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  • Historical marker restored to its 'house'

    Daughters and Sons of the American Revolution Saturday rededicated the circa-1930s marker that commemorated “the religious and civic center of the Low Dutch Company,” at the Low Dutch Meetinghouse.
    The plaque originally placed by the Bland Ballard Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recalls in a few words the purchase of 6,800 acres for the Low Dutch to form a religious colony in what would become Henry and Shelby counties.

  • Severed arm found floating in Kentucky River

    The banks of the Kentucky River in Lockport produced a gruesome catch Friday afternoon.
    Fishermen found a human arm floating along the riverbank near the locks.
    “Our preliminary assessment, and this is totally preliminary speculation on our part until we can do more testing, is that the arm had been in the water for a minimum of three weeks,” said Henry County Coroner James Pollard.

  • Severed arm found floating in Kentucky River

    The banks of the Kentucky River in Lockport produced a gruesome catch Friday afternoon.
    Fishermen found a human arm floating along the riverbank near the locks.
    “Our preliminary assessment, and this is totally preliminary speculation on our part until we can do more testing, is that the arm had been in the water for a minimum of three weeks,” said Henry County Coroner James Pollard.

  • Tire collection keeps junk out of county

     

    Citizens piled waste tires hundreds high at the state highway department barn on Port Royal Road Oct. 16.

  • Local gas prices go lower, following the national trend

     

    At approximately 8:30 a.m., Oct. 15, gas prices at convenience stores on Main Street in Eminence held at $3.09 per gallon, but later that same day prices moved lower.

  • Candidates debate who would make best judge-exec

     

    When voters take to the polls Nov. 4, they will choose whether to retain the services of John Logan Brent as Henry County Judge-Executive or choose a new judge in challenger Ricky Doyle.

  • Trackside breaks ground

     

    The whistle and rumble of trains going by the Henry County Commerce Park at Campbellsburg bracketed the speeches during the groundbreaking ceremony for a 5,400-square-foot multi-species meat processing facility on Oct. 14.

  • Tearing down

     Investigators have determined the blaze that destroyed two historic buildings in Eminence July 27 was intentionally set, according to Eminence Fire Chief Gary Lucas.

  • Hydroponics operation takes out option on Commerce Park land

     A hydroponic greenhouse operation took out an option on 11 acres of land in the Henry County Commerce Park with the goals of growing produce year-round and creating jobs for veterans.

  • Business to host scary slammer

     

    Johnson and Co. Flooring Sales and Installation will host “Prisoners of the Asylum” this Halloween night at the former Eminence jailhouse downtown. The haunted jail will be a frightening guided tour free to the public, and all ages are welcome… if they dare.