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Today's News

  • A good walk can make all the difference

    What would you do to take 20 years off your age? The answer may be as simple as walking, according to Barry A. Franklin, Ph.D. in the UK Health Care News.

    “Starting at the age of 20, we lose about 1 percent of our aerobic fitness each year,” Dr. Franklin says. “A walking program can improve that fitness from 10 to 20 percent in three months. That’s the same as 10 to 20 years of rejuvenation.”

  • Time for the 4-H Teen Conference 2013

    With summer just around the corner, it’s time for Kentucky 4-H teens to register for the 2013 Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference.

    The conference takes place at the University of Kentucky June 10-13 and is open to all 4-H’ers who have completed the freshman through their senior year of high school.

    During the conference, 4-H members have the opportunity to experience dorm life in UK residence halls, attend educational and recreational workshops, and meet new friends from across the state.

  • Campbellsburg Elementary School Noelia Espinoza

    Noelia is in the fifth grade at Campbellsburg Elementary.

    What is your favorite subject?

    Math. I like how you work the problems. You have to be patient to work  them out.

    Do you have any pets?

    A cat named Shakiare.

    What do you do for fun?

    I like to dance and do gymnastics.

    What kind of music or artists do you like?

    Country music. I like Justin Bieber.

    Do you like to read?

    I like the Whatever After books.

     

    Favorite movie?

  • Eastern Elementary School Derek Benham

    Derek is in the fourth grade at Eastern Elementary School.

     

    What is your favorite subject?

    Science. I like all the different kinds of experiments you get to do. One time we took a tin and put a straw and a balloon on it. When it was hot outside it would expand.

     

    Do you have any pets?

    A dog named Bella.

     

    What do you do for fun?

    Ride my bike and my go-cart in our back field. I also like playing Madden 2013.

     

  • Campbellsburg Elementary School students of the Month

    The January students of the month for Campbellsburg Elementary School. Front row:  Ethan Tharp, Cody Angell, Jordan Harmon, Autumn Donner, Bailey Hayden, Connor Maroney, Abrianna Williams and Katie Smith. Back row:  Storm Morgan, Austin  Riley, Keegan Kurtz, Rachel Topp, Olivia Miller, Brenna Edens, Trenton Hahn and Maddie Bolin.

  • H.C. man hit by machete

    An unidentified assailant attacked a Henry County man with a machete at his home Monday morning.

    Christopher Cooper, 29, of Pleasureville said he didn’t know who attacked him at about 4:30 a.m.

  • Two local teens take talent to World comp.

    Andrew Combs and Caeleb Smith had a fascination for technology at an early age.

    The two Henry County students recently competed at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, FIRST World Championship in St. Louis.

    The students, part of a six county engineering team, designed, built and programmed a robot to throw Frisbees into slots on a 50 ft. X 25 ft. field and climb a 10-foot-tall pyramid.

  • Berry joins author/activist Michael Pollan at Louisville’s Clifton Center

    Michael Pollan thinks the act of cooking could save our lives.

    Pollan and Wendell Berry joined each other on stage to discuss Pollan’s new book “Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation” on May 1, at the Clifton Center’s Eifler Theatre in Louisville. The event was sponsored by the Louisville independent book store company Carmichael’s.

  • There’s always work on the farm

    By Brad Bowman
    news@hclocal.com

  • Owen wins put Cats in chase for top seed