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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Phillips-Browning Engagement

    Donald Phillips of Shelbyville and Missy Browning of Pleasureville announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The wedding will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Apple Patch Chapel in Crestwood.  A reception will follow at the home of  Zeb and Amegan Zaring.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mike and Aline Mounce, Cincinnati, Ohio and the late DL Browning Jr . She has two children, Amegan Zaring and Timothy Hardin.

  • Lillian Kathryn Humphrey

    Felicia Riley and Willie Humphrey, both of Carrollton announce the birth of their daughter, Lillian Kathyrn Humphrey born Monday, April 2, 2012 at Baptist Hospital Northeast. She weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    She has one sibling, Gregory William Humphrey.

    Grandparents are Mike Humphrey and Dorothy Perry, both of Carrollton; and Ronnie and Mattie Copeland, Ind.

    Great-grandparents are Jim and Jo Sanders, Carrollton; Diana Montgomery, Ind.; William and Mary Humphrey and Silva and Joseph Sullivan.

  • Dowden 60th Anniversary

    Glenn Earl and Lois Jean (Chilton) Dowden will celebrate their 60th anniversary on May 28, 2012. They were married by Bro. Fitzpatrick at Campbellsburg Baptist Church after a courtship as high school sweethearts. Glenn retired as a farmer raising cattle, hay and tobacco. Lois raised their children and was a homemaker. She later attended school and became a CNA for Old Mason’s Home in Shelbyville.

  • Insects alive early after warm winter

    By Tracy Harris
    Landmark News Service
    A mild winter and warm spring has more people outside and active — and they have company.
    Ticks, mosquitoes and other insects are active earlier this year due to unseasonably warm weather and medical professionals are advising people to be cautious of themselves and their pets.
    But most pests are just, well, pesky.
    Only the black-legged ticks species carries lyme disease and it is rare in Kentucky. More cases are reported in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and the northeast.

  • Lead poisoning isn’t just a thing of the past

    By Katherine Jett

     

     

    Last week the Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced it had revised its more than 20 year old policy regarding lead poisoning in children.

    While lead poisoning may sound like a disease of the past, it is currently the most preventable environmental disease of young children in the United States today.