Today's News

  • Tick season is here: Check after going outdoors

    Tick season is underway and Lee Townsend, a UK entomologist, is reminding us to take precautions to protect ourselves and our loved ones from tick bites.
    “In tick-prone areas, check yourself, children and other family members every two hours, and very thoroughly after returning home from hikes and other outdoor activities,” said Lee Townsend. “Common places to find ticks are behind the knees, around the waist, under arms, neck and head.”

  • Campbellsville University honors Henry County teachers in ceremony

    By Kasey Ricketts, communications assistant, Office of University Communications and Maurizio Petito

    CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – At the annual 32nd Excellence in Teaching Ceremony, Campbellsville University recognized 169 teachers from 60 school districts. A total of 3,749 teachers have been recognized for their teaching excellence throughout the years.
    The Excellence in Teaching Awards program is in partnership with Lexington’s CBS-affiliate, WKYT-TV.
    Award recipients include:

  • Campbellsville University honors Henry County teachers in ceremony
  • Local Buzz June 13, 2018
  • Public Record June 13, 2018

    Danny Morganett, 33, La Grange — arrested May 21 on Goodlett Circle, Smithfield, by Trooper Smith for contempt of court, libel/slander, resisting an order
    Donald Moore, 54, Campbellsburg — arrested May 21 on Skidmmore Lane, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Johnson for warrant service
    Kayla Jackson, 26, Smithfield — arrested May 23 on La Grange Road, New Castle, by Trooper Housley for warrant service, failure to appar; assault, fourth, domestic violence, minor injury

  • Former Wildcat cuts through competition


    Former Henry County Wildcat football player Chris Berry has made a name for himself recently in a very different sport. Berry, a 1998 graduate of Henry County High School, has become a social media sensation because of his skills with a knife as witnessed by over 150 million hits on YouTube. 

  • College update: Shepherd flies with Eagles


    Former Henry County High School softball player Kelsey Shepherd recently finished her first season as a collegiate student-athlete at Midway University. Shepherd was a centerfielder for HCHS and was known for her speed and defensive capabilities.

    This season Shepherd used that speed to get varsity playing time for the Eagles.

  • Favorite spring performers

     Looking back on the 2018 spring sports season I have many fond memories of performances from teams and individuals. But some individual athletes stand out this year.

    Jaydon Berry, has been a big time performer for the Wildcat baseball team for four years. He has dominating numbers for his career both as hitter and as a pitcher.

    Over four years, Berry compiled a 21-10 record as a pitcher with a 1.85 earned run average and 279 strikeouts in 229 innings pitched.  He walked only 68 batters in those 229 innings.

  • Spring sports review


    The 2018 spring sports season has come to a close and it’s time to look back on the highlights of our local teams.

    Wildcats’ bad postseason luck continues

    The Henry County Wildcats had their second season in a row end with a 1-0 defeat in the postseason. Last year HCHS saw the Owen County Rebels end their season in the district tournament by scratching across a single run.

  • Sports Briefs

     HCHS Lady Cats alumni game

    The Henry County Lady Cats alumni softball game will be held June 15 at the HCHS softball field at 7 p.m.

    A $10 donation is requested to play in the game. Proceeds will benefit former HCHS player Savannah Mertz who is fighting lupus at this time.

    Contact HCHS softball coach Zack Mings for more information.

    Henry County Youth football camp