Today's News

  • Local Faith: The Easter parade

    by Michael Duncan

    Pastor, Eminence Baptist Church

    I sometimes forget how many years I’ve lived (a nice way of saying I sometimes forget how old I am).  Whenever my mind starts recalling old songs, I’m reminded.

    As a child, I loved sitting in the living room listening to my mom’s records.  You remember records, don’t you?  They were round discs made of vinyl.  You placed a disc on a turntable, gently placed the stylus arm down onto the disc, and there was music—beautiful stereophonic music. 

  • Local students of the week: Jaelynn Graves

    Jaelynn Graves is 10 and in 5th grade.

    What’s your favorite class?

    Science. I like to work with cells.

    Do you know what you want to be?

    I’d like to be a vet.

    What would you tell your younger brothers about middle school?
    Fifth grade is kind of hard. The teachers are nice, but the school work is hard.

    What book are you reading?

  • Local Students of the Week: Kendra Jackson

    Kendra Jackson is 14 and in the 8th grade.

    Social Studies teacher Amy Treece said Kendra was nominated as student of the week by all the 8th grade teachers. “She is one of the most responsible eighth graders I’ve ever worked with,” she said. “She’s self-motivated, has a good outlook and gives 110 percent every day.”

  • Eminence Elementary Students of the Month
  • Campbellsburg’s Smith part of FIRST team

    Caeleb Smith, of Henry County, traveled with his FIRST Robotics team, The Engineers of Kentucky – Team 2783, to compete in the 2011 Boilermaker Regional Competition at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., March 18 and 19.

  • USDA info reveals that beef numbers are down

    Beef cow numbers decline
    USDA has released their annual cattle inventory report and as expected, beef herd liquidation continued during 2010 despite the stronger fall markets. Cow numbers fell by 1.6 percent, and the number of heifers held for beef replacements fell by about five percent.

  • Remembering Annmarie

    Monday, Maryellen, Cathy, Laraine, and I attended a funeral that we did not want to attend. As members of the Henry County Extension Service, we lost our co-worker and good friend Annmarie Ivers, as she lost her courageous battle with cancer.

  • New 4-H classes in crochet and quilting to be offered

    There are two new 4-H projects available for you to enjoy.

    The first new offering is a crocheting club. The project will be a purse made from “granny squares.” Brenda Simpson, who many of you met while in sewing, has agreed to offer a beginning crocheting class. 

    Saundra Smith, our knitting club leader has agreed to assist Brenda with this class. 

  • Start a home composting program

    Composting reduces household waste and enriches the soil by converting leftovers and yard waste into a rich humus over a period of time. Planning now, while the garden is still fallow, allows you to decide on a method that best suits your family’s needs and to settle into a routine before gardening season starts.

  • Public Records for the week of 04/13/11

    Carolyn Sue Beverly, 57, Lockport, to James Lee Doss, 57, Lockport.