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Today's News

  • EHS December Students of the month - Senior

    Senior Ricky Spreitzer was chosen for his hard work to pull together a Veteran’s Day ceremony and luncheon.  Ms. Puckett nominated him: “Ricky is the type of student all young men should aspire to become.  He is conscientious, not only about choices that affect his own life, but with concern for others.” Ricky is a member of Senior Beta Club and plays varsity football and baseball.  He also helps out in the office and at his church.  Ricky plans to enter the military when he graduates and serve his country.
     

  • EHS December Students of the month - Junior

    Junior Cassie Emily was nominated by Curtis Moss:  “Cassie has been a great student-leader in my humanities class. She has participated and made good arguments in class discussions etc...”  Cassie is a member of Senior Beta, the Academic Team, the Henry County Youth Coalition, and Varsity Softball.  She plans to attend WKU for Pre-med and then attend UL for medical school to become a Cardiovascular Surgeon.
     

  • EHS December Students of the month - Sophomore

    Sophomore Trey Paris was nominated by Ms. Puckett.  “Trey is an excellent student who has the drive to succeed.  Trey starred in a performance at the Kentucky Center for The Arts for Christmas.”  In addition to his professional acting responsibilities, Trey is also involved in Beta Club, drama club, pep-club, and is Sophomore Class Vice President.  He plans to get a masters in dramatic arts and pursue an acting career, hopefully on Broadway some day.
     

  • EHS December Students of the month - Freshman

    Freshman Abigail Zinser was nominated by Kim James: “Abigail always  gives 110 percent on every assignment. She is very responsible, focused on learning and a great student with great character.”  Abigail is a member of Beta Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the Cross Country Track Team.  She plans to attend college and pursue a medical degree.

  • HCMS academic team

    On Saturday, Jan. 22, Henry County Middle School hosted the Governor’s Cup Districts.  It was a great day for the HCMS Academic Team as they came away with the first place trophy. The Future Problem Solving team tied for first and the quick recall team placed third.  In written assessments the following students placed: Nick James was 3rd in math. Josh Logsdon placed 1st in both social studies and science. Austin Howard placed 5th in math and 3rd in science. Dalton Lewellen placed 4th in language arts. Danielle Toy placed 4th in written composition.

  • Something old is something new

    As you flip through the pages of your Local today, you might notice a few things that are, well, different.

    The first is immediately opposite of this page — Local Buzz.

    The Local staff decided a few months ago that our community calender, or bulletin board, could use a change.

    We wanted to add a few things and remove a couple things, and present them in a more eye catching way.

    Cindy DiFazio and Tawnja Morris came up with the name —Local Buzz, and the rest is history.

  • Collins School opened in August 1909

    Part 1 of a series
    submitted By Eleanor Jones Sharp

    An amazing story begins with a scene which makes us proud of our heritage in a lifestyle that behooves us to hold onto a part of our past. To instill the view seen in these portrait prints and to recall many stories I have written in my journal does evoke images of bygone days. The pages on time spent in the days of our youth will scan and record an epitaph upon our life’s journey.

  • Plan today for a better 2011 in ag

    In his poem entitled ‘February 2, 1968’, Wendell Berry wrote:
    In the dark of the moon, in flying snow, in the dead of winter,
    war spreading, families dying, the world in danger,

    I walk the rocky hillside, sowing clover.

  • Extension Office celebrates eight decades of service

    On Sunday, Jan. 23, the Henry County Extension Council hosted a celebration at Twin Oaks in New Castle to celebrate extension memories dating as far back as 1925.

  • ‘The most segregated day of the week’

    The same tableau played out in sanctuaries across America in the 1950s no matter the ethnicity of parishioners, but there were differences.

    Whites worshipped with whites and blacks with blacks.

    “Even today the most segregated day of the week is Sunday,” Joyce Winburn said.

    All the young girls in church congregations all over the U.S. sat primly with ankles crossed. They wore carefully pressed dresses and dainty white gloves.