http://www.hclocal.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Crusade donates to local schools http://www.hclocal.com/content/crusade-donates-local-schools <p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 9.5px; line-height: 10.5px; font: 10.0px 'ITC Galliard'"> <span style="letter-spacing: -0.1px">The WHAS Crusade for Children will dole out $5.6 million to service agencies, libraries, hospitals and schools in Kentucky, which includes both the Eminence and Henry County school systems, according to a news release.</span></p> Giving grace http://www.hclocal.com/content/giving-grace <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hanging.jpg" alt="Volunteers Hayden, Karmeron and Jacob Behmke grab coats and stick them on hangers for the Hearts of Grace outreach at New Castle Christian Church just weeks before schools starts again. The effort benefits students, their families and other community members." title="Volunteers Hayden, Karmeron and Jacob Behmke grab coats and stick them on hangers for the Hearts of Grace outreach at New Castle Christian Church just weeks before schools starts again. The effort benefits students, their families and other community members." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 9.5px; line-height: 10.5px; font: 10.0px 'ITC Galliard'"> <span style="letter-spacing: -0.1px">Hearts of Grace reached out to students getting ready to go back to school and their families July 16-17 at New Castle Christian Church &mdash; to help them to start the new year right.</span></p> Eminence looks into noise relief http://www.hclocal.com/content/eminence-looks-noise-relief <p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 9.5px; line-height: 10.5px; font: 10.0px 'ITC Galliard'"> <span style="letter-spacing: -0.1px">Eminence city officials took a cue from a loud music complaint from a citizen in May to study whether a noise ordinance may help provide relief, though it may not go any further than a feasibility study.</span></p> Taco Punk to cook for Harvest Showcase http://www.hclocal.com/content/taco-punk-cook-harvest-showcase <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/taco_punk.jpg" alt="Chef Gabe Sowder aligns his cooking practices and philosophies closely with the mission of Henry County Harvest Showcase. The Louisville-based restaurateur will make his first appearance at the Showcase this year, using locally grown and raised vegetables and meats to create his signature tacos." title="Chef Gabe Sowder aligns his cooking practices and philosophies closely with the mission of Henry County Harvest Showcase. The Louisville-based restaurateur will make his first appearance at the Showcase this year, using locally grown and raised vegetables and meats to create his signature tacos." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: 'ITC Galliard'; font-size: 10px; line-height: normal; ">The chef and owner of Taco Punk &mdash; a Kentucky Proud Louisville quick service restaurant that features locally and responsibly raised farm products &mdash; found guidance in his beliefs on healthy food from acclaimed Henry County author and activist Wendell Berry.</span></p> Tri-County feeds Henry for 35 years http://www.hclocal.com/content/tri-county-feeds-henry-35-years <p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 9.5px; line-height: 10.5px; font: 10.0px 'ITC Galliard'"> <span style="letter-spacing: -0.1px">The Dare to Care commodities program administered by the Tri-County Community Action Agency has served tons of food to qualifying recipients in Henry County after operating here for 35 years.</span></p> Henry County Help Center expanding into communities http://www.hclocal.com/content/henry-county-help-center-expanding-communities <p> &nbsp;<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: 'ITC Galliard'; font-size: 10px; line-height: normal; ">Keeping supplies on the shelves at the Henry County Help Center has become a challenge, according to Director Joe Durbin.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 9.5px; line-height: 10.5px; font: 10.0px 'ITC Galliard'"> <span style="letter-spacing: -0.1px">Other programs provide assistance, but Durbin wanted to open a food pantry to try to take care of the needs across Henry County.</span></p> CAIP funds restored http://www.hclocal.com/content/caip-funds-restored <p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 9.5px; line-height: 10.5px; font: 10.0px 'ITC Galliard'"> <span style="letter-spacing: -0.1px">Although a tobacco settlement arbitration that was not in Kentucky&rsquo;s favor could have led to deep cuts to Kentucky Agricultural Development Funds, a new agreement with tobacco manufacturers will restore almost all of those monies, according to agricultural and state officials.</span></p> Landing zone http://www.hclocal.com/content/landing-zone <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/vietnam_vets_heli.jpeg" alt="The president of the four-state regional chapter of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Assocation, Bob Hamilton, lives in Henry County and he brought members of the group for a stop over at Harry Hill Park during their recent reunion held in early July." title="The president of the four-state regional chapter of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Assocation, Bob Hamilton, lives in Henry County and he brought members of the group for a stop over at Harry Hill Park during their recent reunion held in early July." align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 9.5px; line-height: 10.5px; font: 10.0px 'ITC Galliard'"> <span style="letter-spacing: -0.1px">As the United States&rsquo; military involvement in Vietnam grew from 1965 to 1975, not only were soldiers at war abroad, a kind of civil war between hawks and doves broke out here at home between anti-war protesters and those who supported the effort.&nbsp;</span></p>