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  • Candidates file for city, school board races

     

    Filing deadlines for non-partisan elections — including city councils and commissions and school boards — is Aug. 12 at 4 p.m., according to Henry County Clerk Juanita Lashley.

  • A total loss

     

    Five firefighters were hurt and three families displaced after a fire ripped through downtown Eminence early Sunday morning, but all directly involved consider themselves lucky.

  • Taco Punk to cook for Harvest Showcase

     The chef and owner of Taco Punk — a Kentucky Proud Louisville quick service restaurant that features locally and responsibly raised farm products — found guidance in his beliefs on healthy food from acclaimed Henry County author and activist Wendell Berry.

  • Crusade donates to local schools

     

    The WHAS Crusade for Children will dole out $5.6 million to service agencies, libraries, hospitals and schools in Kentucky, which includes both the Eminence and Henry County school systems, according to a news release.

  • Henry County Help Center expanding into communities

     Keeping supplies on the shelves at the Henry County Help Center has become a challenge, according to Director Joe Durbin.

    Other programs provide assistance, but Durbin wanted to open a food pantry to try to take care of the needs across Henry County.

  • Tri-County feeds Henry for 35 years

     

    The Dare to Care commodities program administered by the Tri-County Community Action Agency has served tons of food to qualifying recipients in Henry County after operating here for 35 years.

  • Eminence looks into noise relief

     

    Eminence city officials took a cue from a loud music complaint from a citizen in May to study whether a noise ordinance may help provide relief, though it may not go any further than a feasibility study.

  • Giving grace

     

    Hearts of Grace reached out to students getting ready to go back to school and their families July 16-17 at New Castle Christian Church — to help them to start the new year right.

  • Career academy planned

     It won’t be long before the best and brightest students at Henry County High School will be given the option to pursue a more specialized education at the Collaborative Career Academy, or CCA for short, according to the Henry County Schools Superintendent Tim Abrams. 

  • Landing zone

     

    As the United States’ military involvement in Vietnam grew from 1965 to 1975, not only were soldiers at war abroad, a kind of civil war between hawks and doves broke out here at home between anti-war protesters and those who supported the effort.