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Today's News

  • Sports Briefs

    Team Jeanie softball tourney

    The Team Jeanie softball tournament and benefit day will be held at Harry Hill Park Saturday, July 30, from 12 to 10 p.m.

    Contact Dee Dee New to register for the softball tournament at 655-0883.

    Proceeds from the tournament and benefit day will go to help pay for a wheelchair van for Jeanie Miskell who has multiple sclerosis.

    For more information go to the Team Jeanie softball tourney and benefit day Facebook page.

    Klempner finishes second in tourney

  • Henry County Fair Draft Horse Pull

    Lighweight Division

    1. Yoder and Hatfield

    2. Davis Purvis

    3. Jason Abell

    4. Clonch and Traylor

    5. Casey Lavin

    6. Clonch and Traylor 2

    7. Jones, Powell and Rand

    Heavyweight Division

    1. Hatfield, Yoder and Sanford

    2. Powell and Mahoney

    3. Powell and Ethington

    4. Rand, Jones and Powell

    5. Junior Boling

    6. Trey Beckley

  • Henry County Fair motor sports action

    The Henry County Fair offered motor sports action of all kinds last week. Whether you are a fan of dirt drag racing, mud bogs, tractor pulls or demolition derbies, there was plenty of mud, sweat and cheers to go around.

  • EDC to benefit from July 16 fund raiser

    The Pleasureville Farmers Market and Country Store will host an auction and art show Saturday, July 16, according to a news release.
    Two special events include:
    • An auction fundraiser to benefit the Pleasureville Economic Development Council will begin at 9 a.m. in the Pleasureville City Hall parking lot.
    Auction items include: antique furniture, power tools, lawn mowers, jewelry, patio furniture, plant stands, outdoor books and Thoroughbred handicapping books.

  • Take these actions to keep thrips out of your soybeans

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • These 4-H members won ribbons at the Henry County Fair

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • County fair sees great participation by exhibitors

    If you didn’t take the opportunity to see the exhibits at the Henry County Fair Exhibit Hall, you missed a great opportunity to see a lot of local Henry County talent.
    There were 710 total exhibits of top quality arts, crafts, home baked goodies and produce entered by 106 different individuals.
    If you did miss the Fair, be sure to plan to attend the Henry County Harvest Showcase scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the Henry County Fairgrounds. For more information, call us at 845-2811.  

  • Bowen, straight out of high school, grooms her own business venture

    By Jesse Harp

    news@hclocal.com

  • 1996 torch relay a "Golden" memory

    sports@hclocal.com

    Twenty years ago two local athletes, Sarah Fischer of Campbellsburg and Jason Baird of Eminence, were chosen to be escorts during the Olympic torch’s relay through the state on the way to Atlanta for the 1996 Olympics. This week we will relate Fischer’s memories of that day. Next week Baird will tell the story of his brush with Olympic glory.

    Sarah Fischer, now Sarah Golden, was an 18-year old high school student set to graduate in just days.

  • Sharpshooters bring home more honors

    Submitted by Jeanie Campbell

    The Henry County Sharpshooters YHEC team traveled to Bardstown on June 18 to compete for the state championship and returned the senior division trophy to Henry County for the fifth straight year. The junior team also repeated as state champions for the second year in a row.