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Today's News

  • It’s never too early to learn financial literacy

    Maintaining good personal financial practices and planning for the future can provide the foundation for lifelong security and stability.  National Financial Literacy Month is a great time to learn more about ways to make these important habits easier.

    By establishing good habits, individuals can protect and maximize the value of their dollars.  A number of public and private organizations provide a wealth of tools to aid the learning process.

  • Spreading easter cheer
  • March weather is poor indicator of late freeze

    With all of the warm weather there have been questions about whether there is any correlation between that warm weather and the last spring freeze event. The quick answer is No.

  • Spring great time to 'clean up' financial records

    With what appears to be an early spring, many people may have already started spring cleaning. As you prepare your house by dusting and cleaning, remember that spring cleaning should not be limited to only the physical space of your house.

    Take time to “clean” up financial records.

    Sort through financial paperwork, identify old statements that can be shredded or thrown away. It is always a good idea to shred any paperwork that contains personal information, especially bank account, credit card or other financial information.

  • Know the signs of COPD

    You may not know the scientific definition of COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but we all know what it looks like.

    The hacking cough, pursed-lip breathing, and portable oxygen tanks are an all-too-familiar scene at any local store.  COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States.  COPD is a general name for progressive lung diseases that make it hard to breathe.  There are two main causes.

  • Lady Cats go 1-2 to open season

    Softball season is underway for the Henry County Ladcats, who opened their season last week with a 2-1 win over Trimble County.

    Later in the week, they fell 4-3 to Grant County and 3-2 to Oldham County.
    In the home opener, the Cats capitalized on errors by Trimble to squeeze out 2 runs on a couple of hits.

    The Raiders scored their only run of the game after a scoreless first inning. Their first base-runner made it to second on a 2-base error. The runner came home on a slow-roller to first that the Cats misplayed, putting Trimble on the scoreboard.

  • Public record for the week of March 28

    Divorce

    • B.J. Evans, 27, Turners Station, and Kimberly Marie Evans, 28, Turners Station

    Property Transfers

  • Local Buzz for the week of March 28

    Arts & Crafts

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

    Church Services

    Eminence Christian Church will have its annual community wide Easter Egg hunt at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 1, for ages 6 months to 12 years old at Eminence Christian Church.  Light meal served afterwards.

    Point Pleasant Christian Church will host Good Friday services at noon on April 6, with a potluck meal following.

  • Returning to the place of my dreams

    When I was young, I felt like a captive locomotive. Time didn’t move fast enough for me. I couldn’t satiate my young appetite for the world that waited beyond my rural landscape. Part of my childhood was spent here in Henry County.

    My father and my two sisters lived in Lockport. We had chickens, two turkeys — Tom and Jezebel — and enough farmland for my stepbrother and I to have the idyllic adventures typical of rural America boys. We didn’t have running water or cable television, but we didn’t need them.

  • HCHS wins one, loses one in 1st week

    It was a mixed bag for the Henry County Wildcats opening week. In three games last week, they lost one, won one, and a tie that was suspended due to darkness.

    The Cats opened the week with a come-from-behind win, thanks in part to strong play from Seth Williams.