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Today's News

  • Lady Cats down Trimble

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats took on the host Trimble County Lady Raiders Feb. 13 and came away with a seven-point victory in a low-scoring affair.

    Henry County led by three points at 9-6 after the first period. Their defense was even stingier in the second period as they outscored the Lady Raiders 8-2 to lead 17-10 at halftime.

    The Lady Raiders improved in the third period and outscored Henry County 12-6 to pull within one point going into the final period of play.

  • Wildcats lose to Trimble, Iroquois

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats travelled to Bedford Feb. 13 to take on the Trimble County Raiders for the third time this season. The Wildcats had won the previous two meetings between the teams but the third time was the charm for the Raiders as they defended their home court with a 51-44 victory.

  • These doctors want to prescribe a cigarette tax for Ky.

    February marks American Heart Month, a time when people are encouraged to take charge of their health and enact a heart-healthy lifestyle to help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. In the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. And while several factors can increase a person’s risk for developing heart disease, Kentuckians in particular are vulnerable because of our high smoking rates, which are among the highest in the nation.

  • Attends Ky. Proud breakfast
  • New Castle’s academic team advances to regionals

    On Saturday, Feb. 10, New Castle Elementary’s Academic Team participated in the District Governor’s Cup competition, and the team came in second place overall, according to teacher Rebecca Marrilla. The FPS team tied for first place and will advance to regional on Feb. 26. The Quick Recall Team came in second place and will advance to regional on March 3.

  • Henry County’s unemployment rate fell to 3.1 percent in December

    Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties, stayed the same in two (Estill and Hickman counties) and rose in one county (Bath County) between December 2016 and December 2017, according to a news release from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the commonwealth at 2.6 percent.

  • A Modern Milkmaid LLC joins the chamber and other goings on

    By Holly Kinderman
    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    Jumping right into it!
    I want to start off by saying welcome to our new chamber member,
    A Modern Milkmaid, LLC, a marketing consulting business, was established in 2017 by Carilynn Coombs. Coombs offers a full marketing suite from traditional marketing and digital marketing all the way to brand development. She started her company because she saw a need in the community and industry for professionals who could offer flexible, reasonably priced marketing services to small rural and agricultural businesses.

  • Don’t get scammed, use these tax season filing tips

    With tax season in full swing, Attorney General Andy Beshear and AARP Kentucky issued a scam alert to help Kentucky families protect their tax returns from being stolen by scammers, according to a news release.
    Beshear and AARP officials said tax identity fraud occurs when someone uses your Social Security number to file a tax return in your name, before you file in order to steal your refund.
    Tax-related scams, including identity fraud are reported in Kentucky, with more than 120 reports made to the Office of the Attorney General last year, representing families in 43 counties.

  • Henry County Public Records 02 14 18

    KSP arrests
    Billy Cox, 38, Campbellsburg — arrested, Feb. 6, by Trooper Smith at Eminence Road for a warrant
    Lisa Way, 49, New Castle — arrested by Trooper Smith, Feb. 7, at Osage Court for assault, fourth degree

  • School briefs, Feb. 14, 2018

    17 local students earn honors at UK

    The University of Kentucky has released its dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. A total of 7,296 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance, and 17 of those were from Henry County.