Today's News

  • Eminence Elementary Students of the Month
  • Campbellsburg’s Smith part of FIRST team

    Caeleb Smith, of Henry County, traveled with his FIRST Robotics team, The Engineers of Kentucky – Team 2783, to compete in the 2011 Boilermaker Regional Competition at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., March 18 and 19.

  • USDA info reveals that beef numbers are down

    Beef cow numbers decline
    USDA has released their annual cattle inventory report and as expected, beef herd liquidation continued during 2010 despite the stronger fall markets. Cow numbers fell by 1.6 percent, and the number of heifers held for beef replacements fell by about five percent.

  • Remembering Annmarie

    Monday, Maryellen, Cathy, Laraine, and I attended a funeral that we did not want to attend. As members of the Henry County Extension Service, we lost our co-worker and good friend Annmarie Ivers, as she lost her courageous battle with cancer.

  • New 4-H classes in crochet and quilting to be offered

    There are two new 4-H projects available for you to enjoy.

    The first new offering is a crocheting club. The project will be a purse made from “granny squares.” Brenda Simpson, who many of you met while in sewing, has agreed to offer a beginning crocheting class. 

    Saundra Smith, our knitting club leader has agreed to assist Brenda with this class. 

  • Start a home composting program

    Composting reduces household waste and enriches the soil by converting leftovers and yard waste into a rich humus over a period of time. Planning now, while the garden is still fallow, allows you to decide on a method that best suits your family’s needs and to settle into a routine before gardening season starts.

  • Public Records for the week of 04/13/11

    Carolyn Sue Beverly, 57, Lockport, to James Lee Doss, 57, Lockport.

  • Plum finds a jewel in Aussies

    Adriana Plum didn’t have pets growing up. Now she’s surrounded by animals.

    On 30 well-tended, gently rolling acres outside Eminence, she and husband Robert keep six Australian Shepherds, some sheep, goats and, soon, ducklings.

    The dogs herd for both competition and for utilitarian purposes.

    On Monday morning veteran working dog, eight-year old Certik faced a delicate job.

  • Have A Heart For Art

    With just 12 chances to display its students artwork, the Eminence Independent Schools annual calendar can only scratch the surface of creativity in the district.

    But on May 3, a spring art and music show at EIS will highlight works from throughout the year and represent every grade. The event begins at 5 p.m.

    This year’s celebration will include a middle and high school Art Club Auction.

    Art teacher and club sponsor Robin McHone instructed her middle and high school members to craft “useful pieces” for the event, mainly vases.

  • Lea’s legacy lives on

    A quarter-century ago, Campbellsburg Elementary School lost more than just a lunch lady.

    During her time at the school, Judy Lea developed a reputation not just for feeding the school’s children, but also providing for those children who were less fortunate.