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Today's News

  • Diabetes prevention class set to 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

    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.”

  • McDonald’s in La Grange makes donation to JROTC
  • Eminence congratulates distinguished and proficient students

    Eminence Independent Schools honored students who scored Distinguished and Proficient on the state’s KPREP exam at an awards ceremony for students, parents and friends last Tuesday night.  

     

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  • Ag-Themed Commute

    Henry County High students, this year joined by members of the community, drove their Massey-Fergusons and their John Deeres to school May 1 as part of a larger, week-long celebration of agriculture in the community.

  • Raising the Roof

    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.

  • Honor Flight needs your help to honor our veterans

    Many Americans don’t understand the commitment soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines make when they enter the military. Whether by draft or enlistment, every single one signed a check made out to the United States of America for an amount “up to and including my life.” And because only about 7 percent of Americans have made that commitment it is imperative that we pledge to caring for these heroes.
    There are thousands of veteran’s organizations. This is a story about a unique organization – Honor Flight.

  • Ticked off? Mild winter increases insect numbers this year

    Unfortunately, this cold weather hasn’t slowed down the ticks.
    They are out, and this year’s mild winter could have increased the amounts of ticks.
    Just remember, tick season is here, and you need to prepare yourself when in the outdoors.
    Ticks can be found anywhere from tall grass fields, woodland areas and your backyards.
    There are three common types of ticks in Kentucky; the lone star tick, American dog tick and blacklegged tick.
    These ticks will feed on humans, many mammals and multiple birds and can carry certain diseases.

  • DYI summer vacation or hired guns — choose wisely

    It may not feel like it yet but it is time to start thinking about summer.
    This season is a great time to relax and spend time with family.
    One of the best ways to spend time with your family is during summer vacations, but planning for those can be expensive and time-consuming.
    To begin planning for a summer vacation, it is important to make a budget.
    This will help you decide where to go, where to stay and how to get there.
    A budget can also provide you with a spending guideline for once you reach your destination.

  • Local Buzz April 25, 2018

    Church Activities
    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Drennon Christian Church meets most Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Check our Facebook page for the current schedule.
    Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.
    Port Royal Baptist Church will host a free, public Faith & Film event. “Of Gods and Men” will be shown Wednesday, May 2, and Wednesday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. A meal and discussion are scheduled for May 16 at 6:00 pm. RSVP (502) 947-5892.

    Civic Organizations