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Today's News

  • Local teens represent Henry County at conference

    From July 12 through15, ten teens from Henry County attended the 4-H State Teen Conference at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. The teens were Maray Baker, Ethan Dockter, Micah Hardin, Abigale Hunter, Bryanna Imel, Camryn McManis, Emma Noe, Kellyn Smith, Kendyll Smith, and Janey Thompson. 

  • Young, Jameson a part of Saints' success

     sports@hclocal.com

    Former Henry County Wildcat basketball players Austin Young and Gavin Jameson had a very successful season with the Thomas More Saints this year.

    The Saints won 22 games with just seven losses and won the Presidents’ Athletic Conference championship in addition to playing in the NCAA Division III tournament. It was the first time in school history that the Saints eclipsed the 20-win mark and advanced to the NCAA tournament during the same season.

  • Collier's love of football leads to new career

    sports @ hclocal.com

    Henry County High School graduate Billy Collier was an all-star football player in his high school days but after two years of football at the collegiate level, he is moving to the sidelines as a sports medicine trainer.

    Collier signed to play with Union College when he graduated from HCHS in 2014. He played some for the Bulldogs his freshman season and then became a starter at offensive guard in his sophomore year.

  • Bryants honored at HC baseball banquet

     sports@hclocal.com

    A chance encounter with an old HCHS baseball jersey led to a special presentation at the Henry County Wildcats’ baseball banquet Friday night.

    According to Shanda Archer, whose son Ryan plays on the team, Lisa Huckaby came across the jersey of Robbie Bryant in a closet at the high school.

    Bryant played baseball for the Wildcats in the 1980s and was known for his hitting prowess and love of the game. Bryant died in an automobile accident at the end of his senior season in 1986.

  • Henry County Lady Cats Basketball Camp

     The Henry County Lady Cats Basketball Camp was held last week at Henry County High School. The young campers learned the skills of the game such as passing, dribbling and shooting, and competed in various contests throughout the week.

  • Sports Briefs

     HCHS sports physicals

    Henry County High School will offer sports physicals for all HCHS athletes July 13 in the small gym. The physicals cost $10.

    Middle school students will be given physicals starting at 6 p.m. High School students should arrive at 7 p.m.

    Submissions welcomed

    The “Henry County Local” sports department welcomes submissions from anyone with a sports related story in the county.

  • Efforts to combat substance abuse

    Someone abuses drugs every hour in Kentucky. But just how people are addicted to drugs in Kentucky is hard to quantify. 

    The reason for that is not every addict seeks treatment and many die as a result. A record number of 1,248 people died from overdoses in 2015 alone, according to the state. 

  • Town has power to decide park's future

    Not long ago, the Eminence City Council made a commitment to citizens to provide a recreational amenity and to enhance Coach D Park, and now they’re making an appeal that everyone help protect this public investment.

    The sprayground cost about $110,000 to install. About half of that came from the state, and Eminence city officials put aside about $60,000 for the required match for the state funds.

  • Local Buzz, June 21, 2017

    Church Activities

    Drennon Christian Church will host two Bible studies through the summer: “Women of the Bible” for the ladies, based on the book, and “Western Superstars” for the men, based on seven classic western movies, Wednesday nights at 6 p.m., with potluck.

  • Public Records, June 21, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Carrie Walling, 45, La Grange — arrested June 12 at 651 Manor Drive by Trooper Middleton for two warrants

    Joshua Myers, 35, Lexington — arrested June 12 at Campbellsburg Road by Trooper Smith for two warrants