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Today's News

  • Music, fun and food coming to fairgrounds July 28

    Looking for a great family event? Interested in helping your children and grandchildren recognize the importance of our agricultural heritage? Want some great burgers, farm fresh produce or some homemade ice cream or some great barbecue? Looking for that perfect, unique wedding gift? Want to see Patrick Henry Hughes and hear some great country/gospel and dulcimer music? Have we got the event for you!

  • District 4 Shooting Sports Competition results

    The Henry County Smart Shooters took top placing in the recent District 4 Shooting Sports Competition. 

    The two weekend event is one of the largest in the state. 

    The following are the results:  Trap ages 9-11 – Dylan Rankin placed second and Jacob Wilson placed third. 

    Henry County won the 1st Place team award with Dylan Rankin, Jacob Wilson, Logan Yount, Gavin Robinson, and Jacob Bowen. 

    In Recurve Archery  in the 9-11 age group Matthew Sharp placed 1st.

  • New Five Star in Eminence set to open July 25

     

     

    The new Five Star location can’t open soon enough for patrons who regularly wait for gas on the cramped lot of the old station. The new location, just across the street, will have not just more space, but will offer more choices, too.

  • HCPS: ‘BYOD’ in 2012-13

    By BRAD BOMAN
    Reporter/Photographer
    The increasing presence of technology, such as iPhones, iPads and smart phones, that are available to students can be daunting. But the Henry County Public School Board decided Monday that this resource should be tapped to engage and enhance the educational process.
    The board adopted a new “Bring your own device” policy, similar to policies in districts across the nation that allow students to use their own technology at school for finding information and other resources on the Internet.

  • Officials mark opening of shared shelter
  • Businesses entice diners to eat out

    Despite an uncertain economy, new and expanding businesses in Henry County give residents a reason for dining out.

    Country Collectibles

    Steve Losch never intended to expand his business to include hommade smoked barbecue, live music or outside seating for 50. But with the new county liquor law, he saw a way to keep residents from dining out in another county.

  • Mahoney state’s Driver Trainer of Year

    William Mahoney, a vital part of the Henry County Public Schools’ Transportation Department for 25 years, received Kentucky’s Driver Trainer of the Year award June 27. 

    Presented by the Student Transportation Association of Kentucky and the Kentucky Department of Education at STAK’s annual conference, the award recognizes one school transportation employee each year who has provided outstanding leadership as a trainer.

  • Public Record for the week of July 18

    KSP ARRESTS

    Eddie D. Sparks, 44, Pleasureville, was arrested on Frankinton Road, Port Royal, 7/9 by Trooper Rice and served with a bench warrant.

    Kyle S. Thomas, 49, Bedford, was arrested on Pendleton Road, Sulphur, on 7/10 by Trooper Morris and charged with speeding 12 mph over the posted speed limit; failure to wear a seat belt; possession of an open alcohol container in a motor vehicle; careless driving; and DUI first, aggravated.

  • Competitive summer

     

     

    MacKenzie Peyton has been hard at it competing in big golf tournaments for young ladies this summer.

    She has played in six big events so far this season and now is ready for the high school season to begin. She will be looking to return to the state tournament for a third consecutive year.

  • Henry County Reds finish second in Shelbyville Little league division

     

    The Reds of the Major Division (11- to 12-year-olds) of Little League baseball are a team of Henry County youngsters who played in a Shelbyville league this year. Henry didn’t have enough teams for a full league.

    This group of players was coached by Randy Berry of Port Royal and went through the regular season undefeated at 12-0.