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Today's News

  • Gilley leads East All-stars to vitory

    The 25th annual Kentucky East-West All Star game was held July 14 and Henry County High School Lady Cats basketball coach Todd Gilley was named to coach the East squad. The squad is made up of outstanding seniors-to-be from the 7th and 8th Regions. The West squad is comprised of players from the 5th and 6th region.

  • Old-fashioned fun at the Hillbilly Games

    If you like your competition a little more on the light-hearted side then the Henry County Touchdown Club may just have the thing for you. The first annual Hillbilly Games will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11.

    The games will include a watermelon seed spitting contest, big hair contest, belly armpit serenade, mud pit belly flop, human mud pit race, mud pit tug of war, tractor tire flip and hog calling contest.

  • Still chasing the dream

     

     

    Jeri Miller grew up in a family of horse people. Her father competed as a saddle-bronc rider in the rodeo and her mother gave lessons in dressage. Riding a horse was as natural to Jeri as walking is to most people.

    But at age 12, she saw a television broadcast of three-day eventing – the horse world’s equivalent to a triathlon – and she was hooked.

  • Herbed Pasta and a Visit to the Harvest Showcase on July 28!

     Visit the Harvest Showcase this weekend, July 28 at the Henry County Fairgrounds to purchase some of the best local produce around!  Nothing smells better than freshly chopped basil. It has a warm, spicy smell and pungent flavor, with hints of licorice and cloves and Home grown Kentucky tomatoes are tops!

  • Summertime Fun!

  • Harvest Showcase

  • Public Record for the week of July 25

    District Court

    Traffic

    Monday July 16,

    Judge Jerry D. Crosby II

    Kristy A. Brunner, 1987, charges from 6/16: failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offense.FTA issue DOT and BW $250.

    Lisa A. Rice, 1970, charges from 5/04: careless driving; operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, BAC. 08, 2nd offense, not guilty, pretrial conference 7/30.

  • Alaska: the land of the midnight sun

    By Candy Clarke

     

    Remember when you were in grade school and the bell rang for recess? Do you remember how happy you were to escape the classroom and play outside with your friends? Well, folks, that’s exactly the way it feels to be retired and live in Alaska during the summer months. Alaska, also known as the land of the midnight sun, becomes one gigantic playground with perfectly sane adults reverting back to childhood; our toys  are just different from the toys of earlier years.

  • HCHS offers a head start to health care careers

       
    By Sandy Powell

    Henry County     Public Schools
    When school begins in August, students at Henry County High School who dream of a career in the medical field will have a golden opportunity to enroll in the Health Science Program--a stepping stone to many careers in the health care industry.

  • How to safely prepare yourself and your body to beat the extreme heat

    Submitted by
    Bruce Owens
    Director Henry County Emergency Management Agency
    Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature.
    Most heat disorders occur because the victim has been overexposed to heat or has over-exercised for his or her age and physical condition. Older adults, young children and those who are sick or overweight are more likely to succumb to extreme heat.