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Today's News

  • Leadership Henry County ready to pursue park project

    The discussion of which community project the members of Leadership Henry County should pursue went right down to the wire. Participants brainstormed a dozen ideas and then whittled them down to three: a Henry County oral history project packaged in a podcast; a flagpole at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park; and planting a variety of native trees for educational purposes at the park. The group decided on the arboretum about five minutes before their graduation began at the Henry County Chamber dinner Nov. 11.

  • Baker-Wiloite wedding

    Ashley Baker and Nicolas Wilhoite of TurnersStation, were married September 17, 2016, at Smith-Berry Winery.
    Ashley is the daughter of Robbie and Terry James and Keith and Linda Baker. She is a registered nurse at Norton Healthcare.
    Nicholas is the son of Jerry Wilhoite and the late Rita Hamilton. He is a logger.
    They have two children, Ava Byers and Waylon Wilhoite.

  • Baker-Wilhoite wedding

    Ashley Baker and Nicolas Wilhoite of Turners Station, were married September 17, 2016, at Smith-Berry Winery.
    Ashley is the daughter of Robbie and Terry James and Keith and Linda Baker. She is a registered nurse at Norton Healthcare.
    Nicholas is the son of Jerry Wilhoite and the late Rita Hamilton. He is a logger.
    They have two children, Ava Byers and Waylon Wilhoite.

  • An introduction to the new Chamber director

    By Holly Kinderman

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Durbin meets pence

    Soon after the ballots were cast in last Tuesday’s presidential election, Henry County Help Center Director Joe Durbin got to meet and take a selfie with Vice President-elect Mike Pence.

  • New Castle residents can now raise chickens in the city

    For years, residents in New Castle have not been allowed to keep livestock. That will now change but only by a hair, or feather in this case.
    After its approval, the amended livestock ordinance will allow residents to keep up to five chickens per household. There are conditions, however.

  • November to close out with trainings, Cattlemen’s meet

    Private Applicator Training
    The Henry County Extension office will host a Private Applicator Certification Training on Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Henry County Extension Office. This training is for individuals who wish to purchase and apply regulated pesticides to their own farms.
    If you are a private applicator or wish to become a private applicator, this is your chance.
    For more questions, please contact me at the Henry County Extension Office at (502) 845-2811.

  • It’s almost time for the country ham project

    Country ham applications are now available. Henry County 4-H is excited to let everyone know we are participating in this program again this year.
    We are also, once again, opening this program up to adults, too. So, all ages 9 years and older can join in this great project.
    Last year we had over 100 hams hanging in our ham house.
    A heritage project, curing meat is an old tradition that was done out of necessity due to the lack of refrigeration. People would cure their meat with salt, sugar and spices.

  • The relationship between multivitamins and diabetes

    Diabetes is a condition that affects the way the body uses energy.
    More than 29 million Americans are affected by diabetes and close to one-quarter of these individuals do not know they have the disease.
    An additional 86.1 million Americans have pre-diabetes.
    Many people believe they can prevent or control these diseases by taking various dietary supplements, but that may not be the case.
    A wide variety of supplements may claim to reduce your risk of developing diabetes, help you better manage the disease or prevent it all together.  

  • Eminence Odd Fellows theft suspect heads to court in separate incident

    A separate complaint has been filed in Henry County District Court against a 58-year-old Pleasureville man already facing a charge of theft by unlawful taking, more than $10,000, according to a warrant.
    Richard D. Rynes recently waived his right to a preliminary hearing in district court, sending a case involving an alleged theft of more than $100,000 from the Eminence Lodge 140 of the International Order of the Odd Fellows to the grand jury.