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Today's News

  • HCMS students fundraise for essential items in backpacks for the homeless

    Students in Tara McMahan’s community service class at Henry County Middle School were recently tasked with identifying a group of people, charity or project that was “near or dear to their hearts.”
    Because two of the students in the class, Mason King and Jacob Jeffries, had previously participated in projects that helped the homeless, they suggested doing something that would benefit the homeless in our area. The rest of the class agreed, and soon they were taking steps to sponsor a donation drive.

  • School-wide read restarts and instills good reading habits at HCMS

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    Every student and teacher in Henry County Middle School recently read the same book– at the same time–as a school-wide read.
    The book, “Restart” by Gordon Korman deals with change, honesty, kindness and tolerance as a former eighth grade bully suffers amnesia and returns to school to re-evaluate what kind of person he is, how others perceive him and who he really wants to be. His amnesia gives him a fresh start at school, something HCMS Principal Lucia Hughes wanted her students to experience as well.

  • Here’s what the Chamber of Commerce has been up to lately

     

     

    What a busy time it has been in Henry County and for the chamber!  We have been out and about in the community and it has been great being involved in the county. 

  • Garden tillers and cover crops sure sign of fall

    Remember when the older, wiser gardeners always said, “Make sure to fall-till your garden for a good crop next year?”
    Well, they are right, and you should make sure to till your garden before winter.
    However, there is more you can do to protect your garden and give it an earlier start for next year–that is, by planting cover crops.

  • Seniors learn to identify local issues at conference

    4-H strives to give youth the skills they need to be adults who are actively engaged in their communities.
    Since 1989, Kentucky 4-H has given its senior members an opportunity to attend the four-day statewide Issues Conference to learn how to identify and address local issues while developing their leadership and citizenship skills.

  • Public Record - September 12, 2018

    KSP ARRESTS
    Samual Shouse, 30, Shelbyville — arrested September 3 in Pleasureville for public intoxication, disorderly conduct and fleeing or evading police
    Larry Farmer, 49, La Grange — arrested September 4 on Eddie Road for failure to appear, disorderly conduct, public intoxication, criminal trespassing and indecent exposure, second
    Jeffrey Cox, 24, La Grange — arrested September 8 on Mt. Olivet Road for a probation violation
    HC SHERIFF ARRESTS
    Paula J. Gibson — arrested August 10 for failure to appear
    Kayla Puckett — arrested August 13 for failure to appear, Oldham

  • Local Buzz - September 12, 2018

    Church activities
    Sulphur Christian Church meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday.
    Drennon Christian Church meets from 6 to 8 p.m. most Wednesdays. Check the Facebook page for the current schedule.
    Life Church will hold Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.
    The Church of St. John Chrysostom will offer the “Rite of Christian Invitiation of Adults (RCIA)” class this year. If interested in learning more about the Catholic church, call Father Mike Tobin at (502) 257-7557 or Deacon Butch Kinsella at (502) 257-7561.

  • Defense? Warriors outscore Rebels, 66-41

    sports@hclocal.com

    When the Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville last season to play Atherton High School, Coach Tye Lawson thought his team was a little intimidated to start the game and as a result fell into an early hole before coming back to close the gap to 27-18 by the end of the game.

    It was a game they felt they let slip away.

    The Warriors were more than ready to make up for that Friday night when they hosted the Rebels. 

  • HCHS picks up two district wins

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team got off to a good start in their quest to earn the top seed in the 31st District tournament with wins over Gallatin County and Owen County last week.

    Sept. 4 the Wildcats traveled to Warsaw and came away with a thrilling victory that required penalty kicks to settle.

  • Hadden wins home tourney

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted their annual golf tournament Saturday at the Henry County Country Club in less than ideal conditions but still had a good showing as they finished fourth in a 14-team field.

    Alex Hadden took individual honors with a 74 while teammate Isaac Klempner finished in the top seven with a 77. It was Hadden’s third tournament win of the year.

    Wyatt Pittman shot 94 and Will Peyton shot 96 to round out a score of 341 for the Wildcats. Maddox shot 103 playing as the Wildcats’ fifth golfer.