Today's News

  • Signs of progress: County signs on track

    Look for new informational and welcome signs around the county soon.

    Two separate sign projects are underway to welcome visitors and inform tourists about local attractions and businesses.

    All Henry County Chamber of Commerce Leadership graduates, adults and students, must complete a project that betters the county.

  • What’s going on with KentuckyWired in Henry County?

    High-speed internet access in Henry County is like a unicorn. Everyone likes and wants it, but both creatures are illusive.

    County residents have wanted high-speed online access for a very long time. And fiber optic cables are coming ... but only to the county courthouse.

  • HCHS students earn industry certifications

    By Lindsey Davie

    Henry County High School

    Henry County High School is pleased to recognize students for earning 26 certifications this academic year.

    Through the intensive certification program, these students have shown mastery of the knowledge needed for entrance into their respective career field of interest in various Career and Technical Education (CTE) subject areas. This promotes a successful transition to postsecondary education and/or the workforce.

  • Teachers recognized for excellence
  • Annual homemaker meeting

    Submitted by Cathy Toole/Henry County Extension office

  • University of the Cumberlands adds students to Dean’s List

    Submitted by University of Cumberlands

    In recognition of academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs at University of the Cumberlands has announced the students named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester.

    The following students from your area were named to the Dean’s List:

    Angelina Buidens of Eminence

    Kyriq Finnell of Smithfield

    Whitney Rodgers of Pendleton

  • Local fire departments raise over $54K

    The 66th Annual Crusade for Children raised over $5.6 million this weekend. All of Henry County’s volunteer fire departments participated, raising over $54,000 total.

    The 30-hour internet/radio/telethon was hosted by WHAS11’s Lisa Hutson and 840 WHAS Radio’s Terry Meiners on June 1. In its first 66 years, the Crusade has raised more than $185 million for children with special needs. One hundred percent of all donations are returned in the form of grants to agencies, schools and hospitals in Kentucky and Southern Indiana, according to the crusade website.

  • Animal abuse predictor of child, elder abuse

    By Bobby King

    New Castle Mayor

    Social media sites and broadcast news of animal abuse pictures and individuals being charged with animal cruelty are becoming the norm for today’s news.

  • The horrible waste of war

    By Ernie Pyle

    Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist

    Editor’s Note: This is part three of a three-week series in honor of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day on June 6.

    NORMANDY BEACHHEAD, June 16, 1944 – I took a walk along the historic coast of Normandy in the country of France.

    It was a lovely day for strolling along the seashore. Men were sleeping on the sand, some of them sleeping forever. Men were floating in the water, but they didn’t know they were in the water, for they were dead.

  • Blossoming church wants to give hope

    One Oldham County family is bringing their love of God to a rural Henry County town.

    Heather Martinez, with help from the rest of her family, began City of Hope Church, a credentialed Assembly of God ministry, earlier this year. Henry County did not have an Assembly of God parish, so Martinez, a La Grange resident, thought it was the perfect place to start.

    Martinez began the journey when she was “called to lead” by her Lord; but with limited funds, she had trouble finding a meeting place.