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Today's News

  • Caribbean sounds ring through this musical passion project

    Eminence Independent School students play steel drums as a passion project under the direction of teacher Maura Ware, at left. Participating students are Josie Fitzgerald, Claire Kirschman, Abigail Tingle, Cali Harley and Anthony Wayman. “I decided to do steel drums for a passion project because it is an instrument that is widely used in our culture that many students and families do not know about,” Ware said. “I have a passion for music and love that steel drums allows students to learn about an instrument played in the Caribbean.

  • Country Co-Op

    The owners of Pink Elephant Farm and Kitchen, Smithfield, and Valley Spirit Farm, Campbellsburg, joined forces recently to merge their CSA operations. Their shared philosophy of healthy, chemical-free, natural food for area families is gaining customers around Henry County.
    Community supported agriculture programs take the form of a flat-fee subscription service for customers who receive fresh produce, dairy and meat.

  • Junior Leadership creates county slogan

    All it took for Henry County to adopt a slogan was a brief presentation by the young people in Henry County Junior Leadership to fiscal court Feb. 20.

    As the eighth grade students from Henry County Middle School go through an abridged version of Leadership Henry County, they continue to make progress on their project, which involves extending a warm welcome to visitors.

  • Deputies search for missing Pendleton man

    Henry County Sheriff’s deputies continue to search for a 39-year-old Pendleton man who has been missing since Feb. 10, after a member of his family made a missing persons report Feb. 14.

    Brian Michael Scott’s family sought help after not hearing from him as usual through phone calls or posts on Facebook, according to Deputy Chase Dewitt.

  • Local Buzz Feb. 28, 2018

    Church Activities

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.

    Civic Organizations

  • Public Record Feb. 28, 2018

    KSP arrests
    Kristopher Satraitis, 40, La Grange — arrested Feb. 24 at Manor Drive by Trooper Middleton for possession of a controlled substance, first degree; and possession of drug paraphernalia
    Paula Bright, 45, Franklinton — arrested Feb. 24 at Franklinton Road by Trooper Phelps for burglary, second; criminal mischief; tampering with physical evidence; failure to not provide DOT address change

    HC Sheriff Arrests
    Jennifer Kistner – arrested, Feb. 20, by Deputy Perry, probation violation, Shelby; and out of state warrant, Ind.

  • Public Record Feb. 28, 2018

    KSP arrests

    Kristopher Satraitis, 40, La Grange — arrested Feb. 24 at Manor Drive by Trooper Middleton for possession of a controlled substance, first degree; and possession of drug paraphernalia

    Paula Bright, 45, Franklinton — arrested Feb. 24 at Franklinton Road by Trooper Phelps for burglary, second; criminal mischief; tampering with physical evidence; failure to not provide DOT address change

    HC Sheriff Arrests Jennifer Kistner – arrested, Feb. 20, by Deputy Perry, probation violation, Shelby; and out of state warrant, Ind.

  • Southern States will soon launch a month-long fundraiser for FFA

    Farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative is holding a month-long fundraiser to help raise money for future farmers, according to a news release.
    Southern States will hold an FFA paper emblem campaign where customers can donate $1 or more at checkout throughout the entire month of March and sign their name on a “I’m Supporting FFA” paper emblem

  • Take the bull by the horns before breeding season

    I hope everyone is having an excellent calving season, and I’m sure you are wore 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.”
    However, in most cases, the trusty old bull is not performing as he should, and cows are coming up open.

  • What’s in your gut? It may be the key to preventing colon cancer

    March is colorectal cancer awareness month, and the first Friday in March is National Dress in Blue Day an effort to knock out one of the top cancers causing death by encouraging everyone to learn about the causes of colon cancer and raise awareness by wearing blue.
    So it’s a good time for us to raise awareness about the third-most common cancer in the United States and talk about possible ways to prevent it.
    Recently, scientists have begun to show that a healthy gut may play an important role in colorectal cancer prevention.