Today's News

  • Guest Columns - Rick Rand

    During the legislative session that ended earlier this month, Kentuckians saw a textbook example of what positive things can happen when both parties in the General Assembly come together and work toward the Commonwealth’s greater good.

  • Guest Columns - Geoff Davis

    The average price for a gallon of gas in Kentucky is now almost $3.60 a gallon.  The price is more than twenty cents higher than it was only a month ago.

  • Local students of the week - Kimberly Crawford

    Kimberly Crawford is 11 and in the fifth grade.

  • Local students of the week - Leah Jaimes

    Leah is 9 and in the third grade.
    Principal Sharon Bright said Leah is doing very well academically and has real leadership qualities. “She is such a remarkable young lady,” she said. “She’s supportive and helpful to her peers and very inquisitive.”

    Favorite subject?
    Math and then reading. “I like math because I’m good at it and it makes me feel better when I’m mad or sad,” she said.

  • HCMS 3rd nine weeks honor roll

    Sixth Grade

  • Henry County Preschool and Headstart screenings

    The Preschool Screening is a free service offered to parents who wish to enroll their 3 or 4 year old child in Head Start or Preschool in the fall.  The screening helps determine any special learning needs that a child of this age might have.  Areas that will be screened include vision, hearing, motor skills, concepts and language development.

    All 3- and 4-year old children who live in the HCPS distirct are eligible for the screenings, which will take place on April 21 and 22 at the Early  Childhood Center at New Castle Elementary School.

  • HCHS SBDM nominations are due April 12

    Each year parents have the opportunity to be elected as a parent representative for the HCHS School Based Decision Making Council (SBDM).

    The council is composed of the principal, three teachers and two parent representatives.

  • Local Buzz for 3/30/11

    Arts & Crafts

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

    Blood Drive
    Red Cross blood drive at New Castle Christian Church from 2:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12.

    Chamber of Commerce
    The Henry County Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking dinner on Tuesday, March 29.
    The Patrick Henry Award dinner, honoring Martha Tarry Simpson, will be held Tuesday, May 17.

  • All in a Rowe

    Melvin Rowe, artist and creator of Louisville’s Pottery Rowe, has been shaping his world in clay since 1971.

    But this will be his first year to go medieval in Henry County.

    During a phone interview, Rowe said he was working on shaping clay into a two-and-a-half inch clay dragon that will slither up the side of a drinking mug to be peddled at the Kentucky Renaissance Faire this summer. Gargoyles and castles are not far behind.

  • Cool season forage crops are growing well