Today's News

  • Wildcat JV Update

    The Henry County JV team defeated Gallatin County 51-43 on Jan. 28. Above, Jackson Jeffries, Gavin Jameson and Coleton Aneszko all led the team in scoring with 11 points. Ethan Tuggle chipped in nine points.

    On Jan. 31 the JV Cats defeated Williamstown 55-26. Jeffries led the team with 13 points, Bodie Clark added nine points while Aneszko scored eight and Jameson seven.

    On Feb. 1 the Wildcat JV took

    on the Shelby County Rockets and came away with a 42-39 win. Tuggle led the way with 14 points and Jeffries added 10 points.

  • Take 5 wtih Lori Abney

    Basic bio

    Henry County, Pendleton native

    Henry County High School 1992


    Bellarmine University undgrad nursing 1999

    Spalding University Family Nurse Practitioner graduate


    Family Nurse Practitioner at Dr. Gatewood’s Family Medicine, Campbellsburg.

    Neonatal Kosair Children’s Hospital


    Neonatal Follow-up Program at UofL

    Why did you decide to go into nursing?

  • EIS District makes school one-to-one

    By Brad Bowman


    With lighted prize wheels, a virtual racing game, a cash booth and basketballs, Eminence Superintendent Buddy Berry delivered the news of a one-to-one electronic device initiative school wide to students with a bit of surprise and delight.

    The entire student body, kindergarten through seniors, assembled in the Eminence School gymnasium last Thursday and participated in games.

  • Grimes brings grit

    By Brad Bowman


    Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes came to Henry County Monday and told local officials, farmers and attendees she will make prosperity her priority for women and Kentucky farmers.

    Accompanied by U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan), the first female senator in Michigan, Grimes spoke with a bit of wit and grit about her vision if elected as Kentucky’s first female senator, and against her opponent U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell.

  • Local man charged with sex abuse

    By Brad Bowman


    A Henry County man has been charged with two counts of sexual abuse with a minor under 12 years old.

    The Henry County Grand Jury indicted Kevin L. Crouch, 40, of Pendleton, with two counts of 1st degree sexual abuse, a class C felony.

    According to the grand jury indictment, the victim was less than 10 years old at the time the alleged abuse occurred

  • Woman gets 5 years after infant tested for heroin

    By Brad Bowman


    A Henry County woman gave birth to a baby born with traces of cocaine, heroin and marijuana in its system and will serve five years on probation violations.

    Henry County Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad ordered Tiffany Gibbs, 23, of Pleasureville, to serve five years on numerous probation violations per Commonwealth Attorney Barry Moore and probation and parole officer, Matt Hudson’ recommendations.

  • In the beginning, there came debate

    “Bill Nye the Science Guy” and Ken Ham of the Creation Museum faced off this past week to debate creationism vs. evolution. I am so tired of this debate. It is not new. It was going on when I was a kid and when my parents were kids and when their parents were kids, and probably when Noah was a kid. Enough already! This love/hate relationship that many Christians have with science baffles me.

  • The Local: Building on standard of excellence

    You are reading an excellent newspaper.

    Each year, the Kentucky Press Association (KPA) hosts a statewide contest, Excellence in Newspapers, that honors reporters, editors, photographers and graphic designers in several categories. Newspapers are grouped by size into different divisions, then each entry is judged by out-of-state professionals who name the winners.

    In our division, the Henry County Local won third place overall in General Excellence, thanks to the individual awards earned by the editorial staff.

  • Naming fathers of political parties can be tricky

    By Joe Yates

    Gather ‘round, folks, it’s time for birthday trivia!

    Who said, “Labor is prior to and independent of capital…capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration,” ?

    Karl Marx, you say? Nope. Lenin? Wrong again. Try our birthday boy, Abraham Lincoln, in his first state of the union address.

  • Wildcats defeat Bears 59-53

    The Henry County Wildcats visited Spencer County Friday night and found themselves in a familiar position. After one quarter of play the Wildcats trailed the Bears 17-9.

    Just two nights earlier the Cats trailed by seven points to Bullitt Central before falling behind by as much as 21 points in the game. In that game the Cats made a furious rally to pull within three points, but it was too little too late and the Cats lost by seven.