Today's News

  • An Eagle Takes Flight

    A project to bring Eastern Elementary students closer to nature took wing when Boy Scout Caleb Potts got involved, and it helped him earn his Eagle Scout Court of Honor.
    Potts knew he wanted to be in scouting as early as age 5.

  • Voters choose Sanders

    Henry County Democrats voting for their preferred presidential candidate gave Bernie Sanders a convincing win during the Kentucky primaries held May 17.
    The hard fought race for the Democratic presidential nomination between Sanders and Hilliary Clinton could go all the way to the party’s national convention, and Kentucky just about split down the middle for the two competitors for the party’s nod to face apparent Republican nominee, Donald Trump, in the fall.

  • Campbellsburg wants to avoid budget shortfall

    With the failure of the employment flat tax idea, Campbellsburg isn’t getting the revenue it needs to avoid a shortfall, according to a discussion of the fiscal year 2016-17 budget at the city’s May 16 council meeting
    Because expenses exceed revenue, Campbellsburg Mayor Rex Morgan told the council members he expects savings accounts and certificates of deposits “will need to be liquidated to have the necessary operating funds for the year.”

  • Accused in Hall murder appear in Trimble court

    By Dave Taylor

    Landmark News Service

  • Eminence High School honors top seniors
  • Correction

    Due to an editor’s error, a detail in the article about organ donation in the May 4 edition was incorrect. While the Brandon Browning family had planned to be together on Dec. 12, 2006, it was not due to a birthday celebration, but a time of family fellowship.  


    The Henry County Local apologizes for and regrets the error.  

  • Henry County Republicans host annual Lincoln Reagan Dinner
  • Local Buzz, May 18, 2016

    Church Activities and Services

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will be celebrating their Women’s Day on Sunday, May 29, at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be Robbi Boone, associate pastor at New Horizon Worship Center, Louisville. The focus of the Women’s Day program will be to honor senior citizens.  Lunch will be served immediately after the morning service.   

  • Public Records, May 18, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Timothy Crittenden, 19, Pleasureville — arrested May 10 at Fallis Road, Pleasureville, by Trooper Whalen for trafficking in a controlled substance

    James A. Louden, 36, Pleasureville — arrested May 12 at College Street, New Castle, by Trooper Whalen for trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Wildcats pitching leads to three wins


    Henry County scored all the runs they would need against Spencer County in the first inning on May 9, and then relied on pitching and defense the rest of the game to come away with a victory that avenges one of their five losses this season.

    Daniel Murray pitched seven innings for the Wildcats and allowed only two hits while walking one and striking out three batters. The Wildcat defense committed one error but did not allow a Spencer County base runner past first base the entire game.