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Today's News

  • The year of water

    As New Castle Public Works Director Scot Treece led a group of eighth grade students around the first lagoon at the waste water treatment plant, he pointed to garbage along the lagoon’s edge.

    “This is why you don’t flush certain things,” he said. “They end up here.”

    On the lagoon’s edge? A few toy cars. But mostly? It was plastic tampon applicators. Dozens, hundreds of them. Treece told the group he once found a dog leash.

  • Unveiling of stamp

    State Representatives Rick Rand and Tom Riner stand during the unveiling of a new stamp by Post Office Operations Manager Rosemary Miller and P.O. Marketing Manager Alisa Zanetti with District 5 Magistrate Michael Fisher.

  • HCHS students prepare for A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Miranda Cisneros received her greatest compliment in the form of a rejection.

    The Henry County High School senior performs as Hermia in the high school’s production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ by William Shakespeare. The play opens at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29.

    Henry County High School and Middle School Vocal Music and Theater Director Russell Cooper didn’t cast Cisneros as Dorothy in the high school’s production of the Wizard of Oz and the experience has made her a better actress.

  • Children steal the show on holidays

    By Candy Clarke

     

    How do they do it?! These tiny little creatures we call children always manage to steal the show. Holidays are no exception. Two years ago, while visiting my oldest brother and his family in Florida for Thanksgiving; I watched in wonderment as my brother’s only grandchild stole the show and everyone’s heart.

  • Mysteries of the kitchen revealed

    One of our Extension nutrition specialists took some time to share some answers to some interesting food questions.

    Why does cream whip?

  • Jeffries competes at KJCA fall classic

  • Eminence High School Student of the Week

    Justin is a sophmore at Eminence High School.

    What is your favorite subject?
    Biology. The human body has so many interesting systems inside of it.
    What do you plan to do after high school?
    I want to get a bachelors in business and a masters in communication. They are broad degrees that I could use in a lot of careers.
    What do you like to do for fun?
    Play basketball, football, and baseball. I like football most of all. Michael Vick is my favorite quarterback. He is versatile. He can run and pass and he has a high football IQ.

  • Henry County High School Chandler Morris

    Chandler is a HCHS senior from Bethlehem.
    What is your favorite subject?
    Ag class. You learn and cover so many different courses every thing from animal science to green houses.
    What do you plan to do after high school?
    I would like to study criminal justice and become a state trooper. You would do something different everyday and exciting and help the community in the process.
    What is your favorite kind of music?

  • Public Record for the week of Nov. 14

    KSP Arrests

    Jennifer R. Cook, 34, of La Grange was arrested on La Grange Road in Sulphur on 11/5 by Trooper Morris and charged with operating a motor vehicle on a suspended/revoked license; no insurance; and no seatbelt.

    Joshua A. Puckett,31, of La Grange was arrested on Hillsboro Road in Campbellsburg by Trooper Morris on 11/5 and served with a warrant from another agency.

  • It’s okay for children to be around funerals

    Michael Duncan

     

    I first saw the little boy about thirty minutes before the funeral was scheduled to begin. I guessed him to be six or seven years old. He was standing at the edge of the chapel, looking toward the open casket. As I watched, he slowly approached the casket where his mother stood looking at the body of her father.

    “I thought you were with your dad,” the mother said.