Today's News

  • Dutch Creek Farm earns certification

    Dutch Creek Farm earns certification

    The herd of beef cattle at Dutch Creek Farm is now certified as Animal Welfare Approved, according to a news release. This certification and food label lets consumers know these animals are raised in accordance with the highest animal welfare standards in the U.S. and Canada, using sustainable agriculture methods on an independent family farm. 

  • Support caregivers when they need it the most

    Providing full-time care for an older loved one is a selfless job many of us would readily take on if needed, but it comes with its own set of challenges and frustrations. 

    A recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine said caregiver recognition and support is one of the most significant challenges facing the U.S.’s growing older population and their families.

  • Fall into fun with 4-H

    By Cathy Toole, 4-H Agent, Henry County Cooperative Exension Service

    October is always a busy time in 4-H.  Check out all of the opportunities available for the rest of the month, so you won’t miss out on the fun!

    Oct. 19: Beginning Cooking Club will meet after school at the extension office from 3:30 to 5 p.m. for fourth and fifth-graders.  Come and enjoy, it is always good!

  • Managing a sinkhole so it doesn't become a problem

    By Levi Berg, Agriculture Agent, Henry County Cooperative Extension Service

    Occasionally, I will have a question about sinkholes and how to handle them. Before I get started on how to handle a sinkhole, remember to NEVER USE SINKHOLES AS A DUMPING SITE! 

  • Public Records, October 19, 2016

    HC Circuit Court, October 2016 Arraignments

    Jeffrey Popp – pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine)

    Jason Burgin – pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (cocaine); possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (drug unspecified); and possession of a controlled substance, third degree (drug unspecified)

  • Local Buzz, October 19, 2016

    Church Activities

    On Saturday, Oct. 22 from 4 to 6 p.m., Providence Baptist Church will host a fish fry. On Saturday, Oct. 29, Providence will host truck-or-treat at the church at 5:30 p.m.

  • Community lost a good man in Norm

    I only met Norman Wood once, nearly 40 years after he created and launched the pre-eminent local grocery store. But it only took that one encounter to understand the most important parts of his life.

    He loved his wife Sally — the Pleasureville girl that he first met at the lunch counter in Cincinnati. Her mother Peggy Jones, who also worked at the lunch counter, evidently suspected that Sally would like the up-and-coming A&P manager who had a good job and income with a large corporation.

  • Aline turns 100
  • Drop your drawers at the library

    Make your next visit to the library a brief one, for a good cause, as part of Henry County Public Library’s Drop Your Drawers campaign, according to a news release from Director Jessica Powell. 

    Drop off packages of new underwear for boys and girls, preferably sizes 4 to 16, from Nov. 1 to Dec. 23. Donations will help replenish Henry County elementary schools’ supplies of emergency underpants and provide direct assistance to each school’s Family Resource Centers. 

  • Dawson to serve 10 days in jail

    For her probation violation, Yvonne Dawson, who entered an Alford guilty plea to the charges of arson and trafficking in a controlled substance, will serve 10 days in jail.