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Today's News

  • Annual Henry County Conservation District meeting held

    The Henry County Conservation District Board of Supervisors hosted their Annual Cooperator’s Meeting on Sept. 25 at the Fairgrounds Building.
    The large crowd began the evening with a grilled dinner prepared by the board members. 

  • Bug proof your house this fall

    You may have noticed your home being invaded by an assortment of pests this fall, including Asian lady beetles, Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs, boxelder bugs, crickets, spiders and black soldier beetle larvae. These creatures typically visit homes that provide easy entry this time of year, often seeking refuge from changing weather.

  • HCHS Marching Band competes
  • 'Fire and brimstone' preacher visits

    Author and re-enactor, Eddie Price, presented to a packed house at last week’s Henry County Historical Society meeting.  Price portrayed a member of the congregation at the Cane Ridge Revival of 1801.  This Bourbon County revival is proclaimed as one of the top five events to impact Kentucky’s history.  It introduced “fire and brimstone” preaching to the lands West of the Appalachian and was attended by as many as 25,000 people at a time when Kentucky’s population was only half a million.

  • Prewitt Anniversary

    James T. and Eileen M. Prewitt, Shelbyville, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014.  A renewal of vows followed by a reception in their honor will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Pillars Assisted Living Community of the Masonic Home of Shelbyville in Shelbyville.
    The couple was married at the historic Old Stone Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg, West Virginia on November 4, 1944.  They have one son, Charles, married to Patricia Trumbo Prewitt, and two grand-daughters, Lee and Elizabeth.

  • HC Cattlemen's Annual Meeting

    The 2014 Henry County Cattleman of the Year was awarded to Phillip and Cindy Douglas Hickory Lane Farms during ceremonies Monday, October 27, at the Henry County Cattleman’s Annual Meeting.  The Cattleman of the Year criteria includes Livestock Production Skill, Leadership, Service to the Industry, Stewardship, and is selected by a committee of fellow livestock producers.  From left to right are 2014 Cattleman Association President John Brent Smith, Phillip Douglas, Cindy Douglas, and Michael Douglas.

  • Fisher honored by Help Center

    Joe Durbin, director of the Henry County Help Center, presented the Volunteer of the Quarter Award to Debra Fisher (center) recently, as Rev. Jean Hawxhurst, the Frankfort district superintendent for the Methodist churches, looks on.

  • Church anniversary celebrated

    Berea Christian Church Disciples of Christ Pastor Barbara Minton said the church’s 175th anniversary held Oct. 19 was a big success. “Good food, good conversation, good weather — what more could we ask for?” she said.  “We gathered for the various events with former members, former pastors, as well as friends and pastors from other congregations.  Several came from quite a distance and others from the immediate community.  In short, we experienced a blessed time in our little congregation.”

  • Severed arm found floating in Kentucky River

    The banks of the Kentucky River in Lockport produced a gruesome catch Friday afternoon.
    Fishermen found a human arm floating along the riverbank near the locks.
    “Our preliminary assessment, and this is totally preliminary speculation on our part until we can do more testing, is that the arm had been in the water for a minimum of three weeks,” said Henry County Coroner James Pollard.

  • Wildcats fall to E-town

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ football team traveled to Elizabethtown with a number two seed in the playoffs riding on the outcome. The host Panthers came out on top with a 35-7 win.

    Henry County had a bright start when Devin Hagan returned the opening kickoff 71 yards to give the Wildcats excellent field position. But the Elizabethtown defense allowed just one yard of offense to the Cats before they turned it over on downs.