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Today's News

  • Local Buzz for the week of Oct. 26

    Arts & Crafts

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

    Church services

  • 900 Days without a Budget

    Kentucky families and businesses plan and prioritize their spending by making and following a responsible budget.  Congress is required to do the same by passing an annual budget, a blueprint for all federal spending. 

    While the House of Representatives passed a fiscally responsible budget on April 11, 2011, the Senate has not passed a budget since April 29, 2009, more than 900 days ago.

    Not only is this fiscally irresponsible, it is a failure of leadership and a breakdown of one of the most basic functions of government.

  • To Coupon or not to Coupon? Duh!

    Are you like most of us, feeling the pain in your budget whenever you check out at the grocery? Well, friend, you’re not alone … According to the USDA, as of June, 2011, a family of four living in the U.S. will spend, on average, per year, the following:

    On a Thrifty Plan — $7,340.40.

    On a Low Cost Plan —$9,553.20.

    On a Moderate Cost Plan — $11,944.80.

    On a Liberal Plan — $14,497.20.

  • 59 contestants • 13 teams • 610.8 pounds lost

    The Henry County Biggest Loser Contest has come to an end for 2011.  We thank everyone, North Central District Health Department, Henry County Extension Office, Henry Christian Church, and the contestants for participating in the contest. 

    Remember to continue to strive for the healthy lifestyle to make a difference in our community.  

    A total of 610.8 lbs were lost in our community.  Henry County, give yourself a pat on the back.

    1st place team

  • Reach Out & Read: A different kind of prescription

    You may have seen a recent special report on the NBC Nightly News highlighting efforts to provide military children with books through the Reach Out and Read Program.  

    Reach Out and Read is a national program in the doctor’s office that begins at the 6-month check up and continues through age 5 and provides a new book at each wellness visit.  

  • Get your body ready for winter

    As the weather turns cooler and the leaves turn colorful, thoughts turn toward winterizing your home and car. But did you ever think about winterizing your body? Not buying a new coat, hat or gloves, or adding an extra layer of fat for insulation… but did you think about minimizing your risk of falling?

  • Tipton-Bramblett Reunion

  • It’s Holiday Bazaar time

    It is still a few weeks away but the Henry County Homemaker Organization would like to invite you to attend the 19th annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Henry County 4-H/Fairgrounds Building. We will have about 30 booths that will be just chock full of arts, crafts, goodies, and gifts for those holiday shopping lists. The senior citizens from Tri-County Community Action will be serving lunch throughout the day.

  • Beginning Farmer’s program to be offered

    If you are new to farming, the Beginning Farmer Program hosted by the UK Cooperative Extension is designed to walk you through many of the issues you may be facing. We plan to start the class Friday, Jan. 20, with weekly sessions each Friday through February and into March, with more sessions later in the year. Most sessions will run 9 a.m. through lunch, rotating between the Henry, Shelby and Oldham County Extension Offices.

  • Henry County hosts first invitational at Renaissance Run

    The Henry County Cross Country team hosted its first-ever invitational Saturday, drawing 255 athletes representing 12 different schools from around the region to  the Renaissance Run at the Renaissance Park in Eminence.