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Today's News

  • Input sought on regional master plan for the arts

    Residents of the Greater Louisville Region, including Henry County, are invited to take part in an online survey related to the development of a Master Plan for the Arts, according to representatives of greaterlouisvillearts.com.  
    The public is encouraged to share their thoughts, hopes and desires for the future of arts and culture in our community through the completion of a short, anonymous online survey, open now through midnight on April 30. To take the survey, visit http://tiny.cc/louartsplan.

  • Proclaiming Day of Prayer for Henry County
  • Making efforts to attract rarely seen birds

    English sparrows are the rats of the avian world, at least in my opinion. English sparrows are the Euro-trash that, after being brought here by well-intentioned folks, collect around cities in the United States and bully the natives.

  • Local Buzz, May 4, 2016

    Church Activities

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Living God will host a weekend revival May 6 through 8. Bro. Jerry Cottrell of Palestine, W. Va., will be the guest speaker. Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, and at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 8. The church is located at 124 Smith Lane, Bedford.

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at the Bedford Springs Church, 43 Shepherd Lane in Bedford.

  • Public Records, May 4, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Christopher Fuller, 18, Pendleton — arrested April 25 on Bethlehem Road by Trooper McCormick for DUI, first; possession of a controlled substance, meth; possession of drug paraphernalia; careless driving; and failure to notify an address change to DOT

    Freddie Black, 51, Worthville — arrested April 25 in Eminence by Trooper Mitchell for a warrant

  • DeBurger powering Pioneers softball

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Transylvania University softball team is experiencing a successful season and former HCHS Lady Cat Krista DeBurger is a big part of that success.

    The Pioneers are 25-10 on the season and have won 14 straight games. They lead the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference with an 13-1 record.

    DeBurger leads the conference with 14 home runs, is second with 41 RBIs and second with a .440 batting average. Her .548 on base percentage and 1.000 slugging percentage also lead the conference.

  • Pitching carries Wildcats past KCD, Valley

    sports@hclocal.com

    A week after throwing a two-hitter against district rivals Carroll County, Jaydon Berry was back on the mound facing the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats.

    Berry once again limited his opponents’ chances and the Wildcats got another timely hit from Connor Smith to win 1-0.

    Berry struck out eight batters, walked three and allowed five hits. The Henry County defense helped strand all eight Bearcat base runners on base in the game to give Berry his second shutout of the season.

  • Warriors defeat Doss

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors got a good pitching performance from Mitchell Metten and much-improved defensive play at Doss Friday.

    Metten pitched a complete-game five hitter, giving up five hits and striking out 11 batters. He walked two and most importantly his teammates committed no errors behind him.

    The Warriors scored two runs in the top of the first and never relinquished the lead. Metten drew a one-out walk and Cameron Mathis followed with a single. Both runners advanced on a balk by the pitcher.

  • Lady Cats beat Valley

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Valley Vikings Friday night and came away with a 13-3 win in five innings after a sluggish start.

    The Lady Cats committed three errors in the top of the first to allow Valley to score two runs with the benefit of no hits.

    “We got off to a slow start,” HCHS Coach Zack Mings said. “But we played better as the game went on.”

  • HCHS track competes in NCKTC meet

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County track team hosted the North Central Kentucky Track Conference championships Thursday and came away with a third-place finish by the girls and a fourth-place finish by the boys.

    Teagan Fish and Sara Finley led the way for the girls. Fish finished first in the 300-meter hurdles, second in the 100-meter hurdles and third in the high jump to earn 24 points for the Lady Cats. Finley placed first in the triple jump and was part of the 4x100-meter relay team that finished second.