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Today's News

  • Renaissance Fair Reopens for Seventh Season

     

     

    If you ever wanted to experience life in medieval times, The Kentucky Renaissance Festival can entertain and educate the knights and nobles in your family as it opens for its seventh season on June 2.

    Opening week two new attractions will debut at the fair. Roundtable Productions will have live jousts and other combat demonstrations in contrast to the fair’s first fairy troupe.

  • Project Citizen showcase is tonight

    The Henry County High School senior class will hold a Community Showcase of its Project Citizen presentations from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, at Henry County High School.

    We the People: Project Citizen is a program for civic education designed to give  students experience in defining a community problem, add to students’ knowledge of public policy, enhance their research skills, and deepen their understanding of how we can work together to make our communities better.

  • After prom, it’s farmer’s market time

    Patrons expect to see a family at the farmer’s market selling their products, but graduating senior Montaynna Heightchew is offering more than just the usual fare.

  • Officials inspect Madison-Milton bridge after 911 calls

    By Dave Taylor

     

    An investigation is under way following a series of calls received by the 911 emergency system in Madison, Ind., that led to the closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge on Friday night.

    Jefferson County, Ind., Sheriff John Wallace said he has asked the Indiana Department of Homeland Security for its assistance in the investigation.

  • O’Nan joins C’Burg Chiro

    After getting four dry sockets from wisdom tooth extraction, Lindsay O’Nan got an infection into her blood. That misfortune led her on a painful path to her new profession.

    Dr. Lindsay O’Nan is from Henderson and attended Georgetown College for her undergraduate studies. During Christmas break in 2007, she had all of her wisdom teeth removed. Blood clots did not form and resulted in her having four dry sockets.

  • Leadership ‘12: Girl Power


    The Leadership Class of 2012 is changing the rules of the past.  Instead of the class running from October-June, this class began in March and will graduate in November.  This lets new experiences not featured in other classes as the summer brings new opportunities to explore Henry County.

  • Eastern students save tabs for charity
  • Suprise twists reveal county history

    In my profession, you never know where the thread of a story will take you.

    I recently wrote stories on the lead mine in Lockport and the history of Defoe each with a fascinating legacy. In this week’s issue, I looked into the origins of a sign that has been on a barn for more than 30 years.

  • Farmer's Market is a family affair

    Submitted by Maryellen Garrison
    Farmers Market is a family affair! Viola Shaw and family opened the Henry County Farmers Market on Saturday at the Courthouse in New Castle with a large variety of plants.  Each week as we get further into the season there will be more and more farmers, plants and produce showing up!  Support our local farmers and have a healthier diet by eating locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables this summer!

  • No one stands alone in Christian faith

    By Michael Duncan