Today's News

  • HCSO takes back unused drugs

    In conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) participated in a drug take back day this weekend. Pictured, Henry County Sheriff Danny Cravens and Sgt. Chase Dewitt prepare to transport the 134 pounds of drugs collected in Henry County Saturday. The unwanted drugs will be properly disposed of at a regional facility in Lexington.

  • News briefs for 5-3-2017: Acting seminar

    Curtain goes up on acting seminar
    Acting alumna from the Theatre Downstream will host a full-day school of acting seminar May 13, with registration beginning at 8 a.m.
    For $30, participants can join sessions led by James Russell Cooper, Elizabeth Irvin, Ashley Raymer-Brown, Kevin Whitt, Sharla Whitt and Brian Douglas Barker.

  • Bell honored for volunteerism

    Henry County Help Center recently named Bernie Bell the Volunteer of the Quarter for his dedication to the food distribution effort. Nominees also included Cynthia Dare and Chandler Dills.

  • Postal service food drive to make the rounds on May 13

    Postal carriers and patrons can deliver assistance right to the Henry County Help Center’s door through the Stamp Out Hunger food drive May 13.
    While collecting on their normal mail routes, postal workers will also pick up donations of non-perishable food items to benefit those in need here in Henry County, according to Postmaster John Donnelly. This gives everybody involved a chance to serve their community.
    “To remember those who are less fortunate and hope we can help them,” he said

  • EES team maps out STLP win

    The Eminence Elementary School Student Technology Leadership Program team earned the titles of champion and best in state for competitors for their “Create Your Own Street View” entry, according to a news release.
    STLP participants came from 502 schools and 129 districts. Organizers estimated that 14,000 students, educators and parents converged in Lexington for the state championship April 12.

  • Life Lessons Learned

    It is the goal of every teacher to better prepare students for the next phase of their lives, whether that be the next grade in elementary school, transitioning from middle to high school, or moving on from high school into college, career, the work force or the military.
    It’s the end goal of Henry County High School’s personal project in a class called Life 101, taught by Cheryl Taylor and Gerilyn Vaught.

  • Taylor wedding

    Mary Allison Jude Floyd and Gary Lee Taylor, both of Pendleton, were married Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Myrtle Beach, S.C., by Rev. Daniel.
    The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Kim Floyd of La Grange and Victoria Wade of La Grange. Her grandparents are John and Victoria Bednarski.
    The bridegroom is the son of Gary and Benita Taylor of Port Royal. He is the grandson of Gilbert and Bernice Taylor of St. Albans, W.Va.
    The couple will reside in Pendleton.

  • Torrey Smith Realty celebrates new location
  • Bad driver report leads to drug bust

    An April 26 report of a reckless driver on Lake Jericho Road led to a New Lexington, Ohio, woman being arrested on theft and drug-related charges, according to a Henry County Sheriff’s deputy.
    The license plate number reported to law enforcement matched that issued in an attempt to locate notice for theft from authorities in Oldham County, Deputy Kyle Stewart said. He responded and stopped the blue Jeep on Interstate 71, at the 30 mile marker.

  • NC educator considering legal options

    The reassignment of the New Castle Elementary School (NCES) principal recently became a matter for public discussion through a social media campaign aimed at reversing the decision.