Today's News

  • Cats Rumble through Jungle


    The Henry County Wildcats cross country team traveled to Goshen Saturday to compete in the North Oldham Rumble through the Jungle meet.

    The girls varsity finished 13th out of 16 teams in a very tough field. On the boys side freshman Zachery Woods and seventh-grader Keegan Kurtz ran respectable times despite being intimidated by the large, elite field.

    “Zachery and Keegan were very nervous at the start line,” Coach DeeDee New said. “But I thought they finished with good times.”

  • 15th Annual Friends for Michael Golf Scramble

    The 15th annual Friends for Michael golf scramble was held Sept. 9 at the Henry County Country Club. Thirty-four teams completed their rounds despite early rain.

    Former UK basketball star Jeff Sheppard, right, was on hand again to participate in the extend-a-shot game, and was honored after the scramble with the Friend of the Year award by Kay Way and Kenny Way of Our Best Restaurant who provided lunch for the participants and Linda Berry of the Friends for Michael organization.

  • Henry County Diabetes walk sees healthy crowd
  • Dollar General literacy grant will help fund ‘Boot Camp’ at Eminence

    Eminence Middle School students can earn stripes by participating in a year-long reading “boot camp,” according to school library media specialist Dena Riley.
    Armed with $3,000 in funding from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to stock up on supplies, the boot camp program will target both students and their families, she said.

  • Church hopes to grow with Sept. 26 event

    Turners Station Baptist Church members want to revitalize their congregation and their building and take on local mission outreach. First, the church will reintroduce itself to the wider Henry County community with a special event Sept. 26 off Hwy. 55.
    Established in 1876, membership in the Baptist church rose and fell with the fortunes of Turners Station. But with stability in the pulpit, church member and an organizer of the Fall Fellowship event Johnny Doll says it’s time to rebuild the congregation and its involvement in the life of the community.

  • Mobile Mission

    As about a million bike enthusiasts converged on the recent Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota, Pastor Tommy Purvis shared his personal message of hope with hundreds of attendees there.
    While he said reputed thugs known as “1 Percenters” worked to recruit new members nearby, Purvis joined with other missionaries and the many thousands of people who stopped in the tent and signed up for a free Harley Davidson giveaway, organized by the Dakota Baptist Convention, he said. Attendees only had to listen for three minutes to a message to qualify for the drawing.

  • Crouch submits Alford plea

    Kevin L. Crouch, 41 of Pendleton, entered an Alford plea in Henry County Circuit Court Thursday.
    Crouch, who was originally charged with two counts of sexual abuse in the first degree against a victim under the age of 12, pleaded to an amended charge of wanton endangerment, first degree.

  • Local Buzz for 9-16-2015

    Church Activities and Services
    Providence Baptist Church is having a free community fish fry on Saturday, Sept.19, from 4 to 6 p.m. Call (502) 532-6321 for more information.

  • Public records for 9-16-2015

    KSP arrests
    Deonte Cross, 28, Louisville — arrested Sept. 2 at I71 33 MM SB by Trooper Dykes for speeding; reckless driving; following too close; no registration; improper use of left lane; no insurance
    Corey Woosley, 23, La Grange — arrested Sept. 5 at the intersection of Broko and La Grange Road, by Trooper Sturgil for possession of a controlled substance (unspecified); DUI first; prescription not in correct container

  • Get ready for the 2014 Kentucky Wood Expo on Sept. 18-19

    UK Forestry Extension is excited to announce numerous educational activities that they are coordinating Sept. 18-19 at the Kentucky Wood Expo held at Masterson Station Park in Lexington. All programs are free, but do require the purchase of a Kentucky Wood Expo admission ticket ($7 at the gate or $5 in advance).