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Today's News

  • Over the summer, Lineman, Vegh enrolled in PEPP Scholars

    From June 15 to July 16, Micah Lineman and Rachel Vegh of Henry County High School attended a highly competitive and very challenging four and a half week academic residential program at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, according to a news release. The class average GPA was 3.89, with an average overall ACT score of 28.3 with an average Science ACT score of 27.9.

  • Keeping the garden and the orchard clean

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Henry County Lady Cats Volleyball Team

    Q and A with Coach Kara Capps

    Who are some of your top returning players and why?

    Coach Mathis and I are excited to see all familiar faces returning to our team, this season. Many of the girls continued to build their skills and game over the off-season with club ball; therefore, the girls will be returning to the team with many positive contributions.  

  • Eminence Warriors Volleyball Team

    Q and A with Coach Savannah Bramblett

    Who are some of your top returning players and why?

    Sarah Bryant, Keliegh Byers, Daphna Dale, Jo Scott, Alexia Casillas and Ruthie Satterly are all top returning players because they are good leaders and all-around good athletes.

    Who are some new faces on your team that have a chance top make an impact?

  • Wildcat golfers open at Shelby County

    The Henry County Wildcats opened their 2016 regular season with a strong showing at the Shelby County Invitational at Weissinger Hills golf course in Shelbyville Aug. 1.

    Alex Hadden led the way for the Wildcats with a score of 77, which was good for a top-ten finish.

  • Lady Cat golfers open with two tourneys

    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team opened the season July 30 with a trip to Weissinger Hills in Shelbyville to play in the Shelby County Lady Rocket Invitational.

     

    It was a tough day for golf with hot weather and a two-hour rain delay that left the course with running water in places.

    The Lady Cats finished 11th out of 17 teams in the tournament with a four-person score of 416.

  • Michael Brent still inspires FFM organizers

    The Friends for Michael Spinal Cord Injury Organization had humble beginnings. The group came together to help a local person who suffered a severe spinal cord injury after an accident on I-71 near Buckner.

    Michael Brent was 18 years old at the time and about to begin his college career as a student-athlete at Campbellsville College.

  • Taking Kentucky's temperature: How we rank in U.S.

    Kentucky received some welcome news last month when a national study found that no state had a smaller gap when comparing the high school graduation rates of students from low- and higher-income families.

    The average gap across the country stands at 15 percent, but it’s just 1 percent here in the commonwealth.  In fact, our low-income students graduate at a higher rate than the overall national average, something only five other states can say.

  • Value-added ag venture adds to economic prosperity

    Even as tobacco has declined, agriculture still seems to be a major area of growth for Henry County and its economy.

    The afterglow of the Henry County Fair and all the hustle and bustle behind the recent Harvest Showcase probably contributed to this impression, but it seems like most of the favorable attention the county receives stems from agriculturally related topics and products.

  • Local Buzz, August 10, 2016

    Church Activities

    The Point Pleasant Christian Church Youth annual ice cream social will be held Aug. 14 at 5 p.m. with music at 6 p.m. by Brandon Watkins. A love offering will be accepted.