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Today's News

  • School briefs: Run4Nicaragua is May 9

    May 9 5K fees to pay Nicaragua trip costs
    Register now for the Run 4 Nicaragua: On Our Way 5K to be held May 9 at 9 a.m. on the grounds of the Kentucky Renaissance Fair.
    All proceeds will go to cover expenses for the Eminence High School Unlock Class for their upcoming service trip to Nicaragua, according to run organizers. The service trip involves providing water filters and helping to expand a school in Posoltega.

  • Perkinson to participate in the National Young Leaders Conference

    Nikki Perkinson, a Henry County Middle School student, will take part in a unique leadership development experience, the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC), an Envision program, according to a news release.
    Washington, D.C., serves as a living classroom for this program, empowering young scholars to emerge as influential voices in their communities, states and even at the national level.

  • Art works
  • Campbellsburg Elementary Students of the month
  • Ag students learn during field trips in their community

    Until the new five-period day schedule at Henry County High School, it would have been impossible for a class to leave campus, go somewhere, and return in only one or two periods, according to a news release from the school’s ag department.  But ag teacher Lindsey Davie said with the new 73-minute classes, six classes in the agriculture department have been able to take advantage of some local leaders in the ag world to give students exposure to agriculture fields and opportunities without even leaving the county.  

  • Craft Guild Hosts Spring Art Show

    The Henry County Arts and Crafts Guild hosted its first ever Spring Craft Show on Saturday at the fairgrounds.

  • ‘Elvis’ has left Providence’s building

    When Elvis tribute artist Don Goodfleisch appeared at Providence New Castle on April 10, some people couldn’t resist the music. Twin Oaks nursing home resident Bonnie Key for one, at right in red, grabbed a partner and started dancing, but other residents took a more laidback approach. Goodfleisch visited New Castle as part of Second Wind Dreams activities, a Henry County group designed to boost the quality of life of seniors. Second Wind Dreams has made more than 300 wishes of Henry County people come true.

  • Tree seedlings handed out to celebrate Earth Day, Arbor Day

    The Henry County Conservation District provides tree seedlings on an annual basis to the fourth-grade students in the county school systems to observe Arbor Day and Earth Day, according to a news release.  
    The district utilizes any opportunity available to impress in the minds of youth the vital importance of conservation of Henry County’s natural resources, according to Mikki Croxton.
    The district purchases different species that will thrive here and the Kentucky Division of Forestry matches the order with white pine seedlings.  

  • Backyard Politics

    Scott stands out as other GOP gubernatorial candidates struggle to distinguish themselves during anOldham Co. debate.

    By Rae Hodge
    Landmark News Service
    LA GRANGE — Only hours after Kentucky’s junior Sen. Rand Paul, announced his bid for the U.S. presidency April 7 from the lavish perch of Louisville’s historic Galt House, the wooden pews of La Grange Baptist Church were filled with the faithful.  

  • Back in the saddle

    The Henry County Saddle Club hosted a horse fair and show Saturday at the fairgrounds. The event drew riders and enthusiasts from around the region.