Ever wonder what it’s like to know what the Kentucky State Police do every day and just exactly how they do it?
Thanks to an initiative by KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer, ordinary folks like me can participate in the Citizens Police Academy. The academy is a series of classes spread over 12 weeks and designed to give participants a better look at the what, why and how of the Kentucky State Police.
Nathan and Brittney Satterly of Campbellsburg announce the birth of their daughter, Bailey Elaine Satterly born Monday, December 20, 2010, at Baptist Northeast Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 1 ounce and was 19 ¾ inches long.
Grandparents are Teresa Tillet and Terry Satterly of New Castle; James E. Nutgrass, Bedford; and JoAnn McQueary, Milton.
Great-grandparents are Elaine and Gayle Payne of Pleasureville and Joyce and James D. Nutgrass of Campbellsburg.
Thursday, December 30
Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. until noon on Thursdays.
The County Kickers Line Dancing group meets on Thursday nights at the Henry County Fairgrounds 4H Building in New Castle. Lessons are held for beginners from 6 to 7 p.m. and advanced lessons follow from 7 to 8 p.m. There is a fee of $20 per year. For more information contact Darlene Tipton at (502) 750-0954 or (502) 947-5160.
Jim McKee of Port Royal was recently selected as one of the top track and field officials in the country, being named in a top-five list out of the 18,000 to 20,000 who were eligible.
At the National Convention for Track and Field on Dec. 3 at Virgina Beach, McKee and four others were listed as potentials to win the Charles Ruter Award, which recognizes the top official in the country. There were 30 who were originally selected, and that list was eventually narrowed down to just five before the winner was named at the convention.
Henry County got off to a perfect start in 31st District play last week, beating Carroll County (67-46) on the road Tuesday and Owen County (56-42) at home on Friday.
The two wins gave the boys’ basketball team a 2-0 start against district teams and propelled them to the top of the district standings against Owen (4-2 overall, 2-1 district), Gallatin County (2-3, 1-1) and Carroll (2-3, 0-3). Henry is 2-2 after opening the season with losses to Western Hills and Walton-Verona and the two district wins.
If the snow stays away long enough to play, the local high school basketball teams will be participating in area tournaments during winter break from school.
The snow that has blanketed Henry County the last week left seven games in the county either delayed or canceled, and is threatening to disrupt even more entering the new year. Between Henry County High School and Eminence High School, there are six tournaments scheduled for the break. Additional snow is expected this weekend.
The Warriors were trailing Martha Layne Collins by just two points midway through the second quarter last Tuesday night when they strayed away from their game plan, allowing the newly-formed high school to pull away to an easy 71-37 win.