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Today's News

  • Youth Catfish tournament

    The Henry County Rod and Gun Club held their annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 21. More than 50 children of all ages were on hand to “catch the big ones.” Skill levels ranged from “never having fished before” to “just about ready to turn pro and hit the circuit”.

    Results:

    Boy’s Winners:

    Biggest Fish: Michael Brown

    Most Fish Caught: Jaxon Scriber

    Most Total Pounds Caught: Hunter Chipman

    Girl’s Winners:

    Biggest Fish: Carrie Booth

  • Henry County Fair Draft Horse Pull
  • Dog’s mothering instincts take over

     

    Around A-1 Service Center in New Castle, Zoey — a 4-year-old Pomeranian/golden retriever — is considered a savior after she recently adopted two scrawny baby raccoons.

  • Shelter rescues more animals

     

    The Henry Trimble Animal Shelter helps more dogs get rescued than it has to put down, according to information from Henry County Animal Control Officer Dan Flinkfelt.

  • Sensational!

     Fair goers may have noticed a new offering on the program this year with the Sensational Pageant.

    Designed specifically for individuals with special needs, the new pageant made its Henry County debut this year. 

  • Hey Henry County, they're talking about you

    Are you one of those people whose ears burn when others mention you in conversation? Does that same weird sensation extend to the times when you hear somebody talking about your locality?

    In my case, somebody mentioning my birthplace of Evansville, Ind., can still perk up my ears, even after 20 years of being gone. 

  • I believe...I doubt...I’m okay

    Michael Duncan

    Pastor, Eminence Baptist Church

    “You sure do have a lot of doubts for a man who is supposed to be a preacher.”

    I never knew if the man who said that was upset with me, surprised, or trying to give me a nudge toward not pursuing ministry. Perhaps he was trying to do all three.

    It was in 1974, and I was preaching a revival near Hardinsburg, Kentucky, at a church pastored by one of my seminary friends.

  • Henry County Fair blue ribbon exhibits

     If you didn’t take the opportunity to see the exhibits at the Henry County Fair Exhibit Hall, there were hundreds of top quality arts, crafts, home baked goodies and produce entered by over 100 different individuals.

    If you did miss the Fair be sure to plan to attend the Henry County Harvest Showcase scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, at the Henry County Fairgrounds.

    For more information call us at 845-2811.

    Below is a listing of the Blue Ribbon Winners in the Henry County Fair Open Class:

    Arts & Crafts:

  • Wreck in Oldham kills two teens

    Oldham County Police say that two teens have died after a wreck at Highway 53 and Old Sligo Road July 5 at approximately 4:30 p.m., according to a news release.

  • Blade found success through hoops

    sports@hclocal.com

    Vance Blade returned to his hometown a few weeks ago to deliver the commencement address to the Eminence High School class of 2014. For Blade it was a full circle moment.

    Blade grew up in Eminence in the 1970’s and was a key figure in arguably the best run of basketball teams in school history.