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Business

  • Summer’s busy, and there’s more to come

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • United Citizens Bank adds staff

    United Citizens Bank, headquartered in Campbellsburg, recently announced the additions its made to its staff in the last year.
    Evan Whiteaker joined United Citizens bank in July 2015 as a part-time teller at the Carrollton branch.  He resides in Carrollton.
    Rebecca (Becky) Bush joined United Citizens bank as a part time floating teller working at all locations.  
    Becky resides in New Castle with her husband Robert Reed Bush III and four children.

  • Trackside, local help the homeless

    Trackside Butcher Shoppe recently helped an Eminence resident make a donation of 440 pounds of pork to two homeless shelters in the region.
    MaShea Bramblett kept a pig for more than 10 years, until it grew to a little less than 900 pounds.
    When the time came to put the pig to sleep, Bramblett wanted something positive to come from it. She decided it would be good to donate the pork to Wayside Christian Mission in downtown Louisville and to Open Door of Hope Men’s Shelter in Shelbyville.

  • Family Dollar manager struck, money taken

    Several Kentucky State Police troopers spent several hours searching the Eminence area for a subject who reportedly robbed a Family Dollar manager as she left work Aug. 9, according to Trooper Josh Lawson.
    The Eminence Police Department had received a report from a witness to the incident, but the city officer could not respond as he already had a person in custody, Lawson, a KSP spokesman, said.
    A trooper who was nearby responded to investigate the incident outside of Family Dollar.

  • Henry County makes the top 10 for lowest unemployment

    For the first time in recent memory, Henry County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state, according to a news release from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.6 percent. It was followed by Oldham County, 3.7 percent; Shelby County, 3.8 percent; Fayette and Spencer counties, 3.9 percent each; Anderson and Campbell counties, 4.1 percent each; and Boone, Henry and Scott counties, 4.2 percent each.

  • So much left to do before summer ends

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Safe Side Security offers video surveillance, access controls

    By Jesse Harp

    news@hclocal.com

  • Torrey-Smith donates to the Help center

    Torrey Smith Realty Co. dedicates a portion of each house sale through the real estate sales company to benefit a community group, and this time Doug Bates, managing broker from the Eminence office was joined by sales associates Kevin Croxton, left, and Ron Yount, right, to present a $600 check to Joe Durbin, executive director of the Henry County Help Center, to use to get in needed supplies for the food pantry.

  • Unemployment rate still on a downward trend

    Unemployment rates fell in 91 Kentucky counties, including Henry County, between May 2015 and May 2016, rose in 24 counties, and remained the same in five, which included Letcher, Marshall, Menifee, Powell and Webster, according a news release from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • State provides a records preservation grant

    Gov. Matt Bevin announced that Henry County Clerk Shanda Archer has received a grant totaling $21,335 from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) to preserve and manage local government records, according to a news release. KDLA is an agency of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Thirty-five grants have been awarded for a total of $520,473 from this round of funding from fiscal year 2017 Local Records Grant Program Funds.