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Today's News

  • Thanking Kentucky's veterans

    For nearly a century, our nation has paused on Nov. 11th to pay tribute to our veterans.  From the era of George Washington to now, this select group of men and women has unfailingly protected us here at home while sacrificing so much to promote and preserve freedom abroad.

  • Local Buzz, November 9, 2016

    Church Activities

    Living Waters Church invites all military and veterans to a special service honoring them, Sunday, Nov. 13, at 10:30 a.m. The speaker is LTC Fred W. Bates V. Lunch provided after the service at noon at Living Waters Church, 5425 Frankfort Road, Shelbyville. For more, go to www.living-waters.org.

  • Public Records, November 9, 2016

    KSP arrests

    David Burkhead, 32, Louisville — arrested Oct. 31 at Fishermans View by Trooper Brewer for possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense; possession of drug paraphernalia; and five warrants

    Larry Palmer, 48, Pleasureville — arrested Oct. 31 at North Main Street, Pleasureville, by Trooper Brewer for possession of a controlled substance, first offense, meth; and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • A dangerous duck

    By Thomas Massie, U.S. Representative

  • Recapping 14 years of roadside cleanups

    By John Logan Brent, Henry County Judge-Executive

    On Saturday, Nov. 5, more than 40 non-profit and school groups came together in a coordinated effort to pick up our county’s roadways. 

    The result was 210 miles of roadway cleaned and 1,215 bags of trash picked-up. 

  • Hadden, Hensley top fall highlights

    sports@hclocal.com
    Here is a look back at the highlights of the 2016 fall sports season for Henry County teams.
     Hadden finishes tied for 15th at state golf tournament
    Henry County High School freshman Alex Hadden nearly won a regional championship the week before when he finished tied for first after 18 holes and then lost to a birdie by Ryle’s Ryan Clements.

  • Lady Cats finish season at state

    sports@hclocal.com

    Three Henry County Lady Cat cross country runners competed in the state meet held at the Kentucky Horse Park Saturday.

    Senior Lilly Golden, junior Sydney Amyx and freshman Leanna Hawkins ran in the Class AA race and had good times on day when conditions were just about perfect.

    Hawkins finished first among the Lady Cats in a personal best time of 23:26.

  • Beechwood ends Warriors' season

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Beechwood High School Friday night to take on the Class A powerhouse in the first round of the high school football playoffs and came away short of the Tigers by the score of 56-6.

    The Warriors had trouble early in the game holding onto the football, which gave the Tigers’ high-powered offense a short field on multiple occasions. The Tigers took advantage by converting four turnovers into touchdowns while sprinting out to a 35-0 lead after one period of play.

  • Off-season the key to promising future

    When looking back and assessing the just completed fall sports season, it would be easy to be pessimistic about the local high school sports scene. There weren’t many wins for the teams in the major sports and just a few individuals in the minor sports achieved the ultimate goal of reaching the state level of competition.

    But when you look at the rosters of these teams, you realize that the promise of some pretty exciting times could be ahead for our local fall sports teams.

  • Reality Store is a game of life

    The Reality Store, held Nov. 3 at Henry County High School, gave students a task — to live within their means while supplying shelter, food, clothing, utilities, transportation and other essentials to their family. The students have to make a budget and stick to it, no matter the challenges. Students were assigned an occupation, a salary and family statees. Then, they visited tables to purchase essentials like rent, food, a car and maybe child care.