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Today's News

  • One injured in March 31 crash

    Kentucky State Police, Eminence Fire, Henry County EMS and Henry County Sheriff’s Office all responded to a March 31 single-vehicle accident in the curve on Hwy. 55. First responders had to cut the driver out of the Ford Explorer, which had apparently run off the road, overcorrected, hit a utility pole guy wire and overturned, according to Trooper Jim Mitchell. The driver complained of head, back and neck pain. She was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital. Officials shut down 55 for several hours until a live electric line could be repaired.

  • House: Education cuts behind stalemate

    Following the recent announcement by legislative leaders that budget talks had reached an impasse, Kentucky’s House leadership announced that they are committed to reaching a deal by April 15 that would protect public education while financially strengthening the state’s retirement systems, according to a news release from the Legislative Research Commission.

  • Bevin expected to sign felony expungement bill

    Legislation that would allow those convicted of low-level felonies to ask the court to permanently seal — or expunge — their records is on its way to becoming law, according to a news release from the Legislative Research Commission.

  • Input sought on regional master plan for the arts

    Residents of the Greater Louisville Region, including Henry County, are invited to take part in an online survey related to the development of a Master Plan for the Arts, according to representatives of greaterlouisvillearts.com.  
    The public is encouraged to share their thoughts, hopes and desires for the future of arts and culture in our community through the completion of a short, anonymous online survey, open now through midnight on April 30. To take the survey, visit http://tiny.cc/louartsplan.

  • Henry County Grads receive $3.2 million in scholarships

    Among the Henry County High School graduating class, 64 seniors received $3.2 million worth of scholarships, $3.5 million including the KEES money. This does not count the scholarships the students turned down.

  • Eminence High School honors top seniors
  • Local Buzz, May 18, 2016

    Church Activities and Services

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will be celebrating their Women’s Day on Sunday, May 29, at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be Robbi Boone, associate pastor at New Horizon Worship Center, Louisville. The focus of the Women’s Day program will be to honor senior citizens.  Lunch will be served immediately after the morning service.   

  • Public Records, May 18, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Timothy Crittenden, 19, Pleasureville — arrested May 10 at Fallis Road, Pleasureville, by Trooper Whalen for trafficking in a controlled substance

    James A. Louden, 36, Pleasureville — arrested May 12 at College Street, New Castle, by Trooper Whalen for trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Wildcats pitching leads to three wins

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County scored all the runs they would need against Spencer County in the first inning on May 9, and then relied on pitching and defense the rest of the game to come away with a victory that avenges one of their five losses this season.

    Daniel Murray pitched seven innings for the Wildcats and allowed only two hits while walking one and striking out three batters. The Wildcat defense committed one error but did not allow a Spencer County base runner past first base the entire game.

  • Lady Cats defeat Moore, 10-0

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats managed to get only one game in last week due to the rainy weather, but it was a good one as they beat the Moore Lady Mustangs in five innings on senior night.

    The seniors, Madison Rabourn, Kelsey Skaggs and Shelby Ray, led the Lady Cats’ offensive attack with two hits each. Rabourn had two doubles and three RBIs, Ray scored twice and had an RBI and Skaggs had an RBI.