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Today's News

  • Praise for all the Ms. Pettigrews everywhere

    Her house set just off the hard-packed dirt road. (All the roads in the small village were dirt except for the main road, which was gravel.) 

    A woven-wire fence separated the yard from the road. 

  • Kentucky slammed the brakes on the loss of transportation revenues

    Kentucky’s Road Fund isn’t growing as fast as some would like. But it’s doing much better than it was two years ago. 

  • What could make the quality of life better here?

    Thinking about what Henry County needs reminded me of a lot of community listening events I’ve attended over the years. Usually those listening sessions involved getting feedback from people about how they view their community and what could be done to make it better.

  • Local Buzz for Aug. 9, 2017

    Church Activities

    Pleasureville United Methodist Church will host a car show and fish fry on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 12 to 5 p.m. Meal includes fish, bake beans, coleslaw, dessert, and a drink for $10.

  • Price taps a new team for grade school leaders

    Several administrative positions got shuffled at Henry County Public Schools after the hiring of Terry Price as the division’s new superintendent. The changes include three new principals at the district’s three elementary schools.

    Price moved up from assistant superintendent to fill the vacancy left by Tim Abrams’ retirement.

  • Public record for Aug. 9, 2017

     KSP arrests

    Qhyn Havens, 28, La Grange — arrested July 31 at 36 Sterling Circle by Trooper Phelps for impersonating a peace officer and improper use of blue lights 

  • HC boys golf opens with Shelby tourney

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcat golf team made their 2017 debut in the Rocket Invitational held at Weissinger Hills Golf Course in Shelbyville Monday.

    The Wildcats played against a field of high caliber golf teams and made a respectable showing with sophomore Alex Hadden shooting 74 to earn second place. A bogey on his final hole left Hadden one stroke short of forcing a playoff for first place.

  • Lady Cats tee of at Shelby

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cat golf team opened the 2017 season at the Lady Rocket Invitational Friday at Weissinger Hills Golf Course in Shelbyville.

    The Lady Cats finished 14th out of 20 teams that featured many of the top teams in the state.

    Sacred Heart won the competition with a team score of 320. Madison Central and Ryle High School tied for second at 332.

  • EHS football not in playoffs

     sports@hclocal.com

    Eminence High School has decided not to participate in district play during the upcoming football season but will still play a complete 10-game schedule.

  • Amis named EHS boys coach

     sports@hclocal.com

    Former Breathitt County coach Robert Amis has been hired to lead the Eminence Warriors boys basketball program.

    Amis replaces Jason Mays who was hired in early June to be the new head coach, but later accepted the position of associate head coach at Kentucky Wesleyan University in early July. Zach Adair, who has been the EHS girls head coach for the last three seasons, will be Amis’ assistant coach.