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  • 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

  • Lady Cats rout Grant in season finale

    sports@hclocal.com
    The Henry County Lady Cats closed out the regular season with a 17-1 road win over Grant County May 17.
    Kelsey Shepherd, Gracie Golden and Lizzie Young each had three hits to lead the Lady Cats’ 17-hit attack.
    The Lady Cats did most of the damage in the second and fifth innings. They scored five runs in the second and nine in the fifth to end the game early on the ten-run rule.
    Haley Peyton, Sydney Raisor and Jerika Randall had two hits each while Claire Young and Chaney New had one hit each.

  • Warriors drop three games

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford May 17 to take on the Trimble County Raiders and fell in six innings, 11-1.

    The Warriors got on the scoreboard in the top of the first. Cameron Mathis drew a walk with one out. After Marshall Metten flew out to center field, Trey Gregory doubled to put runners on second and third. Hunter Gnagie’s infield hit scored Mathis with the Warriors only run of the game.

    The Raiders responded with six runs in the bottom of the inning.

  • EHS falls to LCA, Walton

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Lexington May 15 to take on the Lexington Christian Lady Eagles and fell behind early.

    Lexington Christian loaded the bases in the bottom of the first inning before hitting a grand slam to make it 4-0 with one out. Two errors and a single allowed two more runs to score before the Warriors got out of the inning.

  • Sports Briefs

    Future Wildcat Soccer Camp

    Boys and girls ages 6 to 13 are invited to the Future Wildcat Soccer Camp to be held June 12 through 15 at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park from 9 a.m. to noon. Campers should bring water, tennis shoes or soccer cleats, shin guards, a ball and lunch for the day.

    The camp will provide a fun, competitive environment in which kids will participate in soccer specific drills and games. Chilrden will benefit from close instruction from the HCHS coaching staff and current Lady Cat soccer team.

  • Even in the busiest part of season, scout out your fields

    Every year during late spring and early summer, I receive numerous questions about plant disease and insect damage.
    These calls can be anything from brown rot on grapes to alfalfa weevil control and everything in between.
    Probably eight out of 10 calls, my first question will be, “When did you start noticing this problem?” and usually the answer will be “Today!”
    By looking at the plant sample, it is clear that the problem has been happening for weeks.

  • Henry Countians earn ribbons at annual Extension Homemakers meeting

    The Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association (KEHA) convened at the Owensboro Convention Center May 1 through 4 for their 84th annual meeting.  More than 550 attendees from across the state took part in the four-day meeting that focused on “Mapping Our Future.”
    The annual state meeting provides a time for celebration, recognition, learning and fun.  
    Attendees participated in educational seminars addressing topics ranging from food fads to photography to leadership development.  

  • Historical Society welcomes community to its new location