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Today's News

  • Youth Agriculture Day teaches students food origin

    The fourth graders in Henry County participated in a Youth Agriculture Day last Wednesday with the help of Henry County 4-H members, FFA officers and great volunteer leaders.
    The idea behind the field trip is for youth to learn what agricultural products are grown and produced in the county.
    While Henry County has a rich heritage of agriculture there are many students today who have never been up close to a calf, chicken or goat.
    While there are fields of tobacco, soybeans and corn that line our highways many youth cannot identify the crops grown in the county.

  • Kentucky Chautauqua Thursday at Twin Oaks
  • HC Wildcat Marching Band wins first place at Ryle High School contest

    Submitted

    Henry County Wildcat Marching Band took first place again at the Ryle High School Contest on Saturday, Sept. 22. Their show, entitled “Wild,” features the song “Africa” by Toto and musical themes from “The Lion King.” The band is led by Director Chip Anderson, Guard Instructor Johnathan Rogers, Percussion Instructor Andy Edelen, Field Commander Will Whitt and Assistant Field Commander Harley Poynter.

  • Public Records - Sept. 26, 2018

    EPD ARREST
    Thomas Porter, 43, Eminence — arrested Sept. 24 at the courthouse for assault, first
    KSP ARRESTS
    Zach Paul, 40, Pleasureville — arrested Sept. 18 in Port Royal for DUI, possession of a controlled substance and no registration plates
    Karl Jones, 53, Turners Station — arrested Sept. 20, Port Royal, for unlawful possession of meth, first, and endangering the welfare of a minor
    Robert Barnes, 33, Smithfield — arrested Sept. 20 on Ballardsville Road for contempt of court, libel/slander, resistance to order, failure to appear and a probation violation

  • Local Buzz - Sept. 26, 2018

    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.
    The Church of St. John Chrysostom will offer the “Rite of Christian Invitiation of Adults (RCIA)” class this year. If interested in learning more about the Catholic church, call Father Mike Tobin at (502) 257-7557 or Deacon Butch Kinsella at (502) 257-7561.

  • Local Buzz - Sept. 26, 2018

    Church activities

  • Wildcats fall to Yellowjackets, 20-9

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats football team traveled to Louisville Friday night to play their first district game of the year against Central.

    On a soggy night the Wildcats gave the perennial 3A powerhouse a run for their money before falling to a familiar problem – the big play.

  • Lady Cats defeat Franklin, 2-1

     Go 3-1 in HCIT

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats had a busy week of action on the volleyball court. After a disappointing loss to Eminence, the Lady Cats came back to win four straight matches before falling to Macon County, Tennessee in the semifinals of the Henry County Invitational Saturday.

    HCHS 2 Franklin Co. 1

  • Wildcats win two district games

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team hosted Gallatin County Sept. 18 in an important district seeding game and came away with a hard-fought 1-0 to improve to 3-1 in district play.

    There was plenty of action in midfield as both teams fought to win the ball and set up attacks but both defenses played stoutly throughout the game and it came down to one outstanding shot from distance to decide the game.

  • EHS wins round 2 of rivalry

      The Eminence Warriors got a huge win against the rival Henry County Lady Cats’ Sept. 18 on the Lady Cats home court.

    The Warriors opened the first set by getting out to an 8-4 lead before Henry County called timeout. The Lady Cats pulled within one at 8-7 on an ace by Caroline Morgan. 

    A kill by Aaliyah Bailey pushed the Warriors’ lead back to three points at 11-8 before Rachel Jump made it 11-9 with a kill of her own.