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Today's News

  • Are you getting the best information for your farm?

    In today’s society, with increased internet access and social media presence, it is easy to become lost trying to research a specific topic or solution to a problem.
    If I check my social media accounts or emails, there is always that post or flyer wanting you to try this new and improved product or do this task a specific way. From the post or email, you might think, “I have to try this!”
    I’m not only talking about posts about kitchen appliances or recipes, but I’m referring to agricultural posts on social media and online.

  • Ways to save on heating, grocery costs

    With the winter we have had thus far, chances are you’ve seen at least one or two high heating bills. While home heating costs can put a strain on your wallet during the winter, you can do certain things to save money on these expenses while still keeping your home warm.
    Sunlight, even in the winter, is a great way to add natural, free warmth to your home.
    Open your blinds and curtains during the day, particularly on south-facing walls as they get the most exposure to the sun. As the sun sets, close them to help trap in the warmth.

  • Talking about math can equal good learning

    Math is more than manipulating numbers in a concentrated effort to get the right answer. That’s what Henry County Middle School teacher Johnathan Rogers and instructional coach Emily Edwards want students to understand, according to a news release. The two are using something their kids do in class everyday – talking – to deepen the learning process and consequently improve their students’ understanding of how math works.

  • School briefs for Jan. 24, 2018

    CU dean’s list includes two local students
    The academic honors’ dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at Campbellsville University includes two Henry County residents.
    Those earning academic honors include Kelly Michelle Williams, a freshman, of Smithfield; and Victoria Blayne Wilson, a senior, of New Castle.

    Fischer named to Berea’s dean’s list

  • HCPS recognizes board members’ work

    To mark January as School Board Appreciation Month, Henry County Public Schools Board of Education members received a few gifts from the district’s schools at Thursday night’s school board meeting. Along with an etched Wildcat glass from Henry County High School, board members received a few other tokens of appreciation.
    From the Henry County Early Childhood Center, Principal Stephanie Melton handed out monogrammed pullovers to each member.

  • Campbellsburg elementary celebrates students of the month
  • Public Record Jan. 17, 2018
  • The Buzz

    Church Activities
    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room.
    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.
    Civic Organizations
    Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at Henry Christian Church every Monday.
    The New Castle Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Buddy’s Place in New Castle.

  • Public Record Jan. 17, 2018

    HC SHERIFF
    Spring Turner — arrested Dec. 28 by Deputy Jamiel for failure to appear
    Kristopher Stapitis — arrested Dec. 28 by Deputy Jamiel for possession of a controlled substance, meth, first; possession of drug paraphernalia

    Seth Carter — arrested Jan. 2 by Deputy Nelson for a probation violation
    Casey G. Maddox — arrested Jan. 3 by Deputy Nelson for failure to appear
    Montana Dyer — arrested Jan. 4 by Deputy Raisor for a probation violation
    MARRIAGES
    Jacqueline Fay Wilson, 59, Smithfield, to Anthony Brown Crabb, 58, Smithfield

  • Warriors reach semifinals of All a Classic

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owen County Jan. 9 to take on the host Rebels in the first round of the 8th Region All A Classic.

    The Warriors started slowly and fell behind early but managed to force overtime and prevailed, 70-64.

    Leading 8-6 with 2:38 left in the first period, Owen County went on a 10-3 run to close out the period with an 18-9 lead.

    “Another slow start put us in a hole,” EHS Coach Robert Amis said. “We were fortunate to climb our way back out of it.”