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Today's News

  • Mild winter has effect on country hams

    A mild winter this year has been a nail-biter at times for the approximately 700 4-H’ers and numerous adult volunteers involved in the country ham project, but no problems of spoilage are anticipated with the hams.

  • Pasture evaluation: Wait and see, or spray now?

    With the relatively mild winter, it’s not just the cool season grasses we see growing in our pastures and hay fields – our cool-season weeds are growing very nicely, too.  Evaluation of our pastures now can give us help in planning our attack on any developing weed problems.  Typically, plants such as musk thistle, poison hemlock, buttercups, purple deadnettle, common chickweed and various mustard species can be found.

  • Google helps EIS superintendent solve water issue

    A water main break in Eminence on Sunday, Feb. 5, forced Eminence Independent Schools to provide bottled water for students on Monday, Feb. 6.

    During a city council meeting last week, officials said a 12-inch water main broke in a field near West Owen Street. Water district officials were aware of a leak at 6 a.m. and found the leak a couple hours later. The leak was under control by 1 p.m. that day.

  • City withholds CVFD money over audit

    The Campbellsburg Volunteer Fire Department’s failure to provide financial information to the city, according to a time frame established in a June 2011 contract between the two entities, led Mayor Rex Morgan to call for a joint meeting between the city council and the department’s board of directors.

    Morgan’s request was made during the regular city council meeting Monday night, Feb. 20.

  • Eminence teen charged in Shelby robbery

    Two teens have been arrested and charged with invading a home and attempting to rob four people at gunpoint.

    Desmond C. Sebring, 18, of Shelbyville and Marcus D. Box, 19, of Eminence are each charged with four counts of first-degree robbery in an incident that occurred Jan. 17 at an apartment on Midland Trail in Shelbyville.

    Box also is charged with six counts of third-degree burglary in connection with six businesses that he is accused of having broken into around that same date, along with three accomplices.

  • Terri Smith requests jury trial

    The Henry County woman charged with more than 200 counts of animal cruelty will take her case to trial.
    On Monday, Feb. 20, Terri L. Smith of Campbellsburg, through her attorney, asked for a jury trial in her case, which consists of 218 counts of first degree animal cruelty, a Class A misdemeanor.

    Henry County Attorney Virginia Harrod said Smith’s attorney, George Carter, arrived for Monday’s hearing and immediately requested a jury trial.

  • EIS takes part in Digital Learning Day

    The Alliance for Excellent Education announced that 37 states, 10,000 teachers and 1.5 million students signed up in support of the first national Digital Learning Day on Feb. 1.

    Digital Learning Day is a national awareness campaign designed to celebrate innovative teachers and highlight instructional practices that strengthen teaching and personalize learning for all students.

  • Customers are the lifeblood of your business

    Customers are the lifeblood of business, whether it is retail, service or manufacturing.  There are some ideas you might consider when thinking of your business and how you and your staff relate to your customers.

    1. Learn

    Learn all you can-about individual customers, industry trends, our company’s products or services, policies, and procedures - anything that can help you identify your customers’ needs and how your business can meet them.

    2. Analyze

  • Register now for 4-H summer camp

    Henry County youth will be heading to Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp on Tuesday morning, July 10.  

    We will be returning Friday afternoon on July 13.

    The theme for this year’s camp is Camp Madagascar.  Campers will enjoy participating in the following classes:  swimming, canoeing, fishing, low ropes, high ropes, archery, rifle, crafts, nature, caving and much, much more.  In the evening there will be field games, talent shows, skits, line dancing, and, of course, Sally Down the Alley, a 4-H camping tradition.

  • Rabbit and poultry processing training on April 11

    There will be a mobile processing unit training at 9 a.m. April 11 at the Kentucky State University Research Farm located at 1525 Mills Lane in Frankfort. This is a day-long training, with the morning session in a classroom. The afternoon session is a  hands-on training of both rabbit and poultry.

    The cost of the training is $75 for certification for the first two years and $50 annually after that. Lunch will be included during the training.