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Today's News

  • Henry Hoopla

    50 Points

    Don Acree

    Michael Brent

    Donna Jones

    49 Points

    Paul Hanley

    James Mahoney

    Garrett Black

    Vickie Thomas

    Margaret Capito

    Kelley Evridge

    48 Points

    Devin McIntosh

    Terry McAlister

    Jeff McGaughey

    Charley Brewer

    Carl Ruble

    Larry Ramsey

    Tara King

    47 Points

    Tammy Lanham

    Buffy Cross

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Isaac Steverson

    Isaac is a senior on the Wildcats’ soccer and baseball teams.

    Parents-Greta and Brad Steverson

    What do you do for fun?

    Race go-carts.

    How about school clubs?

    National Honor Society, Beta, TSA and Pep club.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    Physics, because you can apply it to the real world. You can relate it directly to anything.

    Favorite TV shows:

    Top Gear and Yankees baseball games.

    Favorite Movie:

    Any James Bond movie.

  • Coach's Corner-Jon Kasten

    Basic bio

    Age:

    37

    Birthplace:

    Santa Claus, Indiana

    High School:

    Heritage Hills High School

    College:

    University of  Southern Indiana

    Teaching position:

    Middle School Social Studies teacher

    Coaching Background:

    Volleyball at HCHS for 10 years, nine years as softball at HCHS

    Husband/Wife/Children:

    Wife, Jessica, son, Bo, 10 years old, and daughter, Cecilia, three years old.

     

    Outside interests:

  • Armstrong wins sweet sixteen scholarship

    submitted

    Eminence High School senior Shelby Armstrong was one of four students out 366 applicants from across the state to win a Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Scholarship at this year’s Boys’ Sweet Sixteen.

    Jenna Hammons, Director of Marketing for Whittaker Bank Corporation of Kentucky said, “The hard work and commitment to your studies, extracurricular activities and your community set the bar for what all students should strive for.”

  • Sports Brief-Hosey fifth in national archery tournament

    Submitted

    Henry County Middle School student Halyley Hosey, 13, competed in the National Field Archery Association Indoor National Tournament in Louisville on March 15-16 and finished fifth in the Youth Female Bowhunter Freestyle division.

    Competitors shot two rounds totaling 120 arrows over the course of two days.

  • Sports Brief-Hadden, Klempner compete in Match Play tournament

    Staff

    Alex Hadden, 12, won the 10th annual MDGT/KIA Match Play Championship at Seneca Golf Course in Louisville on Sunday. Hadden won his quarterfinal round 3 &2 over Brion Tinsley, and th en defeated Bryson Frank 1 up in the semifinals before overcoming a lost ball on the first hole to defeat Jack Thomas 2 up in the finals.

  • Clerk gets numerous voter returns

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    With the primary election less than two months away, the Henry County Clerk’s Office has a received a high volume of voter notification mail returns.

    Henry County residents have 30 days prior to May 20 to correct the addresses on the voter registration records or risk not being able to vote in the primaries, or at the very least, having a difficult time casting their vote.

  • Homestead changes hands, services stay

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Homestead Nursing Center in New Castle has changed owners. Now known as Providence of New Castle, Homestead founder Russell Louden sold the facility to a nursing home conglomerate out of San Diego, California. Administrator Jill Fallis would like to assure Henry County, though, that the quality of service will not change.

  • Zoning makes way for facility

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    With a recent zoning change at Henry County Fiscal Court, a meat processing and retail facility in Henry County moved one step closer to becoming a reality.

    Henry County could see ground broken at the Henry County Commerce Park in Campbellsburg by summer for a USDA-inspected meat-processing facility, which may open by spring 2015.

    Two Trimble County farmers, Chris Wright and John Edwards, have a dream to put Henry County and the surrounding area farmers competitively into the meat retail arena.

  • Doing good with wood

    By Will Phillips

    NEWS@HCLOCAL.COM

    Students are building more than their grade point averages at Henry County High School. Woodworking teacher Andrew Shearer’s class is working on a very special project that he hopes will strengthen ties within the community.

    The class is building furniture that will be donated to local daycares. Shearer said that he came up with the idea when a friend of his who works at a daycare told him how much daycare furniture costs out of catalogs.