53 counties and remained the same in eight, according to a news release from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Henry County was among the 59 experiencing a lower unemployment rate at the beginning of this year.

  • Welcome spring and new chamber members

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Don’t overlook the importance of estate planning

    Have you ever asked yourself the “what if” questions?  What if something should happen to me today? What if something should happen to my spouse or business partner?  What if I have an accident that leaves me incapacitated?