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  • Federal student aid changes are coming

    If you have gone to college or have had a child go, chances are you’ve filled out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as FAFSA.
    Changes to this form announced by the Obama administration in 2015 are about to go into effect for the 2017-18 school year.
    One of the biggest changes to the application is how soon you can fill it out.
    You can submit the form for the 2017 school year beginning Oct. 1, 2016.
    This is sooner than in previous years.

  • Young entrepreneurs get ideas from Berea

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • New Castle Elementary recognizes school achievers

    New Castle Elementary School recently recognized the following achievements:

    • Mrs. Morris’ and Mrs. Rosa’s Golden Mouse -
    • Mrs. Nash and Mrs. Sein Golden Croc Award - excellent hallway behavior
    • Mrs. Miskell’s Golden Fish Award - Guidance
    • Mr. Dighton’s Golden Clipboard Award - Best Attendance Award
    •Mrs. Jeffries’ Golden Book Award- Library
    •Mrs. Tipton Golden Ladle Award- best cafeteria behavior

  • Youth Salute honors Rayburn

    The Central Kentucky Council on Youth Leadership has recognized the involvement of a Henry County High School junior in its 36th annual Youth Salute, according to a news release. The Youth Salute recognized 816 high school juniors from 52 high schools in Central Kentucky, who were nominated by teachers, guidance counselors and principals. In order to qualify, the students needed a 3.0 grade point average or better and have at lease two leadership roles during the past two years in school, religious or community-sponsored organizations.

  • Local Students help save Kestrels
  • News briefs for Sept. 14, 2016

    Clay shoot to benefit Crusade for Children
    The Steel Technologies firing range will host a Crusade for Children fundraiser in memory of late Eminence Fire Chief Gary Lucas Oct. 15 at 9 a.m.
    The cost for the Eminence Fire Clay Shoot is $25 per person with first, second, third and top gun prizes awards.
    The fundraiser will also offer a fun shoot of five birds for $5.
    The event will be held at 1363 Elm Street, Eminence.

  • Family holding benefit to improve Brierly’s housing situation

    Family and friends will hold a benefit for Robert Brierly, due to his living situation and continuing health issues, according to information from Jennifer Allgeier.
    Brierly lost his home after the death of his wife a few years ago, and he lived in a daughter’s basement until she sold her home, Allgeier said. For a little while after that, he lived in a camper.
    Brierly is in remission from prostate and bladder cancer, and he has diabetes and cervical spine issues, which led to surgery on his lower back. He spent six weeks in the hospital.

  • Talent on display at art show
  • Bookmobile to add new stops

    The Henry County Public Library Bookmobile will try to reach some new patrons by adding a few new stops in the community this fall.
    The bookmobiles evening and weekend hours now include:
    • First and third Tuesdays – 6 to 7 p.m. at Eminence Village
    • First and third Thursdays – 5 to 5:55 p.m. at Lake View Apartments
    • First and third Thursdays – 6 to 7 p.m. at Campbellsburg Community Center
    • Second and fourth Thursdays – 6 to 7 p.m. at Osage Estates

  • Judge candidate can’t use ‘Seal’

    By Machaela Ballard
    Landmark News Service