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Today's News

  • Turkey season at HCHS softball field

    While many local hunters were out in their blinds Saturday morning, one clever turkey decided it would be safer to hide in plain sight amongst the enemy. A wild turkey invaded the Henry County softball field during the first inning of the Lady Cats’ game with Manual.

  • EHS alumni softball game

    The Eminence Warriors’ softball team held an alumni game Friday night to raise money for the program. Several former Warrior players and coaches took part. Head coach Jerry Martin put on his umpire uniform again but seemed more interested in giving the participants a hard time about their rusty softball skills. Martin’s daughter, Sherri,  pitched for one team while Courtney (Wills) Jensen pitched for the other team.

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Dylan Adams

    Dylan is a senior on the Wildcats baseball team.

    Parents-Sally and Billy Adams.

    What do you do for fun?

    Fishing and hanging out with friends.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    Math/It’s easier than the rest of them.

    Favorite TV shows:

    Sportscenter.

    Favorite Movie:

    Semi-Pro.

    Favorite music style/artist:

    Hip Hop and Rap/Eminem.

    Favorite food:

    Tacos.

    Favorite book:

    Jim Candy.

  • Are taxes as inevitable as death?

    Jon Park

    Henry County GOP Chairman

    Ronald Reagan once said “Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15.”

    As we mark the passing of another Tax Day it is interesting to note that until 1862 there were no significant taxes paid by individuals. 

    The war of 1812 brought us the first sales tax to help pay for that war, but when the debt was paid off in 1817, are you ready for this? Congress did away with those taxes. 

  • Tips for taking your child to the doctor

    Doctor’s visits can be a daunting task for parents and kids alike. Caring for children is a privilege that also comes with the challenge of making office visits as pleasant as possible for all involved. There are many ways that you can help your child have a more successful visit.

  • The female pharmacist in small town Kentucky

    Lindsey Seel

    My husband and I joke that I was always a small town country girl that just happened to be born in a big city and raised on the road while following my Navy Dad to five states and two foreign countries.

    Now, as the pharmacist at Bluegrass Drug Center in Campbellsburg, and living among my husband’s family in Madison, IN, after 27 years I finally feel like I’m where I was always meant to be.

  • Public record for the week of April 23

    EPD Arrests

    Paula Bright, 41, Pleasureville – arrested on April 16 on S. Penn by Officer Parham for speeding 10 mph over limit, careless driving and operating a motor vehicle under the influence, first offense

    Adam Brown, 38, Pleasureville – arrested on April 20 on S. Main by Officer Parham for careless driving and no brake lights, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, first offense

  • Silvers paints with Eastern students

     

  • Relay Recess

    On April 11, Eastern Elementary School held its Recess Relay in conjunction with the American Cancer Society. Fundraising events included profits from concession sales at District Governor’s Cup, class penny drive, and sales of “Relay for Life Walking to Celebrate Life Feet” to honor cancer survivors and remember those lost. The total raised for The American Cancer Society was $765.62.

  • Extension plays pivotal role in land-grant system

    Even though the Cooperative Extension Service has been around for 100 years, people often ask about the connection between Extension and land-grant institutions.

    Land-grant institutions are legislated to not only teach but to engage in research and outreach. The Smith-Lever Act established the Extension Service system in 1914 to provide federal funding for land-grant universities to educate rural citizens in vocational, agricultural and home demonstration topics.