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Today's News

  • Putting education in the students’ hands

    Campbellsburg Elementary has put the education of its fourth grade class into its students’ hands.

    Mark Johnson, Campbellsburg Elementary principal, called the fourth grade classes into the cafeteria on Wednesday and told them they had not performed well as a grade on certain areas of a test. Johnson kept a stern face, wheeled a cart in front of the students and revealed that it was stocked with Google’s Chromebooks.

  • Democrats eye the future

    The Henry County Democrats were boisterous Monday night during their Jefferson-Jackson dinner, celebrating in part a new leadership team.

    During the dinner, Kentucky Secretary of State Allison Lundergan Grimes did little to dismiss speculation that she may seek a run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Mitch McConnell, but she did trumpet what she believed were successes at the state level in the 2013 General Assembly session.

  • Marlow recognized for helping accident victim

    A Henry County man delivering mail lent a helping hand to a resident who had cut off part of his thumb during an all-terrain vehicle accident in 2012.

    Ron Marlow, former mayor of Campbellsburg, works part-time as a rural carrier associate. Marlow’s 85-mile route encompasses Turners Station, Lacie and English in Carroll County with about 500 mailboxes.

  • Take 5 with Jimmie Simpson

    Basic bio

    Lifetime Henry County resident. Graduated in 1978 from Henry County High School. Simpson started working for the Henry County Water District in 1980. Simpson and his wife Melanie have been married for 29 years, and have two children Jason and Leslie.

    Simpson is the chief operating officer of the Henry County Water District No. 2.

    What do you do for fun?

  • Lady Cats blast Lady Rockets

     

    The Henry County Lady Cats split a pair of games last week as they got a home victory over Shelby Co. on Friday evening but fell to Franklin Co. 12-2 on March 19.

    Henry 9, Shelby County 2

    The Lady Cats jumped on the Lady Rockets for two runs in the first inning but not before getting a scare in the top of the inning.

    The Lady Rockets got two runners on with one out in the opening frame. But the Lady Cats got a force out at second and then Shelby Ray made a running catch in deep left with runners on first and third to end the threat.

  • Henry County opens track season at home

     

    The Henry County track team opened their outdoor season with a home all-comers meet on Mar. 19. On a chilly, windy evening the Wildcats competed against teams from Owen County, Trimble County, Carroll County, and North Oldham high schools.

    The boys’ team won the meet with a score of 85 points. Owen County was second with 60 points, Trimble was third with 56 points and Carroll County finished fourth with 32.

  • Busted Brackets

     

     

    I was in serious trouble by the time Thursday night’s games were complete… and then Friday happened and I lost all hope of crushing the county with my ‘expertise.’

  • Wildcats open with loss to North Oldham

    The Henry County Wildcats baseball team finally got to play a game on Friday after having their first four games cancelled by inclement weather. The Wildcats moved their scheduled home game with North Oldham to Goshen in order to finally get a game in.

    The Cats fell to the Mustangs 4-0. North Oldham, the two-time defending 8th Region champs scored two runs in the first and two in the sixth to get the win against the Wildcats who fell 11-8 to North in the semifinals of the region last year.

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Brenna Raisor

    Brenna is a senior on the Warriors softball team.

    What are your hobbies?

    Hanging out with friends.

     

    What about non-school activities?

    I work at Cook’s the majority of my spare time.

     

    How about school clubs?

    Beta Club, Pep Club and Academic Team.

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    Math.

     

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    Really everything/John Mayer.

     

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Cole Nelson

    Cole Nelson is senior on the Wildcats’ football and track teams.

     

    What are your hobbies?

    Playing video games and watching TV.

     

    What about non-school activities?

    New Castle first Baptist Youth Group.

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    History.

     

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    Hip Hop and rap.

     

    What’s your favorite sports teams/athletes?