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Today's News

  • Henry County Fair Pageant Contestants

    Miss Henry County Fair is Monday, July 4, 7 p.m.

    Contestant Kayla Marie is not pictured

    Miss Teen Henry County is Wednesday, July 6, begins after Miss Pre-Teen

    Miss Pre-Teen Henry County is Wednesday, July 6, at 7 p.m.

    Little Miss and Mister is Monday, July 4, held during the intermission of Miss Henry County

  • Motorcycle wreck kills Sulphur man

    A Sulphur man lost his life in a motorcycle accident last week.
    George Jaehnigen, 58, was traveling east on Fallen Timber Road last Monday at about 9:30 p.m. when the motorcycle he was operating left the road.
    Jaehnigen, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, was airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital in critical condition. He passed away the following morning.
    According to Kentucky State Police, alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in the accident, and the investigation is still on-going.

  • ‘Sub par’ homes face new regs

    People will no longer be able to treat a portable shed, boat or recreational vehicle as a permanent residence, if Henry County Fiscal Court completes a process it started at its June 21 meeting.
    Magistrates heard from zoning official Jody Rucker and Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Josh Clubb on several proposed changes to county zoning regulations and building codes to deal with this and other issues.

  • Eastern to get playground updates
  • Campbellsburg premium payers to see higher insurance tax

    Working to avoid a shortfall while finalizing the fiscal year 2016-17 budget, the  Campbellsburg City Council has decided on a way to ensure new revenue comes in, according to a discussion at the June 20 meeting.
    Mayor Rex Morgan had expressed a concern during the city council’s May meeting that officials might have to start using cash in savings accounts and certificates of deposit to pay expenses in the upcoming budget.

  • HC Middle added to schools’ free meals program

    Parents of Henry County Middle School students won’t have to remember to send lunch money to school for their children this school year – meals at the middle school will be free.
    At the June board meeting of Henry County Public Schools, members voted to add the middle school to its Community Eligibility Program, adding the school to all three elementary schools at which students can eat breakfast and lunch at no charge.

  • Pleasureville high holds reunion

    The 1956 graduate class of Pleasureville High School held their 60th reunion Saturday, June 18, at Claudia Sanders Dinner House in Shelbyville. Present were, front row, from left: Billie Quisenberry Morgan, Aline Raisor Baugh and Ruby Fink Willhite; and back row: Margie Hoskins Wade, Wanda and Marlyn Browning, Gerald Spear, Kathleen Roberts, Jimmy Hall, Vaden Hardin, Alva Robinson and Paul McKee.

  • Cheap and Close: Things to do in Henry County

    By Jesse Harp

    news@hclocal.com

  • Super Summer School

    By Jesse Harp

    news@hclocal.com

  • Heroic Effort

    The community came together Friday night to celebrate its heroes and instill hope during the annual Relay For Life, held around the Henry County High School track. The super hero-themed event raised nearly $40,000 for the American Cancer Society, while its participants walked lap after lap and had fun from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.