Today's News

  • The Kentucky Renaissance Festival features carousing and kilts
  • Drumming and Dancing

    On a mission to teach children about the culture of Guinea in west Africa, Gregory Acker plays the flute on a traditional song from the village where his friend Hamidou Koi-vogui, shown playing a thumb piano, grew up. The two performed during the Summer Learning Program at the Henry County Public Library on June 16. For more photos, see page A4.

  • EIS volunteer to serve as officer for the Kentucky PTA

    A parent’s volunteerism at Eminence Independence Schools’ has graduated into a position with the Kentucky Parent-Teacher Association.
    In accepting the position as state secretary with the PTA, Virgil Berrong, 53, of Shelbyville stressed he wouldn’t have taken on the responsibilities with the non-profit advocacy organization if he thought it would interfere with the time he could spend volunteering at the Eminence schools.

  • HCPS to offer after school care this fall

    When school starts Aug. 9, parents of elementary students enrolled in Henry County Public Schools will have a convenient option for after-school child care.
    The After School Academy will provide on-site care from dismissal to 6 p.m. each school day at each of the three elementary schools in the district.

  • Public Records, June 14, 2017

    KSP Arrests

    Paul Rankin, 50 of Pleasureville – arrested June 5 on Happy Ridge Road by Trooper Smith for burglary, first; public intoxication, controlled substance; and resisting arrest

    Edward Ayres, 36 – arrested June 5 at 4710 Bethlehem Road by Trooper Brewer for possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (cocaine); possession of marijuana; and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Local Buzz, June 14, 2017

    Church Activities

    Drennon Christian Church will host two Bible studies through the summer: “Women of the Bible” for the ladies, based on the book, and “Western Superstars” for the men, based on seven classic western movies. Wednesday nights at 6 p.m., with potluck.

  • Republicans hold Lincoln-Reagan Dinner

    The Henry County Republican Party (HCPR) held its annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner this past Saturday. 

  • New legislation protects gun rights

    The Second Amendment is in the news a lot these days. It should be. It’s an important part of our nation’s history. 

  • You can get a lot for just 75 cents!

    Wednesday afternoons at the Local office are usually quiet; that is unless we’ve had some delivery issues.

    Occasionally, subscribers call in very frustrated and upset because they did not receive their newspaper. For many, it’s part of their routine and when the paper doesn’t reach them – either in their mailbox or at their favorite retail outlet – their routine is completely compromised.

  • Sharpshooters dominate home event


    The Steel Technologies Shotgun Range was the site of the annual Henry County 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational Saturday, with 75 competitors from 10 counties vying for top honors in archery, air pistol, trap and sporting clays.

    Henry County won the majority of the medals in most of the events, with the 15 to18 Air Pistol team sweeping the top three spots in the class.