Today's News

  • Girl Scout cookies for sale

    Girl Scout Troop 207, led by troop leader Amanda Rice, set up at Norm’s Food
    World on Sunday afternoon to sell cookies at their Girl Scout bakery booth. Pictured are Avah Caldwell, Izzy and Abby Hunt, Kylee Morris, Emma Clark,
    Trinity Crow and Abby and Katie Sheehan.

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  • New Castle Elementary families pick up another good habit

    New Castle Elementary School families were definitely not afraid to get their hands dirty during February’s family night in learning “Habit 7: Begin with the End in Mind,” according to Principal Tara McMahan. Angela Buckler, NCES arts and humanities teacher, taught attendees to create beautiful and unique butterflies to take home and treasure as a lasting memory of their family night at the school.

  • Southern States shows its support for FFA

    Farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative kicked off its annual FFA fundraiser on March 1 in an effort to support agricultural education, according to a company news release.
    The annual “FFA Paper Emblem” campaign benefits the National FFA Organization’s local, state and national levels to provide funding to the youth organization that prepares students for leadership roles, personal growth and career success in agriculture.

  • New markets for organic hemp on the way

    The Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation and Atalo Holdings, Inc. report that new markets for Kentucky’s organic hemp farmers were announced at GoOrganic!, a seminar on organic agronomics  held on Feb. 29 at the Hemp Research Campus in Winchester, according to a news release.

  • 4-Hers get to visit Frankfort in a ‘Capitol Experience’

    On March 23, Frankfort will turn into a sea of green when thousands of Kentucky 4-Hers, volunteers and professionals converge on the state capital as part of 4-H: A Capitol Experience.
    The daylong event allows young people to learn about the inner workings of state government, meet their legislators and tour political and historical buildings.
    For many years, 4-H has been in the business of helping shape the leaders of tomorrow, and many of the current legislators are a testimony to its effectiveness, as they are 4-H alumni.

  • Virus-borne illness makes a resurgence in Kentucky

    It may be the mumps!
    Last week, three students at the University of Kentucky were diagnosed with mumps, a contagious virus whose tell-tale symptom is swelling near the neck and jaw.  
    Although the overwhelming majority of people who get mumps recover completely, it’s important to know the signs of the virus and what to do if you think you have it.  
    UK Health Care has shared some information on this outbreak with us.
    What is mumps?  Mumps is an illness caused by the mumps virus.

  • Bird flu restrictions lifted, outbreak contained

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • News briefs for 3-2-2016

    Choctaw Jim’s to offer U-Haul trucks

    U-Haul Company of Kentucky is pleased to announce that Choctaw Jim’s has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Campbellsburg community, according to a news release from U-Haul.
    Choctaw Jim’s at 10564 Campbellsburg Road will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pickup for boxes.   

  • Students try to capture the American Dream