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  • Carrollton unit preparing for deployment

    Members of the local National Guard unit are preparing for deployment to Africa, which will occur sometime in October.

    Capt. Chris Fitzwater, who heads Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 138th Artillery based in Carrollton, said the unit will be activated Saturday, Sept. 1. The 62 members of the unit will meet at 2 p.m. that day in the Carroll County High School gymnasium for a send-off from friends, family and the public.

  • Hoene takes the reins at NCES after Morris’ departure

    Lane Morris’ exit as principal of New Castle Elementary after two years wasn’t a surprise to Superintendant Tim Abrams, even if it came two days before school started last week.

    Assistant Middle School Principal Staci Hoene also seemed like a natural choice to serve as interim principal in Morris’ vacancy.

  • Candidates file at the last minute

    A few familiar and new faces will run in local elections this fall. The official deadline for filing for office was Tuesday at 4 p.m.

    While several candidates filed ahead of the deadline, many waited until Tuesday to file their papers.

    Those running for office are:

    Campbellsburg City Council

    Sharon Clem

    Lorraine Hawkins

    Earl Higgins

    Mark A Murray

    Shelley Noe

    Jason Stanley

    Eminence City Council

    LeeAnn Armstrong

  • EIS surprises, delights teaching staff, Kosair

    Eminence Independent Schools lit its teaching staff on fire recently with an inspiring field trip of surprise and service.

    Eminence Superintendant Buddy Berry and Instructional Supervisor Thom Coffee always lead the professional development sessions not just to cut outside costs, but to inspire Eminence teachers with their customized version of surprise and delight.

  • Eminence to close alley

     

    Eminence City Council’s move to close the alley Browning Lane marks another step toward confirming CVS Pharmacy rumors.

    Before the council could give the first reading on an ordinance to close a public road, Eminence Mayor Drane Stephens said all the property owners with butting access and easements along Browning Lane had to verbally agree to a consent to sell to CVS.

  • School nurses group urging meningitis vaccinations

    The Kentucky National Association of School Nurses launched the ‘Voices of Meningitis’ campaign to raise awareness about meningitis and boost Kentucky’s low vaccination rate for the disease.

    In congruence with August being named the national immunization awareness month, Eminence Independent Schools nurse Belinda Stivers, former president of the Kentucky School Nurse Association, wants to educate and inform the public about the disease.

  • KyFB recruiting for LEAD program

    Farm Bureau’s next group of participants in the two-year, Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development program is now underway. Up to 15 individuals will be selected for this intensive learning experience as a way to equip the next generation of agricultural leaders with the tools to manage tomorrow’s challenges.

  • Animals key to Davis’ life

    On a farm near Campbellsburg Joy Davis and her husband wanted to get back to the country.

    More than ten years and a petting zoo later, Davis’ only regret may be she doesn’t have more land.

    Joy Davis had grown up on the farm in Missouri just as her husband did in Kentucky. In 1999, the couple lived in Maryland and decided the time was right to move.

    Davis started working at the Henry County Animal Clinic and found her first petting zoo acquisition in an unexpected situation.

  • Henry County Biggest Loser

  • HCSO debuts kids’ ID machine

    The Henry County Sheriff’s Department’s new identification machine will allow parents to keep accurate information about their children safely not just in the county but across the country.