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Today's News

  • Colts win HCYFL title

    Submitted

    The Eastern Colts won the varsity division of the Henry County Youth Football League Oct. 19 for the first time since 2008. The team finished the season with a 9-1 record.

    The members of the Colts are: Anthony “Tank” Bates, Steve Banta, Andrew Warner, Jason Wheeler, Sam Owens, Eli Rice, Derek Benham, Scott Williams, Brandon Cox, Ray Trippett, Brett Herbig, Michael Shaw, Josh Thomas, Isaiah Way, Tanner Raisor, Cody Shuck and Andy Clark.

  • Henry County youth basketball signups

    Submitted

    Henry County Youth Basketball is holding signups for pre-school through sixth grade boys and girls Friday, Nov. 7 at New Castle Elementary from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    Call Brent New at 321-1702 for more details.

  • Vote on cattle referendum

     

    A referendum on whether Kentucky cattle producers may be assessed $1 per head on cattle marketed in Kentucky is scheduled for Nov. 20, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association have announced.  

  • Recognizing our veterans by honoring their service

     

    Early next week, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, our nation will pause to pay tribute to its veterans.

  • Letter to the editor

     

    Thanks for park

    Too many times a nice gesture such as a “Thank you” goes unsaid.  It’s such a small couple of words with a huge impact.  I would like to take the opportunity to do just that.  

  • Military life yields great hardship and pride

     

    I was in college getting ready to head to campus for finals when I got the phone call no military wife wants to get.

    “There’s been an accident. Eight of our men are dead. Your husband could have been one of them.”

  • Public Records for Nov. 5

     

    KSP arrests

    Bernie L. Wade, 51, Sulphur — arrested by Trooper Szczepan Oct. 27 at 489 Pendleton Road, Sulphur for execution of two bench warrants for a federal agency

  • 80th Birthday
  • Public Records Oct. 29, 2014

    Grand Jury Indictments
    Christopher W. Doss, Gratz – Cultivation of marijuana, five or more plants, first offense
    Billy T. Woosley, Milton – Burglary in the second degree, Possession of drug paraphernalia, Operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license and Persistent felony offender, first degree

  • Apply persepective to Ebola virus scare

    With the Ebola virus, as with anything, how worried you should be requires perspective.
    With this week’s revelation about deadly airbags, it appears American citizens are at four times greater risk from having a fatal accident with their own vehicular safety device than dying from the outbreak of the virus that causes hemorrhagic fever.
    One wag with an Internet meme referenced the danger from the disease more humorously: Country Singer Taylor Swift has broken up with more boys than Americans that suffer from Ebola.