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Today's News

  • VAUGHN-YANCEY Engagement

     

    Sarah Taylor Vaughn and Hayden Tyler Yancey, both of La Grange, would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

  • New book club to celebrate Henry County’s farm roots

     

    Wendell Berry’s “The Memory of Old Jack” follows the lead character as he reflects on his life in Port William and the changes that have taken place there – for both good and for bad – and how much he loves the land he was born to, his homeplace.

  • Relay for Life with car show set for June 24

     

    Participants will have the option of driving their muscle car or their tractor to Relay For Life at the Henry County High School June 24, as it will also double as a car show.

  • Barmore brings energy to Democrat party leadership

     

    Kimberly Barmore, 20 of Eminence, almost changed her major at Kentucky State University to political science from environmental studies. But regardless what she studies at college, Barmore has plunged into the world of politics at home as the new leader of the Henry County Democratic Party.

  • Smart About Safety

     

    By the time Google went live with its “Be Internet Awesome” online safety program, students in Donnie Piercey’s fifth-grade class at Eminence Elementary School had assisted with its beta-testing. 

  • Trask pleads to a reduced charge in crash

     

    Originally charged with murder following a car crash in which his brother died, Michael Trask pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in Henry County Circuit Court June 8.

  • Who pays for conservation?

    As co-chair of the Kentucky Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, I find it fitting to take a moment to extend an enormous debt of gratitude to our hunters and anglers. The critical contributions that these sportsmen and women make to our economy and professional fish and wildlife management in the Bluegrass State ensure that we will enjoy access to our hunting and angling traditions now and into the future.

  • Cup of Joe from Kentucky's former state tree?

    If the Leadership Henry County Class of 2017 is successful with its beautification planting and education project at the recreational and services park — and I have no reason to think it won’t be — one of the few plants named after Kentucky will soon grow there.

    Because of the project and because of where we are, I wanted to take a closer look at the Kentucky coffeetree species, and I discovered it’s a pretty quirky life form.

  • Lady Cats dominate spring sports

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    Looking back at the 2017 high school spring sports, it is easy to pick the team with the best performance.

    The Henry County Lady Cats won their third consecutive 31st District title with a thrilling 10-9 win over Owen County in the district tournament finals. That win marked the Lady Cats’ 25th consecutive district win over three seasons.

    The last time Henry County’s softball team lost a game to a district opponent was to Gallatin County in the 2014 district finals.

  • Even the Cubbies go through slumps

    Baseball can be a funny game. I don’t mean “haha” funny. I mean strange, fickle, weird and exasperating.

    Good teams can go through stretches where nothing seems to go right. Take the Chicago Cubs for instance. They sit at two games below .500 so far this year with practically the same team that won the World Series last year. They are only third in their division behind second place St. Louis and first place Milwaukee.