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Today's News

  • Hudson family has deep ties to Point Pleasant

    Judy Lyons submitted this photo of a family reunion in Hilton Head, S.C., of her extended family, which has deep roots in Henry County. John Reuben (1856 -1918) and Annie Elizabeth Hudson (1862-1946) were life-long members of the church and Point Pleasant Community in Henry County, as were their children Lindsay Hudson and Bessie Hudson Yount, she explained. They made their living by farming.

  • A spontaneous show of support for schools
  • Educators take legislators to school in Frankfort rally
  • Egg Scramble

    Dozens of children enjoyed a chilly sunny day at the Henry County Recreational Park on Saturday. The Henry County Baptist Association sponsored the inaugural event and contributed more than 4,000 eggs filled with candy and toys. Thirteen churches participated.

     

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  • Fletcher will always have a seat at C-burg council

    Jan Fletcher will continue to have a seat at Campbellsburg City Council as colleagues decided to honor the former mayor’s many contributions.
    Fletcher, who served as an elected city official for more than 12 years, died in February, and fellow Council member David Gray suggested a way to remember him at the March 19 city meeting.

  • Schools aid homeless students

    Homeless children are everywhere — even in Henry County. Local schools continue trying to make sure their hardships aren’t compounded by those children missing out on class, too.
    Educators say 22 of Henry County Public School young people are homeless, while 93 out of 377 students in Eminence Independent Schools are without fixed, regular and adequate nighttime lodging, the key measure of homeless youth. Once a child is determined homeless, aid kicks in — shelter assistance, clothing and food donations, counseling, job placement for adults and economic education for the families.

  • Grand jury indicts fugitive in March chase

    Even though he remains at large after leading police on a high-speed pursuit March 9, a 26-year-old Smithfield man has been indicted by the Henry County grand jury based on the incident.
    Zachary D. Ethington allegedly fled after Campbellsburg’s police officer, Tony Rucker, got behind a white sedan and turned on his blue lights for an ordinary traffic stop.
    Rucker had noticed that neither the male driver nor the female passenger were wearing their seatbelts at the time.

  • Lady Cats win opener vs. Gallatin, 14-1

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats got a district win over Gallatin County in their delayed season opener March 26.

    The Lady Cats’ original opener ended after just a couple of innings on March 19 against East Jessamine because of rain. In that game the Lady Cats were down 3-0 when the umpires called the game off.

    This time around the Lady Cats got off to a better start and broke the game open early with nine runs in the bottom of the second inning.

  • Commanders defeat Wildcats, 9-6, in Florida

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats started their spring break trip in Destin Florida with a game against Washington County and fell by three runs to the Commanders despite mounting a late-inning rally.

    The Commanders got off to a strong start against Henry County pitcher Jaydon Berry with three runs in the first inning.

  • 2A Championships headed to Owensboro

     The Kentucky 2A Championships recently announced a partnership with the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau to host the Kentucky 2A Championship events. This agreement will extend through June 30, 2021, encompassing three basketball state championships, two baseball state championships, two softball state championships, one volleyball state championship and one boys’ and girls’ soccer state championship.