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Today's News

  • Jesus, could you show me more?

    I’ve been reading the Bible since I learned to read, and I’ve been a disciple of Jesus for 61 years. While I was only nine years old when I professed my faith in Jesus and was baptized, I knew I believed in Jesus and Jesus believed in me.

    On that day long ago, I had no questions and no doubts about Jesus or my faith.

    That was to change.

  • HCPS teachers create and connect digitally

    By Melissa Blankenship

    Henry County Public Schools

    Because technology is now such an integral resource used in every classroom, Henry County Public Schools teachers embrace the opportunity to learn all they can about technology tools that can enhance the learning experience for their students. But some teachers take it a step further and choose to share their knowledge of proven resources with other educators.

  • 4-H: Creating an outdoor learning environment

    In 4-H, we believe youth learn best by doing; but in this technology and media-driven age, it can be difficult to get young people outside to explore and learn from their natural environment. By turning the outdoors into a learning opportunity, you can help young people develop an appreciation for and a desire to conserve their natural environment.

  • Local students added to Transylvania, Campbellsville’s Dean’s lists

    Submitted by Transylvania University and Campbellsville university

    Transylvania University Winter 2019 Dean’s List

    Local students were named to the Transylvania University Dean’s List for winter 2019. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

    -Terralynn Smith of Pleasureville, Henry County High School

    -Leslie Whaley of New Castle, Henry County High School

    -Olivia Whaley of New Castle, Henry County High School

  • Lady Cats lead 2019 spring sports review

    sports@hclocal.com

    The spring sports season provided plenty to be excited about this year with two district titles and lots of young talent on display.

    Henry County Lady Cats tie record for school wins

    The Henry County Lady Cats had a hugely successful season with 24 wins and only five losses while winning a district title and seeing two players named to the Eighth Region Coaches Association all region team. HCHS coach Ally Vaughn was also named by the association as coach of the year.

  • Jenkins signs with McPherson College

    sports@hclocal.com

    Former Eminence High School basketball player Kemryn Jenkins took another step in his basketball career Thursday when he signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the next two years for the McPherson College Bulldogs in McPherson, Kansas.

    Jenkins recently graduated from Iowa Central Community College (ICC) where he averaged 12 points per game over two years.

    Jenkins was an All-Region selection in his senior year at Eminence in 2017 when he led the Eighth Region in scoring at 27.6 points per game.

  • Mays to take part in Combine

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School football player Andrew Mays will participate in the Blue-Grey Super Combine to be held in Canton, Ohio June 9-10.

    The Combine is an opportunity for players to be seen by college coaches and consists of activities such as the 40-yard dash, shuttle run and standing broad jump to determine a player’s athleticism.

    Mays, a rising senior, plays linebacker and running back for the Wildcats.

    Last season he led the team with 82 tackles and had three sacks and two fumble recoveries.

  • HCMS softball finishes runners-up

    Submitted

    The Henry County Middle School Lady Cats softball team played in a league with North Oldham, South Oldham, East Oldham and Oldham County middle schools and finished as runner-up to Oldham County Middle School in the championship game May 24 at Walsh Park in La Grange.

  • Sports Briefs

    Lady Cat Kids Camp

    The Henry County Lady Cats basketball team will host the Lady Cat Kids Camp from 9 a.m. to noon June 17-19.

    The cost is $35 for a single camper. The discount for multiple campers in the same family is $30 per child.

    Campers may pre-register if they have a form or sign up the first day of camp beginning at 8 a.m.

    For more information, contact Jim Hook at jim.hook@henry.kyschools.us.

    Wildcat Baseball Youth Camp

  • Woods savors new role

    Chesi Woods is a hard woman is get ahold of, especially now.

    The American Cancer Society (ACS) offered Woods — cancer survivor and Relay for Life chairwoman — a job in Louisville. And she took on the challenge.

    “It’s so much fun meeting people all over Kentucky,” Woods said.