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Local News

  • New poultry restrictions

    In the last few weeks, avian influenza was detected twice in Tennessee and once in Kentucky, and because of this the Kentucky State Veterinarian has placed movement restrictions for poultry within the state and coming into the state. 

    Below is the information that was sent to the agriculture extension agents from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture Office of the State Veterinarian.

  • Help others dream, spring clean and pack a pistol

    Second Wind Dreams

    Our local Second Wind Dreams program has been in existence since 2006 and has provided 390 dreams for residents of New Castle Nursing and Rehab.  

    We are currently doing a program called Music and Memory that provides personalized music to the residents, and we are in need of gently used or new iPods and also iTunes cards.  

  • Test your agriculture knowledge

    Spring has a lot of different meanings to people including the season’s first flowers, awakening of the trees and an overall sense of renewal. 

    It’s also the time farmers and gardeners across the United States begin planting some of the season’s first crops. 

  • School briefs, March 29, 2017

    Free GED testing

    The Henry County Adult Education center will officer free GED testing to Henry County residents until May 31, according to a news release. 

    For more information or to sign up, call (502) 686-0724 or visit the adult ed center at Eminence Christian Church.  

    The center is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to  7 p.m.

     

    Hawkins wins scholarship

  • Local restaurant employees recognized for performance
  • Henry School Board recognizes many accomplishments

    Although several students were recognized at the most recent Henry County Public Schools Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Tim Abrams also called attention to the efforts of a central office staff member.

    Abrams shared with board members that administrative assistant Sharla Whitt had been “very instrumental” in compiling information from all three of the district’s elementary schools in preparation to write and submit a grant.  

  • Republican party officers elected
  • Little Pest, Big Impact

    Infestation by the emerald ash borer has whittled away an important component of local forests by feeding on the millions of ash trees in Henry County.
    Places like Lake Jericho have already experienced a substantial impact from the invasive metallic green insect by killing hundreds of trees that, left alone, could have endangered park visitors.

  • Wildlife officials: Don’t shoot wild pigs, report them

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is seeking information from the public about feral pig sightings in Henry County, according to a news release from the agency.  KDFWR asks that people report feral pigs, instead of shooting them.  
    Henry County farmers, hunters and native wildlife are paying a huge tab today because pigs released there a few years ago have multiplied to become a destructive force today.

  • Seniour is the new pastor at Eminence UPC

    When he resigned from his church in Brown County, Ind., Nick Seniour and his family hesitated to put down permanent roots until another great opportunity came along. He found that in December at Eminence United Pentecostal Church.
    After more than 13 years in Bean Blossom, Ind., it took a long time for him to resign from his church assignment there. In the past three years, Seniour assisted with a large church in Columbus, Ind.