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Today's News

  • Give teachers credit for students’ gain

    As we put another school year behind us – and as parents wait for the inevitable cries of “I’m bored” in the not-too-distant future – now is a good time to take a closer look at all of the good things going on academically.

    Over the long term, perhaps the best news came out of a 2012 Harvard study, which showed Kentucky tying for fifth among the states when measuring the gains our students have made over the last 20 years in math, reading and science.

  • A personal journey of recovery and kindnesss

    By Candy Clarke

     

    It all began quite innocently. My husband and I were in the process of establishing a primary health care provider here in Kentucky. After last year’s flu season, we had decided it would be in our best interest to have a local doctor. Many inquiries later, we had selected a physician; provided copies of medical records and made an appointment for the first visit.

  • Group looking at meat processing options

    By now, you may have heard rumors or reports that a meat processing plant may be built near Campbellsburg. 

    The idea of a local meat processing facility is at present, just a vision.  Here is the story: Since the middle of last year, a group of interested farmers, civic and government leaders has been discussing the potential and possibility of a meat processing facility which may be located in Henry County. 

  • Summer events begin soon, include craft and antiques classes

    Adult crochet classes start in July

    For those of you who are interested in learning to crochet we have a series of classes starting on July 9 and running through Aug. 13.  The class will be taught here at the Extension Office on Tuesday afternoons for six weeks from 3 to 5 p.m.  There will be a $5 fee and your supplies will be provided.  The class is limited to eight people so call us at 845-2811 to register.

    Antique Class

  • Public Record for the week of May 29

    Marriages

    Heather Kristen Shelton, 24, Eminence, to Michael Anthony Evans, 28, Eminence.

    Property Transfers

    Beverly Carol Mills, Campbellsburg, to Glenn Todd Mills, Lexington. Property in Henry County; $11,000 for 1/3 interest, love & affection for 1/3 interest, fair market value is $33,000.

  • Henry County High School Student of the Week: Jordan Lewellen

    What are your plans after graduation?

    To go to UofL for my basic requirement classes and then to the University of Denver for video game design or to Chapel Hill for marine biology.

    What are your favorite subjects?

    Science and Math. They are the two fields that make you think instead of just remember.

    What do you do for fun?

    Hang out with friends, go to concerts and play video games.

    What kind of music do you like?

    Hardcore heavy metal like Escape the Fate, Alesana, Asking Alexandria.

  • Say yes to cheese
  • Walk for health, win a bike

    Brianna Way and Ty Lyons were the winners in the Bike Give-Away in the drawing for the 20/40-Mile Club.  This club is for students who walk behind the school on their own free time (recess), trying to walk at least 20 miles during the school year.  Every student who met the goal of 20 miles was entered in the contest for the drawing. More than 64 students walked at least 20 miles throughout the year.  All together Eastern students walked more than 1,000 miles this year.  

  • Twins win 11-12 year old tournament

    On May 22, the Spring Fling was completed. The 11-12 year old Twins ended up undefeated in the spring fling against the Shelby County Astros, 5-3.

  • Wildcats have 28 Academic All-State Members

    The Kentucky Academic All-State teams were announced this week. The Henry County High School boys’ basketball team had 10 players make the first team with a 3.75 GPA and six players made Honorable Mention with a GPA between 3.25 and 3.75.

    The girls’ team had nine first team members and three make honorable mention.

    Boys’ first team Academic All-State:

    Coleton Aneszko, Jacob Buckley, Robbie Cruse, Dakota Estes, Jackson Jeffries, Landon New, Brennen Peniston, Brad West, James Wundrak and Austin Young.