Today's News

  • Not exactly the vacation I had planned

    During my childhood years, I learned the most important and basic skills a guy needs to survive in this world.
    I learned how to take care of myself and to share responsibilities for the home I shared with my parents and my sister Carolyn.
    Some of those skills were taught; others were learned from observation.
    I learned to hang up my wash cloth and towel and to rinse out the bathtub.

  • Art and crafts guild show offers locally made gifts

    Fall-like temperatures welcomed several seasonal art pieces to the Henry County Arts Guild fall Arts and Crafts Show Saturday at the 4-H Building. Booths offered shoppers a variety of items from jewelry, soaps, postcards, paintings and more.

  • News briefs: Expect roadwork on 157, 573

    Roadwork continues on Hwy. 157 and 573
    Motorists in Henry County should watch for crews working on two road improvement projects during the week, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
    These projects include:
    • Hwy. 157, Sulphur Road —  Lane closures and delays possible between Scobie Lane/Beasley Lane and Hwy. 146 (mile points 7.2 to 9.7) due to roadway resurfacing.

  • Family captures state fair prizes

    All three children of Jon and Sarah Adams of Bethlehem won ribbons for artwork at the Kentucky State Fair, according to information from the parents. Gabe, 15, won fifth place for sculpture in open class grades seven through nine. Grace, 11, won second place for her
    peacock painting in open class grades three through six. Abigail, 7, won third place for her bluebird painting in open class grades kindergarten through second.

  • Local Buzz, September 9, 2015

    Church Activities and Services

    Point Pleasant Christian Church Homecoming at 4724 Property Rd. will be held on Sun. Sept 20, 5 to 8 p.m. rain or shine. A pot luck meal will be served 5 to 6 p.m.  From 6 to 8 p.m. The Miller’s Folly Bluegrass Band and Toby Nutt-Storytelling will entertain. Bring a chair. We will have crafts, gifts, antiques, homemade goodies and candy available. There is no charge for the evening, but we ask that you consider a love offering.  

  • Public Records, September 9, 2015

    HC Sheriff’s Arrests

    William C. Gordon- arrested Aug. 31 by Deputy Murray for fraudulent use of a credit card, Henry County

    Thomas C. Downey – arrested Aug. 31 by Deputy Nelson for contempt of court – failure to appear, Henry County

    Trace Gaines – arrested Aug. 31 by Deputy Cravens for failure to pay, Henry County

  • Kentucky offers variety of fall entertainment

    While the temperature outside may not feel like fall just yet, many of the traditional signs of the season are starting to arrive.

    One of the most telling is the sheer number of festivals that have already started to take place and will run through Halloween.  They are centered on items you might expect – tobacco, apples and bourbon – and a few more that may seem odd until their history is known.

  • It just got tougher to make a living at farming

    In Aesop’s fable of the ant and the grasshopper, the ant works through the summer to create a store of food for the winter while the grasshopper laughs at him and spends his summer days playing. When winter comes, the ant has enough food to last through the cold months while the grasshopper dies of starvation. It is a cautionary tale of the importance of preparing for hard times even in times of plenty.

  • HCHS wins round one of volleyball rivalry


    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Eminence Warriors Sept. 1 in the first match of the season rivalry. The Lady Cats came out on top, 25-18, 22-25, 25-15, 25-22, but the Warriors could take heart that they won their first set of the year and played some of their best volleyball so far this season.

  • Lady Cats come back again and again


    The Henry County Lady Cats soccer team is making a habit of coming from behind to win games.

     On Aug. 21 the Lady Cats fell behind Shelby County 3-1 before storming back to win 5-3. That was just four days after coming from a goal down to defeat Grant County by the same score.

    On Sept. 1 at home against district rival Owen County, the Lady Cats fell behind 3-1 in the first half and came back to win 4-3.