Local News

  • KSP HQ calls on Woosley to oversee 911 statewide

    Kentucky State Police leaders have tapped the KSP Post 5 communications supervisor as a go-between for the state agency and those local governments that it provides 911 services for.
    Kevin Woosley, who had worked at Post 5 since 2001, accepted the offer to fill the newly created position of 911 business and financial manager working out of the state police headquarters in Frankfort.

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  • EIS’s Berry considered for top Ky. education position

    “I believe being a finalist has been a testament to all the hard work of our students and staff at Eminence and of our focus on creating the future of what schools can be. I feel Kentucky stands poised for unprecedented educational achievements. While I’m disappointed to not be chosen, Kentucky is, and always will be, my home and I can’t thank the Kentucky Board of education enough for allowing me to be a part of the conversation for its future. I fully support and trust their expertise on whomever they select to lead Kentucky’s schools.”

  • HC schools feel forced to hike taxes

    The members of the Henry County School Board reluctantly approved a 4 percent tax rate increase at a special hearing Thursday night.
    “I don’t want to do it, but we don’t have a choice,” board member Harold Bratton said. “If we don’t do it this year, that’s money we’ve lost from now on.”

  • Galbraith Road fire claims one life

    A Texas woman is thought to have lost her life in a fire Friday night. Human remains were found in the burnt log home Saturday after the fire was contained.

    According to Kentucky State Police, circumstantial evidence points them to an identification of the victim, but they will decline to make an official announcement until the state medical examiner’s office can do so with certainty.

  • Wade raises hands in silent praise

    Jackie Wade’s ministry involves speaking in pictures as a way to include more deaf people in church services.
    A resident of Campbellsburg since marrying her husband, retired minister Sanford, a little more than two years ago, Wade teaches a basic sign language class at the Campbellsburg Community Center on Tuesday evenings with Joy Willoughby assisting.
    It was Wade’s first husband who opened her eyes to the difficulties the deaf face in life, how much their lack of hearing excludes them from activities and interactions with others.

  • A cool day in Campbellsburg

    The August weather for the rescheduled Campbellsburg Day last Saturday, after being rained out of its regular date in June, could not have been much more comfortable. The community celebration attracted many Henry County Fair queens, imaginary princesses, firefighters, a superhero, football players, businesses, politicians and a crowd of locals.

  • Henry, Eminence to keep taxes flat

    As local governments have prepared for the upcoming 2015-2016 budget year by setting real estate tax rates, both the City of Eminence and the Henry County governments have decided not to change their real estate tax rates.
    Officials with the Henry County Fiscal Court, the city councils and commissions and the Henry and Eminence boards of education are required to set real estate tax rates under certain rules made by Kentucky law.

  • Help your children deal with disappointment

    We all know how it feels when, as a child, someone swipes our favorite swing or we come in second in a contest we thought we should have no problem winning.
    Unfortunately, disappointing events like these occur early in our lives and the lives of our children.
    Helping children learn how to channel their disappointment can actually help them develop emotionally, intellectually and socially, and positively impact their future happiness and achievements.

  • Poker run is a big success

    When the Christmas in August Poker Run stopped at Scriber’s Station in Eminence Aug. 16, organizers were well on their way to raising $7,149, according to Tracey Reynolds of the Carroll County Youth Services Center. About 200 motorcycles participated in the event. The proceeds will go to purchase Christmas presents for families in need. Reynolds thanked all who made the poker run possible.