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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • Public Record, July 15, 2015

    KSP arrests

    John W. McClellan, 35, Bedford — arrested July 6 at 10409 Campbellsburg Road, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Phelps for DUI 1st; possession of controlled substance 1st-meth; possession of drug paraphernalia; tampering with physical evidence; careless driving; speeding 25 MPH over the limit

    Robert C. Barnes, 30, Smithfield — arrested July 6 at 489 Pendleton Road, Sulphur, by Trooper Dykes for execution of three warrants

  • College Update: 'Coach' Karie Powell

    sports@hclocal.com

    Karie Powell finished her softball career at Midway College this spring as a student assistant coach for the Eagles. Powell, who played for the Eagles for four years, enjoyed her stint as a coach but would have rather been on the field. “I was first base coach for every game,” Powell said. “Some of them were players I had played with before and some were new players but everyone got along and it was a good experience.

  • Busch wins at Sparta

    By Elliott Pratt

    Landmark News Service

    In the weeks leading up to NASCAR’s triple-header race weekend at Kentucky Speedway, all the talk was about the new package deal that would increase the competitiveness for position that has been lacking at the one-and-a-half mile oval.

    NASCAR got its wish with that change, but there’s no change in who dominates the track.

    Kyle Busch led a race-high 163 laps and took the lead from Joey Logano for good with 18 laps to go to win the Quaker State 400 Saturday night.