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Today's News

  • Henry County kids attend 4-H summer camp

    By Cathy Toole

  • Harvest Showcase is coming this Saturday

    Bring the whole family to this event that is free and open to the public at the Henry County Kentucky Fairgrounds.  
    It is a great place to bring the kids and grandkids as there will be a petting barn and livestock exhibit at the ag arena and kids games by our own Henry County FFA and hayrides around the fairgrounds.  
    Be sure to come hungry, because the Henry County Chamber of Commerce breakfast of country ham and fresh farm eggs starts at 7:30 a.m. and runs until it is gone.

  • A science Sleuth

    Gabe Adams, for the third time, attended the “Summer Science Sleuths” program at Duke University in Durham, N.C., from June 13 to 27. Upon completion of the program, he was named a “Hartwell Scholar at Duke” during the graduation ceremony. This year, the students explored and studied the growth characteristics of bacteria, anatomy of the human brain and helped in the rehabilitation of green sea turtles and bottlenosed dophins. Adams is a sophomore at Henry County High School and the son of Jon and Sarah Adams of Bethlehem.

  • HCPS announces back-to-school information

    As school resumes soon, Henry County Public Schools has released a schedule of open houses and student supplies list for the upcoming year.
    Important dates:
    • July 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — 10th to 12th grade schedule pick up at Henry County High School
    • July 28 — sixth grade jump start, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Henry County Middle School
    • July 28 — seventh grade orientation, 6 through 7:30 p.m. at Henry County Middle School

  • Extension service safety tips for garden recovery after a flood

    ienced flooding this summer that has impacted nearly every county in the state. These floods have raised questions on how to deal with vegetable gardens that have been covered with flood water.  The following information was gathered from the University of Kentucky’s Dr. Sandra Bastin, Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist, Dr. John Strang, UK Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist; and from University of Michigan Cooperative Extension.

  • Childhood vaccinations save hundreds of thousands lives

    By Jennifer Grove

  • When should a youth begin strength training?

    Sports these days have become a year-round endeavor.  
    There is more and more pressure for our children to be the best.  This often means starting organized sports at the age of three or younger and a push to “specialize” or choose a single sport at a young age.  
    As a pediatrician I get a variety of questions from parents on the best way to help children master skills, build strength and prevent injuries in sports. This discussion often leads to the question “When can my child start lifting weights?”

  • Chamber transitions to new leadership

    by Paul Cole, Henry County Chamber of Commerce executive director

  • Doing what might be the most difficult job

    Part of my job involves the unenviable task of going to and reporting on tragic events like fires and car accidents, some of which involve loss of life. There are only a handful of people – police officers and emergency responders, mainly – that would ever see what takes place at the scene.

  • Local Buzz, July 15, 2015

    Civic Organizations

    Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the West End Building, Jackson Road, Eminence. 

    The New Castle Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Buddy’s Place in New Castle.