On Tuesday, Nov. 22, Judge Diane Wheeler and Henry County Attorney Virginia Harrod took time out of their busy schedule to speak to Bethlehem Girl Scout Troop 207 about careers, the courts and being honest and fair as positive examples about the meaning and the code of the entire Girl Scouts, according to the leaders. After a question and answer session the girls honored the women with a thank you gift and special judicial cookies.
October students of the month at Eastern Elementary School include, front, from left: Addi Cline, Karlie Woods, Dixie Jeffries.; second row: Eli Super, Azria Kelley, Conner Shaw, Josie Peyton; and, back: Arena Bohannon and Ellas Stivers.
Henry County Board of Adjustments Findings on Six-Mile Creek Distillery’s conditional use
Six-Mile Creek Distillery will:
• have a maximum of 15 full-time and 15 part-time employees
• operate its bed and breakfast 24 hours a day and seven days a week
• operate its visitors center from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m., six days a week
• have a maximum production of 1,200 barrels annually
• have a maximum of 5,000 barrels of spirits stored at the facility
With no solution to Campbellsburg’s deficit in sight, Mayor Rex Morgan announced he will step down in hopes the new council and mayor scheduled to take office in 2017 will find a way forward.
Morgan favored raising more revenue through increasing the insurance premium tax 3 percent and by instituting an employment flat tax.
City council agreed to raise the insurance tax by 2 percent, but balked at the employment tax idea — both when it arose in 2015 and again when it resurfaced in October.
Sam Capasso of Pendleton is dreaming of a bright Christmas, to paraphrase the famous holiday tune. As bright as the 30,000-light display he creates in his front yard.
As the creative mind behind Hickory Hollow Lights, a computerized Christmas show on a quiet subdivision street, Capasso tries to imagine how seasonal songs can translate into a cascade or a chase of twinkling lights.
“I work on this all year,” he said. “This is my hobby.”
So far, in terms of the Henry County Courthouse renovation and expansion, community members have expressed the most excitement about the court functions temporarily moving to Eminence.
As planning continues on the best way to provide more space for courts and the related offices since 2014, the idea the district and circuit courts taking over the former Cook’s pharmacy and hardware store in Eminence has generated the strongest reactions.
The Norman Rockwell painting of the family sitting around the dinner table seems to have been relegated to bygone days.
The busier we get, the harder it is to have a family meal.
Dec. 3 has been designated as “Dining In Day” and hopes to help us realize just how important family meals are.
According to a recent study conducted by Columbia University, there are some benefits to eating as a family, including better school success, instilling family values and dealing with weight concerns.
Luckily in Kentucky, we don’t have harsh winters, but we still have to deal with ice whether around our homes or in the barn.
I have written before about the necessity of water for livestock and how important it is to have fresh, clean water at all times.
Also, winter feed such as hays and grains are low in moisture, so the animals’ water needs can be increased during cold weather.
If ice is present, your animals could become severely dehydrated. Below are a few options for keeping fresh water to your animals.