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Today's News

  • Pleasureville farmers market to reopen May 14

    Locals can shop for local food and arts and crafts at the Pleasureville Farmers Market and Country Store, an indoor market open five days a week beginning May 14, according to a news release from the Pleasureville Economic Development Council.
    The idea for the indoor market came together when community leaders began developing a ten-year plan to revitalize Pleasureville’s business district.

  • Stamp Out Hunger drive benefits the help center

    Postal carriers and patrons can deliver assistance right to the Henry County Help Center’s door through the Stamp Out Hunger food drive May 14.
    While collecting on their normal mail routes, postal workers will also pick up donations of non-perishable food items to benefit those in need here in Henry County, according to Post Master John Donnelly.
    The food drive encourages donation of items like canned meats, fish, soup, juice, vegetables, pasta, cereal, peanut butter and rice.

  • Former Henry County resident is seeking U.S. Senate nomination

    Sellus Wilder, a candidate seeking the Democratic nomination in a run for the U.S. Senate seat in the May 17 primary, travels the state from Pikeville to Paducah, talking about how his time living in Henry County informed his perspective.

  • New Castle hosts a run for the roses

    New Castle Elementary School hosted its own run for the roses with stick ponies recently as a fun way to join in the fun of the Kentucky Derby, according to Principal Tara McMahan.

  • Proclaiming Day of Prayer for Henry County
  • Making efforts to attract rarely seen birds

    English sparrows are the rats of the avian world, at least in my opinion. English sparrows are the Euro-trash that, after being brought here by well-intentioned folks, collect around cities in the United States and bully the natives.

  • Local Buzz, May 4, 2016

    Church Activities

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Living God will host a weekend revival May 6 through 8. Bro. Jerry Cottrell of Palestine, W. Va., will be the guest speaker. Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, and at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 8. The church is located at 124 Smith Lane, Bedford.

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at the Bedford Springs Church, 43 Shepherd Lane in Bedford.

  • Public Records, May 4, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Christopher Fuller, 18, Pendleton — arrested April 25 on Bethlehem Road by Trooper McCormick for DUI, first; possession of a controlled substance, meth; possession of drug paraphernalia; careless driving; and failure to notify an address change to DOT

    Freddie Black, 51, Worthville — arrested April 25 in Eminence by Trooper Mitchell for a warrant

  • DeBurger powering Pioneers softball

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Transylvania University softball team is experiencing a successful season and former HCHS Lady Cat Krista DeBurger is a big part of that success.

    The Pioneers are 25-10 on the season and have won 14 straight games. They lead the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference with an 13-1 record.

    DeBurger leads the conference with 14 home runs, is second with 41 RBIs and second with a .440 batting average. Her .548 on base percentage and 1.000 slugging percentage also lead the conference.

  • Pitching carries Wildcats past KCD, Valley

    sports@hclocal.com

    A week after throwing a two-hitter against district rivals Carroll County, Jaydon Berry was back on the mound facing the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats.

    Berry once again limited his opponents’ chances and the Wildcats got another timely hit from Connor Smith to win 1-0.

    Berry struck out eight batters, walked three and allowed five hits. The Henry County defense helped strand all eight Bearcat base runners on base in the game to give Berry his second shutout of the season.