.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Years ago in Henry County

    By Hammer Smith

    In January 1814, the attorney for the County Court of Henry County filed the following information concerning a murder that occurred in the County.

    On Jan. 15, 1814, America, a slave who was the property of Little Berry Wells of Henry County, was charged with murdering Nicholas, a slave who was the property of John Evans, a resident of Henry County. America was charged with preparing and administering a poison to Nicholas, causing his death.

  • History saved at auction

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    A historical marker commemorating the Low Dutch Colony who settled in Henry and Shelby Counties will return to Henry County after it had been missing for more than 30 years.

  • A recipe not just for a happy holiday but a merry life

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Long before iPods, Xboxs and Playstations, Sarah Foree and her family enjoyed the simpler things during the holidays.

    Foree and her brother Tom would anticipate Christmas with expectations not filled with images of the latest electronic gadget or fancy clothes dancing in their heads, but the time they spent together as a family preparing for the holidays.

  • Public Record for the week of December 31

    Marriages

    Bonnie Lynn Brock, 38, Pleasureville to Leslie Todd Rankin, 44, Pleasureville.

    Divorces

    Tyler Wilkerson, 39, Smithfield from Donna Wallace, 35, Smithfield

    Thomas Gene Nicholson, 26, Eminence from Kathie Holland, 19, Shelbyville

    Property Transfers

    Estate of Morris Steven Cook, by and through Jason Brown Executor, Shelby to Gary Cook, Eminence a lot butting Blackaby Lane, Eminence $3,500.

  • Young farmers sow future

    By Stephanie Doyle

    news@hclocal.com

    A group of farmers hopes to establish themselves as agricultural leaders in Henry County – and are trying to fulfill that dream by forming a new club called Henry County Ag Connections.

    Although some of them already knew each other, the 10 guys bonded during the most recent leadership program at the Henry County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Salt Shakers

    By Stephanie Doyle

    news@hclocal.com

    A group of farmers hopes to establish themselves as agricultural leaders in Henry County – and are trying to fulfill that dream by forming a new club called Henry County Ag Connections.

    Although some of them already knew each other, the 10 guys bonded during the most recent leadership program at the Henry County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Two missing after car chase

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Two black males escaped on foot after wrecking a vehicle involved in a car chase spanning Henry and Trimble Counties this weekend.

    At 2:04 p.m. Sunday, Kentucky State Trooper Mitch Hazelett clocked a 1999 white Chevy Monte Carlo speeding at 102 mph on I-71 near Campbellsburg. While in pursuit, the vehicle jutted off of Exit 34 and headed toward Bedford.

  • Lady Cats claw their way past rivals

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Carroll County Lady Panthers on Dec. 17 and used solid defense and good execution in the second and third quarters to pull out a 35-26 victory to improve to 5-1 on the season.

    The game started slowly for both teams as they probed their opponents’ defenses for openings. At the end of the first quarter the game was tied 6-6.

    The game opened up in the second quarter as the Cats began to find holes in the Lady Panthers’ zone defense.

  • Wildcats down Panthers

    The Henry County Wildcats got their sixth consecutive victory to start the season when they defeated the visiting Carroll County Panthers 61-47 on Dec. 17.

    The Wildcats broke open a close game in the third period and then extended the lead to as much as much as 19 points in the fourth period before clearing the bench as they got their third win against no defeats in district play this year.

  • Warriors compete in Berea Tourney

     

    The Eminence Warriors’ boys’ basketball team had a busy week with a game at Walton-Verona on Dec. 16 followed by four games in three days over the weekend in the Berea Invitational tournament.

    Rockcastle Co. 73 EHS 62

    On Dec. 19 the Warriors fell in the first game of the Berea Invitational to the Rockcastle County Rockets to fall to 1-4.

    The game opened with the Rockets taking a 16-15 lead after one period of play.