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Today's News

  • 4-H has to fit many activities in before the holidays

    4-H has been very busy recently with over 12 clubs meeting in addition to special programs such as woodworking.
    Our newest club just for 5- to 8-year-olds, the Clover Buds Club, has met twice since mid-November.
    During the first meeting led by experienced teen leaders, the youth learned about the four Hs of 4-H: head, heart, hands and health. The youth were able to participate in four different activities, each one relating to one of the Hs.

  • Don’t let winter weather trip you up

    Winter in Kentucky often means really bad weather.
    Snow, ice and black ice not only make it hazardous for drivers, but such weather can also make it hazardous for pedestrians.
    Falls, slips or trips can result in injuries ranging from scrapes and bruises to broken limbs or serious head injuries.
    Here are some pointers to help you stay upright this winter, especially for those of us who have reached the senior citizen stage of life.
    • Keep your home well stocked with food and essential household items, like batteries and toilet paper.

  • Why Santa Claus uses horsepower in Henry County

    Though he boasts a magical sleigh and a team of flying reindeer, the most famous with a glowing nose, Santa Claus rarely breaks out the harnesses for visits to a series of high-profile events in Henry County.
    When appearing for holiday light ups here, as he has for the past two weekends, Santa typically arrives via horsepower in the form of a local fire engine, instead of his open vehicle on runners, drawn by a small herd of Arctic creatures.

  • Campbellsburg Students of the Month
  • Berry Center hosts an open house

    KRISTEN LOWRY/SPECIAL TO THE LOCAL

    Wendell Berry signs a copy of one of his books for Tammie Lanham, pastor of Point Pleasant Christian Church in Henry County at the Berry Center’s open house Saturday. Other activities at the open house included a reception for Harlan Hubbard’s exhibition and a wood block print-making demonstration by Bill Caddell.

  • Santa Letters

    This year, our special section with children’s Letters to Santa will publish on Dec. 21. 

    While most of our letters will originate from classrooms in Henry County and Eminence elementary schools, we also invite our homeschooled students to participate.

  • Shop local for Kentucky gifts, entertainment

    With only about two-and-a-half weeks left before Christmas, time is drawing short for those looking for the perfect gift or a holiday event to attend.

    Fortunately, there is help available, beginning with the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and the Kentucky Arts Council.  The websites for both (Kentuckytourism.com and artscouncil.ky.gov) have collected long lists of available businesses and attractions that are doing their part to make the season special.

  • Be a community that comforts the hurting

    By Mona Huff

  • Local Buzz, December 7, 2016

    Church Activities

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, will hold a Christmas program, “This Baby,” on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 6:30 p.m.  All are welcome.

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will have its Christmas Morning Worship Service, Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. All are invited to attend.

  • Public Records, December 7, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Leslie Nation, 36, Bedford — arrested Nov. 28 at East Cross Main, New Castle, by Trooper Smith for a warrant

    Summer Brewer, 36, New Castle — arrested Nov. 28 at South Property Street by Trooper Smith for hindering prosecution or apprehension, second degree 

    Roy Holcomb, 41, New Castle — arrested Nov. 28 at South Property Road by Trooper Smith for four warrants