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  • March Math Madness

    Eastern Elementary School held a Math March Madness night, which featured both math- and college-themed games for the students to enjoy. Due to the fact the timing was close to the college basketball playoffs, students were encouraged to wear the jersey of their favorite team. While students played games in classrooms, adults heard an informational session on college and career readiness.

  • Road crews draw praise for snow removal

    After the monster snowstorm dropped around a foot of snow on parts of Henry County March 5, residents took to social media to thank crews for clearing their roads.
    “Thanks for all the hard work and dedication to all our road workers, etc.!” Kim Tingle posted on the Henry County Local’s Facebook page, after a road condition update.  “Henry County does a great job!”
    “Want to thank Henry County road department for grading Flatrock Road,” wrote Barbara Parks.

  • Five youths caught in West End break in

    Louisville police charged five youth with receiving stolen property in connection with a March 5 break in and burglary from West End Sports, according to Eminence Police Chief Kevin Kemper.
    Officer John Wilson responded to a report from the Jackson Road store, Kemper said. He took the information about five guns stolen and logged the data into the state and national crime databases.

  • Survivor boosts Relay for Life

    If all of those touched by cancer participated in Relay for Life, then every person in Henry County would get involved in the fight, said one survivor at the Henry County Relay for Life kickoff.

  • New Castle citizens ask for protection

    Stolen vehicles, home robberies and car break-ins.
    Several citizens again approached the New Castle City Commission at its monthly meeting to urge its members to address crime in the town by adding additional police protection.

  • Centenarian Celebration planned

    In honor of Older American’s Month in May, KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is planning the a Centenarian Celebration, according to a news release.  
    The goal is to recognize and honor citizens who live in the seven-county KIPDA region, who are 100 years old or older, including those in Henry County.  
    Exceptions will be made for individuals who are 99 years old, turning 100 this year.

  • Farmers can take nusiance deer and help feed the hungry

    Deer. To some, they are beautiful animals. To out-of-state sportsmen, Kentucky Whitetails are the stuff of which dreams are made. To farmers here in the Commonwealth, though, they are often a nuisance or worse, gobbling their way through soybean fields at a rapid and alarming rate.
    Thousands of acres of soybeans were lost to deer in Kentucky last year alone, and that’s a hard situation for farmers to stomach.

  • To ensure your vacation, save for your vacation

    As the snow falls and winter’s cold breeze hits your face, you can’t help but dream of summer when you can finally trade in those snow boots for flip-flops and walks on the beach.
    However, with the joy of summer comes some not so exciting realities like overspending.
    From family vacations to those extra classes at the gym to get that summer body, spending can increase rather drastically if you’re not careful.
    But don’t fear, summer saving can be easy with the help of a few easy tips.

  • Rand is 'on call'
  • History of the Washington Lodge recognized