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Today's News

  • Baughman wins another title

    Henry Baughman played the Southern Indoor Tennis championships in Lexington this past weekend. In Singles, he defeated Don Butts 6-1, 6-0 and Russ Walcup 6-1, 6-0 in the final of the 75 and over singles division.

    Playing in the 70 and over doubles division with brother, Jim, they won by defeating
    Russ Walcup and Dave Hammond 6-2, 6-0 for the championship. Jim lost in the final of the 70 and over singles to Ralph Greco of Atlanta, Ga., 1-6, 1-6.          

  • Henry County 4H students place at state fair

    Henry County 4-Hers have been very busy this past week at the Kentucky State Fair.  Before the fair began, the 4-H State Dog Show was held at Broadbent Arena on Aug. 11 and 12.  Kellyn and Kendyll Smith along with Lincoln won first place in the costume contest. The trio dressed as the Doublemint Twins and Lincoln was the stick of gum.  There were 50 entries in this category.  Congratulations to all three.  On Sunday two of our club members participated in classes throughout the day. 

  • Drought continues throughout nation; no rain recorded in county last week

    As I write this on Monday afternoon, hopes are high for some much-needed rain to be pushed into the area as a result of a Tropical Storm to the south.  While no rain has been observed at the office, I’ve been on the phone with two farmers in the Lacie and Turners Station area who reported rain.  The Lacie farmer had been caught out in the field in a rain that quit as soon as he was wet. 

  • You can cut calories while eating out

    Whether you’re trying to lose excess pounds or maintain a healthy weight, eating out in restaurants can sabotage your goals.  The following suggestions can help you downsize restaurant meals and maintain your weight and health when dining out:

    Plan for huge portions. To compensate, share an entrée with a dining companion or order a half portion or an appetizer for a main course. Be careful of appetizers, though; many are particularly high in fat.

  • Remembering Michael will help us serve others in need

    Remember Michael as the first grader who stood out from all the others at Campbellsburg Elementary School. I was a nervous, inexperienced new teacher of elementary P.E. and all those little faces just blended in as they gathered expectantly around me for their first day of P. E. Michael stood out. He was taller, he looked you in the eye and talked like a little adult. He seemed very self-assured even then.

  • Conversation: a necessity and a lost art in big cities

    In this week’s issue, I have written several profile stories, which show off our local talent.
    Whether it is a local musician, sound engineer and actor Jeff Downey or global agriculture missionary, FFA advisor and Henry County High School’s Vocational Agriculture teacher Lindsey Davie, Henry County continues to reveal hidden jewels within its hills and hollers.

  • Upton receives scholarship

    William Upton is the recipient of the John Stillwell Heady Scholarship. Upton is a 2010 graduate of Eminence High School and is majoring in business management at University of Kentucky. He is the son of Mike and Barbara Upton of Eminence.

  • Emily Grace Atchison

    Madalyn Marie Atchison announces the birth of her sister, Emily Grace Atchison, born Aug. 6, 2012, at Baptist Hospital East. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
    Parents are Kyle and Amanda Atchison.
    Grandparents are Sheila Atchison, New Castle; Raymond Atchison, Eminence; Bobby Rankin, Defoe; Sandy Jones and Roy Lockridge, Bagdad.
     

  • Kylee Jade Foree

    Bradley Foree and Cynthia Abbott announce the birth of their daughter, Kylee Jade Foree, born Aug. 1, 2012, at Baptist Hospital Northeast. She weighed  5 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long.
    Grandparents are Rodney and Kim Abbott, Emma Foree and the late Sherman Allen.

  • Grigsby-Puckett

    Charlie and Valerie Grigsby of Campbellsburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kellie Grigsby to James D. Puckett III, son of James and Lezlie Puckett, Milton.
    The wedding will take place on Sept. 28, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at Covenant United Methodist Church in La Grange. Invitations will be sent.