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Today's News

  • HCMS, Eastern get energy upgrades

    Henry County students attending Eastern Elementary and Henry County Middle School will notice green upgrades at their schools this week.

    The Henry County Board of Education hired CMTA Energy Solutions with Henry County alumni Jeremy Kelley, CMTA project engineer, to change out the systems that Henry County Superintendent Tim Abrams said were outdated.

  • Blackberry Smoke will set field party on fire

    Blackberry Smoke’s music calls from the old, traditional hymns of country gospel and bluegrass harmony with the sweat and grit of rock ‘n’ roll.

    Blackberry Smoke will headline Froggy Field Party 5 Saturday at the Kentucky Renaissance Fair grounds.

    Lead vocalist and guitarist Charlie Starr just wants to write good music.

  • Take 5 with Michael Doran

    Bio

    Grew up in an inner city housing project Clarksdale in East Louisville

    Trinity High School Graduate

    Work 16 years as an administrator

    Bellarmine graduate and masters and certification at Spalding University Master

    Principle at Eminence Elementary 13 years

    Company owner of food vendor stands at south wing of food court by the commercial exhibits at Kentucky State Fair

     

    Why did you go into education?

  • Daniel Boone National Forest’s gore-gous

    A retreat to the woods quiets the mind and feeds the soul.

    Over my lifetime, the Red River Gorge and the Daniel Boone National Forest have provided me a retreat demanding less than a two-hour drive into its hills and hollows.

  • Hadden is Jr. Fall Cities Champ

    Alex Hadden won the championship flight of the Junior Fall Cities Golf Championship’s 11-under division last week by defeating Jared Davis 3 and 2.

    Hadden was 3-up with four holes to play when Davis sank a forty-foot birdie putt to keep the match alive. Hadden came back to win the seventh hole to finish the match.

  • 'Nothing is Impossible'

     

     

    The Henry County Youth Soccer Association in conjunction with Challenger Sports hosted a soccer camp for local youth last week at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park.

    For the fifth year camp organizers brought in a player from the United Kingdom to teach participants soccer fundamentals.

  • Buchanan, park are gems

     

     

    This week while covering the story on the Challenger Sports Soccer Camp, I had the opportunity to get a good look at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park, or as it’s called by most locals, the ‘new’ park.

  • Former players reliving their glory days

    Several local men have received a second chance at playing football they never expected to get until the Kentucky Storm semipro team was created by Richard Smith.

  • Peyton, Riley win Team Challenge

    MacKenzie Peyton teamed with Anderson County’s Caitlin Riley to win the Team Challenge at Old Bridge Golf Club in Danville this weekend. Eleven two-person teams competed in the event.

    Peyton and Riley shot 64 Saturday when the teams took their best score on each hole and 69 Sunday in an alternating shot format to secure the win.

  • Shakers had progressive ideas

    You will find in this week’s issue my one tank trip to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill.

    Shaker Village isn’t exactly somewhere one would go to for a high-octane night on the town or expect to find anything on the cutting edge. I refute that expectation. Shaker Village gives something new to the visitor each time they visit.

    The Shakers stood on the cutting edge of technology when it came to farming and household goods. We all know that, but the less commonly known cutting edge elements of their culture lies in their society.