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Today's News

  • Leachman to bring the community together

    By Kristen Lowry

    KLowry@hclocal.com

    With new hours, new fitness classes and a new director, Campbellsburg Community Center is making changes to bring the community together. 

    Samantha Leachman, who began as the director of the Campbellsburg Community Center in July, said she has seen more potential in the center since she moved to Campbellsburg three years ago. 

  • Locals show livestock in the Kentucky State Fair
  • County will join in opioids lawsuit; to launch QRT soon

    Two very different responses to the ongoing opioid crisis were discussed at Henry County Fiscal Court Aug. 15: one involves persuading people who overdose to take treatment and the other involves joining a lawsuit against commercial distributors of the controlled substance.

  • Encouraging Hope

    By Kristen Lowry

    KLowry@hclocal.com

    With the backdrop of a brilliant sunset, members of the community sat together in bleachers and lawn chairs, singing the familiar words of a country gospel song:

    “I saw the light, I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night.” 

  • Frankfort mother praises Eminence officer for abuse case progress

    A mother from Frankfort credits Eminence police Officer John Bailey for putting a suspect in a child abuse case behind bars. 

    Though her family’s case originated in Nelson County, it took the involvement of Officer Bailey to make a breakthrough, Natasha Aquino said. 

    Working on a local case, Bailey arrested a 32-year-old man — John T. Bowman, also known as J.T. 

  • The power of the eclipse pulls people to the library

    Library photos by Kristen Lowry of the Henry County Local. Eclipse photo by Jeff Moreland, Landmark News Service.

  • Warriors roll over Carroll County, 35-6

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Carroll County Friday night looking for their first victory over the Panthers in 17 years. The Warriors broke through emphatically for their first win over the Panthers since 2000.

    Carroll County started poorly as a bad snap on third and eight during their first series led to a 22-yard loss, which forced them to punt from their own 20.

    After a good return by Dakadrian Saunders, the Warriors started on their own 47-yard line.

  • Lady Cats host tournament

     sports@hclocal.com

     

    The Henry County Lady Cats capped off a busy week that saw them play seven matches in five days by hosting their own tournament Friday and Saturday.

    They traveled to Frankfort Sept. 12 and beat the Lady Panthers 25-5, 25-5 and 25-10.

  • Mercy! HCHS routs district foes

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats made a statement to open the district seeding portion of their schedule.

    HCHS defeated Gallatin County 10-0 Sept. 12 to end the game on the mercy rule. They followed that up at home with another mercy rule win over Carroll County that saw the game go only about five minutes into the second half before the 10-goal margin ended the game.

  • EHS goes to 3-0 in district play

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors moved to 3-0 in district seeding play Thursday night with a 3-1 win over Carroll County.

    The Warriors opened the first set with an 8-3 lead that forced Carroll County into an early timeout.

    Carroll County pulled to within three points after the timeout but Keliegh Byers’ kill pushed the lead back out to five at 10-5.

    At 14-10 Maddie Sweeney got a kill and followed that with a block after a Carroll County hitting error to make it 17-10.