Today's News

  • Former Lady Cats have fun, help out

    By Greg Woods


    The Henry County High School softball program held an alumni game as a fundraiser Saturday with 16 former Lady Cats participating. The home team scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to win the game 11-10. More importantly, everyone had a great time and nobody got hurt.

    HCHS Coach Zack Mings said that plans are in the works to hold the game again next year and possibly make it a Warrior-Lady Cats alumni game.

    He hopes that with more notice, the game will grow next year.

  • Wildlife can be hazardous to cyclists' health

     This has been a good year for me in my never-ending quest to fight off old age through aerobic exercise. Thanks to my wife, I have logged more miles this year cycling than any year since I retired from teaching and took up the pen as an occupation.

  • Hadden and Klempner are busy on the links

     By Greg Woods


    Rising Henry County High School sophomores Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner are staying busy this summer honing their games for the upcoming high school golf season.

    Hadden has played in multiple events on the Hurricane Junior Golf tour as well as a handful of other tournaments.

  • Henry County Country Club Member-Member Tournament

    Chuck Miller and Alex Hadden finished first in the first fight and Brad Gross and Ricky Simmons finished second.

    In the second flight, Anthony Parrish and Todd Holsclaw finished first and Barry James and Robert Jones finished second.

    The shootout winners were Parrish and Holsclaw with Gross and Simmons finishing second.

  • Sports Briefs

     Eminence Elementary Cheerleading

    Eminence Elementary School girls in kindergarten through fifth grade that are interested in cheerleading for the youth football season should contact Candice Beverly at (502) 232-2904 for more information.

    Submissions wanted

    The “Local” sports staff is looking for submissions of summer sporting events. Contact Greg Woods at 845-2858 or email submissions to sports@hclocal.com.

  • Future Wildcat Soccer Camp

     The Henry County High School girls soccer team hosted the Future Wildcat soccer camp last week for boys and girls ages 6 to 13.

  • Extension office taking Ag Development Fund applications until June 30

    Until June 30, Henry County Agricultural Development Fund applications will be available for multiple programs; County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP), Next Generation Program (NextGen), and Youth Agriculture Incentives Program. All applications can be picked up at the Henry County Extension Office, located at 2151 Campbellsburg Road, New Castle.
    As in past years, CAIP will match up to $2,500 for an agricultural projects within program guidelines.

  • Save money while shopping at the Henry County Farmers Market

    Our Henry County Farmers’ Market is getting in full swing and more farmers will soon arrive as the produce begins to ripen!
    Our market is located on the Henry County Courthouse lawn in New Castle on Wednesday and Saturday mornings and will accept WIC and Senior Farmers Market Coupons.  
    As you visit the market it can be tempting to overspend due to all the abundant, fresh produce and other homemade items available, but shopping the market doesn’t have to be expensive.

  • 4-H campers: ‘May the Clover be with You’

    This summer, Henry County 4-Hers recently enjoyed a fun filled week at Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp.  
    The Henry County group of 166 campers, teens and adults joined forces with Shelby and Pulaski counties to fill the campground to capacity for a total of 366.  
    The theme for the week was “May the Clover be With You.” Campers enjoyed canoeing, fishing, pontooning, archery, riflery, swimming, low ropes, high ropes, crafts and nature.  

  • Collier is enjoying his internship at Physical Therapy Plus

    Billie Collier is doing an internship through the Kentucky Youth Career Center (KYCC) at Physical Therapy Plus in Eminence, according to information from Program Manager Renee Walters.
    This while majoring in sports medicine as a senior at Union College in Barbourville. The 2014 Henry County High School graduate also made the dean’s list for his past two semesters at college.