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Today's News

  • Growing and cooking with herbs

    We all want to eat food that tastes good. One of the most common ways we tend to make food taste good is by adding salt. Unfortunately, most American diets are too high in sodium. Diets high in sodium can raise blood pressure, which can lead to many major health issues including heart disease. Herbs provide a great way for us to limit our sodium intake while still consuming flavorful foods.

  • Tough winter on cow herds and producers

    Near the end of most winters, diagnosticians at the veterinary labs, veterinarians, and producers see a few aged beef cows in poor body condition and a rumen full of forage material (hay) just ‘run out of gas’ with a belly full of hay and green grass just around the corner. However, this winter, they have seen these ‘malnutrition’ cases on a much more frequent basis, at a much earlier date, and have seen younger cows affected.

  • Student of the week

    Kaitlin Hieatt

    Junior at Henry County High School.

    Have a favorite subject?

    English. I love to read and write.

    Do you have a favorite book?

    I don’t have a favorite. I like so many. I like fiction. Any fiction you can throw at me. I finish, like, a book a day.

    Favorite movie?

    I hate watching movies when I read the books because I analyze everything. But I like most romance movies. I don’t like action movies much, but I can do a romance movie. My favorite is probably The Notebook.

  • Henry County Preschool and headstart screenings

    Henry County Preschool and headstart screenings will be April 18, 25 and May 2, at the Henry County Early Childhood Center located at New Castle Elementary.

    The Preschool Screening is a free service offered to parents who wish to enroll their 3 or 4 year old child in Head Start or Preschool in the fall who reside in Henry County. The screening helps determine each child’s eligibility for the program. Areas that will be screened include vision, hearing, motor skills, concepts and language development.

  • Use caution with testosterone treatment
  • Keeping kids safe when it comes to accessible family medications

    Lindsey Seel

    Bluegrass Drug Company

  • Henry County woman dies in I-71 accident

    by Alix Mattingly

    A five-vehicle accident left one woman dead and sent another three to the hospital, while shutting down traffic on southbound Interstate 71 for hours Tuesday.

    Sherry Bray, 48, of Pendleton, died after a box truck struck her vehicle and pushed it under a semi-truck, Oldham County Police said. She died at the scene due to her injuries.

    Oldham County Police were dispatched to the accident around 9:30 a.m. The accident occurred near the Oldham/Jefferson County line, over Haunz Lane.

  • Lady Cats fall to Valkyries in 8 innings

    The Henry County Lady Cats opened their season at home on March 18 and fell to Sacred Heart 5-4 in eight innings.

    The Lady Cats struck first when they scored a run in the bottom of the second. Katie James laid down a suicide squeeze bunt with two outs to score Alison Harmon who was running for Madison Rabourn. Rabourn singled with one out to start the rally.

    The Cats gave up their lead in the top of the fifth when Sacred Heart got two runs on a single, two errors, a sacrifice and a fielder’s choice groundout.

  • Wildcats down Demons for 1st win

    The Henry County Wildcats managed to squeeze in three games last week despite the wintry weather in the middle of the week and got their first victory of the season with an 8-0 win over Williamstown on Friday night.

    The Wildcats got good pitching and enough offense to get the win according to Coach Stuart Dill.

    We pitched really well,” Dill said. “We only walked two batters the entire game. Dakota Estes pitched four complete innings and Blake Prather pitched the last three.

  • Warriors lose opener to Frankfort

    The Eminence Warriors opened their season at home on Friday and fell to the Frankfort Panthers 10-5. The young Warriors showed much improvement over last season both offensively and defensively in their debut. The Panthers beat the Warriors 11-1 in five innings last season.

    The game started poorly for the Warriors as Frankfort hit a home run on the second pitch of the game and went on to add three more runs in the inning.