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  • Past towns swallowed by history

    The method of transportation for goods, services and the general population shaped the birth of towns, cities and county regions.

    The Kentucky River, horse and buggy, the railways, and the interstate have contributed to a town’s prosperity and its disappearance. Larger towns with different names have absorbed micro-communities that once flourished with their own history and landmarks of commerce whether it be a general store, a blacksmith shop or just a riverboat’s stop on its way to or from Frankfort. Henry County has several of these type of towns.

  • Henry County Help Center will open in November

    Joe Durbin’s father told him if he could help someone and didn’t it was immoral.

    After 22 years in the Navy as a hospital administrator and staying actively involved in community service, Durbin decided he wanted to do something for Henry County residents.

    With the support of New Castle United Methodist Church, Durbin will open the Henry County Help Center at the Eminence United Methodist Church in November.

  • Celtic Fest

     

    The Central Kentucky Celtic Festival and Highland Games started with a commanding opening ceremony performed by multiple pipe and drum bands from Louisville and as far away as Illinois.

    Aside from pipe and drum competitions, attendees watched the heavy athletic competition involving the caber toss and hammer throws or the open archery contest.

    Children attending the festival enjoyed visiting the Faewood Fairie Grove and were entertained by Oakley the Fairie and the Faewood Faemily fairies.

  • Take 5 with Sue Frazier

    Basic bio

    Henry County Native

    20+ years at Campbellsburg Elementary

    2 sons Josh and Owen

    Why did you come to Campbellsburg Elementary to work?

  • Kentucky considered nation’s top trophy producing state

    By Ben Carlson

    Landmark News Service

    For hunters, it’s a day to rejoice.

    For the deer they’re trying to shoot? Not so much.

    Saturday, Sept. 7 marked the opening of the archery deer season in Kentucky, a day when thousands of eager hunters wielding bows and wearing camouflage will climb tree stands or hunker down in ground blinds hoping to harvest a “shooter” buck — or at least fill their freezers with quality red meat.

  • Hamilton joins EPD

    Dustin Hamilton always wanted to work in law enforcement.

    Hamilton recently joined the Eminence Police Department after working as a deputy for the Henry County Sheriff’s Department. As a deputy, Hamilton worked security at the courthouse, did patrol work and served summons. Hamilton calls Eminence home, which made his decision to pursue a job with Eminence much easier.

  • Bakery spices up P’ville

    Clara Yoder loves baking and isn’t afraid to try new recipes.

    Yoder opened Clara’s Baked Goods on Pleasureville Day at 1118 Main Street in Pleasureville with a welcoming reception from the community and attendees. The store opened at 8 a.m. and was sold out by noon. Clara’s Baked Goods will open Friday and Saturdays until her business grows. Yoder does all the baking herself.

  • HCHS grad makes film

    By Brad Bowman

    news@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School graduate Kasey Beggs wants to take you on a trip that began in small town with big dreams in film.

    Beggs graduated from HCHS in 2009 and recently from Wright State University’s film school in Dayton, Ohio. She is the producer and editor for the short film Trip, currently in postproduction.

    Filmmaking caught Beggs’ interest early in life. She knew she wanted to be a filmmaker since middle school.

  • Handle stress and reduce risk for stroke/Biggest Loser results

    We all experience it, and respond to it in different ways. Although we often relate stress to a negative event in our lives like a loved one passing away, positive events can also cause stress—like the birth of a baby.

    Regardless of the stressor, experiencing stress raises our adrenaline levels which increase our heart rate and blood pressure. Finding ways to relieve stress is therefore important in order to reduce your risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, and even stroke!

  • Henry County Wins KIPDA Rural Diabetes Tri-County Walk Again

    Submitted by Mona Huff