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Today's News

  • Sports Briefs

    Youth Baseball Signups

    Youth baseball signups will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Mar. 6, and from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, Mar. 9, all at the 4-H building at the Henry County Fairgrounds.

    For more information call Jamie Tingle at 667-2764.

    Henry County Youth Softball signups

    Henry County Youth Softball signups will be from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, March 9, at the Henry County Fairgrounds 4-H building.

    For more information contact William Peyton at 502-321-7776.

  • Cheerleaders compete at state meet
  • Past personal history speaks to our present

    Serendipity shined on me this past week.
    When I moved to northern Kentucky after high school, I always drove by a house barely visible from the road in Smithfield en route to I-71. In between the trees that lined the driveway, I stole glimpses of a Federal style house far back a gravel drive surrounded by fields. I could only see the house long enough to instill more curiosity, wonder and frustration, which taxed my curiosity in epic proportions over the last 20 plus years.
    Rewind with me back a couple of weeks.

  • Gearing up for great gardening

    It’s time for gardening! For some of us, gardening is exciting; for others, it’s more drudgery than pleasure.

    I belonged to the first group until I moved to Alaska. Unsuccessful attempts year after year soon drove me to despair.

    Often times, we take the familiar for granted. I certainly did.

    I assumed gardening in Alaska would produce similar results to the gardens I had seen growing in Kentucky. Of course, I knew soil types, maturity dates, etc. would differ in the diverse geographical locations. I really hadn’t a clue!

  • Take the stress out of a storm’s mess

    While you can’t control severe weather, you do have control over how prepared you are to face the challenges severe weather often presents. Preparing ahead of time for severe weather will relieve the stress of uncertainty in an emergency situation.

    Gov. Steve Beshear declared March Severe Weather Awareness Month, and one of the most important things you can do to prepare for severe weather is to own a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather radio with specific area message encoding capabilities.

  • Options for managing weeds in alfalfa production

    One of the largest alfalfa producers in the state recently discussed his experiences with Roundup Ready Alfalfa.

  • 4-H’ers and parents celebrate past achievements

    4-H’ers and their families recently came together to celebrate this past year’s achievements.

  • Public Record for the week of March 6

    Divorces

    James Tomlinson, Pendleton, 38,and Colleen McKay, Pendleton, 39.

    Timothy Raisor,Eminence, 42, and Cara Rubee, Pleasureville, 36.

    Geary Lasley,La Grange, 31, and Dana Vest, Campbellsburg, 30.

    Property Transfers

  • Student of the week: Eminence Middle School Sarah Bryant

    Sarah is in the 8th grade at Eminence Middle School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    Social Studies. I find it very interesting to learn about history and how we acted in the past.

    What would you like to do when you grow up?

    I want to sell stuff. I want to major in agriculture economics.

    Do you have any pets?

    No.

    What kind of music do you like?

    I like country music and One Direction.

    What do you do for fun?

  • Student of the week:Henry County Middle School Sarah Mobley

    Sarah is a 6th grader at Henry County Middle School.

    What is your favorite subject?
    Math. I like our teacher. She’s nice and she makes class fun by bringing different things in to teach it.
    What would you like to do when you grow up?
    I want to be a baker. I like to make red velvet cakes and cupcakes.
    Do you have any pets?
    I have two dogs and two Gunieas pigs. My dogs are named Sammy and Max. My Gunieas are named Porky and Guss.
    What kind of music do you like?
    I like country music.