Today's News

  • County fair sees great participation by exhibitors

    If you didn’t take the opportunity to see the exhibits at the Henry County Fair Exhibit Hall, you missed a great opportunity to see a lot of local Henry County talent.
    There were 710 total exhibits of top quality arts, crafts, home baked goodies and produce entered by 106 different individuals.
    If you did miss the Fair, be sure to plan to attend the Henry County Harvest Showcase scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the Henry County Fairgrounds. For more information, call us at 845-2811.  

  • Bowen, straight out of high school, grooms her own business venture

    By Jesse Harp


  • 1996 torch relay a "Golden" memory


    Twenty years ago two local athletes, Sarah Fischer of Campbellsburg and Jason Baird of Eminence, were chosen to be escorts during the Olympic torch’s relay through the state on the way to Atlanta for the 1996 Olympics. This week we will relate Fischer’s memories of that day. Next week Baird will tell the story of his brush with Olympic glory.

    Sarah Fischer, now Sarah Golden, was an 18-year old high school student set to graduate in just days.

  • Sharpshooters bring home more honors

    Submitted by Jeanie Campbell

    The Henry County Sharpshooters YHEC team traveled to Bardstown on June 18 to compete for the state championship and returned the senior division trophy to Henry County for the fifth straight year. The junior team also repeated as state champions for the second year in a row.

  • Summitt's legacy more than win total

    Legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt’s passing has brought a huge amount of attention to her reign as one of the most successful women’s basketball coaches in history.
    The number of wins and the number of titles has been used in every article summing up her incredible career. But the number that strikes a chord with me is the 100 percent graduation rate of her players.

  • Berry plays in All-star game

    Henry County High School baseball player Jaydon Berry played in the Kentucky Sophomore East-West all-star doubleheader held at Asbury University June 21. Berry’s West team lost 6-5 in the first game and 13-7 in the second game.

    Berry went 0-1 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI in the first game. He pitched one inning and gave up no runs. In the second game Berry pitched an inning of scoreless relief and went 1-2 with a run scored and an RBI. He also played shortstop and third base when not pitching.

  • Sports Brief- HCHS athletic physicals

    HC athletic physicals

    Athletic physicals will be given at HCHS on July 13 at 5 p.m. in the small gym for all high school and middle school student-athletes.

    The cost is $10. Parents need to accompany anyone under 18 years of age.

  • Tigers are champions


    The Henry County Little League Tigers won the Tri County Little League Tournament on Saturday, June 18. The Tigers were league and tournament champions in the Tri County Little League AA Machine Pitch Baseball Age Division 7-8. The Tigers were undefeated, 17-0, this season.

    Front row: Wyatt Ward, Camden Clubb, Mason Straughn, Colton Rabourn, Hayden Mattingly and Ayden Newman.

    Second row: Nicholas Bryan, Logan Charles, Jager Mattingly, Braden Payton, Jason Ray and Landon Bettis.

  • 10th annual New Castle Lions Club Truck and Tractor Pull
  • The cast for ‘Steel Magnolias’