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Today's News

  • Fields of Dreams

        Anyone who played on the Henry County High School baseball field in the late 1970’s can tell you that it was not an ideal place to play the game.

    Randy Berry was a pitcher and infielder for the Wildcats in the late-70’s. He said, “It was just a hayfield. It was pretty rough. I remember me and Kenny James bringing our tractors to work on it back in the day.”

  • Ah, the 'good' old days

     

     

    Working on the feature story for this week sent me down memory lane.

    It was interesting comparing memories with other people. It is amazing what time can do to your memories. Talking to Stan Olsen, Donnie Williams, my high school baseball coach and Randy Berry, a former baseball teammate, helped me remember some of the days when I played centerfield for the Wildcats. 

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Lyndsay Craigmyle

    Lyndsay is a freshman on the Warriors’ basketball and softball teams.

    What are your hobbies?

    Playing guitar.

    What about non-school activities?

    For my 8th grade service-learning project I collected over 900,000 can pull tabs.

    How about school clubs?

    Junior Beta

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    English.

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    I can listen to just about anything./Justin Bieber.

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Seth Williams

    Seth is a senior on the Wildcats baseball team.

    What are your hobbies?

    Hanging out with friends, playing basketball, going out to eat and bowling.

    What about non-school activities?

    Work with dad sometimes-Highway community services.

    How about school clubs?

    Pep Club.

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    P.E.

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    Country/Blake Shelton

    Rap/Lil’ Wayne.

    What’s your favorite sports teams/athletes?

  • Well in a not well world

    Once upon a time, filled with youthful enthusiasm and naiveté, I believed that one day I would finally get life right ... that my life would be fully on target ... that I would be the person God intended me to be.

    There is nothing like adulthood to take care of youthful enthusiasm and naiveté. My life is not always on target. In fact, there are days when I can’t even see the target. As for being the person God intended me to be, this too, according to the standards of the young man I once was, eludes me.

  • Student of the week: Eminence High School Ethan Cornett

    Ethan is a junior at Eminence High School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    I really like history because it gives me inspiration for things I can make videos of later on .

    What do you want to do after school?

    Making movies, education purpose videos. I am more interested in making videos that reach the most people: funny videos, awesome videos, action or adventure. I hope to go to NKU and get a degree in video production.

    Do you have any pets?

  • Student of the week: Henry County High School Destiny Palmer

    Destiny is a freshman at Henry County High School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    English I really love reading and writing. My favorite is reading assignments when we have to write essays and examine.

    What do you do for fun?

    Babysit and hang out with friends. I am a baby/kid person. With my friends we go see movies and hangout around the house.

    Do you have any pets?

    Layla Dog.

    What do you plan to do after high school?

  • Workshop for home based processors

    The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, Kentucky Department of Agriculture and Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services are partnering to support farm friendly legislation. House Bill 391 and Farmers Market Legislation allows Kentucky farmers who grow and harvest produce to process value-added products and sell them from designated farmers markets, certified roadside stands and the processor’s farm. There are two processing categories in HB 391, Homebased Processors and Home-based Microprocessors.

  • Deadlines approach for disaster relief

    The Farm Service Agency’s Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program provides financial assistance to producers of non-insurable crops when low yields, loss of inventory or prevented planting occur due to a natural disaster. The upcoming deadlines to file an application for natural disaster protection under the NAP are March 15 and May 1.

    Nearly all vegetable crops, small fruits and burley tobacco are in the March 15 deadline.  Nursery crops are in the May 1 deadline.

  • Event shows off youthful talent

    The Henry County 4-H Communication Event took place Feb. 28, at the Henry County Extension office.  The evening began with speeches.  Jakob Beckley gave a speech entitled “Change” in the 14-year-old category.  Jakob spoke on how communities as well as people change sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse.  Jakob received a blue and champion.