For some time, Eminence Independent Schools could afford only ‘band-aid’ fixes to a tangled grid of switches, hubs and ports in its computer system.
Last week, Eminence Independent Schools computer users/administrators got potentially good news. Technology Coordinator Kim Dawson received unanimous support from the Eminence Board of Education to upgrade the system’s antiquated technical infrastructure.
State highway crews will begin structural repairs to the Milton-Madison Bridge starting this weekend. The bridge will be closed to all traffic from 7 p.m. Saturday, July 25, through 5 a.m. Monday, July 27.
Repair work will continue with bridge closure during those same times the following weekend, Saturday, Aug. 1, through Monday, Aug. 3. Those wishing to travel to Indiana must drive to Louisville or to the Markland Dam in Gallatin County.
The City of Eminence is sponsoring a Cutest Baby Contest for children birth to 23 months, a Cutie Pie Contest for children 2, 3 and 4 years old and a Little Miss and Mister Contest for couples ages 5, 6 and 7. The contests will be held on Eminence Day, Saturday, August 8.
It will take two phases, but the Campbellsburg Fire Department could be rebuilt this year.
Campbellsburg City Council member Rex Morgan delivered a report by Harold Bratton Monday night that outlined the work that needed to be completed on the station. The fire department was seriously damaged in a fire earlier this year.
Even before school starts, traffic on Cardinal Drive in front of Campbellsburg Elementary School has become a headache.
Officials expect that headache could worsen once school starts.
Tuesday morning HCPS Superintendent Tim Abrams met with project engineers and local officials to discuss Campbellsburg Elementary School traffic problems due to bridge construction on U.S. 421/Kentucky 55.
The Kentucky Department of Highways District 5 Office advises motorists to be aware of construction on U.S. 421/Kentucky 55 in front of Henry County High school. A contract recently was awarded to construct a left turn lane at the school entrance. Construction was scheduled to begin July 21, and continue for at least a month.
The Henry County Fairgrounds will be alive Saturday with the smells, sights and sounds of locally grown and produced food, crafts and art.
The 10th annual Henry County Harvest Showcase officially kicks off at 10 a.m. Early birds can catch breakfast with the Henry County Chamber of Commerce starting at 7:30 a.m. After that, the activities abound until at least 4 p.m., when the antique tractor pull gets underway.
Choctaw Jim’s on U.S. 421 has been a suburban Campbellsburg fixture for many years. The store is packed to the rafters with Native American jewelry, western wear, motorcycle gear and handcrafted furniture.
Last Saturday, Choctaw Jim Thompson stepped out of the box to bring a whole new dynamic to the store by introducing Perry Joe “P.J.” Gabbard, a 34-year old Cherokee entertainer to Henry County.