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Today's News

  • Stockpiling fescue pasture beats spring hay

  • Green up your home and weed out expenses

    Between running air conditioners, watering plants and keeping the kids cool on a hot summer day, many of us are seeing our energy and water usage rise with the temperatures. By making some small adjustments to your home, you can conserve more energy and water. Not only is this good for the environment, but it’s good for your finances.
    Here are some tips for conserving energy and water at home during the warmer months:

  • EIS staff member completes training

    A member of the Eminence Independent Schools’ central office staff has been recognized for completing training requirements in a professional development program sponsored by the Kentucky School Boards Association.

    At the 7th annual meeting of the Kentucky Organization of Superintendents’ Administrative Assistants, Terry Grider, secretary to the superintendent, achieved Level 5 of the KOSAA Academy, which includes training covering communications, information confidentiality, the Kentucky Open Meetings law and records management, as well as service projects.

  • Lightning: What You Need to Know

    Submitted by Bruce Owens

     

    Director, Henry County Emergency Management Agency

    • No place outside is safe when thunderstorms are in the area!

    • If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you.

    • When you hear thunder, immediately move to safe shelter.

    • Safe shelter is a substantial building or inside an enclosed, metal-topped vehicle.

    • Stay in safe shelter at least 30 minutes after you hear the last clap of thunder.

     

  • Dipnetting at Kenai in a moonlight scurry

    by Candy Clarke

     

  • Public Record for the week of August 8

    Marriages

    Tina Marie Allgeier, 45, Smithfield, to Mark Gregory Begley, 48, Smithfield.

    Amber Lynn Payne, 18, Eminence, to Nathaniel Gage Milby, 19, Pleasureville.

    Zoning permits

    Earl Woosley Sr./Lifestyle Homes, 130 W. Broadway, Eminence, 7/2, storage building, fee $20, value $1,000.

    Jerry Durrett, 1876 S. Property Road, Smithfield, 7/3, type II manufactured home, fee $147, value $4,000.

  • Candidates face KFB questions

    When it comes to two key policy issues facing farmers, the candidates for the 47th House District agree: nothing should change.

    Incumbent Rep. Rick Rand, Democrat of Bedford, and Republican T.K Broecker of La Grange faced questions from chairmen of the Henry, Oldham and Trimble Kentucky Farm Bureau Boards.

  • Public Records for the week of Aug. 1, 2012

    Marriages

    Tina Marie Allegeier, 46, Smithfield to Mark Gregory, 48, Smithfield.

    Michele Franklin, Eminence, 21, to Ryan Gipson, Eminence, 23.

    Amanda Hurd, Pleasureville, 28, to Jason Westbrook, 28, Pleasureville.

    Terriska Burke, Pendleton, 47, to David Ernest Jones Jr., 42, Sulphur.

    Property Transfers

  • Courts to close for 1 day

    The Henry County Courthouse will be closed Monday, Aug. 6, as part of a statewide series of three furlough days scheduled for 2012.

    Court services, from district court to circuit court offices will be unavailable.

    Courthouses will be closed statewide and all court services will be unavailable Monday, Aug. 6, as the Kentucky Judicial Branch shuts down for the first of three furlough days in 2012. This will be the first time since Kentucky’s modern court system was formed in 1976 that the Judicial Branch must close courthouse doors to balance its budget.

  • Scott makes sweet music for HCPS

    Bruce Scott will never forget the first time he held a cello in his hands.
    He hopes to encourage the same in Henry County orchestra students.
    Scott was diagnosed with first stage Hodgkin’s Lymphoma around Thanksgiving 2011. The disease has been in remission since April. After his cancer went into remission, Scott wanted to celebrate by doing something for the fledgling orchestra group Eastern Elementary Arts and Humanities teacher Amy Knight started.