Today's News

  • Spring clean your way to a healthier and wealthier you

    Many of us would love to work more physical activity into our schedules but between responsibilities at work and home, it can be hard to squeeze it in.
    The 30 minutes of physical activity most days of the week most health and wellness experts recommend may seem impossible. Not helping matters were the short days and cold weather associated with winter.
    Fortunately, spring is upon us and with that comes longer days and warmer weather to encourage more outdoor physical activity.  

  • Henry County 4-H Communications and Variety Show results

    Henry County 4-H Council hosted the annual 4-H Communications Event and Variety Show on Tuesday, March 28, at the Henry County Cooperative Extension Service.  
    The following are the results for the speech participants.  

  • Local Buzz for 4-5-2017

    Church Activities
    The Pleasureville Baptist, Pleasureville Christian and the Pleasureville United Methodist churches will host a Sunrise Service on April 16 at 7 a.m. at the Pleasureville Christian Church with Bro. Jerry Anderson of the Baptist Church bringing the message.  All are invited to celebrate the risen Savior.  Coffee and doughnuts after the service.

  • Public record for 4-5-2017

    KSP arrests
    Jonathan Logan, 43, Louisville — arrested March 27 at Pendleton Road by Trooper Brewer for speeding; and DUI, second
    Sarah Phillips, 37, Sulphur — arrested March 28 at Fallen Timber Road by Trooper Mitchell for a warrant
    Anna Sanders, 26, Pineville — arrested March 28 at Interstate 71, 33 mile marker north bound, by Trooper Ferris for a warrant
    Ricky Greenwood, 24, Pleasureville — arrested March 29 at South Main Street, Eminence, by Trooper Brewer for a warrant

  • Assessing this session’s good and bad

    The 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly is now history, and with its conclusion comes the consideration of what was accomplished, both good and bad, and how the adoption of these policies will play out for the future of the Commonwealth.
    It was a busy session, with 793 bills introduced overall, and 203 approved by both chambers.

  • Know the facts, seek out unbiased sources

    There’s a lot of talk these days about fake news.
    There’s even a Wikipedia page for fake news, which of course, could be fake itself.

  • New poultry restrictions

    In the last few weeks, avian influenza was detected twice in Tennessee and once in Kentucky, and because of this the Kentucky State Veterinarian has placed movement restrictions for poultry within the state and coming into the state. 

    Below is the information that was sent to the agriculture extension agents from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture Office of the State Veterinarian.

  • Help others dream, spring clean and pack a pistol

    Second Wind Dreams

    Our local Second Wind Dreams program has been in existence since 2006 and has provided 390 dreams for residents of New Castle Nursing and Rehab.  

    We are currently doing a program called Music and Memory that provides personalized music to the residents, and we are in need of gently used or new iPods and also iTunes cards.  

  • Test your agriculture knowledge

    Spring has a lot of different meanings to people including the season’s first flowers, awakening of the trees and an overall sense of renewal. 

    It’s also the time farmers and gardeners across the United States begin planting some of the season’s first crops. 

  • Local Buzz, March 29, 2017

    Church Activities

    Lifetouch will be at Cropper Baptist Church Christian Life Center offering family portraits for the community.  Everyone will get a free 8 by10 photo with the option of placing orders for additional portraits.  This will take place on April 11 and 12 from 2 to 9 p.m.  Contact Sandy Powell at (502) 220-3322 for more information or to set up and appointment time.