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Today's News

  • Storm Down Spartans

    sports@hclocal.com

    After three consecutive close losses, the Kentucky Storm got back to winning ways Saturday as they defeated the visiting Kentucky Spartans at Bicknell Park in New Albany in a game that was closer than the final score indicated.

    The Storm got a huge break to open the game when the Spartans fumbled on their first play from scrimmage. But they couldn’t take advantage and the Spartans made them pay on their second possession.

    The Spartans drove down field and scored on a five-yard pass play to make it 6-0.

  • Keeping it in the family

    sports@hclocal.com

    Savannah Bramblett will be at the helm of the Eminence Warriors’ volleyball program this season. Bramblett was an assistant coach with the team last season.

    She graduated from Eminence High School in 2011.

    After graduation, Bramblett worked at Joy’s Learning Center where she started as an assistant teacher and worked her way up to head teacher of a preschool class before the Center shut down this spring.

    “I truly have a passion for working with kids,” Bramblett said.

  • 4-H members win state communications awards

    By Cathy Toole

     

  • Aug. 2 to 8 is National Farmers Market Week

    USDA Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared Aug. 2 through Aug. 8, 2015, as “National Farmers Market Week.” This year marks the 16th annual National Farmers Market Week in honor of the important role that farmers markets play in local economies. Throughout the week, USDA will celebrate thousands of our nation’s farmers markets, the farmers and ranchers who make them possible and the communities that host them.

  • HC schools to serve free meals

    Henry County Public Schools have announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch and  School Breakfast Programs for the 2015-2016 school year, according to an HCPS news release. All students will be served lunch and breakfast at no charge at Campbellsburg, Eastern and New Castle elementary schools.
    For more information, contact Henry County Schools Nutrition Director Sidney Rothenburger, School Nutrition Director at (502) 845-8609 or sidney.rothenburger@henry.kyschools.us.
     

  • Davis is Henry County Adult Education winner for July

    Avery Davis is the July winner of the monthly Henry County Adult Education drawing, according to a news release from Betty Rankin, site coordinator.
    Davis began the program before having a daughter, according to the news release. Now she’s a mom, working at a local business and striving toward her goal of earning her GED.
    After 48 hours of class work and homework, Davis has begun the testing process and passed two sections of the GED, according to the news release.
    Her prize choice was two gas gift cards donated by Dr. Bob Wagoner.

  • FFA members attend leadership camp

    This summer, officers and committee chairs of the Henry County FFA Chapter attended FFA camp. Monday, July 13, the members sped off in two school board vans on a journey to the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardinsburg.

  • Local Buzz, July 29, 2015

    Church Activities and Services

    There will be an old time camp meeting at Crossroads Lighthouse Church, 220 Clear Creek Road in Eminence,  Aug. 2-7 at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Rev. Paul Harvey is the pastor. For more information call 655-2332.

  • Public Records, July 29, 2015

    Grand Jury Indictments, July 2015

    Dustin B. Duncan, DOB 03/29/1995, Pleasureville – trafficking in marijuana over 8 ounces, enhanced; trafficking in a controlled substance first degree (lysergic acid diethylamide aka LSD); possession of drug paraphernalia; and cultivation of marijuana less than five plants, first offense

  • Camp brings different cultures to Henry County

    sports@hclocal.com

    For many years now the organizers of the Henry County youth Soccer League have brought the Challenger Sports soccer camp to kids in the community.

    Challenger Sports uses instructors from around the world to teach soccer skills to American kids.

    This year Michael Hickman of England and Alves Oliveira of Brazil were the instructors.