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  • Juveniles arrested for vehicle break-ins at Pleasureville garage

    Three male juveniles have been arrested by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office for multiple vehicle break-ins at a Pleasureville business, according to Deputy Kyle Stewart.
    The sheriff’s office received a report Dec. 11 of six customer vehicles parked at Beasley’s Garage at 83 Bethlehem Road had been broken into and rifled through the previous night.
    One of the vehicles had its window broken out, Stewart said. The suspects found clothes, shoes, changes, sandals and a container filled with gasoline.

  • Library Throws a big winter blowout

    The Henry County Public Library hosted a Big Winter Blowout Saturday with crafts, story time, gingerbread house-making, a live animal show and even a visit from Santa Claus.

  • Progress report on Roof repairs at the washington lodge
  • Why Santa Claus uses horsepower in Henry County

    Though he boasts a magical sleigh and a team of flying reindeer, the most famous with a glowing nose, Santa Claus rarely breaks out the harnesses for visits to a series of high-profile events in Henry County.
    When appearing for holiday light ups here, as he has for the past two weekends, Santa typically arrives via horsepower in the form of a local fire engine, instead of his open vehicle on runners, drawn by a small herd of Arctic creatures.

  • Santa Letters

    This year, our special section with children’s Letters to Santa will publish on Dec. 21. 

    While most of our letters will originate from classrooms in Henry County and Eminence elementary schools, we also invite our homeschooled students to participate.

  • Pride in Henry County Arts

     

    Local talent was proudly displayed at the annual Henry County Pride in Arts Sunday at Eminence Christian Church. Performers played instruments, sang and read poetry and the Christmas story was shared.

  • Paint a piggy bank to get kids thinking about money

    We all want our kids to develop financial savviness. Encouraging them to enter the Kentucky Saves Piggy Bank Design Contest is one way to start a conversation with them about smart money management.
    The contest, sponsored by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and its Managing in Tough Times Initiative, is held every fall in anticipation of Kentucky Saves Week.
    Kentucky Saves Week encourages people to start or increase their personal savings and will be Feb. 27 through March 4, 2017.

  • Paint a piggy bank to get kids thinking about money

    We all want our kids to develop financial savviness. Encouraging them to enter the Kentucky Saves Piggy Bank Design Contest is one way to start a conversation with them about smart money management.
    The contest, sponsored by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and its Managing in Tough Times Initiative, is held every fall in anticipation of Kentucky Saves Week.
    Kentucky Saves Week encourages people to start or increase their personal savings and will be Feb. 27 through March 4, 2017.

  • Paint a piggy bank to get kids thinking about money

    We all want our kids to develop financial savviness. Encouraging them to enter the Kentucky Saves Piggy Bank Design Contest is one way to start a conversation with them about smart money management.
    The contest, sponsored by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and its Managing in Tough Times Initiative, is held every fall in anticipation of Kentucky Saves Week.
    Kentucky Saves Week encourages people to start or increase their personal savings and will be Feb. 27 through March 4, 2017.

  • Is freezing already causing watering problems?

    Luckily in Kentucky, we don’t have harsh winters, but we still have to deal with ice whether around our homes or in the barn.
    I have written before about the necessity of water for livestock and how important it is to have fresh, clean water at all times.
    Also, winter feed such as hays and grains are low in moisture, so the animals’ water needs can be increased during cold weather.
    If ice is present, your animals could become severely dehydrated. Below are a few options for keeping fresh water to your animals.