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Today's News

  • Use natural coloring to brighten your Easter

    In just a few weeks, the Easter bunny will be hippity-hoppiting into many Kentucky homes. Along with the annual visit from our long-eared friend, coloring Easter eggs is one of the favorite holiday activities for children of all ages.
    While many of us are accustomed to purchasing the little dye tablets from the store, you can also use natural ingredients to get colorful results.
    Ingredients like fresh beets, yellow onion skins and fruit juices can dye eggs.

  • Why I'm a diabetes advocate

    Editor’s note: This piece by community activist Mona Huff was originally published by the American Diabetes Association. Used with permission. Huff was one of 200 advocates from around the country convening in Washington, D.C, for the American Diabetes Association’s biannual Call to Congress March 10, and she wrote this article as a result.

    I am thankful and humbled to have been selected to attend Call to Congress.

  • Therapists and doctors make great allies

    As a physician it is my job to help each patient live the best quality of life possible.  
    Medications or surgical interventions help with many diseases, but these are just two ways to improve medical conditions.  
    Some of my greatest allies in improving patient outcomes are our very talented therapists.  
    The most utilized therapists are trained in speech, occupational and physical therapy.  These therapists are available to help patients in the hospital, clinic and home health settings.   

  • Local Buzz, March 18, 2015

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church Activities

  • Public Record, March 18, 2015

    KSP arrests

    Montana S. Dyer, 20, Pewee Valley – arrested March 9 at 63 Carter Street, New Castle, by Trooper Dykes for execution of a bench warrant

    Timothy Crittenden, 18, Pleasureville – arrested March 13 at 160 Garrett Road, New Castle, by Trooper Ferris for possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia

    HC Sheriff’s Arrests

  • Silvers paints with Eastern students

    Henry County artist Sharon Silvers recently taught a painting lesson to fifth grade students at Eastern Elementary School. The topic this year was Vincent van Gogh. Ms. Moore’s class painted van Gogh’s church at Auvers while Ms. Eddin’s class painted a landscape in the style of van Gogh.

  • School briefs, March 18, 2015

    HCPS Kindergarten registration

    Henry County Public School kindergarten registrations will be held at each elementary school from April 13 through 17 during the school day.  

    On April 16, the schools will extend the registration time to 6 p.m.  For more information, please contact your child’s intended school or the Henry County Board of Education.

    HCPS Preschool and Head Start registration

  • Local students recognized by EKU

    EKU ANNOUNCES FALL 2014 DEAN’S LIST

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 3,255 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Fall 2014 semester.

  • Anniversary

    Dills celebrate 50 years

    Richard and Joyce Peyton Dills will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, March 27, 2015. The couple was married in Eminence on March 27, 1965.

     

    They have four children, Ernie Dills and James Dills, both of Eminence, Hazel Dills-Torres, LaGrange and Esther Simpson, Pleasureville.

  • Flurry of bills pass Senate and House as session nears end

    The three days that the Kentucky General Assembly was in session this week started on Monday with news that the first new law of 2015 had taken effect and ended on Wednesday night with a flurry of bills passing both chambers before the Senate and House adjourned shortly before midnight.

    Lawmakers are now in a nine-day recess and will return to the Capitol for the final two days of the 2015 session on March 23 and 24.