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Today's News

  • Showcasing: Family traditions

    General Manager

    For Donna Williams, making brooms isn’t a hobby or a craft, it’s a way of carrying on a family tradition.

    A sixth-generation broom maker, Williams has taken the family craft to new heights, while maintaining a generations old focus on quality.

    Williams’ participation in the craft began 20 years ago.

  • Showcasing: local farms

    General Manager

    As visitors wander through the Harvest Showcase this weekend, they’ll no doubt venture through the Farmers Market area, where a bounty of fresh produce will make the senses tingle.

    For one vendor, the venture into selling at a Farmers Market began quite simply — she wanted to make a little extra money and connect with and help people.

    Barbara Gregory has grown her own produce for much of her life, building upon knowledge she’s picked up from aunts and uncles, books and workshops.

  • Back to School: 2008-2009 school year calendars

    Eminence Independent Schools

    First day: August 1

    July 28-30 - Professional Development Day

    July 31 - Professional Opening (Staff Only)

    August 1 - First Day of School for Students

    August 20 - Early Release for Students

    September 1 - Labor Day Holiday, School Closed

    October 6-16- Fall Break

    Nov. 4 - Election Day, no school

    Nov. 26-28 - Thanksgiving Break

    Dec. 22-Jan. 2 - Winter Break

    Jan.. 19 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day, School Closed

  • Welcome to the 9th Annual Henry County Harvest Showcase

    By John Logan Brent

    Henry County Judge/Executive and Showcase Committee Member

  • Back to School - 2008-2009 HCHS schedule check and new student registration

    Henry County High School students may pick up schedules through Thursday, July 24. Students will need to go to Henry County Middle School to pick up the schedule. Students will need to pay school fees of $55 before picking up schedules. If a student receives free or reduced lunch, this fee does not have to be paid. The times for schedule pick ups at the middle school are:

    Wednesday, July 23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Thursday, July 24, noon to 7 p.m.

  • Showcasing: Local crafts

    Staff writer/photographer

    Sweet Home Spun is a 150-acre family owned and operated sheep farm, wool, knitting and retail enterprise on U.S. 421 just 1.2 miles south of Pleasureville. It is the life’s work of JoAnn Adams, her husband Sam and son, Samuel.

  • Chris Nethery back at Eminence

    Sports editor

    After playing basketball at Eminence High School for four years in the 1990s, and spending a six-year coaching span between Berea and Gallatin County, Chris Nethery will return to his roots in Eminence to start his first head coaching position at the varsity level.

  • Varsity soccer team finally reaches HCHS

    Sports editor

    When the Henry County High School junior varsity soccer team took to the field last fall, it marked the first time a soccer team was represented at HCHS. Now, with a varsity team already practicing and games right around the corner, Henry has taken a monumental step and is leaving behind a trail of history along the way.

  • Barmore takes her game overseas

    Sports editor

    Thanks to a speedy and accurate right arm, Samantha Barmore got the opportunity to showcase her pitching skills in Australia this month — playing for Team USA in a 23-and-under tournament that included more than a dozen teams from Australia, New Zealand and the United States.

  • Great stories produced from Henry County

    Henry County athletics — on the high school, college and coaching levels — are on an upswing. Just look at the stories I had the pleasure of writing in this week’s paper alone.