Today's News

  • Training Heats Up
  • Program turns an iPod into memory tool

    Henry, who suffers from dementia, sits alone and unresponsive in a nursing home. A caregiver approaches the elderly man and places a set of headphones over his ears and turns on an iPod.
    Henry’s favorite music is piped through the headphones and the man lights up. He picks up his dropped head, opens his eyes wide, hums and sings along, and rocks in rhythm with the music.

  • Alleged meth makers arrested in Port Royal

    A call to Kentucky State Police led to the discovery of a meth lab in Port Royal, according to a KSP press release.
    On the afternoon of Oct. 13, dispatchers at KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg received information that methamphetamine was being manufactured at a residence on Port Royal Road. Troopers and detectives arrived at the home to discover several items used to make methamphetamine, as well as an inactive clandestine meth lab, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine itself, according to KSP Trooper Josh Lawson.

  • EMS will add fee for those who don’t ride

    We are taught from an early age to dial 911 in the event of an emergency, but on nearly 400 occasions this year, a Henry County EMS has been dispatched to a situation that has not resulted in an ambulance ride to the hospital.
    Called non-transports or refusals, these calls cost the county but not the caller. That will change Dec. 1
    At the Henry County Fiscal Court meeting Oct. 18, Magistrate Scott Bates explained to the court the costs associated with making these ambulance runs that result in no revenue for the time and effort expended by Henry County EMS.

  • COMPASS to guide users to treatment

    A new program of the Tri County Community Action Agency (TCCAA) hopes to provide assistance to individuals and families struggling with addiction.
    The COMPASS program serves Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties with a focus on offering guidance, support and resources to anyone interested in treatment for substance abuse.

  • Coming soon: The Carlisle Brothers and the Holiday Bazaar

    Oct. 27:  The Carlisle Brothers Chautauqua at Twin Oaks — The program starts at 6:30 p.m. and refreshments will follow.  Please call us at 845-2811 to register so we can plan seating and food.  
    The program is the Carlisle Brothers-A Country Music Duo.  One of the pioneers of early country music Clifford Carlisle teamed with his younger brother, Bill in 1930. In 1938 they signed with Decca Records, and after World War II, they signed with the King label in Cincinnati where they had a huge hit, “Rainbow at Midnight” in 1946.  

  • A good gross out

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Tips to keep the creepy crawlies out of your home

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Baptist Health La Grange now offers 3D mammography

    range Diagnostic Imaging is excited to offer its patients access to the latest in 3D mammography.  3D mammography has been shown to improve the detection of breast cancers, particularly in women with dense breast tissue, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional testing.

  • New leadership moving into new Chamber office

    By Paul Cole, executive director of Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    What a warm, beautiful Henry County fall we have been experiencing thus far. I’ve been able to complete some of my fall foliage cleanup wearing summer clothes and while dry, my fall garden of cabbages, onions, lettuce, radishes and turnips is thriving.