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Today's News

  • Free online weightloss tools can help you succeed

    Submitted

    In a time where almost every infomercial on TV offers a new and improved weight loss tool it is easy to get caught up in the hype.

    The key to weight loss is frustratingly simple… cut your calories. There are not any fancy tricks or magic bullets— it’s just old-fashioned arithmetic. Burn more than you consume. Easy right? Well maybe it is a little harder than it sounds but there are resources available to make losing weight a less arduous process. Not only do these resources simplify your life but they are free!

  • Is that medication The One?

    By Lindsey Seel

     

    When I was about to get married my friends and family asked me plenty of questions about my husband-to-be. Why do you love your fiance? Does he make a good living? Do you trust him? Is it forever?

  • Vaccines are critical and safe

    Vaccines have been a recent hot topic as the new school year begins and immunization records must be updated. This year the issue of vaccine safety, particularly the myth that vaccines cause autism, has been a frequent talking point. The View’s recent hiring of co-host Jenny McCarthy reignited controversy about vaccines because of the entertainer’s vocal views on vaccinations causing autism.

    What happens if I don’t vaccinate my child?

  • Public will adjust to change

    The General Assembly returned to re-draw the geographic lines that govern the 100-member House and the 38-member Senate.
    It’s something we and every other state are called upon to do each decade, to reflect the differences in population found by the Census.

  • Redistricting allows me to serve you

    Hello. I’m Paul Hornback, and I am honored to be your new state Senator, representing Carroll, Henry, Shelby and Trimble Counties, as well as part of Jefferson.
    You may be wondering how this has happened, especially since my friend, Senator Ernie Harris, has served you well, so let me explain.  After each U.S. Census, it is the Constitutional duty of the state legislature to realign voting districts according to population shifts.  This week, we did just that as the Senate and the House passed legislation that drew new district lines.

  • Cats Claw for Draw

     

    What a difference a year can make.

    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team lost to Spencer County 9-1 last year in a season where the young Wildcats took many beatings. This year may be different if there first regular season game is any indication.

    The Wildcats hosted the Bears on Aug. 20 and came away with an exciting, hard-fought 2-2 draw.

  • A culture of degradation doesn’t free us

    By Joseph Yates

     

  • EPD officer joins Simpsonville

     

    By Steve Doyle

    Landmark News Service

    Todd Rankin, a veteran officer with the Eminence Police Department, will join the Simpsonville Police Department, giving the city five full-time officers.

    Chief Chip Minnis delivered that news to the Simpsonville City Commission at its meeting Wednesday morning and said Rankin, who is on a long-planned cruise, would be sworn in next Wednesday by Mayor Steve Eden and be ready to go to work.

  • Take 5 with Suzanne Schulte

    Bio

    Fairfield and Dayton High School

    Brown Mackie Vet Tech Degree

    Henry County Animal Control Officer

    Vet Tech in Oldham County

     

    Where did your interest in helping animals come from?

    I have always been into animals. I was like that as a kid. I did a lot of rescues. I am a vet tech in Oldham County and before that I would help with spay and neuter clinics. Now that I have a medical background, I get paid for things that I normally wouldn’t have.

  • Late TD propels Rockets past Wildcats

    In the opening game of their season, the Henry County Wildcats were poised for a victory over neighboring Shelby County.
    But a furious comeback with 22 seconds left in the game foiled the Cats, and the Rockets left the field with a 27-20 win.
    The final drive for the winning play came with the game knotted at 20 with 3:23 left to play. The Rockets had come back from a 20-7 halftime deficit and had momentum on their side. Their final drive appeared to stall when they faced fourth-and-4 with 1:37 remaining.