Local News

  • Not so weird science


    As the host school of this month’s Henry County Board of Education meeting, fourth grade students at Campbellsburg Elementary School were excited to greet board members and other guests with a science fair in the school’s cafeteria.

  • Fiscal Court hears state's plan for county's secondary roads

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will try to pave the way for rural secondary roads in Henry County to last longer before needing a traditional resurfacing, according to discussion at the March 21 Henry County Fiscal Court meeting.

    Matt Bullock, the transportation cabinet’s chief district engineer, shared details about the funding and the priority projects for Henry County’s rural secondary roads, or RS for short, for fiscal year 2018.

  • EIS partners with military academy

    It’s been several years now that Eminence Independent Schools (EIS) has partnered with the Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center in Shelbyville to provide instructional support to the facility. Now the district has agreed to take on another off-district partner, one with a military approach near Fort Knox, the Kentucky National Guard Bluegrass ChalleNGe Academy (BCA).

  • Thorntons proposed in Pendleton

    The Henry County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing in April on two requests in connection to a proposal to build a Thorntons at the intersection of Interstate 71 and Ky. 153 in Pendleton.

    The planning commission published a notice to change the property at the southwest corner of the Pendleton intersection from A-1 agricultural to I-2 heavy industrial to accommodate the proposed development of the service business.

  • The ongoing fight against addiction

    “If this could happen to my family, this could happen to any family,” said Kim Hinkel of her experience with drug abuse. “Addiction can happen to anyone at anytime.”

  • New poultry restrictions

    In the last few weeks, avian influenza was detected twice in Tennessee and once in Kentucky, and because of this the Kentucky State Veterinarian has placed movement restrictions for poultry within the state and coming into the state. 

    Below is the information that was sent to the agriculture extension agents from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture Office of the State Veterinarian.

  • Help others dream, spring clean and pack a pistol

    Second Wind Dreams

    Our local Second Wind Dreams program has been in existence since 2006 and has provided 390 dreams for residents of New Castle Nursing and Rehab.  

    We are currently doing a program called Music and Memory that provides personalized music to the residents, and we are in need of gently used or new iPods and also iTunes cards.  

  • Test your agriculture knowledge

    Spring has a lot of different meanings to people including the season’s first flowers, awakening of the trees and an overall sense of renewal. 

    It’s also the time farmers and gardeners across the United States begin planting some of the season’s first crops. 

  • School briefs, March 29, 2017

    Free GED testing

    The Henry County Adult Education center will officer free GED testing to Henry County residents until May 31, according to a news release. 

    For more information or to sign up, call (502) 686-0724 or visit the adult ed center at Eminence Christian Church.  

    The center is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to  7 p.m.


    Hawkins wins scholarship

  • Local restaurant employees recognized for performance