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Today's News

  • Farmers can take nusiance deer and help feed the hungry

    Deer. To some, they are beautiful animals. To out-of-state sportsmen, Kentucky Whitetails are the stuff of which dreams are made. To farmers here in the Commonwealth, though, they are often a nuisance or worse, gobbling their way through soybean fields at a rapid and alarming rate.
    Thousands of acres of soybeans were lost to deer in Kentucky last year alone, and that’s a hard situation for farmers to stomach.

  • To ensure your vacation, save for your vacation

    As the snow falls and winter’s cold breeze hits your face, you can’t help but dream of summer when you can finally trade in those snow boots for flip-flops and walks on the beach.
    However, with the joy of summer comes some not so exciting realities like overspending.
    From family vacations to those extra classes at the gym to get that summer body, spending can increase rather drastically if you’re not careful.
    But don’t fear, summer saving can be easy with the help of a few easy tips.

  • 4-H communications and variety show is March 30

    The Henry County 4-H Communications Event and Variety Show is fast approaching.  
    The date for the competition is March 30 at the Henry County Extension Service office beginning at 6 p.m.   
    While the weather is chilly and we are all starting to suffer from cabin fever, what better use of your time than to write a speech or put together a demonstration.
    Why not invite a friend over and work on an act for the talent show?
    The Speech Contest is judged according to 4-H age, which is how old you were on January 1, 2015.  

  • Lucas-Hollon engagement

    Michael and Tina Lucas of Pleasureville, announce the engagement  and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Leslie to Alexander Hollon, son of Michele Guerin and Patrick and Melanie Hollon.
    The wedding will take place Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 3 p.m. in Pigeon Forge, Tenn with a reception to follow.

  • Senate sends severals bills to House

    Submitted by Sen. Paul Hornback

    As we approach the final days of the 2015 Legislative Session, we have been working diligently to complete our consideration of Senate bills while also vetting legislation that has been passed by the House. We will begin considering several additional House bills next week.

  • Harvest Showcase committee asks for more community support

    Henry County has a proud farming heritage. Never have I seen it more appropriately on display than at the annual Henry County Harvest Showcase.

  • This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine

    The potential of solar power has not yet seen the light of day in Kentucky, but that could change with a little prodding of the General Assembly, according to the Community Farm Alliance.

  • Local Buzz, March 4, 2015

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

     

    Church Services

    The church sanctuary at Eminence Christian Church, 5333 S. Main Street in Eminence is open each Wednesday from noon until 1 p.m. for quiet prayer  and reflection. All are welcome to come and go as time allows.

  • Public Record, March 4, 2015

    Grand Jury Indictments, Feb. 2015

    Bobby Austin Long, New Castle – theft by unlawful taking from auto

    William Fitzgerald, Eminence – sexual abuse in the first degree, victim under 12 years of age

    Cheryl Lee Stokeley, Pendleton – trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Henry Hoopla

    It is time for our annual Henry Hoopla NCAA basketball bracket contest. This year we are going digital, which gives our players the ability to go online and enter their picks directly.

    But fear not, if you wish to make your picks on paper, we will still have brackets available in the paper and you can still pick up a bracket at our office.

    We are using the cbssports.com website for the online picks. To access our group go to www.henryhoopla.mayhem.cbssports.com.