Features https://www.hclocal.com/features/todaysfeatures en Airmail coloring winners https://www.hclocal.com/content/airmail-coloring-winners-0 <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/post_office_coloring_winners_0.jpg" alt="Winners of the 100th anniversary of Air Mail Coloring Contest sponsored by the Smithfield Post Office, include from left, Bennie White, winner of the 7 to 9 age bracket; Malin Way, winner of the 5 to 7 age bracket; Eli White, winner of the 3 to 5 age bracket. There were no entries in the 9 to 11 age bracket." title="Winners of the 100th anniversary of Air Mail Coloring Contest sponsored by the Smithfield Post Office, include from left, Bennie White, winner of the 7 to 9 age bracket; Malin Way, winner of the 5 to 7 age bracket; Eli White, winner of the 3 to 5 age bracket. There were no entries in the 9 to 11 age bracket." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /> Raising the Roof https://www.hclocal.com/content/raising-roof <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/adjusting_the_rose.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="60" height="85" />Henry County High School prom gave students an opportunity to cut loose — and in some cases, cut up - as the end of the year and summer approaches. For the 2018 prom, partipants gathered at the high school for pictures in their fancy suits and flowing gowns before heading to the venue, Passalino’s, at the corner of Second and Market in downtown Louisville. Dance the Night Away https://www.hclocal.com/content/dance-night-away-0 <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/blackonblackimg_6779.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="123" height="85" /> McDonald’s in La Grange makes donation to JROTC https://www.hclocal.com/content/mcdonald%E2%80%99s-la-grange-makes-donation-jrotc <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mcdonalds_ribbon_cutting_donation_to_jrotc.jpg" alt="The owner of several McDonald’s locations, George Saliba, recently made a $500 donation to the Henry County JROTC program to support the educational program’s efforts. Saliba invited representatives from JROTC to a ribbon cutting for the new fast food facility in La Grange. Saliba also owns and operates the McDonald’s in Eminence, among others. " title="The owner of several McDonald’s locations, George Saliba, recently made a $500 donation to the Henry County JROTC program to support the educational program’s efforts. Saliba invited representatives from JROTC to a ribbon cutting for the new fast food facility in La Grange. Saliba also owns and operates the McDonald’s in Eminence, among others. " align="left" hspace="6" width="140" height="85" /> Diabetes prevention class set to begin https://www.hclocal.com/content/diabetes-prevention-class-set-begin The North Central District Health Department will host an ongoing diabetes prevention class, Prevent T2, at the Henry County Health Department, from May 3 to Aug. 23, beginning at 5:30 p.m., according to a press release. The Prevent T2 lifestyle change program can help participants lose weight, become more physically active and reduce stress. This is a year-long program with weekly meetings for the first six months, then once or twice a month for the following six months. For more information, contact the health department’s Lauren Wright or Amanda Stoess at (502) 633-1243. Several retired teachers represent local schools at convention https://www.hclocal.com/content/several-retired-teachers-represent-local-schools-convention <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/retired_teachers_grop.jpeg" alt="Linda Martin, Joanne Ashby, Tim Abrams and JoAnn Adams represented Henry County at the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association at the 50-year anniversary April 24." title="Linda Martin, Joanne Ashby, Tim Abrams and JoAnn Adams represented Henry County at the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association at the 50-year anniversary April 24." align="left" hspace="6" width="85" height="85" />More than 400 leaders of the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association attended the 50-year anniversary state convention April 24 in Louisville, including several from the Henry County Retired Teachers Association, according to a news release. The theme was Teamwork: That’s What We Do! Issues covered included legislation, retired teacher advocacy and humor. Speakers included Tim Abrams, executive director of the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, who discussed “The Importance of KRTA.” National Day of Prayer event https://www.hclocal.com/content/national-day-prayer-event <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/new_national_day_of_prayer_proc.jpg" alt="Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent recently signed a proclamation declaring May 3 as a day of prayer for all citizens of Henry County, as organizers and participants in the local observance for the National Day of Prayer, including Mona and Mike Huff and Jerry and Clara Anderson, watch. The organizers have invited all members to the local May 3 observance to be held at Henry Christian Church, located at 136 Castle Highway. The event begins at 6 p.m. with a meal, and participants will have prayer time at 7 p.m. Jessica Berry and Jennifer Montgomery will lead the children in prayer, and various pastors from Henry County will lead the adults. Organizer Mona Huff invited folks to come out and pray with the group. “I know there will be some that cannot attend,” she said. “However, we can pray for unity for America and our great county wherever we may be. We are going to celebrate the unity that we have seen in our county and pray for even more as part of this service. I look forward to the greatest prayer time that we have ever experienced as our eyes are opened to what God has in store for us as we unite for Christ.” Huff added the county proclamation will be on display there. " title="Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent recently signed a proclamation declaring May 3 as a day of prayer for all citizens of Henry County, as organizers and participants in the local observance for the National Day of Prayer, including Mona and Mike Huff and Jerry and Clara Anderson, watch. The organizers have invited all members to the local May 3 observance to be held at Henry Christian Church, located at 136 Castle Highway. The event begins at 6 p.m. with a meal, and participants will have prayer time at 7 p.m. Jessica Berry and Jennifer Montgomery will lead the children in prayer, and various pastors from Henry County will lead the adults. Organizer Mona Huff invited folks to come out and pray with the group. “I know there will be some that cannot attend,” she said. “However, we can pray for unity for America and our great county wherever we may be. We are going to celebrate the unity that we have seen in our county and pray for even more as part of this service. I look forward to the greatest prayer time that we have ever experienced as our eyes are opened to what God has in store for us as we unite for Christ.” Huff added the county proclamation will be on display there. " align="left" hspace="6" width="97" height="85" /> Local Buzz - July 18, 2018 https://www.hclocal.com/content/local-buzz-july-18-2018-0 Church activities Sulphur Christian Church meets 5:30 to 6:30 each Wednesday. Drennon Christian Church meets 6 to 8 p.m. most Wednesdays. Check the Facebook page for the current schedule. Life Church will hold Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange. The Church of St. John Chrysostom will offer the “Rite of Christian Invitiation of Adults (RCIA)” class this year. If interested in learning more about the Catholic church, call Father Mike Tobin at (502) 257-7557 or Deacon Butch Kinsella at (502) 257-7561. Civic organizations