Local News

  • Bark in the Park benefits Relay For life

    The weather turned breezy, cool and rainy just in time for Bark in the Park, the Relay for Life event held Oct. 24 at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park, to recognize the companion animals that provide both friendship and positive health impacts for their families.



  • What is testosterone and why does it decline?

    By Drane Stephens, Eminence Apothecary

    Testosterone is the male hormone.  

    It is what makes a man a man.  It builds a man’s muscles, deepens his voice, drives his sex drive and keeps his bones strong. 

    Often men feel excessively fatigued, weak, depressed and have lost their sex drive.  For years, these symptoms have often been misdiagnosed as diabetes, depression or just a part of aging.  

  • Durbin honored for service to community

    At the annual meeting of the Henry County Baptist Association (HCBA) on Oct. 17, Joe Durbin, the director of the Henry County Help Center, received a plaque honoring him for his “Exemplary Christian Service to Henry County,” according to a news release.  The annual meeting was held at Turners Station Baptist Church with regular business being conducted.  

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  • Amish market opens near Defoe

    After looking for other ways to make money on the farm, the Raber family opened an Amish market at 10712 Castle Highway, not far from Defoe. 

    With 100 acres, they had plenty of room to put up a new building and open the Farmstead Market, Roman Raber said. 

    “We used to be in the woodworking industry, so this is a brand new adventure for us,” he said. 

  • Documentary focuses on Wendell Berry's lifework

    What does Henry County sound like to a Los Angeles composer scoring the latest documentary, “The Seer,” which features work of author, activist and agrarian Wendell Berry?

    “Quiet strength, quiet pride,” answered Kerry Muzzey, who worked with Director Laura Dunn to come up with understated music to match the intimate stories about the struggles faced by farmers also featured in the documentary.

  • Help Center celebrates two years

    The Henry County Help Center recently observed its second anniversary by collecting and giving out food to keep families from going hungry.

    With support from the community, the help center feeds an average of 1,400 to 1,500 people per month from its headquarters in the old United Methodist Church in Eminence and from its eight satellite locations.

  • Family honors ancestor, founder

    After witnessing American history in the making at the Siege of Yorktown and serving as an “indian spy” on the Kentucky frontier, Benjamin Perry became one of the first settlers of Port Royal and Henry County.

  • State offices up for grabs in Nov. 3 election

    Statewide offices of governor, secretary of state, attorney general and more will be at stake when polls open in Henry County for the Nov. 3 general election.

    All of Kentucky’s elected offices are contested, with a three-way race to find a successor for term-limited Gov. Steve Beshear.

  • Drowning victim was four-year-old boy

    A four-year-old boy died days after he drowned in Lake Jericho.

    Jaxon Lindsey of La Grange, formerly of Shelbyville, had a pulse and heartbeat when he was airlifted to Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville on Monday, Oct. 19, but he passed away last Thursday afternoon.

    Kentucky Fish and Wildlife received information about a possible drowning last Monday and emergency personnel responded to the scene.