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  • Cuties in Costumes

    Cuties in costumes took over the streets of Eminence for a few hours for Halloween Monday evening.

     

    Halloween pictures of trick-or-treaters taken at the Henry County Local office will appear in the Nov. 9 edition of the newspaper.

  • 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.

  • Family meals: Commit to ‘Dining In’

    The Norman Rockwell painting of the family sitting around the dinner table seems to have been relegated to bygone days.  
    The busier we get, the harder it is to have a family meal.  
    Dec. 3 has been designated as “Dining In Day” and hopes to help us realize just how important family meals are.
    According to a recent study conducted by Columbia University, there are some benefits to eating as a family, including better school success, instilling family values and dealing with weight concerns.  

  • Burn ban in effect

    Out-of-control wildfires and extremely dry conditions have led approximately 100 Kentucky counties to issue a ban on open burning, including Henry, according to the Kentucky Division of Forestry.

  • Local Election Results