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Today's News

  • After prom, it’s farmer’s market time

    Patrons expect to see a family at the farmer’s market selling their products, but graduating senior Montaynna Heightchew is offering more than just the usual fare.

  • Officials inspect Madison-Milton bridge after 911 calls

    By Dave Taylor

     

    An investigation is under way following a series of calls received by the 911 emergency system in Madison, Ind., that led to the closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge on Friday night.

    Jefferson County, Ind., Sheriff John Wallace said he has asked the Indiana Department of Homeland Security for its assistance in the investigation.

  • O’Nan joins C’Burg Chiro

    After getting four dry sockets from wisdom tooth extraction, Lindsay O’Nan got an infection into her blood. That misfortune led her on a painful path to her new profession.

    Dr. Lindsay O’Nan is from Henderson and attended Georgetown College for her undergraduate studies. During Christmas break in 2007, she had all of her wisdom teeth removed. Blood clots did not form and resulted in her having four dry sockets.

  • Leadership ‘12: Girl Power


    The Leadership Class of 2012 is changing the rules of the past.  Instead of the class running from October-June, this class began in March and will graduate in November.  This lets new experiences not featured in other classes as the summer brings new opportunities to explore Henry County.

  • Eastern students save tabs for charity
  • Suprise twists reveal county history

    In my profession, you never know where the thread of a story will take you.

    I recently wrote stories on the lead mine in Lockport and the history of Defoe each with a fascinating legacy. In this week’s issue, I looked into the origins of a sign that has been on a barn for more than 30 years.

  • Farmer's Market is a family affair

    Submitted by Maryellen Garrison
    Farmers Market is a family affair! Viola Shaw and family opened the Henry County Farmers Market on Saturday at the Courthouse in New Castle with a large variety of plants.  Each week as we get further into the season there will be more and more farmers, plants and produce showing up!  Support our local farmers and have a healthier diet by eating locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables this summer!

  • No one stands alone in Christian faith

    By Michael Duncan

     

  • Tic-tic-ticking away in the outdoors

    Nearly anyone dealing with the outdoors runs across ticks sooner or later, and many activities can get you up close and personal with several ticks.

  • Get back to your New Years resolution and get active this spring

    New Year’s resolutions to lose weight or get healthier may be long forgotten, but spring, with its beautiful flowers and warmer weather, is the perfect time to rejuvenate those resolutions by getting active outdoors. 

    Most of us know that regular physical activity can help prevent heart disease and type 2 diabetes, reduce the risk of some cancers, help you maintain a healthy weight; strengthen muscles and bones and improve your mental health. Regardless, most of us do not get the exercise we need.