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Today's News

  • Henry Hoopla

    Today is the last day to enter the Henry Hoopla NCAA bracket contest. If you haven’t already entered, just cut out the bracket in this issue, fill it out and drop it by the office by 4 p.m.

    We will be using the cbssports.com March Madness bracket games to enter contestants. You may also use that site by 4 p.m. today to enter the contest.

    However, if you do not feel comfortable entering online, send your brackets to us at the “Henry County Local” and we will enter them for you.

    Only one bracket per player may be entered.

  • Sports brief-NCKC all-conference team

    NCKC all-conference team

    Five local players made the North Central Kentucky Conference basketball team.

    Zach Hinkel and Noah Foree of Henry County and Kemryn Jenkins of Eminence made the boys team.

    Emilie Ethington of Eminence and Katherine Buckler of Henry County made the girls team.

    Jenkins was also named to the Eighth Region all-tournament team for his 23-point performance against Anderson County.

  • Locals help UK shotgun team to title
  • Sewing projects

    Andi Underwood, Izzy Hunt and Isabelle Ryan recently completed these projects in 4-H Sewing Club, according to facilitators.

  • Club to incubate some poultry scientists

    Did you know it takes 21 days for chicken eggs to develop while it takes 28 days for duck eggs?
    The Rabbit and Poultry Club will learn poultry science at their next meeting on Monday, March 27. They will be focusing on the development of the chick while in an egg.
    Eggs will be obtained from the University of Kentucky and incubated for several weeks. Some eggs will be placed immediately in an incubator while others will be stored for a week to 10 days.

  • Be aware of the signs of colorectal cancer

    March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Cancers of the colon and/or rectum have long been associated with individuals over 50.
    While that age group still accounts for the majority of cases, they are declining thanks to increased disease awareness and preventative screenings.
    But diagnoses among adults in their 20s and 30s are on the rise, according to a recent study conducted by researchers with the American Cancer Society.

  • It’s no bull: Get a breeding soundness exam

    I hope everyone is having an excellent calving season, and I’m sure you are worn out from checking your mothers-to-be.
    I know many of you are focused on your calves, but remember what comes after calving season: spring breeding season.
    Every year, I will hear stories about how a majority of someone’s cows will come up open during pregnancy checks, and I will hear excuses such as “I think this poor quality hay caused my cows to be open,” or “this mineral was the problem.”

  • New Castle Elementary’s February gold coin activity winners

    February gold coin activity winners for New Castle Elementary School include:
    Mrs. Miskell’s second grade - Golden Mouse;
    Mrs. Marrillia’a fourth grade - Golden Ball/Bat;
    Mrs. Buchanan’s second grade - Golden Book; and Mrs. Jeffries - Golden Paintbrush and Golden Fish, according to Principal Tara McMahan.

  • New chamber members are always welcome

    By Holly Kinderman

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Bryant to serve on state board

    Allan Bryant has been appointed to serve on the Agriculture Water Quality Authority Board, according to information from the governor’s office.
    Allan Bryant, of Eminence, is a farmer. Bryant shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 1, 2020. He will represent the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts.