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Today's News

  • Many brought home ribbons from the Kentucky State Fair

    Henry County 4-Hers have been very busy at the Kentucky State Fair the past week.  Cloverville was full of great work completed by youth from across the commonwealth.  Here are the results from Henry County:  

  • Locals show livestock in the Kentucky State Fair
  • Garr brothers story picks up where Denhardt’s ended

    Though the reenactment that will close down Main Street in Shelbyville begins with Henry Denhardt’s shooting, the telling of what happened to the Garr brothers afterwards will eschew the sensationalism that gripped the nation from 1936 to ’37, according to organizers from the Friends of Grove Hill Cemetery.

    Every year, the non-profit auxiliary group puts on a reenactment to help preserve and maintain the cemetery. 

  • Grows long beans

     Susie Troxell of Eminence raised these green beans in her backyard garden. The beans just kept growing and growing until they reached 32 inches. She also grew pole beans, cabbage, tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers, which all reached normal sizes, she reported. Troxell expected to can and eat the green beans.

  • Buckler wins ‘Great Neighbor’ essay contest

    A Henry County student was among those honored during the “Great Neighbor’ essay contest at the Kentucky State Fair Aug. 17, according to a news release.

    Open to Future Farmers of America and 4-H members, the contest encouraged youth to submit a short essay detailing how their participation in these organizations has empowered them to be a better neighbor. 

  • Leachman to bring the community together

    By Kristen Lowry

    KLowry@hclocal.com

    With new hours, new fitness classes and a new director, Campbellsburg Community Center is making changes to bring the community together. 

    Samantha Leachman, who began as the director of the Campbellsburg Community Center in July, said she has seen more potential in the center since she moved to Campbellsburg three years ago. 

  • Drennon church trying to make its cemetery less of a mystery

    Many folks with loved ones buried in the cemetery at Drennon Christian Church have to rely on their memory to place flowers on their graves.

    During a visit on Aug. 19, an orange flower decorated a plot far removed from any monument. Much of the cemetery surrounding the church founded in 1862 similarly lacks any marker whatsoever to commemorate those interred there.

  • Louisville man suspected of luring local teen for sex

     A 36-year-old Louisville man has been charged with trying to procure a minor for sex, after a citizen intervened in a recent situation at Coach D Park in Eminence, according to Eminence Police Chief Kevin Kemper.

    Vien Chi Lam is being held at Oldham County Jail while the investigation continues.

    The incident came to police attention when a citizen’s suspicions were aroused by behavior he observed between an adult male and a young female at Coach D.

  • Wildcats edge Colonels in overtime, 20-14

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats gave their new coach, Matt Wright, a nice welcoming present as they came from behind to defeat the Oldham County Colonels Friday night, 20-14.

    The visiting Colonels threatened to score on their opening drive. 

    The Colonels started their first drive at their own 38-yard line and drove all the way to the Henry County five-yard line before settling for a 22-yard field goal attempt that sailed wide and gave Henry County possession at their own 20-yard line.

  • Lady Cats win over Spencer, 5-2

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats soccer team opened their season at home Aug. 14 with a 5-2 win over the Spencer County Lady Bears.

    The Lady Cats dominated possession from the outset and Janey Thompson got the first good scoring chance just four minutes into the game but her shot from the right side went high and wide.