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Today's News

  • Summer opens in full swing

    County Fair
    Enter your exhibits on Monday, July 1! Be watching for the Fair catalog to check out what you will enter. If you didn’t take the opportunity to see the exhibits at the Henry County Fair Exhibit Hall last year you missed seeing the biggest and best display we have had in years. There were hundreds of top quality arts, crafts, home baked goodies and produce entered by more than 100 different individuals. The Exhibit Hall will be open to view On July 1 and 2 from 6 until 9 p.m.
    Adult crochet classes start in July

  • Once a Cat, now a travelling Cardinal

    Former Henry County Lady Cat softball player Ally Vaughn recently completed her

    freshman year as a first basemen and outfielder at the University of Louisville.

    Playing for a Division I school has allowed her to travel the country.

    “My college experience as a player and student has been great,” Vaughn said. “I have made a lot of new friends and gotten to experience a lot of things. I got to travel the U.S. with the softball team from Las Vegas to Florida to New York City, to Rhode Island, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Notre Dame.

  • Beverlys' judo legacy lives on

    Robert Beverly of Bethlehem is pursuing a dream that requires dedication, determination and a lot of hard work.

    Beverly is on the US Olympic Training Center Judo Team in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    As a high school competitor for Owen County, Beverly learned the sport from his mother Doris Beverly who competed in judo at Henry County High School in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

    Doris Beverly learned the sport from long time Henry County Middle School teacher Keith Ritchey who still works in the school system as the homebound teacher.

  • Adams show improvement in first year

    Former Eminence Warrior first baseman Todd Adams has continued his baseball career this year as a freshman for the Pikeville University Bears. Adams played first base and some outfield this year mostly for the JV team.

    “My college experience has been different both as a player and a student. As far as baseball, the skills and level of play is increased so much from high school it takes a little adjusting. As far as school, the biggest adjustment is that you are on your own. Everything from eating to studying is on you.”

  • Peyton competes at Junior PGA

    MacKenzie Peyton competed in the PGA Junior Series tour event at Kearney Hills Golf Links in Lexington on June 4-6.

    More than 50 girls from across the country competed in the 54-hole event.

    Peyton finished tied for 12th place after shooting 77-69-82 for a 228 total.

    Maddie Hamilton of Louisville and Jessica Porvasnik of Hinckley, Ohio, were tied for first place at 213 after completing the third round.

    Hamilton, who plays for Sacred Heart and is a regional rival of Peyton, won in a three-hole playoff.

  • Sharpshooters compete at Washington Co. Invitational

    Submitted

    The Henry County 4-H Sharpshooters traveled to Chaplin, Ky. to compete in the Washington Co. Invitational on June 1. Once again, the Sharpshooters had big wins in every category.

    Results

    Shotgun

    12-14 age group-3rd place: Dylan Rankin

    15-18 age group-1st place team: Jacob Yount, Justin Yount, Jared Yount, Devin Hagan, Blake Jones

    Archery Bowhunter

    9-11 age group-1st place: Haley Hosey

    15-18 age group-2nd place: Jacob Yount

  • Camp SPIKE!

    The Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team hosted a youth camp for girls in second through 10th grades last week. The girls participated in various drills to improve the fundamental skills of passing, setting, serving and hitting. They also had fun games included each day including relays and dodge ball.

  • Sports Briefs

    New Castle Chiefs to hold signups

    The New Castle Chiefs youth football team signups will be July 8, 9 and 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. behind the Henry County Board of Education. Students in grades 2-6 are eligible. For more information contact Parker Howard at (502) 396-5573.

    Henry County Youth football signups

  • Henry County Mustangs win two more titles

    Submitted

    The Mustangs youth baseball team coached by Randy Berry traveled to Louisville to play in the Pink Bat Classic on Mothers’ Day weekend. The Mustangs won the tournament by winning all four games.

    The first game was against the Louisville Fire on Saturday and the Mustangs won 11-0. Jaydon Berry was the leading hitter in the game, going 4-4 with a double. Seth Hicks pitched a one-hit shutout.

  • Boy dies in ATV wreck

    An 11-year-old Henry County boy died Thursday, June 6, in an apparent ATV crash.
    Henry County Coroner Jimmy Pollard declared Dylan Thurman of Pleasureville dead at the scene.
    Preliminary results of the investigation indicated Thurman was operating the ATV on his family’s farm when he crashed and was ejected from the vehicle.
    Kentucky State Police Detective Tim Moore is leading the investigation. Henry County EMS and the Henry County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.