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Today's News

  • EES team maps out STLP win

    The Eminence Elementary School Student Technology Leadership Program team earned the titles of champion and best in state for competitors for their “Create Your Own Street View” entry, according to a news release.
    STLP participants came from 502 schools and 129 districts. Organizers estimated that 14,000 students, educators and parents converged in Lexington for the state championship April 12.

  • Postal service food drive to make the rounds on May 13

    Postal carriers and patrons can deliver assistance right to the Henry County Help Center’s door through the Stamp Out Hunger food drive May 13.
    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 Postmaster John Donnelly. This gives everybody involved a chance to serve their community.
    “To remember those who are less fortunate and hope we can help them,” he said

  • Bell honored for volunteerism

    Henry County Help Center recently named Bernie Bell the Volunteer of the Quarter for his dedication to the food distribution effort. Nominees also included Cynthia Dare and Chandler Dills.

  • HCSO takes back unused drugs

    In conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) participated in a drug take back day this weekend. Pictured, Henry County Sheriff Danny Cravens and Sgt. Chase Dewitt prepare to transport the 134 pounds of drugs collected in Henry County Saturday. The unwanted drugs will be properly disposed of at a regional facility in Lexington.

  • Torrey Smith Realty celebrates new location
  • News briefs for 5-3-2017: Acting seminar

    Curtain goes up on acting seminar
    Acting alumna from the Theatre Downstream will host a full-day school of acting seminar May 13, with registration beginning at 8 a.m.
    For $30, participants can join sessions led by James Russell Cooper, Elizabeth Irvin, Ashley Raymer-Brown, Kevin Whitt, Sharla Whitt and Brian Douglas Barker.

  • Wildcats' bats go cold in final week

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Buckner May 15 to take on the Oldham County Colonels and fell 7-0.

    The game started as a pitcher’s duel between Henry County’s Blake Prather and Oldham’s Tyler Morrison with neither pitcher giving up a run through the first three innings.

    But Oldham County finally broke through in the bottom of the fourth inning.

  • Gray signs with Spalding

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School senior Tyler Gray signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Spalding University next season in a ceremony held in the Henry County High School library May 16.

    Gray was the point guard for the last two years for the HCHS basketball team.

  • Whitaker to cheer for Cards

    sports@hclocal.com

    HCHS senior cheerleader Tori Whitaker has been selected to cheer for the University of Louisville cheerleading team next season. Whitaker was one of 80 hopefuls selected from a group of about 150 who tried out last weekend for the nationally renowned squad that has won multiple national championships.

    “I’m excited to have made the U of L team,” Whitaker said. “I was pretty nervous for tryouts. This has been a goal of mine since I was 9 years old and started cheering at GymTyme.”

  • Book club provides new genres, friendships

    I have always enjoyed reading and reportedly began at a very young age.

    My mother told me that in order to occupy me while she was cooking supper, she would sit me down in the kitchen floor and surround me with cans and boxes of food. I would “read” all the labels, carefully placing the read items off to the side as I was reaching for an unread item to read next.