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Today's News

  • 4-H members earned recognition at competitions

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • State provides a records preservation grant

    Gov. Matt Bevin announced that Henry County Clerk Shanda Archer has received a grant totaling $21,335 from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) to preserve and manage local government records, according to a news release. KDLA is an agency of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Thirty-five grants have been awarded for a total of $520,473 from this round of funding from fiscal year 2017 Local Records Grant Program Funds.

  • Torrey-Smith donates to the Help center

    Torrey Smith Realty Co. dedicates a portion of each house sale through the real estate sales company to benefit a community group, and this time Doug Bates, managing broker from the Eminence office was joined by sales associates Kevin Croxton, left, and Ron Yount, right, to present a $600 check to Joe Durbin, executive director of the Henry County Help Center, to use to get in needed supplies for the food pantry.

  • Unemployment rate still on a downward trend

    Unemployment rates fell in 91 Kentucky counties, including Henry County, between May 2015 and May 2016, rose in 24 counties, and remained the same in five, which included Letcher, Marshall, Menifee, Powell and Webster, according a news release from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • Safe Side Security offers video surveillance, access controls

    By Jesse Harp

    news@hclocal.com

  • So much left to do before summer ends

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Hats Off Day offers free entry to the Horse Park event and activities

    The 14th annual Hats Off to Kentucky’s Horse Industry Day – featuring free, family-friendly events designed to celebrate the horse – is Saturday, July 30, from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, according to a news release.
    The 2016 Hats Off Day theme is “Horses in Hollywood” and features a red carpet walk for costumed horses as well as look-alikes mimicking famous horses such as Seabiscuit.

  • Peniston named to University of Alabama dean’s list

    A local student has received honors from the University of Alabama after being named to the spring 2016 dean’s list, according to the office of the president.
    University officials congratulated Brennen James Peniston of New Castle for earning a GPA of 3.5 or better with at least 12 credit hours of course work.

  • Meaning of feminism is a full life

    By Jesse Harp, Intern

    “There’s nothing wrong with women having children, taking care of their homes and being domestic. That’s what they were created for, after all.”

    Something shattered inside of me when I heard these words come from a girl in one of my classes my first year of college. Suddenly every nuance of sexism I’ve experienced in my life was tossed onto the shore of my conscience by a new wave of passion.

  • Local buzz July 13

    KSP arrests

    Michael O’Brien, 46, Campbellsburg — arrested July 4 at Interstate 71, 32 mile marker south bound, by Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Newberry for DUI, first, aggravated

    Cameron Rogers, 20, Crestwood — arrested July 5 at Interstate 71, 32 mile marker south bound, by Trooper Brown for DUI; failure to wear seatbelt; reckless driving; driving too fast for conditions; and possession of open alcohol container in vehicle