Local News

  • Foree retires after 45 years with Henry schools

    She dreads the thought of packing up her office, but after 45 years with Henry County Public Schools, Deeanne Foree will be taking away much more than picture frames and paperweights.
    “I’ll really miss the friendships I made here,” Foree said. “I’ll miss them a lot.”
    Foree is the bookkeeper at Henry County High School and has served in that capacity since the mid-80s. She’s held several positions with the district over her 45-year career, which will come to a close at the end of this school year with her retirement.

  • Save lives, become an organ donor

    Twenty-two people die each day waiting for an organ transplant — that’s why even more Kentuckians should register to become organ donors, said Gina Lyle, circuit court clerk and Trust for Life advocate.
    While the state recently surpassed an important benchmark, more donors are needed to save the lives of those on the transplant list.

  • Dose of Reality

    Two high school students lost their lives Thursday in a horrific head-on accident. Four others were injured, and the driver of one vehicle was arrested for driving under the influence and will likely face murder charges.

  • Drug forum issues a call to action

    Most were pleased with the turnout at the Addiction Crisis Forum held last Thursday night at Henry Christian Church to address substance abuse and its effects on the county. At least one person had hoped for more.

  • A Night to Remember
  • Dance the Night Away
  • Prepare to defend yourself against ticks this season

    By Levi Berg, Agriculture Agent, Henry County Extension

    I hope everyone had an excellent first week of turkey season, but I’m sure a few hunters had the same experience as me on opening day. 

  • What you need to know if you get a letter from the IRS

    Each year, the IRS mails millions of notices and letters to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. If you receive correspondence from them here are some tips that they want you to be aware of:

    Don’t panic. You can usually deal with a notice simply by responding to it.

    Most IRS notices are about federal tax returns or tax accounts. Each notice has specific instructions, so read your notice carefully because it will tell you what you need to do.

  • Junior historians obtain flag
  • News Briefs, April 27, 2016

    KSP Encourages Citizens to Turn in Unused RX Drugs During National ‘Take Back’ Program

    Kentucky State Police (KSP) is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) on April 30 in a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets.  Collection activities will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in every KSP Post area across the state.