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Today's News

  • A busy week at the Kentucky State Fair

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • The cheapest feed is already on the farm

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Help celebrate National Second Winds Dreams Day Sept. 15

    On Wednesday, Sept. 14, our Henry County Second Wind Dreams program will help residents at Providence New Castle celebrate the fourth annual National Second Wind Dream’s Day by hosting Elvis as presented by Don Goodfleisch.  
    Everyone always enjoys Elvis, and it seemed a perfect time to host a concert because the very first dream that was provided by founder P.K. Beville as she started the national Second Wind Dreams program in 1997 was an Elvis Concert.  

  • HCPS grads receive KEES awards

    Five 2016 graduates of Henry County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), according to a news release. To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.
    Local scholars are Sarah Foree, Jaycie Heath, Sophia Hughes, Austin Taylor and Rachel Vegh.

  • Local Buzz, August 24, 2016

    Church Activities

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will celebrate its Choir Appreciation Day on Sunday, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m. 

    Point Pleasant Christian Church Youth yard/bake sale will be held Thursday, Aug. 25 and Friday, Aug. 26, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds go to the shoebox postage fund.

  • Improvements in special education benefit Ky. students

    Before the mid-1970s, special education in our country’s public schools was all but non-existent. Many students were either outright denied the opportunity to attend because of their disability, or they received inferior instruction if they were able to enroll.

    That, thankfully, began to change in 1975, when Congress passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act and required each state to provide appropriate services in this critical area.

  • Public Records, August 24, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Leslie Nation, 36, La Grange — arrested Aug. 16 at Pollitt Circle by Trooper Sturgill for false reporting of an accident and public intoxication

    Natasha Drake, 32, Clarksville, Ind. — arrested Aug. 17 at Interstate 71, 35 mile marker, by Trooper Brewer for a bench warrant

  • Choosing to view the world in a positive light

    I have, at times, been accused of being a Pollyanna. It’s not an overly offensive name to be called, especially in light of the fact I’ve been called much worse.

    As a noun, Pollyanna means “an excessively or blindly optimistic person.” As an adjective, the descriptor takes a bit of a turn, being “unreasonably or illogically optimistic.”

  • Warriors rout Raiders in seasson debut

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors’ football team didn’t take long to get new coach Tye Lawson’s tenure off to a good start as they scored on their first possession of the game against Trimble County and went on to win 36-0.

    The Warriors held Trimble County on the first possession of the game and took over on downs at their own 40-yard line.

    Cameron Capps took the first hand off of the season and ran for 14 yards up the middle to set the tone for the rest of the game.

  • Wildcats defeat Carroll

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats golf team traveled to take on Carroll County Aug. 16 and came away with a 168-185 win. Alex Hadden led the way with a 38 followed by Isaac Klempner with a 40. Luke Kent and Will Peyton both shot 45.

    “I was happy with our play against Carroll,” HCHS Coach Ben Roberts said. “The play was a lot slower than we are used to and I thought our kids handled it great. We were able to get a good win over an NCKC team. Considering it was an away match, our kids put up decent scores.