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Today's News

  • Local Golfers competing in Mussleman-Dunne junior tour

    Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner are back on the Mussleman-Dunne Junior Golf Tour for a second season. Hadden has competed in three events and Klempner in four events in the boys 11-12 age division.

    MacKenzie Peyton also competed in the girls’ championship division in four tour events.

    Hadden won two of the tournaments he has entered, shooting 75 at Stone Crest Golf Course to win the KIA Classic on May 18 and 19. He shot another 75 at Seneca Golf Course on May 25 and 26 to take top honors.

  • On-the-job training

     

     

    One year ago I retired from teaching and became a sportswriter-in-training.

  • Wildcats go to camp

     

    The Henry County High School basketball team’s youth basketball camp was a big success this year according to coach Enoch Welch.

  • Henry County Youth Baseball Spring Fling

    Submitted

    The Henry County Little League Spring Fling baseball tournament was May 22. The Rockies (above left) beat the White Sox (above right) 8-3 in the 8-10 year old division to claim first place. The White Sox finished as runners-up.

  • Sports Briefs

    Six local players make All-District team

    Six local athletes made the 31st District All-District tournament teams last week.

    In the girls’ tournament Lady Cats Madison Rabourn, Aly Stanley and Krista DeBurger made the team. Kelsie Craigmyle of the Eminence Warriors also made the team.

    Alex Miles and Stephen Archer were named to the boys team.

    Henry County Track Team holds banquet

  • Public Record for the week of June 5

    Marriages

    Melissa Ann Vittitoe, 24, New Castle, to Brandon Carroll Beckley, 27, New Castle.

    Aubrey Lynn Jewell, 28, Louisville, to Joshua Alan Gosman, 28, Louisville.

    Property Transfers

    Coomes Brothers LLC, by and through member Ben P. Coomes, New Castle, to Gary Cook and Steve Cook, Eminence. Property in Henry County; $7,000.

  • Feeding the poor steals from the rich

    By Joe Yates

     

    Like the drone of a furnace in the background, pretense has trickled out of our nation’s capital for so long that no one ever pays much attention. The steady hum of hypocrisy is just a mundane fact of life. Recently, however, the posturing has become downright circus-like.

  • Feeding the poor steals from the rich

    By Joe Yates

     

    Like the drone of a furnace in the background, pretense has trickled out of our nation’s capital for so long that no one ever pays much attention. The steady hum of hypocrisy is just a mundane fact of life. Recently, however, the posturing has become downright circus-like.

  • New specialty license plates could kick cancer stats down the road

    Each year, 25,000 Kentuckians – nearly 70 a day – are given the one diagnosis nobody ever wants to hear from their doctor: Cancer.

    If there is a silver lining surrounding this sizeable cloud, it is that we are seeing true progress in making sure this word is said much less often.  Nationally, deaths are down a fifth from their peak in 1991, and most types of cancers – but not all – are in decline.

  • Phase I applications due by June 18 for Ag development program

    All Henry County farmers and landowners are reminded that the 2013 Phase I Application Period is now open.

    From now, through 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, the Henry County Extension Office will have the producer applications available.  After June 18, no more applications can be accepted for the 2013 Kentucky Agriculture Development Fund CAIP Program in Henry County.