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Today's News

  • Past Kentuckians knew the cost of chemical weapons

    By Stuart W. Sanders

    Kentucky Historical Society

    Technicians at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Madison County have started destroying chemical weapons stored at the site.

     The first munition neutralized this month was mustard gas, a blistering agent that was widely used during the First World War. During that conflict, Kentuckians knew the dangers posed by that weapon as local soldiers fell victim to it and other poisonous gases.

  • 4-H Family Fun Night a hit, awards given to students

    The 4-H Family Fun Night Event was held on June 6 at the Henry County Cooperative Extension Service pavilion with approximately 100 in attendance.

    Those honored were the Clover Level Achievement Award winners. There were two Level I Achievement Awards: Callie Derossett and Cambree Thompson-Tingle. Ella McManis received her Level 2 Clover Award. Henry County was honored to have two Gold Award Achievement Level winners: Kellyn Smith and Kendyll Smith. This level is reserved for those that have participated and competed at the highest level within the 4-H program.

  • Public Records: July 3, 2019

    KSP Arrests

    Barry Marsee, 55, of Bedford was arrested June 24 on charges of alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense.

    Jayme Snow, 29, of Pendleton was arrested June 26 on charges of failure to appear.

    Carroll Jennings, 53, of Bethlehem was arrested on June 27 on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, first offense.

    Cynthia Stephen, 50, of Louisville was arrested June 29 on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, first offense.

  • Local Buzz: July 3, 2019

    Church Activities

    Henry County churches interested in playing in coed softball tournaments this summer at Harry Hill Park should contact Drennon Pastor Corey Beatty at (502) 541-0296.

    Sulphur Christian Church meets for Worship and Wellness, a whole wellness program that includes spiritual, physical and emotional wellness, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday.

    Drennon Christian Church meets from 6 to 8 p.m. most Wednesdays. Check the Facebook page for the current schedule.

  • The way we were

    BY D Wayne Martin

    Columnist

    I attended Eminence, a small school compared to the mega schools of today. And to most all students, past, present and future, there will always be that one educator, that one special teacher. The teacher, though her schedule was full, would take the time to assist in your understanding.

    I write of a teacher who helped change my view of life.

  • Bulgrin to lead Lady Cats volleyball team

    Mike Bulgrin will be the new Henry County High School (HCHS)head volleyball coach this season after fromer coach Kara Capps resigned at the end of last season.

    Bulgrin was Capps’ assistant last season when the Lady Cats posted a 13-10 record.

    Bulgrin got involved with volleyball through his daughters who played high school and club volleyball in Virginia.

  • Mays takes part in Combine

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    Henry County High School rising senior Andrew Mays traveled to Canton, Ohio, June 17-19 to take part in the Blue-Grey Combine, which identifies talented high school football players through a series of athletic skills exercises.

    Mays was recognized for outstanding performance in the broad jump and shuttle run.

    Many of the players there will be selected to play in a series of Blue-Grey All Star games across the country.

    If selected, Mays will participate in a game at Dallas, Atlanta or Tampa Bay later in the summer.

  • Public Records: June 26, 2019

    KSP Arrests

    Theresa Jeffrey, 37, of Westport was arrested June 13 on charges of TBUT or disposition all others $10,000 or more but under $1,000,000.

    Kenneth Harp, 32, of New Castle was arrested June 13 on charges of any violation not covered except traffic (Henry County) and nonpayment of fines (Shelby County).

    Gregory Crouch, 23, of Bedford was arrested June 13 on charges of violation of court order.

    Tyler Henson, 25, of Campbellsburg was arrested June 14 on charges of failure to appear.

  • Local Buzz- June 26, 2019

    Church Activities

    Drennon Christian Church will have guest musicians from Nashville on June 30. Worship will start at the regular time of 11 a.m.

    Henry County churches interested in playing in coed softball tournaments this summer at Harry Hill Park should contact Drennon Pastor Corey Beatty at (502) 541-0296.

    Sulphur Christian Church meets for Worship and Wellness, a whole wellness program that includes spiritual, physical and emotional wellness, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday.

  • How to preserve your garden vegetables like a pro

    Our gardens are finally starting to produce vegetables and berries. Don’t be like many gardeners I see, and just throw away produce or let it rot. You have worked hard on your garden, so you should be able to reap the rewards of that garden.