Today's News

  • Emergency Management issues advice for handling heat wave

    Submitted by Bruce Owens

    Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature.

    Most heat disorders occur because the victim has been overexposed to heat or has over-exercised for his or her age and physical condition. Older adults, young children, and those who are sick or overweight are more likely to succumb to extreme heat.

  • Coupons are coming back July 20!

    Few products offer individuals the opportunity to save more than they spend. Starting July 20, the Henry County Local will give readers this opportunity with the return of SmartSource coupons.

    Inside the Local each week, readers will find a coupon package regularly valued at more than $100 in savings through manufacturer, retail and restaurant coupons. Subscribers will usually find they can recoup the cost of a Local subscription in just one week of coupon savings.

  • Thanks for help with Summer Bash

  • Henry County Public Library has its biggest month ever

    The Henry County Public Library would like to thank the fine people of Henry County and the surrounding areas for a truly magical month.

  • Local Buzz for the week of July 13

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church services
    The New Castle United Methodist Church will be having their Sun Harvest County Fair VBS Monday, July 18 through Friday, July 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. which will include supper, music, crafts and Bible stories. The commencement will be Sunday, July 24 at 11 a.m. This is for those age 2 through fifth grade.

  • Gospel in a sitcom

    While watching an episode of All in the Family, “Edith’s Crisis of Faith,” a few nights ago, I found myself thinking about Jesus.  Funny how that happens; but why shouldn’t Jesus show up in a sitcom?  Back in the day, he certainly showed up in lots of places considered odd by those who knew how a Messiah should act and with whom he should be found.

  • Birth - William David Bruther

    Chris and Leslie Anne Bruther announce the birth of their son, William David Bruther, born April 27, 2011, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville. He weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are David and Linda Young, New Castle; Danny Bruther, Eminence, and Tom and Joy James, Bethlehem.

  • Birth - Campbell Adair Orr

    David and Erin Orr of Smithfield announce the birth of their daughter, Campbell Adair Orr born June 10, 2011 at Baptist Hospital East. She weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Dan and Theresa Bickers and Chet and Cathy Lawrence all of Campbellsburg; and Earl and Shirley Orr, Smithfield.
    Great-grandmother is Ruth Klingenfus.

  • Birth - Ezekiel Andrew Perry

    Michael and Falena Perry, West Virginia, announce the birth of their son, Ezekiel Andrew Perry, born April 23, 2011. He weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    He has one sibling, Maxwell Benjamin.

    Grandparents are Harry and Denise Perry, Port Royal; Cathy Osborne, Mt. Vernon; Larry and Vicki Osborne, Bowling Green.

    Great-grandparents are Harold and Edna Tipton, Port Royal; Lena McHargue, Mt. Washington; Faye Brinegar, Mt. Sterling.

  • Birth - Benjamin Gordon White

    Ben and Cassie White of Defoe announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Gordon “Bennie” White, born Friday, May 6, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds 4 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Eddie and Judy Gordon, Eminence; Bob and Connie Rawlins, Smithfield; and Steve and Debbie White, Campbellsburg.

    Great-grandmother is Joyce White of Louisville.