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Today's News

  • Summitt's legacy more than win total

    Legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt’s passing has brought a huge amount of attention to her reign as one of the most successful women’s basketball coaches in history.
    The number of wins and the number of titles has been used in every article summing up her incredible career. But the number that strikes a chord with me is the 100 percent graduation rate of her players.

  • Berry plays in All-star game

    Henry County High School baseball player Jaydon Berry played in the Kentucky Sophomore East-West all-star doubleheader held at Asbury University June 21. Berry’s West team lost 6-5 in the first game and 13-7 in the second game.

    Berry went 0-1 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI in the first game. He pitched one inning and gave up no runs. In the second game Berry pitched an inning of scoreless relief and went 1-2 with a run scored and an RBI. He also played shortstop and third base when not pitching.

  • Sports Brief- HCHS athletic physicals

    HC athletic physicals

    Athletic physicals will be given at HCHS on July 13 at 5 p.m. in the small gym for all high school and middle school student-athletes.

    The cost is $10. Parents need to accompany anyone under 18 years of age.

  • Tigers are champions

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    The Henry County Little League Tigers won the Tri County Little League Tournament on Saturday, June 18. The Tigers were league and tournament champions in the Tri County Little League AA Machine Pitch Baseball Age Division 7-8. The Tigers were undefeated, 17-0, this season.

    Front row: Wyatt Ward, Camden Clubb, Mason Straughn, Colton Rabourn, Hayden Mattingly and Ayden Newman.

    Second row: Nicholas Bryan, Logan Charles, Jager Mattingly, Braden Payton, Jason Ray and Landon Bettis.

  • 10th annual New Castle Lions Club Truck and Tractor Pull
  • The cast for ‘Steel Magnolias’
  • American Beauties winner
  • Chamber honors several members’ years of service

    The Henry County Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting and networking dinner last Tuesday night, at which exiting board members were recognized, new board members introduced, the budget approved and the membership entertained and informed by a guest speaker from the Office of Agricultural Policy.

  • Dual credit scholarships to help local students

     The Kentucky Dual Credit Scholarship Program will, for the first time, provide funds for dual credit scholarships for students in all 173 school districts, including Eminence and Henry County, starting next year, according to state officials and local educators.
    For the first time in the state’s history, the scholarship funds will pay for dual credit opportunities for every Kentucky senior at no cost to the student for the 2017 and 2018 school years, Gov. Matt Bevin and Educational and Workforce Development Secretary Hal Heiner said at a recent announcement.

  • Reigning over the Fair

    Although many of Monday night’s activities at the Henry County Fair were cancelled due to wet weather, a few events proceeded as scheduled. The fair continues nightly through Saturday, beginning at 6 p.m. each day. See next week’s Local for a full recap of the Henry County Fair, including all pageant winners.