Today's News

  • Sports Brief-Henry County Youth basketball signups

    Henry County Youth basketball signups

    Henry County Youth Basketball League signups for boys and girls K through sixth grade will be held at various dates and locations.

    Saturday, Nov. 5 there will be signups at the Campbellsburg Elementary Fall Festival from 4 to 7 p.m. and at Eastern Elementary Fall Festival from 5 to 7 p.m.

    Friday, Nov. 11 there will be signups at New Castle Elementary Fall Festival from 5 to 7 p.m.

    Saturday Nov. 12 there will be signups at Henry County Middle School from noon to 2 p.m.

  • EIS students step it up in the Billion Mile Race

    Eminence Elementary kicked off the Billion Mile Race on STEPtember 1. Students have walked 868 miles so far and are able to track their miles by scanning their individual card each lap with the new EZ Scan app.

  • Henry County library employees complete specialized training program

    The Henry County Public Library recently announced that library staff members Natalie Jeffries and Leslie McBride have completed the Public Library Institute (PLI). The Institute is offered yearly through the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.
    PLI is an intensive two-week library science experience. During the Institute public library training was conducted and included hands-on and role-play activities. Topics such as customer service, library marketing, youth and adult services, cataloging, collection development and technology were covered.

  • The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is taking industrial hemp program applications

    Kentuckians interested in participating in the industrial hemp research pilot program in 2017 are invited to submit an application with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

  • Help Center Volunteers recognized

    The Henry County Help Center recently honored Martha Lewis, center, as the Volunteer of the Quarter for her efforts in distributing food to locals. Also recognized were nominees Ashley Roberts and James Dills.

  • KSP honors Clark

    Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders presented Smithfield resident Shelly Clark with a Police Communications Support Award on Oct. 12. A 19-year veteran of the agency, Clark is a Police Telecommunications Shift Supervisor at KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg. She is the daughter of Tommy and Terri Meredith of La Grange and Karen Burk of Louisville.

  • Coming soon: The Carlisle Brothers and the Holiday Bazaar

    Oct. 27:  The Carlisle Brothers Chautauqua at Twin Oaks — The program starts at 6:30 p.m. and refreshments will follow.  Please call us at 845-2811 to register so we can plan seating and food.  
    The program is the Carlisle Brothers-A Country Music Duo.  One of the pioneers of early country music Clifford Carlisle teamed with his younger brother, Bill in 1930. In 1938 they signed with Decca Records, and after World War II, they signed with the King label in Cincinnati where they had a huge hit, “Rainbow at Midnight” in 1946.  

  • A good gross out

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Tips to keep the creepy crawlies out of your home

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Baptist Health La Grange now offers 3D mammography

    range Diagnostic Imaging is excited to offer its patients access to the latest in 3D mammography.  3D mammography has been shown to improve the detection of breast cancers, particularly in women with dense breast tissue, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional testing.