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Today's News

  • Local Buzz, Aug. 3, 2016

    Church Activities

    The Trimble County Hymnsing will be held Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Callis Grove Camp Ground off New Hope Road and 421 in Bedford. 

    The sanctuary of Eminence Christian Church at 5333 South Main Street is open each Wednesday from 12 to 12:30 p.m. for quiet prayer and meditation. 

  • Public Record, Aug. 3, 2016

    Grand Jury Indictments, July 2016

    Deidre Hayden, DOB 04/09/1993, Smithfield – possession of a controlled substance, first degree (heroin); possession of a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine); and possession of drug paraphernalia

    Austin Doane, DOB 08/17/1984, Smithfield - possession of a controlled substance, first degree (heroin); possession of a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine); and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Roberts still calls Henry County home

    sports@hclocal.com

    Former Henry County High School athlete Jamie Roberts has lived outside of Henry County most of his adult life, but he still thinks of himself as a Henry Countian first.

    “I severely miss Henry County,” Roberts said. “It’s in my blood. I take great pride in saying ‘I’m from New Castle.’ I still call it home even though I’ve been away for nearly 15 years.

  • Campbells make Sharpshooters a success

    sports@hclocal.com

    Twelve years ago Dennis Campbell, Todd Toole and Tim Pollard revived the Henry County 4-H Shooting Club according to Dennis’ wife Jeanie.

    That first group had four young shooters in it.

    Today, the Sharpshooters, as the club is known, have over 30 young people involved and have been one of the most successful youth shooting groups in the state.

  • Brown's goal is to make EHS a winner

    sports@hclocal.com

    New Eminence Warriors boys’ basketball Coach Dale Brown has lofty ambitions for his basketball team this year. He plans to implement the style of basketball he learned in college from Rick Pitino to turn Eminence into a pressing, running, 3-point shooting threat in the Eighth Region.

  • Nearly time to sow cool season grasses

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Put some thought into reaching retirement goals

    We hear a lot of financial advice about planning for retirement but receive less advice about what to do with our money once retirement sets in.
    If you are retired or will be soon, here are some tips from our UK Management Specialists to make your money go further.
    Create a budget — Knowing how much money you have coming in and going out sounds so simplistic, but it is so important.
    Think about all your income sources. For many people this includes Social Security benefits, employer sponsored benefit plans and personal investments.

  • News briefs for Aug. 3, 2016: Eminence pageant seeks contestants

    Eminence Day seeks pageant contestants

  • Benefit for Miskell was a grand slam

    The TeamJeanie funraising effort has been a big success so far according to Stephanie Nutter, daughter of Jeanie Miskell for whom the benefit is named. TeamJeanie is trying to raise money for a handicap accessible van and so far they exceeded their early goals.
    “The softball tournament brought in $2,420 and the silent auction brought in $1,115,” Nutter said of the events held Saturday at Harry Hill Park. “The total  for the whole benefit day including the tournament, auction, food and donations was $6,832.82. We now have $13,554.75 in the bank.

  • Potts’ project helps NCES library