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Today's News

  • Henry County Rod and Gun Club Children's Fishing Tournament

    And the winners are!

    Everybody! All the kids who participated in the fishing tournament had a great time so everyone wins.

    But a few of the contestants did a little better than others.

    Results are as follows:

    Largest Fish (boy)-Calvin Brown

    Largest fish (girl)-Erica Howard

    Most Fish (boy)-Cameron Ellis

    Most Fish (girls)-Jenna Rabourn

    Most Weight (boy)- Logan Graves

    Most Weight (girl)-Jaelynn Graves

  • School brief 7/1/2015

    Two earn honors at Campbellsville U.

  • Second Wind Dreams Founder Visits Henry County

    On June 23, P.K. Beville, founder and president of Second Wind Dreams, shown center, visited the Henry County Extension Office to honor the members of the Henry County Second Wind Dreams Committee. This committee recently celebrated its 300th dream fulfillment for community elders through Second Wind Dreams’ award-winning Dreams Program. This special meeting included a luncheon and sharing of each participants’ favorite dream come true.

  • Protect yourself from weight-loss scams

    With nearly two-thirds of Americans considered overweight or obese, many of us would love a magic bullet to help us instantly shed a couple of pounds so we can look and feel better.
    Unfortunately, that magic potion or pill doesn’t exist, despite the various marketing efforts you see online or on television that promote products as weight loss cure-alls.
    These types of cure-all products have been around for hundreds of years and continue to attract people looking for an easy way to improve their overall health.

  • Fun at the Fair
  • Connecting Kentucky to the world

    Three months ago, when the Washington Post ran a story comparing peak broadband internet speeds among the states, the news for Kentucky was not good: We came in last, behind Arkansas.  Our rate is half of what can be found in Virginia, which placed second.

  • Protecting our road funds

    At a recent House Rules committee hearing, one of my colleagues from New York declared that the potholes in the roads in her district are so bad, “you can lose your car in them.”  Kentuckians and Americans from all over the country agree. It is long past time that something was done to address the deplorable state of the highways and infrastructure in this country. 

  • Outdoor events always at mercy of Mother Nature

    A good event planner thinks of everything. After choosing a date, picking just the right venue, setting a schedule, lining up participants and volunteers, there are hundreds of emails and phone calls to confirm all the plans and be as ready as possible for the big day.

    Despite all efforts, there is one aspect of the day that even the best planner has absolutely no control over – the weather.

  • Homemaker honored
  • Avian flu outbreak leads to restrictions

    State Veterinarian Robert C. Stout has enacted restrictions on bird sales and movement in Kentucky to protect Kentucky’s poultry industry and bird population from the current avian influenza outbreak.

    “We are taking these steps out of an abundance of caution,” Dr. Stout said. “Poultry is Kentucky’s leading agricultural commodity, and we will do everything we can to keep our commercial and backyard poultry industries secure.”