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Today's News

  • Public Record for the week of June 20

    Marriages

    Katherine Thomas Carswell, 30, Pendleton, to Christopher Ray Holbrook, 30, Pendleton.

    Felicia Marie Smith, 21, Turners Station, to Michael Dale Rabourn, 22, Turners Station.

    Katie C. Troyer, 19, Carrollton, to Benjamin J. Troyer, 21, Turners Station.

    Amy L. Bland, 42, Campbellsburg, to Robert L. Salyer Jr., 51, Campbellsburg.

     

    Property Transfers

  • We’re off to visit the root beer stand

    By Candy Clarke

    When we ran out of excuses not to leave, we finally had to say goodbye to Henry County for another six months and head north to Alaska.

    It was especially difficult to leave this year. Gardens were coming on, the fruit trees were bearing, and the fish in the Kentucky River kept calling our names. After being delayed two weeks due to automobile problems; we loaded up the vehicle and began our 4500 mile trip to North Pole, Alaska.

  • Sound advice: to thine own self be true

    We are often told that, if our lives are to matter, we must be selfless, always putting others first.  It’s good advice, but being selfless in a healthy manner is possible only when a person knows him/herself.

    Be selfish.  Take some time to think about yourself; figure out who you are.  Only then can you be a person capable of putting others first.

    In William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Polonius gave his son Laertes good advice:

    This above all: to thine own self be true,

  • CAIP applications are due Friday at 4 p.m.

  • Dealing with Type 2 diabetes is tough, especially for teens

    Dealing with Type 2 diabetes can be difficult at any age, but it can be especially troubling for teenagers, who must also deal with the pressures of youth including self-image and self-worth. As a parent, you can do simple things to make managing this disease easier for your teen and your entire family.
    Obesity is one of the leading causes of Type 2 diabetes. Helping overweight teenagers with diabetes reach and maintain a healthy weight may help them feel physically and mentally better and may improve their glucose, or blood sugar, levels.

  • Comeback Cats, Vaughn leads spring highlights

    Editor’s note: Next week, we’ll take a look at the 2012 Spring Sports for Eminence High School

    Another season of high school sports has ended and it’s time to take a look at some of the highlights of the spring sports teams from HCHS.

    Here are my picks for the top five highlights of the spring sports season.

    HCHS Baseball

    tournaround

    Henry County Baseball turned their season around and made it to the semifinals of the regional tournament  again. 

  • Prepared for everything? Think again

     

     

    On March 1, I started my annual ritual of getting back into shape after a winter of hibernating.

    It was not easy. The first few runs were painful and I had issues with my 30-year-old bike. But I persevered (and got a new bike) and the exercise became easier. At some point I decided to turn the exercise into training for a duathlon.

  • Public Record for the week of June 13

    Correction

    In the May indictments published in the June 6 Local, Jason Congleton’s name was misspelled.

    Divorces

    Quincy Joseph Goodlett, 33, Pendleton, and Destiny Michele Kelley, 32, Pleasureville.

    Donnie D. Allen, 38, Turners Station, and Elizabeth Ann Camfield, 38, La Grange.

    Sheriff’s Dept arrests:

    Terry L. Keown, FTA, arrested by Dean Murray on 5/30.

    Martin Metts, COC, arrested by Rick Nelson on 5/31.

  • KSP bust 2 meth labs in 1 day

    A “knock and talk” on Maddox Ridge Road resulted in the arrest of five adults for manufacturing methamphetamine.

    On Friday, June 8, at about 11 p.m., Kentucky State Police arrived at 9610 Maddox Ridge Road to, according to an arrest citation, conduct a “knock and talk.” There, they found lithium strips and cut up batteries in a burn pit about 10 feet from the back door of the home.

    According to arrest citations, state police found an alleged meth lab while searching the home.

  • A rarity in dairy

    Curtis Coombs grew up working with cows on his parents’ farm in Jericho. He could never imagine doing anything else.

    When he went to college at the University of Kentucky, he studied in the agriculture department with the understanding that he would come back home to help his dad and uncle on the farm. Together the three grow corn for silage, alfalfa, about five acres of tobacco, breed their own cows and have a dairy operation.