The IRS continues to warn consumers throughout Kentucky to remain on guard against scam phone calls from thieves intent on stealing their money or their identity, according to a news release from the federal agency. Criminals pose as IRS agents and use threats to trick victims into sending money or giving personal information.
Henry County Middle School hosted the annual Reality Store that allowed middle and high school students from Eminence and Henry County to get a taste of the real world. Students were given a budget and had to go to various tables to buy things like houses, cars and insurance.
In the late 1990s, the state rolled out a simple but effective campaign summarized by two words: “Education pays.”
That popular slogan came on the heels of a landmark overhaul of our public postsecondary schools and the creation of such programs as KEES, the lottery-based college scholarships that high school students earn with good grades, and “Bucks for Brains,” which added hundreds of millions of state and private dollars to our university research budgets.
The Henry County Wildcats’ first round playoff game with Garrard County looked like a tough, even matchup on paper and it turned out to be just that Friday night as the host Wildcats lost a heartbreaker to the Golden Lions.
Henry County was unable to take advantage of good field position early in the contest.
Henry County’s unemployment rate dropped to under 4 percent in September, according to a news release from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.
Unemployment rates fell in 112 Kentucky counties between September 2014 and September 2015, rose in six counties and remained the same in two counties, Muhlenberg and Russell, state officials said.
Eastern leaders of the month for October, photo taken on pajama day, include Wyatt Heightchew, Blane Smith, Wyatt Ward, Josie Peyton, Sophie Drawbaugh, Garhett Banta, Karli Woods and Makynna Lyons. Not pictured is Gavin Hines.