Today's News

  • Shores pleads guilty to manslaughter in fatal 2016 accident

    By Kristen Lowry


    A 21-year-old Dayton, Ohio, man pleaded guilty in Henry County Circuit Court July 13 to manslaughter and two other charges stemming from a deadly March 2016 car crash that killed a Kentucky State Park worker. 

  • Kentucky would need a third of a billion dollars to meet all food needs

    It is said that Kentucky is a poor state and, for many areas of the state, that is true. But poverty is not something peculiar to Kentucky. Neither is hunger. 

  • O'Nan takes world junior horseshoe title


    Seth O’Nan had some unfinished business when he and his family traveled to St. George, Utah, for the National Horseshoe Pitching Association world championships last month.

    O’Nan, 14, of Defoe finished tied for first last year but lost in a playoff. This year, O’Nan wanted to take the next step and become champion in the junior division. O’Nan did just that, going 7-0 in the finals to dominate and bring the world title home to Henry County. O’Nan also has three state junior titles to his name.

  • Wildcats finish 8th in Pikeville Tourney


    The Henry County boys golf team traveled to Juniper Hills Golf Course in Frankfort Aug. 8 to compete in the Franklin Flyer Classic tournament. In a large field of 23 teams, the Wildcats finished 10th with a score of 345.

    Alex Hadden had a top-ten finish with a 76. Isaac Klempner shot 84, Luke Kent shot 90 and Tyler Massey shot 95. Maddox Klempner played the team’s fifth player and shot 102.

    HCHS Coach Ben Roberts had mixed feelings about the result.

  • Lady Cats rout Walton-Verona


    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw Aug. 7 to take on the Walton-Verona Bearcats and came away with a 177 to 261 victory. Maddie Hensley led the way with a 37 in the nine-hole match. Nikki Perkinson shot 41, Hannah Marowelli shot 46 and Carleigh Peyton shot 53.

    HCHS Coach Barney Sutley liked what he saw in the team’s first duel match of the season after opening with three tournaments the previous week.

  • Sports briefs

     Scramblin’ for Greg Davis

    The Scramblin’ for Greg Davis golf scramble will be held Sept. 30 at the Henry County Country Club at 8 a.m.

    The golf scramble honors the memory of 16-year Greg Davis who died in an ATV accident and benefits Henry County FFA, underprivileged children and the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

    Please preregister by Sept. 25.

    For more information contact Victoria Davis at vvogt0002@gmail.com.

    Friends for Michael Golf Scramble

  • Local Buzz for Aug. 16, 2017

    Church Activities

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford will host the annual Assembly of the Lord Jesus Christ (ALJC), The Kentucky District, Foreign Mission Rally, 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug.  19.  The Rev. Timothy Gill of Medora, Ind. will be the speaker. All are welcome. Call Pastor Bobby Wade (502) 255-7510 for more information.

    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Public record for Aug. 16, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Jennifer Powell, 51, Smithfield — arrested Aug. 8 at South Main Street, New Castle, by Trooper Phelps for a warrant

    Devonne Young, 27, Louisville — arrested Aug. 8 at Interstate 71, 35 mile marker north bound, by Trooper Brewer for assault, fourth degree, and wanton endangerment, first

  • The chamber will promote Henry County at the state fair

    By Holly Kinderman

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    Summer is flying by. Schools have started and are in full force. And it won’t be long until we are getting ready for fall festivals and holiday events.

    There are still a few more community events before summer ends. 

  • Berry interested in a recipe?

    Although berry season in Kentucky is almost over, you may still find some at our Henry County Farmers Market. 

    Blackberries and raspberries, along with boysenberries, are collectively known as brambleberries. They get that name from the thorny, tangled vines from which they grow.  

    Brambleberries are harvested from June through August in Kentucky.