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Today's News

  • Eminence’s technology teams advance to state

    The E-Mazing Maker’s Instructional Showcase advanced to the state Student Technology Leadership Program, after the Eminence STLP teams traveled to the University of Louisville in the fall to showcase the projects, according to a news release from Sherry Curtsinger of Eminence Independent Schools.
    Eminence’s projects included:

  • Porter selected for Craft Academy

    The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University has selected 60 students for its Class of 2019, including one from Henry County.

  • Maximize your hay storage with these timely tips

    Spring is here and hay fields are starting to pop. This means livestock producers should be preparing for hay season.
    Our county produces excellent quality forages and great hay, but no matter how great your forage is, if it is stored improperly, your hay will be wasted.
    The first step of preventing hay loss is to bale hay at the proper percentage of moisture.

  • Support your local farmers market

    The Henry Farmers Market will be open for the 2017 season later this spring.
    Asparagus is one of the early-season crops that is sometimes available at our market and always available at the grocery.
    Harvested during April and May in Kentucky, asparagus is a nutrient-dense vegetable that you can eat raw, lightly boil, steam, stir-fry or grill.
    It can be seasoned with herbs, butter or parmesan cheese to enhance its flavor.
    As you will see in the Plate It Up Kentucky Proud recipe that follows, it can also be an integral ingredient in many dishes.

  • Bluegrass Challenge Academy
  • iLead Academy students can now take the Nursing Career Pathway

    The Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC) and its member school districts in Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen, and Trimble Counties came together two years ago in an unprecedented, collaborative effort to create iLEAD Academy.  As Kentucky’s first regional high school, iLEAD vastly increases students’ access to career pathways leading to work in the region’s highest demand, highest wage occupations.   

  • Wildcats down Warriors, fall to Rebels

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted cross-county rivals Eminence March 28 and came away with a 12-1 victory to go 2-0 in district play.

    The Wildcats jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the first with the help of a two-RBI double by pitcher Daniel Murray, an RBI single by Blake Prather and a sacrifice fly by Dawson Armstrong.

  • Wright named new HCHS football coach

    sports@hclocal.com

    A person familiar to many people in Henry County was named the new high school football coach Thursday. Henry County High School athletic director Jon Kasten introduced Matt Wright to the football team as their new head coach in the HCHS auditorium.

    Wright has been the head coach at his alma mater, Fairdale High School, for the last four years. Before that Wright was an assistant at Fairdale for two seasons.

    Wright also has coaching experience at Henry County where he was an assistant coach for two years.

  • Lady Cats rout Gallatin

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Warsaw March 29 and came away with a resounding five-inning win over district rival Gallatin County.

    The Lady Cats failed to score in the first inning but then piled on the runs thereafter.

    They scored four in the second, five in the third, four in the fourth and three in the fifth. Gallatin County managed only one run in the bottom of the fourth despite having nine hits in the game.

    Haley Miles pitched all five innings for the Lady Cats and gave up two walks while striking out one.

  • UK fanatics go too far

    sports@hclocal.com

    Sometimes we take the words we use for granted. Take the word “fan” as it relates to supporters of sports teams. Fan is short for fanatic.

    Fanatic is defined in the Cambridge English Dictionary as “a person whose strong admiration for something is extreme and unreasonable.”