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Today's News

  • Ky. Farm Fest booth deadline approaching

    Booth applications are due by Jan. 31 for the two-day July event known as Kentucky Farm Fest to be held in Crestwood.
    Kentucky Farm Fest offers hours of hands-on agriculture workshops, interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, a 44-foot mobile science unit, juried artists, food, hands-on nature exhibits, interactive barn displays, kids’ nature crafts, live animals, live cooking demos and live bluegrass entertainment.
    Booths are available for food products and artists .
    Cost for the food booths up to Jan. 31 is $25 and $50 after.

  • Add more ‘Z’s in your life for good health

    We all want a good night’s sleep, but for some of us, sleep is hard to come by.
    If you experience trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, awakening too early or never feeling rested, you are not alone.
    Many adults experience sleep disturbances at some point. The National Institutes of Health estimates that nearly 30 percent of the general adult population complains of sleep disruption, and about 10 percent has functional impairment in the daytime that is a telltale sign of insomnia.

  • Senate passes four bills in first week of session

    By Paul Hornback, State Senator

    “Creating Kentucky jobs and strengthening Kentucky families” — this is how our caucus defined the overall goals of the Senate this session, and I’m proud to report that four of our priority bills to accomplish those objectives passed the Senate in our first week and are now on the way to the House.

  • Mesker: a legacy cast in iron

    Unexpectedly, I felt a burst of Evansville, Ind., hometown pride while talking to New Castle Main Street Manager Jeff Thoke last week.

    It didn’t occur to me while seeking the history of the city’s Locker building — on which there’s still a lot of blanks to fill in, if anybody out there would like to help — several artifacts from 160 miles away would turn up.

  • Public Records Jan. 21, 2015

    KSP Arrests

    Tyrience N. Boglin, 22, Louisville – arrested Jan. 13 by Trooper Whalen at I-71 35 MM SB, Campbellsburg, for Operating on a suspended OLN; No registration plate; No insurance

    James E. Moore, 50, Pendleton – arrested Jan. 14 by Trooper Brewer at 495 Webbtown Road, Sulphur, for Execution of six bench warrants for another agency

  • Lady Cats overwhelm Lady Bears

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Lady Bears of Spencer County Saturday afternoon and came away with a 62-48 win. It was the Lady Cats’ highest scoring game of the year, and was fueled by a 25-point second quarter that saw Megan Payton dominate inside with 12 points. For the game Payton had 26 points and 15 rebounds.

    But the Lady Cats also got scoring from several people including 11 points from Aleah Tuggle.

  • Warriors crush Trojans, 66-39

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Gallatin County High School Jan. 13 to take on the Trimble County Raiders in the 8th Region All A Classic and put on a gritty performance for three and a half quarters before going cold offensively in the final four minutes to lose 70-59.

    The Warriors used drives to the basket and good 3-point shooting to forge a 15-3 lead with 3:34 left in the first period. Sophomore Kemryn Jenkins scored eight points in the run on drives to the basket and a 3-pointer.

  • Wildcats fall to Cougars

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats were facing an uphill battle when they traveled to Sheperdsville to take on the Bullitt Central Cougars Thursday night. They were without starting big man Jackson Jeffries, who is out with a hamstring injury, and their sixth man, Brennen Peniston, who has a torn ACL.

    The Wildcats fell behind early as Bullitt Central came out firing. After one quarter of play the Cougars led 18-9.

  • EHS girls' defense stymies Fraize, 41-8

    spots@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ hosted the Frederick Fraize Lady Aces Friday night and came out with a 41-8 win.

    The Warriors got off to a fast start by forcing several turnovers that they converted into easy layups.

    “The big key to the game was that we came out ready to play and with good energy,” Coach Zach Adair said. “Also, I thought our ability to get out and run in transition gave us a lot of easy points. Our defense played hard and moved well. They had a very hard time scoring.”

  • Youth Softball signups

    Submitted

    Henry County Little League softball and t-ball signups are going on now. The leagues are fully chartered and insured through Little League International.

    Softball is for girls ages 6-18. Costs for softball will be $75 per player. There is a $10 dollar discount offered for each additional child signed up.

    T-ball is for both boys and girls ages 4-6. Costs for t-ball will $40 per player with a $10 discount for each additional child signed up.

    Signups are every Saturday in January at the Henry County High School gym from 9 to 11 a.m.