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Today's News

  • County roadwork planned for 2014

    By Melissa Blankenship

    Publisher@hclocal.com

    While many miles of county roads need attention, which roads in the county will be resurfaced next year under the 5th District Rural Secondary Recommendations was the primary topic of discussion at the Henry County Fiscal Court meeting Tuesday night.

  • A lifetime in Extension: the Younts

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Extension, for many people, is more than just an extracurricular activity, or something to take up time on the weekend. For Katie Sue Yount and her husband, Robbie, Extension is an integral part of their lives and careers. Katie Sue began her work with Extension when she first got out of college.

    “It was something that I could apply for,” she recalled. “It was my first job.”

    Yount started out in Boone County. When she received her appointment, though, it was in Henry County.

  • Annie, Get Your Gun

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Irving Berlin’s classic stage play “Annie Get Your Gun” will be coming to Henry County High School Thursday night. Starring Danielle Toy and Caleb Potts as Annie Oakley and Frank Butler, the show is about the romance that blossoms between two sharpshooters who travel with an old west shooting show.

    For Toy, this is her first lead role.

  • Foree Animal Clinic celebrates 25 years

    Foree Animal Clinic PLLC is earning recognition for practicing the gold standard of veterinary medicine for 25 consecutive years.

    Since 1989, Foree Animal Clinic PLLC has voluntarily submitted itself to the American Animal Hospital Association’s (AAHA) Standards of Accreditation. Achieving accreditation by AAHA is an important milestone to delivering quality pet care.

  • If you can dodge a wrench...

    Youth Coalition hosted a dodgeball tournament over the weeknd for high school students. Over the course of the school year, Youth Coalition, or YoCo as it has come to be called, sponsors a number of substance-free alternative activities designed to provide youth with a safe, fun place to spend their Friday and Saturday nights. The organization is student-led and supported primarily by parent volunteers.

  • A lifetime in Extension: Carolyn Jeffries

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Carolyn Jeffries has devoted her life to working with Extension offices in various capacities. Whether it was working with 4-H or the Homemakers Association, Jeffries has made sure to be involved in every facet of the Henry County Extension office.

    Jeffries, a retired teacher, began her involvement in Extension when she lived in El Paso, Texas, as a member of the local 4-H Club when she was nine years old.

  • A mile in their shoes

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    A group of Henry County seniors have spent the school year trying to think of ways to help the local homeless population.

  • Raising awareness of autism
  • Eminence preschool/kindergarten registration begins this week

    Screenings for Eminence Preschool will be from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday April 17, and Friday April 18, from 8 a.m. to noon at Eminence Elementary School.

    If your child will be four years old by October 1, he or she can be screened for EIS preschool program. Screening is necessary for placement so it is important to bring your child with you.

    Three-year-old children with a disability or developmental delay can be screened as well.

  • Defense attorney questions indictment

    Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    The attorney for James P. McFarland of Sulphur, argued against almost every element of his client’s indictment at his arraignment Thursday, leading up to a request that his client be released to a drug treatment program on his own recognizance.