.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Henry county Middle school robotics teams
  • Programs provide networking in the industry

    Almost all our agriculture enterprises are encompassed in research, teaching and education programs at one of Kentucky’s two land grant institutions. While UK has the majority of the enterprises and the extension service, KSU has been working with some of the more ‘non-traditional’ types of farming, including goats, pawpaws and aquaculture. They have also had an award winning method of showing, demonstrating and teaching through the decade old ‘Third Thursday Thing.’

  • A quick lesson in the Ukraine situation

    By Mark Fassio

    For those of you wanting a little insight regarding the current Russian involvement in Ukraine, here’s one person’s opinion/viewpoint. I taught International Relations at West Point for three years, have a Masters in National Security Studies, and have worked with (and against) the Russians for about 20 years, to include a UN peacekeeping mission in the Georgian Republic. I am by NO means as “qualified” as the current Administration’s crack experts, but I think I know enough to get on a soapbox, so here goes.

  • Is Henry County any better off today than four years ago?

    By Jon Park

    Remember when Ronald Reagan asked the question, “Are you better off than you were four years ago” during the debate with President Jimmy Carter in 1980?

    I ask you that question, Henry County:  Are you better off than you were four years ago? What about the past eight?  Under the leadership of the Henry County Judge Executive, who has been in office for 11 years, is Henry County better off than it was in 2002?

  • Which Jesus are we following?

    Since the beginning of February, I’ve been preaching my way through Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount as recorded in Matthew 5-7. The sermons have caused me grief. Jesus has high expectations. The sermons have also caused some grief for my church members.

  • New Castle Commission gives relief and reward

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    The New Castle City Commission passed an ordinance giving a year-end bonus to the city’s employees and monetary compensation for full-time employees on individual anniversary dates.

    The New Castle City Commission Monday passed and proposed ordinances relating to rewards for city employees and relief for residents.

  • Ready and happy to be a part of the staff

    Moving to a new town is an odd sort of feeling. There is a bittersweet sensation of leaving the old for the new. It feels almost like a betrayal to your home, like you’re choosing the flashy new town over the old one.

  • Public records for the week of March 12

    Sheriff Arrests

    Christina Suff, FTP, FTC, arrested by Rick Nelson on March 6.

    EPD Arrests

    Gary Myers of Bedford, arrested March 9, by Officer Kemper on Main Street and charged with 4th degree assault domestic violence, minor injury.

  • Homemade with Heart

    By Will Phillips

    NEWS@HCLOCAL.COM

    Anytime a new restaurant opens, it’s important to get off on the right foot and realize if ran properly, the money will come later.

    S & S BBQ opened in December of last year, and it is beginning to get its footing.

  • Assembly reports progress

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Henry County’s state legislators recently celebrated victories in the 2014 General Assembly with bill passages and state budget progress.

    A bill sponsored by Sen. Paul Hornback limiting the sale of electronic cigarettes passed the state senate by a 36-2 vote March 6. Senate Bill 109 prohibits the sale of vaporized nicotine and electronic cigarettes to minors and places the products under the umbrella rules and regulations of tobacco products.