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Local News

  • Career academy planned

     It won’t be long before the best and brightest students at Henry County High School will be given the option to pursue a more specialized education at the Collaborative Career Academy, or CCA for short, according to the Henry County Schools Superintendent Tim Abrams. 

  • Landing zone

     

    As the United States’ military involvement in Vietnam grew from 1965 to 1975, not only were soldiers at war abroad, a kind of civil war between hawks and doves broke out here at home between anti-war protesters and those who supported the effort. 

  • CAIP funds restored

     

    Although a tobacco settlement arbitration that was not in Kentucky’s favor could have led to deep cuts to Kentucky Agricultural Development Funds, a new agreement with tobacco manufacturers will restore almost all of those monies, according to agricultural and state officials.

  • Candymakers have sweet plans for Port Royal homeplace

     

    Few memorials are as sweet as the one dedicated to the late Franklin “Hoss” Sanders, the tobacco farmer and deputy sheriff from Port Royal and his wife Linda.

  • Dog’s mothering instincts take over

     

    Around A-1 Service Center in New Castle, Zoey — a 4-year-old Pomeranian/golden retriever — is considered a savior after she recently adopted two scrawny baby raccoons.

  • Shelter rescues more animals

     

    The Henry Trimble Animal Shelter helps more dogs get rescued than it has to put down, according to information from Henry County Animal Control Officer Dan Flinkfelt.

  • Sensational!

     Fair goers may have noticed a new offering on the program this year with the Sensational Pageant.

    Designed specifically for individuals with special needs, the new pageant made its Henry County debut this year. 

  • Wreck in Oldham kills two teens

    Oldham County Police say that two teens have died after a wreck at Highway 53 and Old Sligo Road July 5 at approximately 4:30 p.m., according to a news release.

  • EIS signs uniform deal with ADIDAS

     

    Eminence Independent Schools will be entering into a partnership with sports equipment manufacturer ADIDAS this coming school year to provide uniforms and coaching attire for the schools’ various sports, according to school officials. 

  • Historical society still going strong

     

    The Henry County Historical Society continue a steady stream of community outreach, even as it undergoes a reorganization at the history center in New Castle, officers said.