Today's News

  • ‘A Mayberry state of mind’

    Neighbors filed in with casserole dishes, and trailing aromas of freshly baked pies.

    The buffet table soon was laden with chicken and dumplings, green beans, and macaroni and cheese.

    Piles of home baked ham sandwiches and potato chips provided alternatives for the kiddos.

    Chocolate and coconut cream pies piled high with white fluff sidled up to a variety of fruit pies and their golden crusts.

  • Worrying about prescription costs? Help is available

    Medicare beneficiaries are growing in number and many worry about prescription drug costs.

    The Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency wants to get the word out that help is available.

    “There are more than 2,000 in Henry County who qualify,” outreach director Dawn Yankeelov said.

    She said she knows of at least 131 who qualify, but are not enrolled according to the Social Security Administration.

  • Relay for Life LIVE AUCTION ITEMS

    Relay for Life

    • 2 Holiday World Passes ( $85 value)
    • 4 Dollywood Passes ($225 value)
    • 4 Frazier Musuem Passes and TGIF gift Certificate ($70 value)
    • 2 Kings Island Passes ($104 value)
    • 4 Cincinnati Reds Tix ( Red v/s Washington Nationals, Aug 26, $100 value)
    • 2 UK vs Central Michigan Football Tix September 10, approx $100 value)
    • 8 passes to Cincinnati Observatory ($56 value)
    • Handmade Quilt
    • Handmade Stained Cross

  • Road work ahead: KDOT at work in Henry County

    Motorists on Kentucky 55 between Eminence and New Castle no doubt are aware that that road is getting some fresh asphalt. Work began on the project last week.
    But it’s not the only road in Henry County slated for resurfacing in the coming weeks.

    US 421/KY 55 (Eminence Road-Main Street)
    Lane closures and delays possible between KY 202 and KY 55 (mile points 13.2 and 15.1) due to roadway resurfacing.

  • Stahl and Helm to appear on WAVE-3 TV

    Dave Stahl, keyboardist/vocalist, along with saxophonist Freddy Helm, has been invited to reappear on WAVE 3 TV’s Live From 725 Show at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, June 23.  Tammy McNeill, producer of the program heard Dave and Freddy play at the Corydon Jamboree and invited them to be on the show April 1.  According to McNeill, viewer response was so positive that she invited them back for a repeat engagement.

  • Henry County Seniors Spring Fling

    The Henry County Senior Citizens held a Spring Fling Friday, June 17, at the Henry County Senior Center. The event included information booths, a live band, lunch, cake walks and bingo.

  • Courthouse decision won’t be easy

    $12.5 million. 37,500 square feet.

    That’s a lot of money, and that’s a lot of space for a new justice center.

    And in less than a week, the Fiscal Court will have to decide whether or not it will happen.

    It won’t be an easy decision, I’m sure. Supporters and opponents of the proposal by the Administrative Office of the Courts make valid points.

    When the current Henry County Courthouse was built in 1876, it must have been quite a sight; it still is.

  • New justice center: Is it a priority?

    by John Logan Brent

  • Ouellette to play baseball for St. Catharine College

    Rewind to when he was just five years old — at the age when most boys were still hitting from a tee — Dylan Ouellette was moved up to play “real” baseball because his dad Rick was the little league’s commissioner.

    Now, 13 years later, the recent Henry County High School graduate is taking his game up another notch with his decision to play baseball for St. Catharine College next school year. Rick, who Dylan credits for the reason why he got his start in baseball and played the sport so much, passed away during Dylan’s senior year.

  • Ally Vaughn named all-region selection

    Henry County junior Ally Vaughn was recently selected to the All-8th Region Team — the only player from the county to be selected as one of the region’s best baseball or softball players for the 2011 season.