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Today's News

  • EES team maps out STLP win

    The Eminence Elementary School Student Technology Leadership Program team earned the titles of champion and best in state for competitors for their “Create Your Own Street View” entry, according to a news release.
    STLP participants came from 502 schools and 129 districts. Organizers estimated that 14,000 students, educators and parents converged in Lexington for the state championship April 12.

  • Postal service food drive to make the rounds on May 13

    Postal carriers and patrons can deliver assistance right to the Henry County Help Center’s door through the Stamp Out Hunger food drive May 13.
    While collecting on their normal mail routes, postal workers will also pick up donations of non-perishable food items to benefit those in need here in Henry County, according to Postmaster John Donnelly. This gives everybody involved a chance to serve their community.
    “To remember those who are less fortunate and hope we can help them,” he said

  • Bell honored for volunteerism

    Henry County Help Center recently named Bernie Bell the Volunteer of the Quarter for his dedication to the food distribution effort. Nominees also included Cynthia Dare and Chandler Dills.

  • HCSO takes back unused drugs

    In conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) participated in a drug take back day this weekend. Pictured, Henry County Sheriff Danny Cravens and Sgt. Chase Dewitt prepare to transport the 134 pounds of drugs collected in Henry County Saturday. The unwanted drugs will be properly disposed of at a regional facility in Lexington.

  • Torrey Smith Realty celebrates new location
  • News briefs for 5-3-2017: Acting seminar

    Curtain goes up on acting seminar
    Acting alumna from the Theatre Downstream will host a full-day school of acting seminar May 13, with registration beginning at 8 a.m.
    For $30, participants can join sessions led by James Russell Cooper, Elizabeth Irvin, Ashley Raymer-Brown, Kevin Whitt, Sharla Whitt and Brian Douglas Barker.

  • Book club provides new genres, friendships

    I have always enjoyed reading and reportedly began at a very young age.

    My mother told me that in order to occupy me while she was cooking supper, she would sit me down in the kitchen floor and surround me with cans and boxes of food. I would “read” all the labels, carefully placing the read items off to the side as I was reaching for an unread item to read next.

  • Looking after baby boomers

    Oprah Winfrey. Bill Clinton. George Clooney. Each has reached a level of success that few will ever know. 

    Age wise, however, they are faces in a very large crowd — a crowd called the baby boom generation. Made up of around 75 million people born between 1946 and 1964, baby boomers in America are in nearly a dead heat with the millennial generation (ages 18-34) to claim the title of largest living generation in the U.S., according to the Pew Research Center.  

  • Local Buzz, May 24, 2017

    Church Activities

    Grubridge Church, located on Gestville Road in Pleasureville, homecoming will be Sunday, June 4. 

    There will be a picnic lunch at 1:15 p.m. and regular service at 2:30 p.m.

    All are welcome. 

     

  • Public Records, May 24, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Frankie Gibson, 46, Lucedale, Miss. — arrested May 15 at Interstate 71, mile marker 26 north bound, by Trooper Brewer for speeding; failure to maintain insurance; possession of drug paraphernalia; prescription not in a proper container; possession of a controlled substance, first, meth; and DUI, first

    Evan Lonkard, 31, Crestwood — arrested May 16 at McCoun Road by Trooper Smith for DUI, first; and failure to wear seatbelt