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Today's News

  • Mustangs win tournament

    Submitted
    The Mustangs Little League baseball team traveled to Cecilia, and played in a tournament on the weekend of August 18 and 19. The Mustangs came in first place and went undefeated. In pool play on Saturday they tied South Hardin County 3-3. In the second game they beat LaRue County 5-4. On Sunday in a single elimination tournament they beat LaRue County 7-0 and in the finals beat Elizabethtown 4-2 to win the championship.

  • Jimison to lead EHS cross country

     

  • Girls soccer falls to Owen


    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Owenton Wednesday Aug. 22 to take on the Owen County Lady Rebels and came away with a 5-0 defeat.
    Owen County scored 3 goals in the first half and 2 in the second as the Lady Cats were held scoreless for the second time in three games.  

  • Baughman wins another title

    Henry Baughman played the Southern Indoor Tennis championships in Lexington this past weekend. In Singles, he defeated Don Butts 6-1, 6-0 and Russ Walcup 6-1, 6-0 in the final of the 75 and over singles division.

    Playing in the 70 and over doubles division with brother, Jim, they won by defeating
    Russ Walcup and Dave Hammond 6-2, 6-0 for the championship. Jim lost in the final of the 70 and over singles to Ralph Greco of Atlanta, Ga., 1-6, 1-6.          

  • Henry County 4H students place at state fair

    Henry County 4-Hers have been very busy this past week at the Kentucky State Fair.  Before the fair began, the 4-H State Dog Show was held at Broadbent Arena on Aug. 11 and 12.  Kellyn and Kendyll Smith along with Lincoln won first place in the costume contest. The trio dressed as the Doublemint Twins and Lincoln was the stick of gum.  There were 50 entries in this category.  Congratulations to all three.  On Sunday two of our club members participated in classes throughout the day. 

  • Drought continues throughout nation; no rain recorded in county last week

    As I write this on Monday afternoon, hopes are high for some much-needed rain to be pushed into the area as a result of a Tropical Storm to the south.  While no rain has been observed at the office, I’ve been on the phone with two farmers in the Lacie and Turners Station area who reported rain.  The Lacie farmer had been caught out in the field in a rain that quit as soon as he was wet. 

  • You can cut calories while eating out

    Whether you’re trying to lose excess pounds or maintain a healthy weight, eating out in restaurants can sabotage your goals.  The following suggestions can help you downsize restaurant meals and maintain your weight and health when dining out:

    Plan for huge portions. To compensate, share an entrée with a dining companion or order a half portion or an appetizer for a main course. Be careful of appetizers, though; many are particularly high in fat.

  • Remembering Michael will help us serve others in need

    Remember Michael as the first grader who stood out from all the others at Campbellsburg Elementary School. I was a nervous, inexperienced new teacher of elementary P.E. and all those little faces just blended in as they gathered expectantly around me for their first day of P. E. Michael stood out. He was taller, he looked you in the eye and talked like a little adult. He seemed very self-assured even then.

  • Conversation: a necessity and a lost art in big cities

    In this week’s issue, I have written several profile stories, which show off our local talent.
    Whether it is a local musician, sound engineer and actor Jeff Downey or global agriculture missionary, FFA advisor and Henry County High School’s Vocational Agriculture teacher Lindsey Davie, Henry County continues to reveal hidden jewels within its hills and hollers.

  • Upton receives scholarship

    William Upton is the recipient of the John Stillwell Heady Scholarship. Upton is a 2010 graduate of Eminence High School and is majoring in business management at University of Kentucky. He is the son of Mike and Barbara Upton of Eminence.