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Education

  • Work like a girl

    Photos by Kristin Beck, Landmark News Service

  • Students get creative for conservation

    The 2014 theme for the Conservation Art and Writing Contests, sponsored by the Farm Bureau Federation and Henry County Conservation was “protecting Kentucky’s soil.”
    All Henry County students from first through 12th grades are encouraged to enter. There were 761 entries for the art contest and 54 for the writing contest.
    The conservation district awards cash, certificates and tee-shirts to all winners.
    Henry County Conservation art and writing contest winners include:
    County winners for art include:

  • On the run from zombies

    New Castle Service Park was invaded by the walking dead Saturday. Henry County Middle School sponsored its first Spring Zombie Attack 5K, at which runners were provided streamers to carry through the race that zombie middle school students tried to snatch away from them. The zombie that collected the most streamers was promised a prize. Monies raised from the event will be used to provide end of the year activities for the school.HCMS Principal and avid runner Zach Woods avoided zombies Dillon Hoskins and Dawson Allen with a nifty spin move.

  • FFA members visit Frankfort
  • Recorder Concert

    Before the March Henry County School Board meeting hosted by Campbellsburg Elementary School, third through fifth grade students performed a recorder concert for their parents, board members and guests. Afterward, all were invited to view a display of student art work. The trio of Sawyer Mayse, Nathen Corum and Jacob Davidson teamed up for one song. Holly Hosey performed a recorder version of “Old McDonald had a Farm.” Aaliyah Wilson also performed for guests last Monday evening.

  • Eminence team wins District Governor’s cup
  • Henry County FBLA members take home Region 3 awards

    On March 16, the Henry County Future Business Leaders of America Chapter Attended the Region 3 Leadership Conference at the JCTC Southwest campus, according to a news release.
    Members competed in events and attended workshops. Henry County was recognized as the third largest chapter in the region with 77 members.
    Several FBLA members found success by placing in their event, including:
    • Jackson Jeffries  - first place, Agribusiness
    • Megan McCoun, Victoria Marcum and Kelsey McGuire – second place, Bulletin Board

  • FBLA visits Legislature
  • Silvers paints with Eastern students

    Henry County artist Sharon Silvers recently taught a painting lesson to fifth grade students at Eastern Elementary School. The topic this year was Vincent van Gogh. Ms. Moore’s class painted van Gogh’s church at Auvers while Ms. Eddin’s class painted a landscape in the style of van Gogh.

  • Local students recognized by EKU

    EKU ANNOUNCES FALL 2014 DEAN’S LIST

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 3,255 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Fall 2014 semester.