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Today's News

  • Community Calendar for the week of November 26, 2008

    Wednesday, November 26

    Karate classes will be held at the Community Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    Children’s Story and Craft hour every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasureville Christian Church. Also, the community library at the church is open to the public from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

  • Celebrate Thanksgiving with Harvest Community Church

    President Abraham Lincoln wrote in part of his Thanksgiving Proclamation   “…I do therefore invite my fellow citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea and those who are sojourning in foreign lands, to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next, as a day of Thanksgiving and praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens.”

  • Vaughn sticks through five years

    With the noise from the crowd packed inside Toyota Stadium blaring in the background, sophomore Craig Vaughn jogged out onto the field. It was his third season at Georgetown College — he red-shirted his first year in the program — and this kick return against Cumberland University would mark his first action in an actual varsity game.

  • Suzanne Cates named coach

    Sports Editor

    Following three seasons as an assistant coach for one of the most successful programs at Henry County High School, Suzanne Cates will step into the lead role as the head coach of the HCHS softball squad this spring.

  • I’m thankful for ... tofu pumpkin pie?

    It started kind of innocently.

    I was rolling right along in the kitchen one Thanksgiving a couple of years ago, and was working on the pumpkin pie.

    I was putting the filling and a special ingredient in the blender when Derek walked in.

    “Why are you putting tofu in the pumpkin pie???” he asked, more than a little repulsed by the concept. You see, he doesn’t care much for tofu, while I love it.

    “Trust me.”

    You see, as a sufferer of IBS (I’ll let you look that up), I have trouble with dairy products - sometimes.

  • Drawbaugh resigns coaching position

    Sports Editor

    After three seasons as the head coach for the Henry County High School cross-country team, Ricky Drawbaugh has recently decided to resign his position. Drawbaugh might coach track this spring but will definitely not be back for cross next fall or track the following year.

    “It was not an easy decision. The biggest factor in my resignation was my family,” said Drawbaugh, who is married and has a 16-month-old daughter. “I will miss working with the kids. The team will be fine, though.”

  • Scribers — a good thing, right under our noses

    Executive Director, Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    Often we overlook a good thing that is right under our noses.  When we decide to have a meal away from home, we automatically think going out of county, but Henry County is blessed with many restaurants that serve wonderful food at reasonable prices.

  • County workers to get raise

    General Manager

    Despite the sour economy, county employees will receive a cost of living raise next year.

    The Henry County Fiscal Court voted last week to approve a four percent cost of living increase, but not merit increases.

    Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent said Monday that the four percent raise amounts to around 35-50 cents per hour, depending on each county employee’s current hourly rate.

  • Thanks to the teams that helped clean up Henry County roadways

    Approximately 400 people turned out Saturday morning, Nov. 1, to assist with Henry County’s annual roadside litter clean up. Working under the direction of Henry County Solid Waste Department, residents cleaned more than 200 miles of Henry County roads. Throughout the day, the teams worked diligently, picking up over 1,339 bags of trash and overflowing two large dumpsters.

  • HCPS named in lawsuit against former teacher

    A 2008 Shelby County High School graduate is suing a former teacher and the staff of three Kentucky school districts, charging they were complicit in sexual harassment and wanton negligence.

    In a lawsuit filed Nov. 6 in Shelby County Circuit Court, Elizabeth Reynolds, 18, has charged former teacher Scott Stumbo with “intentional and outrageous” conduct that has caused her to suffer “severe emotional distress.”

    This civil suit comes 10 months after Stumbo submitted an Alford plea to criminal charges of sexual harassment of a student.