Today's News

  • Club to incubate some poultry scientists

    Did you know it takes 21 days for chicken eggs to develop while it takes 28 days for duck eggs?
    The Rabbit and Poultry Club will learn poultry science at their next meeting on Monday, March 27. They will be focusing on the development of the chick while in an egg.
    Eggs will be obtained from the University of Kentucky and incubated for several weeks. Some eggs will be placed immediately in an incubator while others will be stored for a week to 10 days.

  • Be aware of the signs of colorectal cancer

    March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Cancers of the colon and/or rectum have long been associated with individuals over 50.
    While that age group still accounts for the majority of cases, they are declining thanks to increased disease awareness and preventative screenings.
    But diagnoses among adults in their 20s and 30s are on the rise, according to a recent study conducted by researchers with the American Cancer Society.

  • It’s no bull: Get a breeding soundness exam

    I hope everyone is having an excellent calving season, and I’m sure you are worn 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.”

  • New Castle Elementary’s February gold coin activity winners

    February gold coin activity winners for New Castle Elementary School include:
    Mrs. Miskell’s second grade - Golden Mouse;
    Mrs. Marrillia’a fourth grade - Golden Ball/Bat;
    Mrs. Buchanan’s second grade - Golden Book; and Mrs. Jeffries - Golden Paintbrush and Golden Fish, according to Principal Tara McMahan.

  • New chamber members are always welcome

    By Holly Kinderman

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Finding Gospel in the Charlie Daniels Band

    The best way to learn is to teach or mentor another person. 

    Through the years of my ministry, I’ve mentored a number of seminary students who were serving churches in our county. One of those was Bert Montgomery who served the Campbellsburg Baptist Church while attending Baptist Seminary of Kentucky. (By the way, Baptist Seminary of Kentucky is located on the campus of Georgetown College.)

  • Local Buzz, March 8, 2017

    Church Activities

    Pleasureville United Methodist Church Saturday will host a chili, white chili and bean soup fundraiser to benefit the women’s group March 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Buy bowls of chili or soup, plus homemade deserts and drinks for separate charges or buy a meal. Carry out is available.

  • Public Records, March 8, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Thelmo Reynoso, 33, Shelbyville — arrested March 1 at Campbellsburg Road by Trooper Dykes for operating on a DUI suspended license; speeding; and failure to illuminate headlamps

    Carl Downey, 27, New Castle — arrested March 1 at South Main Street, New Castle, by Trooper Brewer for a warrant

  • Disappointed in bills passed

    Through a series of extreme parliamentary maneuvers that kept teachers and other interested Kentuckians from effectively voicing their concerns, the House Majority forced a vote on the “charter schools” bill Friday in an early morning committee meeting, before rushing the measure to the House floor where it passed on a 56-39 vote. 

  • Several bills leave Senate for House consideration

    Late nights, packed committee meetings, and heated debate marked the fifth week of the 2017 Session. The Senate is quickly passing the remaining Senate bills out and receiving bills from the House for consideration. While there were some contested issues, the Senate conducted itself in a bipartisan fashion. We wasted no time this week and passed over 40 pieces of legislation including:

    •Senate Bill 9, redistricting of judicial districts in order to better align caseloads with current census data;