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Today's News

  • Constable blue light request denied

    Citing the safety of constables and potential liability issues for Henry County, magistrates turned down a request to allow constables to equip their vehicles with blue lights.
    Constable Roland Duke first brought the idea to fiscal court in April, saying he especially wanted to rein in a rash of speeding drivers in his neighborhood.

  • Berry center holds sustainable ag conference

    On May 20, the Berry Center brought college instructors from a variety of disciplines from all over Kentucky to New Castle to participate in a discussion about sustainable agriculture and education. Called “A Sustainable Agriculture Degree Program Convening,” it featured a discussion with author and farmer Wendell Berry about what farmers need to farm and how colleges can help them achieve their goals.

  • Try this sweet recipe for a fresh summer snack

    What delicious Kentucky Proud fruit is the most popular crowd favorite?
    From late April to July, fresh strawberries certainly could be the most delightful winner.
    And we should be seeing some at our Henry County Farmers Market in the coming weeks.  
    Kentucky strawberries always deliver satisfying flavor — whether it’s found in scrumptious strawberry pie, luscious strawberry preserves, or a yummy fresh berry snack.
    Not only do they have mouth-watering appeal, but strawberries provide great healthy benefits.

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  • School briefs: Ducharm wins award

    Ducharm receives Campbellsville award
    Campbellsville University honored students, faculty and staff who have gone above and beyond their calling at the recent annual Honors and Awards Day in Ransdell Chapel, including a student from Pleasureville.
    Michael G. Ducharm of Pleasureville received the L.M. Hamilton Scholarship Academic Award.
    Midway awards degrees to three from Henry County
     Midway College held its annual commencement ceremony on May 9 and presented diplomas to 302 graduates, including three from Henry County.

  • Naval Academy graduate

    Trey Hernandez of Eminence successfully completed four years of challenging academic, physical and professional military training, graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy, May 22, with a Bachelor of Science degree in general science as a U.S. Navy Ens. He is a graduate of Eminence High School. At the academy, he was a member of the intramural soccer team.

  • HCHS makes strong showing at World Language Association Showcase

    Two top awards for Spanish at the Kentucky World Language Association Showcase April 25 went to two Henry County High School students, according to teacher Courtney Willis.
    In all, 13 Henry County students went to the showcase for Spanish language, five ended up in the finals and Anna Croucher earned first place and Yamille Velasquez took third in the event held at Centre College.
    The other Henry students among the finalists were Bella Mann, Bree Heightchew and Devon Haberman.

  • Understanding how to use an asthma inhaler correctly

    By Jennifer Grove

  • Breathing problems — more than just snoring

    Does your child snore at night?  Does your child have pauses in breathing, toss and turn in bed, or often breathe through the mouth during sleep?  
    Does your little one wake up other members of the household at night because of sleep problems?  
    All of these, especially snoring, can be signs of breathing problems during sleep known as obstructive sleep apnea.  Between 1 to 4 percent of all children have problems with breathing during sleep.  Pediatric sleep apnea is most common between the ages of 2 and 8.  

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