Local News

  • The Dickens Christmas Festival is no humbug
  • Grant preserves county history

    Some Henry County history could last another 200 years after being spruced up through a Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Local Records Branch grant, according to County Clerk Shanda Archer.
    The $21,335 in state funds paid Peelers and Sons bookbinders from Bonham, Texas, for removing the acid from fiscal court order book pages dating back as far as 1839 and marriage records from 1901 to 1924, removing the mold, slipping each page into plastic sleeves and rebinding the pages.

  • Light Up Eminence
  • Light Up Pleasureville
  • Hoping and Praying

    Thousands of prayers from Henry County High School, the community and social media have buoyed the spirits of the Carnal family as 17-year-old Lyndi continues recovering from emergency surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
    Support radiated out from Henry County after Lyndi’s friend Jasmine Blade encouraged classmates and others through social media to wear purple last Friday — the color that holds the most meaning for those who suffer from Crohn’s disease.

  • Tristan Ridge going up on King Street

    The Woda Group skipped holding a groundbreaking for Tristan Ridge to meet its goal of opening the $6.7 million, 44-unit apartment complex for seniors 55 and older by August, according to Vice President Tammy Stansbury.
    Following closely on the installation of a new sewer line needed to serve the two-story development off King Street in Eminence, crews began clearing the land last week.

  • Police looking into shots fired at Saloon, truck

    Eminence Police Department officers have been investigating a report of two shots aimed at the Saloon and the business owner’s vehicle since Nov. 19, according to Police Chief Kevin Kemper.
    That day, Saloon owner Tommy Paul came to the EPD to report a shooting the night before, when he and a few others were closing the bar, Kemper said. A subject discharged a rifle into the front window there.
    They also discovered a bullet hole in the driver’s side door of Paul’s truck.

  • Lucas takes over at Henry EMS

    Being from a family with a long history of volunteering and working with fire and emergency medical services, the new director of Henry County EMS says she was born with the desire to help others.
    Paige Lucas’ father Ronnie had long talks with her after his 24-hour shifts for Shelby County EMS and drove her around in a fire truck when she was a child.
    Her uncle Gary, as the Eminence Fire Department chief, trained her as a firefighter and didn’t take it easy on her. Her uncle Steve now serves as the chief of the city fire department.

  • Christmas in New Castle 2016
  • Pride in Henry County Arts