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Today's News

  • EHS girls improve against district foes

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team lost two home games to district rivals but showed significant progress in the development of the program.

    The Warriors lost to Gallatin County on Jan. 18, 56-30. Thursday night they fell to Carroll County 50-39.

    The margin of victory in both games provides the evidence of progress.

  • District seeding picture still unclear

    As we approach the final weeks of the high school basketball regular season, the 31st district seeding picture has cleared a little but is still murky in some regards.

    On the boys’ side it has been clear for a while now that Owen County would be the number one seed and play the winner of the 4-5 seed game.

    Now that Henry County has pulled out a thriller at Eminence, the Wildcats have four wins and have guaranteed themselves a place as a two or three seed. They stand at 4-3 in district games.

  • Frankfort’s focus

    When Sen. Paul Hornback, R-Shelbyville, and Rep. Rick Rand, D-Bedford, updated local officials and citizens Monday on the 2016 Kentucky General Assembly session, the state budget and possibilities for fixing the underfunded retirement system unavoidably came up.
    In fact, the financial condition of the retirement system dominated the conversation with the 15 or so local officials and constituents who attended the talk in the judge-executive conference room.

  • Pleasureville councilor seeks state office

    A 29-year-old Pleasureville man would like to add a new position to his 11-year record of public service — District 47th Kentucky House representative.
    Already elected to the Pleasureville City Council, Shawn Mertz believes a place in Kentucky’s legislative body would allow him to do more for the constituents in the region, if elected.

  • Feeling down? It might be ‘seasonal affective disorder’

    If you find yourself feeling down, depressed, moody or irritable during a particular time of the year, you may suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
    According to the Mayo Clinic, SAD is a type of depression linked to seasonal changes, and it begins and ends around the same time every year.
    For the majority of people, symptoms start in the fall or winter but quit with the coming of spring or early summer.

  • Looking for something to do? Consider joining 4-H

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County 4-H

  • Don’t let your eyes grow too big for your garden

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension

  • You can fight off some diseases by exercising

    By Jennifer Grove

    Bluegrass Pharmacy

  • Use these tips protect your baby from SIDS

    Welcoming a new baby is an exciting and joyful time for families.  
    This new change also comes with stress and anxiety as parents want to keep their little one safe and healthy.  
    Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (also known as SIDS or crib death) is when a baby 12 months or younger dies during sleep with no clear reason.  
    There is no 100 percent certain way to prevent SIDS, but there are many steps you can take to lower your baby’s risk.  

  • Rural health grant to provide services to Henry

    The Institute for Sustainable Health and Optimal Aging at the University of Louisville, now in just its 15th month of operation, has garnered a major grant to further efforts to bring health care to rural and medically underserved Kentuckians, according to a news release.
     The Health Resources and Services Administration of the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $2.55 million to institute researchers to create the Kentucky Rural and Underserved Geriatric Interprofessional Program (KRUGIEP).