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Today's News

  • Public Records - Jan. 9, 2019

    EPD ARRESTS

    Johnnie L. Boykin, 31, La Grange — arrested Dec. 29 for careless driving and operating a motor vehicle under the influence, .08, first offense

    Rose M. Mahuron, 58, Pleasureville — arrested Dec. 29 for a bench warrant, Shelby

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Lillian Burdick, Eminence, party of the first part; to Cortney Clubb, trustee, New Castle, party of the second part; and Lillian Burdick, Eminence, party of the third part; to Alma Hyatt, Eminence; lot, Thorne Heights Addition to Eminence; $48,600

  • Local Buzz - Jan. 9, 2019

    Church activities

    Sulphur Christian Church meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday.

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

    Life Church will hold Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.

  • Take online posts with a grain of salt; check reliable sources

    In today’s society, with increased internet access and social media presence, it is easy to become lost trying to research a specific topic or solution to a problem.

    If I check my social media accounts or emails, there is always that post or flyer wanting you to try this new and improved product or do this task a specific way. From the post or email, you might think, “I have to try this!”

    I’m not only talking about posts about kitchen appliances or recipes, but I’m am referring to agricultural post on social media and online.

  • Two students named to Campbellsville Dean’s List

    Jacob Doty, a 2018 graduate of Henry County High School, was named to Campbellsville University’s Fall 2018 Dean’s List. Doty is a freshman studying Criminal Justice and Psychology, with a Minor in Sociology.

    Doty is from Pendleton and is the son of Jeannean and Arthur Heber of Pendleton and Daniel and Margo Doty of La Grange.

    Alexandria Nichole Payton, of Turners Station was recently named to Campbellsville University’s Freshman Dean’s List for fall 2018.

  • Two students named to Campbellsville Dean’s List

    Jacob Doty, a 2018 graduate of Henry County High School, was named to Campbellsville University’s Fall 2018 Dean’s List. Doty is a freshman studying Criminal Justice and Psychology, with a Minor in Sociology.

    Doty is from Pendleton and is the son of Jeannean and Arthur Heber of Pendleton and Daniel and Margo Doty of La Grange.

    Alexandria Nichole Payton, of Turners Station was recently named to Campbellsville University’s Freshman Dean’s List for fall 2018.

  • News Brief/School

    Eminence Independent Schools student Quin Rader, Industrial Maintenance, enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center, recently received the Citizen of the Month for December, for behavior and attitude that distinguishes him as a superior student.

  • Henry County’s riches are in its people

    The Henry County Local recently received an unsigned note with no return address.

    Its contents?

    Three quarters–as in 75 cents– taped to heart stationery with this note:

    “I am sending the 75 cents because I bought a paper at the box at Smithfield post office. I thought I only picked up one, but when I got to the car and went to look at the paper I had two. Sorry for the mistake.”

    The P.S. read: “God is watching us.”

  • Jesus in the manger is a safer Jesus

    “BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Away in a manger on Bethlehem’s public square, a woman approached a statue of the baby Jesus one dark, December night. Then she stole it.”

  • Lady Cats win two holiday tourneys

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Lexington Dec. 20, 21 and 22 to take part in the Jim Lankster Classic at Sayre High School and came away with three hard fought victories to take first place.

    On Dec. 20 the Lady Cats faced the Frankfort Lady Panthers in a game that was close all the way.

    Both teams started cold with Henry County leading 6-5 at the end of the first period. The Lady Cats outscored Frankfort 12-11 in the second period to lead by two at halftime.

  • Wildcats finish in fourth place in HCIT

    sports@hclocal.com

    Rodney Tingle’s drive to the basket with 14 seconds left gave Henry County the lead in their win over Iroquois Thursday in the first round of the Henry County Invitational Tournament.

    After Trevor Hardin blocked an Iroquois shot with 5 seconds left, Zack Woods grabbed the loose ball and was fouled. Woods calmly stepped to the line and hit both free throws to give Henry County a 63-60 lead.

    On the ensuing out of bounds play, Tingle intercepted a pass to put the game away.