Today's News

  • Click It or Ticket enforcement planned for Memorial Day

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) are reminding motorists to buckle up as law enforcement agencies throughout the state join the nationwide Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization May 23 through June 5, according to a news release.

  • Caps Off: HCHS Class of 2016


    Henry County High School’s gymnasium was filled to capacity Friday night with family and friends of the Class of 2016 for its commencement exercises. As Principal Shannon Sageser spoke to the graduating class, he mentioned the lessons this year’s seniors had taught him, which included being of service to others, working hard, exhibiting leadership and having a little bit of fun, referencing the senior prank that placed the high school for sale on Craigslist. 

  • Sanders, Gray, Moffett win in Henry County primary

    Here’s a summary of the unofficial results in the May 17 primary from the Henry County Clerk’s Office.

    In the contest to earn the Democratic nomination for the Henry County 4th Magisterial District, Tony Moffett took away 199 votes, or 58 percent, as compared to 141 votes for William Peyton. Moffett's name will appear on the general election ballot in the fall.

  • Colonial Trade Faire set for June 4,5 at Oldham History Center

    The Colonial Trade Faire will once again feature merchants dressed in period clothing, selling handcrafted 18th century wares June 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to a news release.
    Trade faire participants will camp the Oldham County History Center grounds adjacent to the Oldham County Courthouse where the 17th annual Arts on the Green will take place.

  • Teen Conference held at the University of Kentucky

    By Cathy Toole, Cooperative Extension Service

  • Local Buzz, June 22

    Church Activities and Services

    First Presbyterian Church is hosting a Bible study each Wednesday at 1 p.m. using the old Andy of Mayberry T.V. show. It is a lot of fun to watch the old shows and discuss a biblical topic brought out in the episode. For more, contact Terry Johnson at onepres@bellsouth.net or call 502-845-4132.

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room.

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

  • Summer sports camps

    The Henry County High School girls soccer team participated in a camp conducted by Thom Jones, head soccer coach at Campbellsville University, and HCHS coach Shelby Mings last week. Also, the Henry County High School softball team hosted the Lady Cats’ Young Guns softball camp last week.

  • Public Records for the week of June 22

    HC Sheriff

    Christopher Banta – arrested June 14 by Deputy Dewitt for theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting, over $500, Oldham County

    Laura L. Dunn – arrested June 14 by Deputy Nelson for contempt of court, Henry County

    James E. Goodwin – arrested June 15 by Deputy Nelson for failure to appear and failure to pay, Henry County

    Tamara Payton – arrested June 17 by Deputy Dewitt for receiving stolen property, firearm, Oldham County

  • Problems related to health and wealth go hand-in-hand

    Research has shown that there are similarities between the issues that we have with both our health and our wealth. For example problems with both start small and become accepted and carry fewer stigmas than before.

    Think about it our weight problems usually develop gradually, such as gaining three to four pounds a year. In the same way our outstanding credit card balances are also on the rise due to increased consumer spending and higher interest and/or fees on cards.

  • Good year for next-level athletes at HCHS

    It’s been a good year for Henry County High School athletes who want to play at the next level. Eight senior athletes have signed with colleges this year. I can’t think of a year since I started writing for the Henry County Local four years ago when the Wildcats’ athletic department has had so much success helping kids reach their dream of playing college sports.