Local News

  • Worrying about prescription costs? Help is available

    Medicare beneficiaries are growing in number and many worry about prescription drug costs.

    The Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency wants to get the word out that help is available.

    “There are more than 2,000 in Henry County who qualify,” outreach director Dawn Yankeelov said.

    She said she knows of at least 131 who qualify, but are not enrolled according to the Social Security Administration.

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    • 4 Dollywood Passes ($225 value)
    • 4 Frazier Musuem Passes and TGIF gift Certificate ($70 value)
    • 2 Kings Island Passes ($104 value)
    • 4 Cincinnati Reds Tix ( Red v/s Washington Nationals, Aug 26, $100 value)
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  • Road work ahead: KDOT at work in Henry County

    Motorists on Kentucky 55 between Eminence and New Castle no doubt are aware that that road is getting some fresh asphalt. Work began on the project last week.
    But it’s not the only road in Henry County slated for resurfacing in the coming weeks.

    US 421/KY 55 (Eminence Road-Main Street)
    Lane closures and delays possible between KY 202 and KY 55 (mile points 13.2 and 15.1) due to roadway resurfacing.

  • Stahl and Helm to appear on WAVE-3 TV

    Dave Stahl, keyboardist/vocalist, along with saxophonist Freddy Helm, has been invited to reappear on WAVE 3 TV’s Live From 725 Show at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, June 23.  Tammy McNeill, producer of the program heard Dave and Freddy play at the Corydon Jamboree and invited them to be on the show April 1.  According to McNeill, viewer response was so positive that she invited them back for a repeat engagement.

  • Henry County Seniors Spring Fling

    The Henry County Senior Citizens held a Spring Fling Friday, June 17, at the Henry County Senior Center. The event included information booths, a live band, lunch, cake walks and bingo.

  • Spring Flingin’
  • Assault w/ a bow & arrow

    An Eminence man was indicted last week on charges stemming from an incident in which he allegedly held his girlfriend hostage with a bow and arrow.

    Marvin Dyer, 36, was indicted on four counts: first degree wanton endangerment, fourth degree assault, unlawful imprisonment, and alcohol intoxication in a public place first and second offense.

    He was arraigned in Henry County Circuit Court on the same day of his indictment, June 9.

    Dyer was arrested by EPD on April 16 and was taken to Carroll County Detention Center, where he remains.

  • Council scraps ‘trash day’

    A city-wide “trash day,” scheduled for June 25 in Eminence has been cancelled.

    Initially cancelled because of an inability to get notice of the trash day to residents in time, the Eminence City Council opted to discontinue the program.

  • Teen’s mother, grandmother serve as Relay for Life inspiration

    Henry County’s newest Relay for Life team is named for two very important people in Jakob Beckley’s life. Beckley,13, soon will begin eighth grade at Henry County Middle School. He also is the youngest Henry County Relay for Life team organizer.

    The M&M Relay for Life team is named in honor of Beckley’s mother, Melodye, and grandmother, Marilyn Heightchew. He said his grandmother was instrumental in the establishment of the Henry County chapter. Melodye Beckley was just 17 when her mother died and took up the torch after she passed.

  • County on track to take over animal control July 1

    There are just 16 days left until Kentucky Humane Society exits Henry County. When they do, the new Henry County Animal Services will be ready to hit the ground running.

    Dan Flinkfelt, hired by the Henry County Fiscal Court in May to be the new animal control officer, said the county is in the process of setting up accounts for ordering supplies, and working on state licenses for shelters.