Today's News

  • HC elementary race


    The first Henry County elementary cross country race of the season was held at Harry Hill Park Sept. 28.

    New Castle Elementary took first place in the girls’ race, Eastern was second and Campbellsburg was third.

    In the boys’ race New Castle was first, Campbellsburg was second and Eastern was third.

    Taylor Sexton of New Castle Elementary won the girls’ race and Jerred Slone won the boys’ race.

    Full results:

    Girls race 1 mile

  • Deer-vehicle accidents expected to rise in fall

    Brace yourselves, Kentucky drivers, the annual three-month increase in roadway encounters, and unfortunate collisions, with white-tailed deer is once again upon us, according to a news release from Kentucky Farm Bureau.
    Deer can certainly be spotted around Kentucky any time of year, but for the next three months their activity – and likelihood of becoming a costly, if not deadly, roadway hazard – increases dramatically.

  • 4-H Foundation celebrates National 4-H week

    The Kentucky 4-H Foundation, along with 6 million 4-Hers from across the Commonwealth and the country will be celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 4 to 10, according to a news release.
    On Wednesday, Sept. 30, State 4-H officers traveled to Frankfort to meet with Governor Beshear for the signing of the 4-H week proclamation.
    This year’s theme for National 4-H Week is 4-H Grows Here, the new National 4-H Campaign.

  • Watering livestock during the winter freeze

    By Levi Berg

  • CES students of the Month
  • Eastern observes World Milk Day
  • Pugh inducted into Veterans Hall of Fame

    A former state commander of the Department of Kentucky Veterans of Foreign Wars with ties to Henry County was inducted into the Kentucky Veterans Hall of Fame, Sept. 26, according to a news release.
    Carlos Pugh, the widower of Alma Clubb Pugh, formerly of Bethlehem, served as chairman of the Red Cross, chairman of the Frankfort Planning and Zoning Board and received the Volunteer of Frankfort Award from the Frankfort Chamber of Commerce after serving in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1970.

  • Laughter, honors on the menu at Cooperators’ Dinner

    Thursday night the Henry County Conservation District hosted its annual Cooperator’s Dinner Meeting at which the district showcases the year’s activities and recognizes those who have contributed to the agency’s programs. After a meal, attendees heard a presentation on the history of Lake Jericho by Greta Steverson, district conservationist, and then a humorous program by Walt Reichert of the Shelby County Extension Office.

  • HCHS Soccer Senior Night
  • Wildcats lose heartbreaker to Owen


    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team capped off a tough week with a heartbreaking 3-2 loss to the Owen County Rebels Thursday night.

    The Wildcats possessed the ball and controlled the pace of the game in the first half and were able to capitalize on a penalty kick by Trevor Sanders to lead 1-0 at halftime.

    But the host Rebels came out strong in the second half and quickly got back into the game. They scored three goals in the first 20 minutes to lead 3-1 before Trevor Sanders netted another penalty kick to make it 3-2.