.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Local News

  • Scribers — a good thing, right under our noses

    Executive Director, Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    Often we overlook a good thing that is right under our noses.  When we decide to have a meal away from home, we automatically think going out of county, but Henry County is blessed with many restaurants that serve wonderful food at reasonable prices.

  • County workers to get raise

    General Manager

    Despite the sour economy, county employees will receive a cost of living raise next year.

    The Henry County Fiscal Court voted last week to approve a four percent cost of living increase, but not merit increases.

    Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent said Monday that the four percent raise amounts to around 35-50 cents per hour, depending on each county employee’s current hourly rate.

  • HCPS named in lawsuit against former teacher

    A 2008 Shelby County High School graduate is suing a former teacher and the staff of three Kentucky school districts, charging they were complicit in sexual harassment and wanton negligence.

    In a lawsuit filed Nov. 6 in Shelby County Circuit Court, Elizabeth Reynolds, 18, has charged former teacher Scott Stumbo with “intentional and outrageous” conduct that has caused her to suffer “severe emotional distress.”

    This civil suit comes 10 months after Stumbo submitted an Alford plea to criminal charges of sexual harassment of a student.

  • Campbellsburg towing service offers towing, U-Hauls

    Family-owned DJ’s Towing Service in Campbellsburg has been open only six months, but it got a leg up from its predecessor, JR’s Towing Service. New owners Steve and Jodie Judy took over the business from Jodie’s father Junior Moore. “He owned the business for more than 20 years,” Jodie Judy said.

    DJ’s has a trio of tow trucks at the ready 24/7. She said DJ’s has contracts with AAA as well as four other roadside assistance companies.

  • City, school board enter agreement

    The Eminence City Council and Eminence Independent Schools are prepared to enter into an agreement to continue services at the Eminence Community Center.

    The council voted last week enter into a co-applicant agreement with the school district, but held action on a rental agreement for the center’s operation.

    EIS Superintendent Donald Aldridge told the council that if they approved applying for the grant, they would also need to approve an interlocal-style agreement with the school district.

  • Eminence Speaker’s Amazing Race

    In a dimly lit office a packet of information was handed over. Eminence Speaker’s marketing director Chris Rose gave strict orders. “Do not under any circumstances let anyone know you have this list,” he said.

  • Communities gearing up for Christmas events

    With the holiday season fast approaching, several Henry County communities will host Christmas themed events.

    Campbellsburg is no exception, and this year will host an expanded Light-Up Campbellsburg.

    The event, five months in the making, kicks off Friday night at 6 with carrolling and a tree lighting in Campbellsburg Plaza behind United Citizens Bank.

    Santa will arrive at 6:15 p.m., and will be available for pictures in his ‘workshop’ across the street from City Hall.

  • "Operation Round-Up" Nets 49 Arrests in Five Counties

    ing station set up in the National Guard Armory in Carrollton. The station was set up by employees of the Carroll County Detention Center.

    “This took cooperation of the agencies involved and a lot of good detective work,” said Trooper Chip Perry, public information officer for KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg. “Everyone worked together to accomplish this.”

  • Early American Thanksgiving set for Friday, Saturday

    Hear ye! Hear ye! Does the aroma of a thick stew of game meat and autumn vegetables simmering over an open fire in the crisp November air make you nostalgic for tales of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins celebrating the first Thanksgiving in 1621?

  • Making Christmas brighter

    As families prepare to saddle up to a Thanksgiving feast next week, some will be thinking ahead to Christmas.

    For some, that will involve planning what Black Friday sales they’ll hit up on Nov. 28. Some will wonder just how they’ll provide Christmas for their families this year amid tough economic times.

    For some, the answer to that question is found in the Family Resource and Youth Services Centers in both the Eminence and Henry County school districts.