Today's News

  • Local students earn honors at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 3,305 students earned dean’s list honors for the Spring 2017 semester, including several students from Henry County.

  • Henry County ag students create opportunities through SAEs

     Before Future Farmers of America, there was vocational agriculture and supervised agricultural experiences (SAE), according to information from Lindsey Davie, FFA advisor and Henry County High School ag teacher.  

    When ag classes were first started in 1917 with the Smith-Hughes National Vocational Act, it incorporated students having projects in agriculture.  

  • Local Buzz for July 19, 2017

    Church Activities

    Eminence Christian Church will have Vacation Bible School July 20 through 22 for grades preK-fifth Thursday and Friday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to noon with a closing program and picnic from noon to 1 p.m. Call 222-1369 for information.

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

  • Public record for July 19, 2017


    The Jason Scott Moore, 38, Shelbyville listed in the July 12 edition of the KSP arrests  charged with DUI, fourth; driving on a suspended license; possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense, meth; is not the same person as Jason Bernard Moore of New Castle.


    KSP arrests

  • Come out to Henry County Harvest Showcase for local food, fun

     Bring the whole family to this event that is free and open to the public at the Henry County Fairgrounds. 

    It is great place to bring the kids and grandkids and, best of all, there is no admission charge.  

    The whole event serves to showcase our wonderful agricultural heritage. 

    Be sure to come hungry. 

  • You worked hard on your garden. Preserve the produce

     Yes, I know you want to know why the ag agent is talking about vegetable preservation, and I will let you know why. 

    Don’t be like many gardeners I see and just throw away produce or let it to rot. You have worked hard on your garden, so you should be able to reap the rewards of that garden. 

  • August 12 promises to be busy with Eminence Day and more

    By Holly Kinderman

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    Summer time sure is a busy time in our community. 

    So many programs, festivals and  events. So many people out driving through the county and enjoying what we have here. 

    So many unique shops and restaurants and beautiful scenery. 

    Many things you can’t find anywhere but here, at home.   

  • Country Club celebrates 50th anniversary


    The Henry County country Club held a 50-year anniversary celebration Sunday to commemorate the formation of the Henry County Recreational Corporation that oversaw the building of the club from 1967 to 1969.

    Club members participated in a golf scramble and cookout and other members took advantage of the swimming pool that played a large role in the delay of the opening of the club 50 years ago. The celebration day was a time for some of the older members to reminisce about the early days of the club.

  • Sports briefs

    Fishing tournament

    The Henry County Rod and Gun Club will host a fishing tournament Saturday Aug. 12. The Kids tournament will be from 8 a.m. to noon and there is no entry fee.

    The adult tournament will start at 7 p.m. and end at 7 a.m. Aug 13. The entry fee for adults is $20. All people on the premises during the adult tournament must be registered to fish.

    Contact Tom Eldridge at (502) 257-4188 for more information.

    HCCC Flag Tourney

  • Motorsports at the Henry County Fair

    The Henry County Fair provided motorsports action of all types and for all ages last week. There were tractor pulls, mud bogs, a demolition derby and circle track racing as well as a power wheels demolition derby for the kids.