Today's News

  • Gallatin loss secures Henry County the fourth seed

    Regardless how the Henry County girls’ basketball team plays this Saturday in what will be its final 31st District game in the regular season, the Ladcyats will be the fourth seed in the district tournament next month.

  • Henry boys only county team ranked top-10 in region

    According to the Courier-Journal Litkenhous Ratings, the Henry County boys’ team is 10th in the 8th Region and is the only team in the county ranked among the top-10.

    The Litratings compare Kentucky high school teams based on a computer analysis of the scores of all sanctioned games involving in-state teams. The most recent girls’ list was released on Friday and the most recent boys’ list was released Tuesday morning.

  • Community Calendar for the week of January 19, 2011

    Wednesday, January 19
    A Healthy Journey For Two Educational Baby Shower at Henry County Health Department (behind Henry County Courthouse) from 2 to 4 p.m. Call Jamie Koenig at (502) 845-2882 ext 19 or Jackie Engle at (502) 439-4591 for more information or to RSVP.
    Thursday, January 20
    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. until noon on Thursdays.

  • Promoting pride and progress in HC

    In 2010, the Henry County Chamber of Commerce, for the first time, issued awards to a variety of individuals and businesses in Henry County. The awards recognized those folks for their unique contributions to the county.

    Those awards return again in 2011.

    Outstanding Emergency Services Personnel —All emergency personnel, paid and volunteer, are eligible for this award, which recognizes the winner’s role in the county’s emergency services.

  • 4-H beginning knitting classes ready to start

  • Henry leadership evident at state conferences

    Henry County was well represented at three major state agriculture conferences last week at the Lexington Convention Center.  Local agricultural leaders worked in the Kentucky Cattleman’s Association, the Kentucky Horse Council and the Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative.  Leading workshops, participating in committee meetings, and serving as voting delegates, these local leaders helped their organizations shape direction and policy in some very important issues which affect many Henry Countians as well as farmers across the Commonwealth. 

  • It’s Sew Fine begins April 12

    A Sewing Expo will be held at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton on Tuesday, April 12, and Wednesday, April 13.

    The 2011 Sewing Expo schedule includes registration starting at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 12, followed by make-it-and-take-it session of a patchwork name tag until noon.  Tuesday afternoon participants take a half day class offering a variety of options including: Old Blocks…New Tricks, Working with Wool-Embroidery Envelope, Mastering Miters, Texture Magic and more. 

  • County landowners receive state help

    Submitted by Johnna McHugh
    Division of Conservation

  • January is National Mentoring Month

    Submitted by Jo Brewer

    On Dec. 10, 2010, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation designating January 2011 as National Mentoring Month. 

    He stated, “Across our Nation, mentors steer our youth through challenging times and support their journey into adulthood.  During National Mentoring Month, we honor these important individuals who unlock the potential and nurture the talent of our country, and we encourage more Americans to reach out and mentor young people in their community.”

  • Public records for the week of January 19, 2011

    Ciara N. Garrett, 19, Eminence, to Christopher B. Kaelin, 27, Eminence.
    David Wayne Pipes II, 29, Bedford, and Dana Fugate, 30, Campbellsburg
    Donnie Whitehead Jr., 34, Pendleton, and Cassie Christian Whitehead, no age given, Bedford.
    Zoning permits