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Today's News

  • Wildcats beat Rebels, 63-65

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Owenton Thursday night for their final district seeding game of the season and came away with a 63-56 win.

    The Wildcats were aggressive going to the rim from the outset and got some timely long-range shots in a game HCHS Coach Enoch Welch called “complete” except for free throw shooting.

    The Wildcats led 16-11 after the first period.

  • Protect yourself from the No. 1 cause of women’s illness and death

    Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of illness and death for women and kills more than all forms of cancer combined. February is Women’s Heart Health Month, and it is a great time for women to start taking better care of their hearts all year round.
    It’s important to know your personal risk for heart disease and family history.
    Common risk factors for heart disease include elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, smoking, diabetes, a sedentary lifestyle and being overweight or obese.  

  • Sign up now for 4-H summer camp

    Start planning now to attend 4-H Camp this summer.  Henry County will be attending Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp from June 6 to 9 for youth who are 9 years old through those who have just completed the eighth grade.  
    The theme for this year is a spin-off of Star Wars, “May the Clover be With You.” Campers will enjoy all the usual camp classes, such as canoeing, fishing, kayaking, archery, rife, high ropes, low ropes, swimming, nature and recreation.

  • Get your pastures ready to reduce grass tetany

    One thing about farming is that you always have to look towards the future, and one thing to look forward to is spring pastures.
    In early spring, cool season grasses start growing at a rapid rate. When this happens, magnesium may not be as available to your livestock, and when magnesium is low, your livestock can encounter grass tetany.
    Grass tetany is a metabolic disorder caused by reduced magnesium (Mg) levels in the animal’s blood.

  • Henry High has two in running for scholarship

    Emily Rice and Whitney Jeffries, students at Henry County High School, have been named as semifinalists for the 2017 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program, according to a news release.
    Rice and Jeffries rank with approximately 1,900 high school seniors who are in the running for 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 each.
    Students are selected to advance to this next phase based on academic excellence, leadership and service demonstrated in school and community activities.

  • Local Buzz, January 25, 2017

    Church Activities

    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. 

    Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.

    Civic Organizations

  • Public Records, January 25, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Karmette Fante, 52, unknown address — arrested Jan. 20 at Wolfpen Road by Trooper Sturgill for DUI, first

    Justin Kimberlin, 27, Campbellsburg — arrested Jan. 21 at Monroe Lane by Trooper Payton for possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense, meth; and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Taking a look at road aid

    It was just a few weeks ago that we learned the 2017 legislative agenda for our cities in Kentucky from the Kentucky League of Cities. At the top of the list? A proposed change in how local road aid is distributed between rural and urban areas.

  • Active session

    On Jan. 3, we officially began the 2017 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly and we hit the ground running. Speaker-elect Jeff Hoover was officially sworn in and became Speaker Hoover and we welcomed the new House majority. Two new members were also sworn into the Senate.

  • Commitment to quality pays off for newspaper

    Moving from third place to first place in one year’s time is a thrilling accomplishment in any arena. To do so in the field of journalism is particularly satisfying.

    After sealing a third place finish in last year’s Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers contest through the Kentucky Press Association, your Henry County Local claimed First Place in General Excellence among like-sized weekly newspapers across the state.