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  • Preventing alcohol abuse by teens
  • Impromptu hat
  • Eminence students earn STLP and robotics competition awards

    Eminence Independent School district may be small but it had a big showing at the State Student Technology Leadership Program Conference held at Rupp Arena on March 26, according to an EIS news release. Students from the district received seven awards with more than 6,000 students from all across the state competing.
    Tatiana Perez Harris won an award for serving on the State STLP Social Media Team.
    Megan Riley received an award for her live reporting from the stage at Rupp Arena.  

  • Interstate 71 work ongoing

    A median cable barrier project that will increase safety along  Interstate 71 began Monday, May 4.  
    In all, 24.5 miles of median cable barrier will be added along sections in Boone, Carroll, Henry and Oldham counties.
     “The median cable barriers are designed to help reduce the chances of crossover collisions,” said Rob Hans, Chief District Engineer for Department of Highways District 6, in Covington.
    George B. Stone Company, LLC of Sharpsburg, Kentucky was awarded the contract on a low-bid of $3.1 million.

  • Donning their best Derby hats

    Eminence celebrated the Kentucky Derby with hundreds of hats parading down the streets. Many were handmade or enhanced for the occasion of the April 30 Hat Parade

  • JOYS Learning Center to close June 5

    With the knowledge that everything has a season, Joy Royalty recently made the difficult decision to close JOYS Learning Center in Eminence.
    The needs of her family and the demands made on her while running child development programs at Shelby County Public Schools led to the  decision, she said. The learning center will close June 5, after the end of both Eminence and Henry County school years.

  • EIS breaks ground on long awaited school expansion

    The architect’s drawings showing what the new Edhub will look like resulted in “oohs” and “aahs” from the students assembled in the gym Friday for a special presentation.
    It was the third birthday of School on Fire, and Superintendent Buddy Berry used the occasion to tell students about the largest expansion Eminence Independent Schools had undertaken in 75 years.
    “It’s going to be awesome,” Berry said. “And we want all of you to be a part of it.”

  • Prom at the Palace

    Plenty of good photo opportunities presented themselves at the Eminence prom, both at the school during the Grand March and at the opulent Palace Theater in Downtown Louisville.

  • HCHC honors volunteers
  • Hope Jam to raise funds for Relay for Life May 16

    Raising even more money to benefit Relay for Life at this year’s Hope Jam May 16 would be music to the Eminence Speaker team’s ears.
    Advance tickets are on sale now through the Kentucky Renaissance Fair, the event’s venue, for $15 each at its website, www.kyrenfaire.com. On the day of show, concert goers can buy tickets for $20.
    For the first time, Hope Jam will offer a VIP section with a covered tent, private bar, tables and chairs and access to the front of the stage for $40 each.