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Today's News

  • Eminence Elementary: Cindy Webster

    Cindy Webster is 9 and in 2nd grade. Principal Mike Doran said Cindy loves school and works hard.

    What do you love about school?
    We get to do math and science and other fun things.

    Do you like to read?

    Yes, especially frog and spider books.

    What would you like to do next year in school?
    I want to study and get better at things.

    Do you like to play outside?

    It depends if it rains.

  • New Castle Elementary: Connor Arthur-Martorano

    Connor Arthur-Martorano is 6, and a student in Ms. Guthrie’s Kindergarten class. Principal Lane Morris said Connor is a good kid who’s made a lot of progress. “He’s just, wise beyond his years, as in, things that are going on in the classroom, and how he’s handling different scenarios,” Morris said. “(He’s) just a joy, he’s just contagious. It’s been a blessing to have him as part of our family here.”

  • STLP students attend state competition

    Submitted by Merlyne Brewer
    On May 13, 54 students from Eastern Elementary School, Henry County Middle School and Henry County High School attended the state Student Technology Leadership Program competition. These students competed in both individual and team events in categories such as website design, programming, digital art, and video production. The following students received awards:

  • 2011 HCHS Scholarship Winners

    Submitted
    This year HCHS has 38 students who have been offered approximately $838,150 in scholarship money.  With the KEES money added to this the 2011 seniors will have about $1 million to be used over the next four years.

    Jessica Booher – Eastern KY University Academic; NHS Young Minds Change Lives Educational Scholarship Program
    Luke Clark – Sullivan College of Tech and Design
    Dylan Doll – Campbellsville University Heartland Award; Athletic Letter of Intent - Football

  • Take a pasture walk at Eden Shale

    The first in a series of four pasture walks hosted by the Eden Shale Grazing Network Initiative will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m., June 2, at the Eden Shale Research Farm in Owenton.  The grazing network, overseen by a committee of forage experts, is designed for participants who have an interest in managing their forages and pastures for improved profitability. The walks provide an opportunity to see how others manage their forages, pastures and livestock while providing a chance to critique and question the operator.

  • Adding value to your home

  • Public records for the week of June 1, 2011

    Marriages
    Angela Lea Adcock, Pleasureville, to Carl Thomas Hedges, 49, Pleasureville.
    Ashley Marie Lucas, Turners Station, to Christopher Allen White, 29, Turners Station.
    Amber Ann Zabala, 26, Eminence, to Christopher L. Blust, 25, Eminence.

  • Renaissance Fest starts Saturday

    RenFaire opens this weekend with a clanging of swords.
    Dusten Welch and Steven Madden, The Dueling Fools, are a comic sword-fighting act out of Cleveland, Ohio.

    According to their personal narrative, the act is based on the historical friendship of Rocco Bonetti, the Italian swordmaster, and his English counterpart, Sir George Silver.

    “Both were believed by their followers to have the best skill with a blade; however, a duel never took place between them to determine who was the better.

  • From needing to leading

    When Byron Foree received his Eminence High School diploma Friday night, it was the end of a long road, fraught with speed bumps and pot holes. The road also had a few guiding lights.

    Any indication of the difficulties he had faced were absent, as Foree flashed his bright smile several times throughout the evening, and got a big hug from Assistant Principal Donna McClamroch at the end of the ceremony.

  • Income is key concern

    Should the county proceed with the state proposal to build a new justice center/courthouse, it would mean the loss of more than $50,000 in income related to the state’s use of the existing courthouse.

    The state’s Administrative Office of the Courts currently rents about 72 percent of the space in the current courthouse, and pays rent and utilities accordingly.