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Today's News

  • Tri-County gearing up for LIHEAP

    Staff writer/photographer

    As October wears on, the mercury is dipping, and some residents find themselves making a choice between paying the heating bill and buying groceries.

    The Tri-County Community Action Agency will take applications for winter heating bill assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program at its offices at 125 Park Road, New Castle.

    The program has two phases.

  • Cats are district champs!

    With their 14-7 football win over Western Hills on Friday night, the Henry County Wildcats climbed to 6-2 overall and claimed the Class 3-A, District Four regular-season championship.

  • Youth Basketball

    Henry County youth basketball signups are Oct. 24 at the Henry County Middle School gym from 9 a.m. until noon. Contact Willie Peyton for more information at (502)321-7776.

  • ‘Pink Out’ on Friday

    When the Henry County High School football players sprint out to take the field in their regular-season finale this Friday night, they will be trying to bring more attention to cancer. Chris Engstrand, Henry’s coach who is trying to instill in his players more than the game of football, hopes the fans do the same.

  • You’re invited to Halloween Festival

    I would like to invite and encourage everyone to attend the third annual Eminence Halloween Festival. This year it will be taking place on Friday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Highland Renaissance Park. The admission is free but I encourage everyone to bring one canned good to be donated to the local food pantry.

  • Know the signs of drug use

    Due to the increasing misuse and abuse of prescription drugs by young people it is becoming critically important for adults to be able to identify the physical and behavioral signs of abuse.  Because young people are mixing so many types of prescription drugs, such as stimulants and pain killers to anti-depressants, identifying the signs and symptoms of abuse can often be difficult but it is not impossible.  Since each of the above drugs depending on their use can cause very different signs it is wise to learn the signs and symptoms of all of the commonly abused drugs.  Below

  • HC boys ruled not eligible

    Sports editor

    In a change of events that has left the Henry County boys’ soccer team not playing in the 16th District Tournament like planned, the Wildcats ended their 2009 season with an 0-8 record.

  • Henry County Youth Football League

    Campbellsburg 33, New Castle 18: The Campbellsburg Bengals defeated the New Castle Chiefs, 33-18, on Saturday in the Henry County Youth Football League.

    This week’s games were played on Eminence’s football field.

  • Sharp Shooters win big at state 4-H Champs

    The Henry County 4H Sharpshooters traveled to Wilmore and Berea on Sept. 20-21 to compete at the 4-H State Shooting Sports Championships and came away with big wins.  The end-of-the season competition was open to competitors from across the state, and Henry took first place in three categories as well as individual awards.

  • Cooks provide amended deed restrictions

    A couple claiming discrimination on the part of Henry County Planning and Zoning enforcement officer Greg Derossett now say their deed restriction “exceptions” were filed.

    When Bob and Ann Cook initially approached the Local about this story in September, Ann Cook said the “exception” was never filed.