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Today's News

  • Shooters bring home more awards

    The Henry County Sharpshooters traveled to Adair County Aug. 1 and came home with several trophies. The Sharpshooters took first place in five different categories and had three individual winners; Holly Hosey in bowhunter, 9-11 age group; Austin Harrod, in air pistol 15-18 age group and Jared Yount in black powder percussion.

    Bowhunter Archery

    9-11: Holly Hosey 1st, Kelli Booth 2nd. 1st Place team – Grace Adams, Kelli Booth, Holly Hosey, Jenah Peyton

  • Lady Cats golfers down Trimble

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled the short distance to Cardinal Hills Golf Course near Bedford to play the Trimble County Lady Raiders Aug. 12 and came away with a 190-221 win against their North Central Kentucky Conference rivals.

    Maddie Hensley, fresh off her win in the Henry County Invitational, led the way with a 39 for the nine-hole match. Bayleigh Boyer shot 46, Nikki Perkinson shot 47 and Carleigh Peyton scored a 53.

    Coach April Berry was excited to get a victory in the team’s first dual match of the year.

  • Sports Briefs

    Cornerstone basketball camp

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will have a fall basketball camp beginning on Saturday Sept. 5 and running each Saturday through Sept. 26.

    The camp will be led by former Cornerstone Christian Academy basketball coach Chris Armstrong and other current high school and college coaches. Each week there will be a special guest speaker. The camp is for both boys and girls.

  • Little Mr. Eminence

    Elias Jay-Landon Griffon Downey was crowned the 2015 Little Mr. Eminence Day, according to Michele Thompson.

  • Tingle brings Home pageant prizes
  • Court creates a sentence for images showing a minor

    Originally charged with nine counts of possessing or viewing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, Edward C. Satterly accepted a plea deal from the Commonwealth’s Attorney and was sentenced Thursday in Henry County Circuit Court.
    Satterly pleaded guilty to three counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and one count of wanton endangerment, first degree.
    The violation was in November of 2013 and Satterly was arrested by Kentucky State Police in April of 2014, according to records in the court case file.

  • A special kind of Homecoming
  • Get rid of the junk, New Castle citizens say

    Yards full of junk cars, trash, tall weeds and more.
    Citizens approached the New Castle City Commission at its August meeting to ask if something could be done about that sort of flotsam and jetsam in the yards in town.
    “There’s a yard on East Cross that’s got pallets, old cars and trucks and even an ambulance in the yard,” said Garrett Woods. “It’s fairly unsightly.”
    Another resident reinforced why it was important to keep yards in town looking up to code, at the very least.

  • Hawkins resigns from Henry Fiscal Court

    As Magistrate Nick Hawkins prepared to resign his elective office and to relocate to Henry County, Ga., he reflected on how many people from his home supported and inspired him to do for others.
    He saw a chance to help many people a leadership position for the southeastern district of the Communications Workers of America, an international labor union representing 700,000 workers in telecommunications, information technology, the airline industry, news media, broadcast and cable television, education, healthcare, law enforcement, manufacturing and more.

  • Slippery subject: Knowing the basics of coconut oil

    For many years, the high saturated fat content of coconut oil made the oil a no-no for individuals looking to lose weight or live healthier lifestyles.
    Recent scientific reports have said saturated fat may not be as bad as once thought or as bad when compared to trans-fat. This has allowed coconut oil to gain popularity.  Nicole Peritore, one of our UK  Extension Specialists for family health sent us the following information on coconut oil.