Today's News

  • HCHS Marching Band competes
  • Don't miss the Holiday Bazaar

    The weather is cooler, the holiday lights are beginning to twinkle at area stores, and it is time to think about those dreaded words–holiday shopping!  
    No longer do those have to be words that put fear into the hearts of men (and women).  
    The 22nd annual Extension Holiday Bazaar, sponsored by the Henry County Homemakers Organization, will help you fill up those stockings with no problem at all.

  • Local Buzz Week of Oct. 29

    Church Services
    Pleasureville Baptist Church will host revival services Nov. 2-5. Sunday morning service at 11 a.m., evening services at 7 p.m. Rev. Scott Smith, will be the evangelist.
    Campbellsburg Baptist Church will celebrate International Day of Prayer on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. with speaker Brad Rumer and worship leader Peggy Rumer. They will also be collecting donations for Bibles Unbound, a group that sends Bibles overseas.

  • Creating more awareness of pancreatic cancer

    After a six-month battle, Judy Mason Sparrow, 69, passed away from pancreatic cancer. That’s when her granddaughter, Catherine McKinley, decided to be an advocate for pancreatic cancer patients and their families.
    McKinley serves as the community engagement chair of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Her role is to engage the local community by bringing awareness to this specific type of cancer.

  • 'Fire and brimstone' preacher visits

    Author and re-enactor, Eddie Price, presented to a packed house at last week’s Henry County Historical Society meeting.  Price portrayed a member of the congregation at the Cane Ridge Revival of 1801.  This Bourbon County revival is proclaimed as one of the top five events to impact Kentucky’s history.  It introduced “fire and brimstone” preaching to the lands West of the Appalachian and was attended by as many as 25,000 people at a time when Kentucky’s population was only half a million.

  • Prewitt Anniversary

    James T. and Eileen M. Prewitt, Shelbyville, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014.  A renewal of vows followed by a reception in their honor will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Pillars Assisted Living Community of the Masonic Home of Shelbyville in Shelbyville.
    The couple was married at the historic Old Stone Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg, West Virginia on November 4, 1944.  They have one son, Charles, married to Patricia Trumbo Prewitt, and two grand-daughters, Lee and Elizabeth.

  • HC Cattlemen's Annual Meeting

    The 2014 Henry County Cattleman of the Year was awarded to Phillip and Cindy Douglas Hickory Lane Farms during ceremonies Monday, October 27, at the Henry County Cattleman’s Annual Meeting.  The Cattleman of the Year criteria includes Livestock Production Skill, Leadership, Service to the Industry, Stewardship, and is selected by a committee of fellow livestock producers.  From left to right are 2014 Cattleman Association President John Brent Smith, Phillip Douglas, Cindy Douglas, and Michael Douglas.

  • Lockport man arrested

    An elderly man has been arrested in connection with an incident that happened last Thursday at the Shelbyville Walmart.
    Alexander Fisher, age 84, of Lockport, was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a child under 12 years old and resisting arrest.
    Shelby County Sheriff’s deputy Rick Meadows said that Fisher did not know the child, who is 10 years old, but he apparently just targeted her while she and her parents were shopping at Walmart.

  • Team 'Fat Azz' winners in Biggest Loser contest

    The seventh annual year-end celebration for the Biggest Loser contest was held Sept 29. First place went to the team “Fat Azz” who lost a total of 10.20 prcent of their body weight totaling 110.7 pounds.  The group consisted of Tom and Kelsey Mings, Natalie and Paul Hanley, Dee Dee New and Ben Roberts (pictured at right). 
    The second team winner was “3 Guys Big as 5.”  They came in at 9.02 percent loss of their body weight totally 81.8 pounds.  The members of that team were Billy Quire, Alan Winchell and Jim Graham. 

  • Adult education expands class offerings in Eminence

    JCTC’s Henry County Adult Education will expand its Eminence location hours to four days a week to better help students there.
    Beginning Nov. 1, the hours at the Eminence Christian Church location will be Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., which will add about a day’s worth of time for clients 16 and older to come in for GED preparation, college prep, academic skills brush-up, National Career Readiness Certificate preperation and more.