Today's News

  • Parham, Sudduth honored for DUI stops

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) recently honored 205 law enforcement officers from 175 agencies across the state for their efforts to target impaired drivers, including the Eminence Police Department and the Post 5 of the Kentucky State Police based in Campbellsburg.
    Local officers honored include Phillip Parham of the Eminence Police Department and KSP Trooper Matt Sudduth.

  • Henry County High School opens its doors to the community
  • Henry County Farm Bureau recognized
  • Henry County burn ban lifted

    After rain fell on Henry County, the risk of wildfires has diminished to the point where county officials have lifted the burn ban, according to Henry County Emergency Manager Jody Rucker.
    Wildfires had caused problems in Kentucky and other Southern states, notably in the Gatlinburg, Tenn., area, due to extremely dry conditions before the rains arrived.

  • Juveniles arrested for vehicle break-ins at Pleasureville garage

    Three male juveniles have been arrested by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office for multiple vehicle break-ins at a Pleasureville business, according to Deputy Kyle Stewart.
    The sheriff’s office received a report Dec. 11 of six customer vehicles parked at Beasley’s Garage at 83 Bethlehem Road had been broken into and rifled through the previous night.
    One of the vehicles had its window broken out, Stewart said. The suspects found clothes, shoes, changes, sandals and a container filled with gasoline.

  • Public Records, December 14, 2016

    December Arraignments

    Joshua L. Ethington – pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine); and drug paraphernalia – buy/possess

    Joseph W. Cox Jr. – pleaded not guilty to trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine); possession of a controlled substance, second degree (drug unspecified); drug paraphernalia – buy/possess; possession of marijuana; and persistent felony offender, first

  • Local Buzz, December 14, 2016

    Church Activities

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford will hold a Christmas Program, “This Baby,” Sunday, Dec. 18, at 6:30 p.m.  All are welcome.

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will be having their Christmas Morning Worship Service, Sunday December 25, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. All are invited to attend.

  • Steadfast presence in the community since 1876

    You hold in your hands an early Christmas present. 

    This is a free sample of the “Henry County Local,” delivered to everyone in the county this week as a way to introduce you to the product if you’ve never read it, or to remind you of what our pages contain each week, if you haven’t read it lately.

    I consider it an honor to work here, continuing a tradition of service to the community that began in the late 1800s. 

  • Warriors win classic rivalry game


    The first meeting of the Eminence Warriors and Henry County Wildcats Dec. 6 in the EHS gym was a classic game in the long history of the rivalry. The teams played intensely and defense won out over offense for the most part as both teams struggled to get off an open shot.

    But the Warriors went on one big run in the game and it happened to come at the end.

  • Poor start dooms Wildcats


    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Gallatin County Wildcats in a District 31 matchup Friday night and fell 71-53.

    Gallatin County started the game on fire from long range as they hit four 3-pointers on their first four possessions. They would add two more long bombs before the first period was over and led 26-9 going into the second period.