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Today's Features

  • When Miranda Douthitt began working with the Kentucky Youth Career Center, she showed her commitment to a fresh start by moving to Eminence.
    This made it easy to get to her eight-week-long internship with Holly Kinderman at the Henry County Chamber of Commerce.
    Douthitt and Kinderman have Renee Walters at the KYCC office to thank for getting them together as part of the suite of services the agency provides to young people who are entering the workforce, Kinderman said.

  • Church Activities
    David Stahl will perform a concert at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 2727 Bethlehem Road, March 18 at 11 a.m. The concert will include a blend of traditional hymns, contemporary choruses and a country song or two.

  • Volunteers gathered Saturday at the Relay For Life kick-off benefiting cancer research held at the Henry County Fairground’s 4-H building.
    Relay chair Chesi Woods, flanked by her mother, Kim Jewell, husband Vincent and their kids, explained why research counts then introduced speaker, attorney and cancer survivor Virginia Lee “Jenny” Harrod.

  • Older adults are often burdened with a variety of health conditions, sometimes coupled with loneliness, anxiety and depression, according to a news release. A strategy to engage primary care practitioners in meeting behavioral health needs of older adults is at the heart of a new federal grant awarded to the University of Louisville Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging (ISHOA).

  • Church Activities

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.

    Civic Organizations

  • With tax season in full swing, Attorney General Andy Beshear and AARP Kentucky issued a scam alert to help Kentucky families protect their tax returns from being stolen by scammers, according to a news release.
    Beshear and AARP officials said tax identity fraud occurs when someone uses your Social Security number to file a tax return in your name, before you file in order to steal your refund.
    Tax-related scams, including identity fraud are reported in Kentucky, with more than 120 reports made to the Office of the Attorney General last year, representing families in 43 counties.

  • Church Activities
    The Eminence United Pentecostal Church will host a “Dealing with and Conquering Depression” seminar every Monday evening in February at 7 p.m. in the church basement. This will be free and open to all Henry County residents. Stephanie Seniour will teach the seminar. There will be free coffee and refreshments.
    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room.
    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • After completing sophomore-level education, Zach Castillo was out of school for two years before Henry County Judge Executive John Brent referred him to the Kentucky Youth Career Center (KYCC), according to a news release. There, he worked with staff members to set and achieve personal and professional goals.
    Castillo now attends Job Corps, which is the largest free residential education and job training program for young adults ages 16 to 24.
    At Job Corps, Castillo is working toward earning his high school diploma and CDL certification.

  • Students and Friends of the Library pitched in on projects during the first annual Make a Difference Day, Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Henry County Public Library.
    Volunteers made greeting cards for a nursing home, toys for an animal shelter, cookies for first responders, bookmarks for the bookmobile and toiletries for a women and children’s shelter.
    Henry County High School seniors Gabe Adams, 18, and Emma Topp, 17, wanted to give back to the community. “The library has always been here for me, so I want to give back,” Adams said.