Today's News

  • New Castle Cook’s robbed at gunpoint

    It only took about two minutes for a lone gunman to rob Cook’s Pharmacy on Main Street in New Castle of prescription pills, according to Detective Danny Stivers of the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

    Stivers said at about 1:48 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, the robber lured an employee from behind the pharmacy counter, claiming that he thought he had pink eye. As the employee began pointing out products the man might want to try, the suspect allegedly pulled a gun and handed a plastic bag to the employee, ordering that he fill it with prescription pain killers.

  • Conway, P’Pool share some positions in AG’s race

    By Tracy Harris
    Landmark News Service

    Despite advertisements and debates to the contrary, attorney general candidates Jack Conway and Todd P’Pool do have a few things in common.

    Conway, the Democratic candidate and current attorney general, will face P’Pool, the Republican candidate, on Election Day, Nov. 8.

    Conway, 42, believes his record shows his dedication to the attorney general’s office, a position he has held since 2008.

  • Hope Health Clinic opens in La Grange

    By Tracy Harris
    Landmark News Service

    The waiting room at the Hope Health Clinic was crowded Monday morning — but it wasn’t full of patients.

    It was packed with excited supporters, volunteers and workers, all there for a special announcement.

    “They always told me to speak softly and carry a big check,” said Susan Zepeda, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

  • Da Bears go deep, beat ‘Cats 40-27

    Take away the third quarter, and the Henry County Wildcats game at Spencer County would have a vastly different result.

    But the third quarter — in which Spencer County scored two unanswered touchdowns — put the Bears ahead and on their way to the final score of 40-27, handing the Wildcats a loss.

    “We got down in the third quarter, and kind of changed things around halfway through the third, and that seemed to open us up a little bit,” Henry County Head Coach Jason Spencer said. “We were able to move the ball.”

  • EHS, HCHS cross country prep for regionals

    It all comes down to one big meet for three senior cross country runners.
    Eminence senior Adam Case and Henry County seniors Hayden Hughes and Cassey Fischer will compete Saturday in regional tournaments that could determine whether or not they get a chance to run in the state tournament.

    For Case, it could be a dream come true.

  • Public record for the week of Nov. 2


    Bobbie N. Morel, 20, Eminence, to Devon L. Estes, 22, Eminence.

    Property Transfers

  • Holiday Bazaar is getting closer; get ready to find that perfect gift

    The weather is cooler, the holiday lights are beginning to twinkle at area stores, and it is time to think about those dreaded words: holiday shopping. No longer do those have to be words that put fear into the hearts of men (and women). The 19th Annual Extension Holiday Bazaar, sponsored by the Henry County Homemakers Organization, will help you fill up those stockings with no problem at all.

  • Rainfall report for September, October: We had plenty

    The weather for the past two months definitely changed in the amount of rainfall in Henry County.  At least one or two reporting stations reported only an inch of rain in July, with a similar report in August. 

  • Country Ham Project signups are under way

    If you are interested in participating in the 4-H Country Ham Project it is now time to sign up.  The project will not begin until January, but organizers like to know how many raw hams they will need to purchase because of the large number of 4-H’ers across the state who participate in this event.

  • Countywide road cleanup is Nov. 5

    Greetings from the Henry County Planning and Zoning Office. Saturday, Nov. 5, is the annual countywide road cleanup day. This program has been in place for several years. A $28,000 litter abatement grant through the Energy and Enviroment Cabinet and the Kentucky Department of Waste Management help fund this event, which is administrated through the Solid Waste Office of Henry County.

    The program donates $100 per mile for groups to clean the roadways in our county.