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Today's News

  • DAVA Elects new officers
  • KSP Honors Lyell

    La Grange resident Whitney Lyell (center) received a valedictorian certificate from Kentucky State Police Lt. Col. Brad Bates (right) and Law Enforcement Training Instructor Jason Long (left) during graduation ceremonies for the sixth class of the KSP Telecommunications Academy in Frankfort on May 22. A telecommunicator at KSP 5 in Campbellsburg, Lyell completed the six-week course with an overall grade point average of 99 percent. She is the daughter of Darrel and Cami Lyell of Sulphur.

  • Patriotic Festival to honor WWII vets

    Though the New Castle Patriotic Festival will offer a parade, food, arts, crafts and music on June 13, the real attraction will be the 25 World War II veterans in attendance.
    Organizers hope that people will come out and use the opportunity to honor these veterans on this 70th anniversary year of the end of the second World War, according to Jeff Thoke, New Castle’s Main Street manager and one of the festival’s organizers.

  • Primary outcome unchanged

    Henry County vote totals did not change during a recanvass requested by two statewide candidates in close Primary Election races.
    Henry County Board of Elections officials and interested onlookers gathered in the office of Henry County Clerk Shanda Archer May 28 to watch the recanvass in two races from the May 19 primary election for Kentucky governor and commissioner of the agriculture.

  • Animals for Learning held at Henry High

    Henry County High School agriculture students in grades 9 through 11 became the teachers when they presented information from their own projects to sixth-graders from the middle school at Animals for Learning on May 29. According to ag teacher Lindsey Davie, her students must have a project with an animal at home. The ag students set up 1.5-minute presentations with horses, dogs, chickens, turtles, goats and more. Each of the stations posed a simple question to the sixth-graders, such as how many eggs can a chicken lay a year, or how many babies can a rabbit have?

  • Kentucky's budget projects revenue surplus

    After weathering several tough budget cycles, the state is on track to end the current fiscal year next month with much better news to report.

    Two weeks ago, the Office of State Budget Director said that April’s General Fund receipts – which drive the budget – brought in a little more than $1 billion, a high-water mark that had never happened in a single month before.

  • In honor of John Hoffman

    In honor and in memory of John Hoffman, an outdoors enthusiast, writer and former contributor to the Henry County Local, we’d like to re-run one of his columns, printed in the early fall of 1999. 

    While Hoffman wrote about all things outdoors from hunting and fishing to ammo and gun recommendations, he seemed to have a special affinity for bird hunting and fishing. And he relished sharing his knowledge and experiences with others.

  • Local Buzz, May 27, 2015

    Church Activities

    First Baptist Church Eminence will have their annual Vacation Bible School Parade on June 13 and all are invited. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. If you want to participate please come to help decorate at 9:30 a.m.

  • Public Records, May 27, 2015

    KSP Arrests

    Nathan L. Barnes, 32, Campbellsburg – arrested on Hobart Drive, Campbellsburg on May 18 by Trooper Phelps for execution of a warrant

    Angela M. Hall, 34, New Castle – arrested on Church Street in New Castle on May 20 by Trooper Brewer for possession of a controlled substance, 1st-meth; possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Lady Cats win District over Owen, 10-0

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats’ softball team won the 31st district championship last week with a 4-0 win over Carroll County in the first round and a 10-0 five-inning win over Owen County in the championship game. It was the Lady Cats first district title since 2010.

    HCHS 4 Carroll Co. 0

    The Lady Cats drew nine walks but managed only four hits and four runs against a team they had beaten 15-0 and 10-0 in the regular season.