When the Henry County High School football players sprint out to take the field in their regular-season finale this Friday night, they will be trying to bring more attention to cancer. Chris Engstrand, Henry’s coach who is trying to instill in his players more than the game of football, hopes the fans do the same.
I would like to invite and encourage everyone to attend the third annual Eminence Halloween Festival. This year it will be taking place on Friday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Highland Renaissance Park. The admission is free but I encourage everyone to bring one canned good to be donated to the local food pantry.
Due to the increasing misuse and abuse of prescription drugs by young people it is becoming critically important for adults to be able to identify the physical and behavioral signs of abuse. Because young people are mixing so many types of prescription drugs, such as stimulants and pain killers to anti-depressants, identifying the signs and symptoms of abuse can often be difficult but it is not impossible. Since each of the above drugs depending on their use can cause very different signs it is wise to learn the signs and symptoms of all of the commonly abused drugs. Below
The Henry County 4H Sharpshooters traveled to Wilmore and Berea on Sept. 20-21 to compete at the 4-H State Shooting Sports Championships and came away with big wins. The end-of-the season competition was open to competitors from across the state, and Henry took first place in three categories as well as individual awards.