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  • Tingle tapped for HCPS administration

    Chelsey Tingle, who most recently served as principal at Eastern Elementary School, saw an opportunity to help students across Henry County Public Schools district get more out of their education by serving as the district’s new assistant superintendent.

    A former special education teacher and the college and career readiness counselor with the Race to the Top program, Tingle also sees the chance to learn and do more as an administrator in the school board office.

  • County modifies position to focus on substance abuse

    The new Henry County Deputy Judge, retired educator Denise Perry, will specialize in addressing the interrelated issues of addiction and workforce development.

  • Eminence Fire raises a million dollars for Crusade for Children

    Crusade for Children organizers recently recognized the Eminence Fire Department for collecting more than $1 million in donations to benefit youth in Kentuckiana in addition to the $26,565 raised this year. Present are, from left, Chief Stevie Lucas, Chris Kushman, Ricky Spreitzer, Nick Marrow, Jeremy Lucas, Becky Lucas, William Dale, Missy Ayers and Cody Gilbert.

  • William Mason honored by governor's office

    Governor Matt Bevin has recently implemented a new recognition for Kentuckians who have reached that centenarian/100th birthday milestone and has begun issuing “The Kentucky Centenarian.” Similar to the Kentucky Colonel process, friends and family can go to the governor’s website, Governor.Ky.gov, and request the certificate for anyone who has or is celebrating their 100th birthday.

  • Scrap metal truck loses its load on I-71

    A scrap metals truck lost its cargo on the on-ramp to Interstate 71 in Pendleton Wednesday afternoon. No injuries were reported, but clean-up took hours and temporarily closed the ramp.

  • News briefs for June 21, 2017

    Campbellsburg Day is set for June 24
    Campbellsburg Day, set for June 24, will offer a full day of fun for the community to celebrate, according to city officials.
    Public events will begin at 11 a.m. with the parade on Main Street, as well as a car show.
    Music and entertainment will kick off at noon with the Calvary Heirs Band, followed by the County Kickers at 2 p.m., the Cross River Band at 2:30 p.m., Mr. Mustache the Magician at 4:30 p.m. and at 5 p.m. Red Eyed Charlie Band.

  • Breeding attends sheriffs’ camp
  • The Kentucky Renaissance Festival features carousing and kilts
  • Drumming and Dancing

    On a mission to teach children about the culture of Guinea in west Africa, Gregory Acker plays the flute on a traditional song from the village where his friend Hamidou Koi-vogui, shown playing a thumb piano, grew up. The two performed during the Summer Learning Program at the Henry County Public Library on June 16. For more photos, see page A4.

  • EIS volunteer to serve as officer for the Kentucky PTA

    A parent’s volunteerism at Eminence Independence Schools’ has graduated into a position with the Kentucky Parent-Teacher Association.
    In accepting the position as state secretary with the PTA, Virgil Berrong, 53, of Shelbyville stressed he wouldn’t have taken on the responsibilities with the non-profit advocacy organization if he thought it would interfere with the time he could spend volunteering at the Eminence schools.