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Today's News

  • Conservation district giving away tree seedlings

    There will be a limited number of tree seedlings available to the public on a first-come basis in April, according to the Henry County Conservation District.  
    If you are interested in obtaining some of the seedlings, please call, visit or e-mail the district office as soon as possible to put your name and phone number on the list.
    The contact information is 1125, Campbellsburg Road, New Castle, KY  40050.
    Phone number is (502) 845-2890.
    E-mail is Mikki.croxton@ky.nacdnet.net.

  • Kentucky named to farm-to-school food initiative

    Kentucky is one of three states that will partner with the Walmart Foundation and the National Farm to School Network to expand efforts to get more local foods into schools, the network announced recently.

  • Canines go to summer camp through 4-H club

    Most children are introduced to “man’s best friend” early in life, but oftentimes a dog’s care, training and upkeep are chores left to their parents.
    The 4-H Dog Program offers young dog enthusiasts the opportunity to learn about all aspects of canines and strengthens the bond between them.
    No matter your child’s experience level, there is a dog program to suit their interests.
    Young people explore topics such as dog anatomy, health, nutrition and potential genetic problems.

  • Use natural coloring to brighten your Easter

    In just a few weeks, the Easter bunny will be hippity-hoppiting into many Kentucky homes. Along with the annual visit from our long-eared friend, coloring Easter eggs is one of the favorite holiday activities for children of all ages.
    While many of us are accustomed to purchasing the little dye tablets from the store, you can also use natural ingredients to get colorful results.
    Ingredients like fresh beets, yellow onion skins and fruit juices can dye eggs.

  • Why I'm a diabetes advocate

    Editor’s note: This piece by community activist Mona Huff was originally published by the American Diabetes Association. Used with permission. Huff was one of 200 advocates from around the country convening in Washington, D.C, for the American Diabetes Association’s biannual Call to Congress March 10, and she wrote this article as a result.

    I am thankful and humbled to have been selected to attend Call to Congress.

  • Therapists and doctors make great allies

    As a physician it is my job to help each patient live the best quality of life possible.  
    Medications or surgical interventions help with many diseases, but these are just two ways to improve medical conditions.  
    Some of my greatest allies in improving patient outcomes are our very talented therapists.  
    The most utilized therapists are trained in speech, occupational and physical therapy.  These therapists are available to help patients in the hospital, clinic and home health settings.   

  • Local Buzz, March 18, 2015

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church Activities

  • Public Record, March 18, 2015

    KSP arrests

    Montana S. Dyer, 20, Pewee Valley – arrested March 9 at 63 Carter Street, New Castle, by Trooper Dykes for execution of a bench warrant

    Timothy Crittenden, 18, Pleasureville – arrested March 13 at 160 Garrett Road, New Castle, by Trooper Ferris for possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia

    HC Sheriff’s Arrests

  • Silvers paints with Eastern students

    Henry County artist Sharon Silvers recently taught a painting lesson to fifth grade students at Eastern Elementary School. The topic this year was Vincent van Gogh. Ms. Moore’s class painted van Gogh’s church at Auvers while Ms. Eddin’s class painted a landscape in the style of van Gogh.

  • School briefs, March 18, 2015

    HCPS Kindergarten registration

    Henry County Public School kindergarten registrations will be held at each elementary school from April 13 through 17 during the school day.  

    On April 16, the schools will extend the registration time to 6 p.m.  For more information, please contact your child’s intended school or the Henry County Board of Education.

    HCPS Preschool and Head Start registration