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Today's News

  • 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 will still have brackets available in the March 16 issue of the newspaper or you can still pick up a copy of the brackets at our office after the field has been set on March 13.

  • Gregory receives 4-H Lifetime Achievement Award

    By Cathy Toole

    4-H agent

  • School briefs for 3-9-2016

    Local students among Eastern Kentucky graduating class

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,082 graduates at the conclusion of the fall 2015 semester, including three from Henry County.
    Local EKU graduates include Daniel William King with a master’s degree in adult, juvenile and community corrections leadership; Markus Nathaniel Carroll with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice; and Kelcie L. Fish with a bachelor’s degree in physical education.
    Fischer named to Campbellsville U’s president list

  • Local Engineers of Tomorrow to compete in robotics meet

    The Local Engineers of Tomorrow Team 2783 inspires thousands of kids to pursue involvement with STEM-related activities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through their summer camps, participation in worldwide tournaments and by mentoring other teams. The team is comprised of local high school students from Bullitt, Oldham, Henry, Shelby and Jefferson counties.
    On March 10 through 12, they will kick off their season with the 2016 FIRST® Saint Louis Missouri Regional Competition at the Chaifetz Arena.

  • Henry County FFA hands out Greenhand awards
  • Eminence’s Academic Team scores Governor’s Cup wins

    The Eminence Elementary Academic Team competed in the district Governor’s Cup competition at Maurice Bowling Middle School in Owen County Feb. 27, according to information from Eminence Independent Schools.
    Team members competed in quick recall, written assessment and composition events. Coached by third-grade teacher Anna Kristin Wilson and fifth-grade teacher Jenifer Brown, the Warriors earned the title of District Overall Champions.

  • Cavanaughs recognized

    The Henry County Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Unit recently recognized a husband and wife team for outstanding service, according to a news release
    Jerry Cavanaugh currently serves as junior vice commander of the Henry County unit, as well as vice commander of Kentucky’s Fourth District DAV Auxiliary.  Shirley Cavanaugh is the Henry County Unit treasurer and a member of the Kentucky DAV Auxiliary’s Finance Committee.

  • House leaders propose free tuition with ‘Work Ready’ scholarship program

    Kentucky House leaders and House Appropriations and Revenue Committee Chairman Rick Rand joined with KCTCS President Jay K. Box and other school officials March 2 to unveil far-reaching legislation that, after taking state and federal aid into account, would provide free tuition for graduating high school students attending the state’s community and technical colleges, according to information from the Legislative Research Commission.  The initiative would be known as the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship Program.

  • Bevin appoints local farmer to ag commission

    Gov. Matt Bevin recently appointed a Henry County farmer and attorney to the Agriculture Development Board, according to a news release.
    Bevin selected Robert Foree of Eminence to replace Roy G. Collins, who has resigned.
    Foree, a self-employed farmer and attorney, will serve the remainder of the term that expires July 6, 2018.

  • Following their passions