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  • EPD's Wells completes training

    Sergeant Mike Wells of the Eminence Police Department recently completed the 122-hour, three-week Academy of Police Supervision through the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond. It is one of the most challenging classes, both mentally and physically that is offered. Wells is the first officer from the Eminence Police Department to complete the program.   

  • Head-on accident in Eminence results in six injured

    Last Tuesday afternoon, a two-vehicle accident in Eminence left several people injured.

    According to Eminence Police Office Philip Parham, the head-on collision occurred at Lou Avenue. Parham said Rebecca Quire was pulling out of a parking space on the left side of the road and reportedly did not see a vehicle coming. Quire’s car was hit by a vehicle driven by Gabrielle Prewitt, who said she had blown her horn twice before impact. Parham said no skid marks were detected at the scene.

  • New Kentucky laws go into effect at the end of the month

    Most new laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2017 regular session will go into effect on Thursday, June 29, according to a news release from the Legislative Research Commission.

  • Friends for Michael hosts annual fundraising dinner

     

    Friends for Michael, a charity that began humbly with a bake sale and car wash in Henry County, held its annual dinner and auction Thursday night at the Olmsted in Louisville.

  • Learning is a splash at the library

     

    It was a day many children in Henry County had waited for, the sting rays came to the Henry County Public Library Saturday afternoon. The traveling educational exhibit is a program of the WAVE Foundation of the Newport Aquarium. 

  • Bratton resigns from Henry school board

    For over 27 years, Harold Bratton has known exactly how he’d spend the third Monday evening of each month — attending the Henry County Board of Education meeting.

    Now Bratton will have to find something else to do on that night.

    At the board meeting on June 19, Bratton, who’s served as a member on the board for over 27 years, announced his resignation, effective June 30.

  • Tingle tapped for HCPS administration

    Chelsey Tingle, who most recently served as principal at Eastern Elementary School, saw an opportunity to help students across Henry County Public Schools district get more out of their education by serving as the district’s new assistant superintendent.

    A former special education teacher and the college and career readiness counselor with the Race to the Top program, Tingle also sees the chance to learn and do more as an administrator in the school board office.

  • County modifies position to focus on substance abuse

    The new Henry County Deputy Judge, retired educator Denise Perry, will specialize in addressing the interrelated issues of addiction and workforce development.

  • Eminence Fire raises a million dollars for Crusade for Children

    Crusade for Children organizers recently recognized the Eminence Fire Department for collecting more than $1 million in donations to benefit youth in Kentuckiana in addition to the $26,565 raised this year. Present are, from left, Chief Stevie Lucas, Chris Kushman, Ricky Spreitzer, Nick Marrow, Jeremy Lucas, Becky Lucas, William Dale, Missy Ayers and Cody Gilbert.

  • William Mason honored by governor's office

    Governor Matt Bevin has recently implemented a new recognition for Kentuckians who have reached that centenarian/100th birthday milestone and has begun issuing “The Kentucky Centenarian.” Similar to the Kentucky Colonel process, friends and family can go to the governor’s website, Governor.Ky.gov, and request the certificate for anyone who has or is celebrating their 100th birthday.