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Today's News

  • Public Record for the week of Nov. 27

    District Court

    Traffic

    Monday, Nov. 18

    Judge Jerry D. Crosby II

    Amelia Frances Meadows, 1961, charge from 8/23: receiving stolen property under $500, continued to 12/16 for DM.

    Ernest M. Smothers, 1953, charges from 9/23/12: operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, BAC .08, 1st offense, FTA, issue DOT, no ADE and no license, court notice to defendant, continued to 12/2.

  • Cemetery fence removal causes tension

     

    news@hclocal.com

    The recent removal of a wrought iron fence from around Point Pleasant Cemetery has been a contentious issue for some families who have loved ones buried there.

    In the last two weeks, Stanley Clark, sexton, started taking down the more than 100-year-old fence surrounding the cemetery.

  • Tax bills fuel public ire

    Eminence residents speak out at EIS school board meeting

    By Brad Bowman

    news@hclocal.com

    Eminence residents voiced their concerns over the EIS tax increase at last week’s board meeting after receiving the district’s separate billing the day before.

  • Fast & fashionable

    Melissa Blankenship

    Landmark News Service

    A food truck might fill you up, but a visit from Eminence resident Sandi West’s fashion truck will make you fabulous.

    West recently premiered Sandi’s Styles: Fashion Boutique on Wheels. The mobile boutique features clothing and accessories for all ages and sizes and nothing is priced more than $50.

    “Everybody wants to look nice, no matter what size they are or how much money they have to spend,” West said. “I wanted to have something for everybody.”

  • Cooking with a pressure cooker saves time and retains nutrients

    At the end of a busy day, many of us would love to quickly produce a tasty, nutritious, home-cooked meal with minimal effort. One way you can achieve this is by utilizing an electric pressure cooker.

  • Make your holidays green by reducing your environmental impact

    Often we associate environmental topics with springtime, but you can be environmentally friendly any time of the year.

    Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, Americans produce an extra 1 million tons of trash per week. The holidays are a great time to reduce your waste and get young people interested in the environment. Here are some ways you and your children can reduce your impact on the environment while still enjoying the season and showing loved ones that you care.

  • Reasons for much seasonal thanks

    We have much to be thankful for at this time of year, when traditionally we pause after the yearly harvest. Especially pleasing is the custom we have established in this country for family gatherings.

    So many people are connected to Henry County and its’ agricultural past and present, and will be returning to visit family and friends. Our wishes from the Henry County Extension Staff are for your Thanksgiving holiday to be peaceful and pleasant.

  • Fooducate yourself with a new way to purchase food

    by Lindsey Seel

  • New shift in cholesterol treatment

    Cardiovascular disease will claim the lives of more than 600,000 Americans this year.

    It has long been known that high cholesterol levels are related to higher rates of vascular disease, heart attacks and strokes. For years physicians and patients have taken a reactive approach to high cholesterol and focused on “treating the numbers” to goal. Statin medications such as simvastatin (Zocor), atorvastatin (Lipitor), pravastatin (Pravachol) and rosuvastatin (Crestor) are the most potent and popular medications prescribed to treat high cholesterol.

  • Our county budget: A difference between the state and the feds

    By John Logan Brent

    Today’s article will be the last in the series of county updates. Hopefully you have learned a few things about county government that you might not have known.

    For this final article, I want to talk about the county budget. As far as I am concerned, putting the budget together and then monitoring it is the most important responsibility that my office and the magistrates have. There aremore than 210 line items in this year’s $5.9-million budget.