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Local News

  • 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. 

  • CAIP funds restored

     

    Although a tobacco settlement arbitration that was not in Kentucky’s favor could have led to deep cuts to Kentucky Agricultural Development Funds, a new agreement with tobacco manufacturers will restore almost all of those monies, according to agricultural and state officials.

  • Candymakers have sweet plans for Port Royal homeplace

     

    Few memorials are as sweet as the one dedicated to the late Franklin “Hoss” Sanders, the tobacco farmer and deputy sheriff from Port Royal and his wife Linda.

  • Dog’s mothering instincts take over

     

    Around A-1 Service Center in New Castle, Zoey — a 4-year-old Pomeranian/golden retriever — is considered a savior after she recently adopted two scrawny baby raccoons.