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Today's News

  • 4-H Sharp Shooters compete at Spencer Co.

    The Henry County Sharpshooters performed well this past Saturday at the Spencer County Shooting Sports Invitational.

    More than 300 participated, representing 13 counties.

    Jacob Wilson won first place in trap shooting 25 targets, 9 to 11 age division, in a shoot-out against teammate Dylan Rankin, who took second place.  Gavin Robinson was third.  Logan Yount was not far behind in this class in fifth place.

    Blake Jones won third place in trap shooting 25 targets, 12 to 14 age division, and Clayton Perry was fourth. 

  • Lions Club payout for diesel class tops $5,000


    In each of the six years of the New Castle Lions Club Truck and Tractor Pull, the payouts have increased.
    And so has participation.
    This year, organizers expect participation in this weekend’s pull to take a big jump — the payout for the diesel class alone is at least $5,000.
    That’s more than double the payout for the 8,000-pound 2.6 disel class in 2011, according to one of the event’s organizers.

  • Warriors fall to Carroll, 10-0

    Nick Hamilton watches as a low pitch comes in during the Warriors district game against Carroll County Monday night. The Warriors fell to the Panthers, 10-0, in five innings, wrapping up their season at 5-17. Below, a pitch hits the dirt at Mitchell Metten’s feet. A message left for Coach Mark Payton for comment was not returned by press time

  • Cats get boost w/ Fern Creek win

    When the Henry County Wildcats started the 2012 baseball season, the going was rough. The Cats opened with just one win and five losses.

    But they picked up steam as the season progressed, and finished the regular season with a winning 14-13 record, closing the season with a 4-2 win at Fern Creek Thursday.

  • Mason's 95th birthday

    William H. Mason Jr., of Eminence celebrated his 95th birthday on Saturday, May 19, 2012. He celebrated with his family.

    Mr. Mason has delivered meals to senior citizens for over 50 years.

  • Lady Cats get foresight, big win to close season

    While some of the Henry County Lady Cat seniors were away, taking part in the Senior Showcase last week, the younger Lady Cats had a chance to show off.

    And show off they did, giving head coach Jon Kasten a look at what the future might hold for next year’s team and he had to like what he saw.

  • Public Record for the week of May 23

    Marriages

    Brooke LeaAnn Clubb, 26, Pleasureville, to Dustin Lee Rabourn, 23, Pleasureville.

    Stacy Gail Morgan, 35, Eminence, to Steven R. Cain, 25, Eminence.

    Lori Jean Allgeier, 37, Smithfield, to Gregory Thomas Isaacs, 42, Smithfield.

    Kasey N. Chesser, 25, Smithfield, to Lance A. Hall, 24, Smithfield.

    Krystal Marie Hale, 26, New Castle, to Adam Caleb Sharp, 23, New Castle.

    Divorce

  • Hone up now on your summertime first aid

    In Kentucky, we usually spend more time outdoors during the summer months and we may need some First Aid Treatment for the following conditions.

    Heat Exhaustion/Heatstroke

    Excessive exercise, heavy sweating and not drinking enough water in hot weather can lead to heat exhaustion. You may have a headache, feel faint, nauseated, and dizzy and/or develop a fever. You may also have cool, clammy skin and look pale. Untreated heat exhaustion can become heatstroke, which is a medical emergency and can be life threatening.

  • Thistlehead weevil plays role in biocontrol

    In my growing up years, the number one pest on Boyle County farms was the nodding head thistle (musk thistle). I spent untold days and hours out in the fields grubbing them from our pasture and hay fields, all the while knowing that the ones on roadways or in unclipped pastures were going to produce plenty of seeds to blow onto our farm to fight the next year.

  • Tingle wins KYQHA awards

    Kaylee Tingle, 11, competed in the KYQHA show in Casey County, winning multiple 1st and 2nd place awards. She was the top points winner in the Small Fry division, and was crowned the KYQHA Princess for 2012. She is the daughter of Michael and Kristi Tingle of New Castle; and the granddaughter of Evelyn and the late Tommy Stivers, James Tingle, and Keith and Linda Baker.