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Today's News

  • Second Wind Dreams special sewing day

    Extension Master Clothing Volunteer Ethel Baker worked along with 14 other Second Wind Dream volunteers to create 60 dining vests for the residents at Providence New Castle from donated fabric at the Henry County Extension Office last Saturday.  The vests create a more dignified way to help people stay mess free at meal times and during the day.  The volunteers were able to get creative and sew beautiful reversible vests in a variety of colors.

  • Jackson services on angus association board
  • Sharing essential information on essential oils

    By now, you’ve likely heard about essential oils, but may not be familiar with what they are and their benefits and risks.
    Essential oils are highly concentrated oils derived from plants.
    While used for centuries, their popularity has recently soared, especially among individuals looking for natural healing options rather than prescription medications.  
    Our U.K. health specialist has shared some information from the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota on the subject of aromatherapy.
    Aromatherapy is how essential oils are used.

  • Kentucky's efforts toward energy efficiency

    Even before it became a state in 1792, Kentucky’s energy potential was well-known.

    It all began in 1750, when Dr. Thomas Walker, one of Kentucky’s early explorers, discovered coal here, and our profile began expanding significantly 40 years later, when the first commercial coal mine opened in what is now Lee County.

  • Right to work may mean working for less

    A few counties have pinned their hopes for job growth and made a political point of passing local “right to work” laws, but the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy researchers say such laws could make the labor and wages situation worse instead of better.

    With half the states in the union having adopted these laws, any impact of new local and state governments introducing their own ordinances or statutes would be too diluted to matter, according to information from KCEP’s Anna Baumann.

  • Local Buzz, April 22, 2015

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church Activities & Services

  • Public Records, April 22, 2015

    KSP arrests

    Christopher Madden, 19, Crestwood – arrested April 17 by Trooper Ferris at 5799 Castle Highway, Pleasureville, for theft by unlawful taking from auto under $500; theft-receipt of stolen credit/debit card

    Lauren G. White, 22, Vevay, Ind. – arrested April 18 at I-71 29 MM SB, Pendleton, by Trooper Maupin for speeding 22 MPH over the limit; failure to produce insurance card; license to be in possession; failure to notify DOT; possession of marijuana; DUI 1st

  • Closing the food gap in Kentucky

    In recognition of National Volunteer Month, the Kentucky Association of Food Banks would like to honor the thousands of people in Kentucky who dedicate themselves to taking action against hunger. 

    The 800 local charitable feeding organizations in our network rely on a volunteer workforce to ensure that they can serve their clients. Each week 19,900 volunteers provide aid to food programs in the Commonwealth. The volunteers contribute a total of 81,200 hours per week.  

  • Warriors walk off with first win

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors started last week with a game at home against Paris on April 13. The game was suspended after three and one-third innings due to rain and will be finished when the Warriors go to Paris on May 7. The Warriors trailed 7-1 when play was stopped.

    Williamstown 5 EHS 1

    The Warriors hosted Williamstown in the first round of the All A Classic regional tournament Friday night.

  • Johnson, Cravens lead Track Cats

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ track team traveled to Oldham County April 14 for the Oldham County all-comers meet that saw the Wildcats come away with two individual wins and several other strong results.

    Cameron Johnson won the triple jump with a leap of 40 feet, 7.5 inches and Patrick Cravens won the shot put with a distance of 41feet, 9 inches, which was a personal record. Cravens finished second in the discus with a throw of 106 feet, four inches.

    Coach Zack Mings was happy with what he saw from his team in tough conditions.