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

Local News

  • Local teens represent Henry County at conference

    From July 12 through15, ten teens from Henry County attended the 4-H State Teen Conference at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. The teens were Maray Baker, Ethan Dockter, Micah Hardin, Abigale Hunter, Bryanna Imel, Camryn McManis, Emma Noe, Kellyn Smith, Kendyll Smith, and Janey Thompson. 

  • Notice regarding Local

    Due to the Fourth of July holiday, early deadlines are in place for the Henry County Local’s July 5 issue. All content – advertising and submissions – must be received by 10 a.m. Friday, June 30, for inclusion in the July 5 edition.

    Also, because of our early deadline to go to press on Monday, July 3, by noon, all Henry County Fair coverage, from pageant winners to livestock shows to mud runs and tractor pulls, will appear in the July 12 issue of the “Henry County Local.”

     

  • Commission rules LG&E, KU can increase rates

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission recently issued its ruling in the rate review for Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company, upholding the majority of the settlement reached by 18 interested parties to the case. 

  • EPD's Wells completes training

    Sergeant Mike Wells of the Eminence Police Department recently completed the 122-hour, three-week Academy of Police Supervision through the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond. It is one of the most challenging classes, both mentally and physically that is offered. Wells is the first officer from the Eminence Police Department to complete the program.   

  • Head-on accident in Eminence results in six injured

    Last Tuesday afternoon, a two-vehicle accident in Eminence left several people injured.

    According to Eminence Police Office Philip Parham, the head-on collision occurred at Lou Avenue. Parham said Rebecca Quire was pulling out of a parking space on the left side of the road and reportedly did not see a vehicle coming. Quire’s car was hit by a vehicle driven by Gabrielle Prewitt, who said she had blown her horn twice before impact. Parham said no skid marks were detected at the scene.

  • New Kentucky laws go into effect at the end of the month

    Most new laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2017 regular session will go into effect on Thursday, June 29, according to a news release from the Legislative Research Commission.

  • Friends for Michael hosts annual fundraising dinner

     

    Friends for Michael, a charity that began humbly with a bake sale and car wash in Henry County, held its annual dinner and auction Thursday night at the Olmsted in Louisville.

  • Learning is a splash at the library

     

    It was a day many children in Henry County had waited for, the sting rays came to the Henry County Public Library Saturday afternoon. The traveling educational exhibit is a program of the WAVE Foundation of the Newport Aquarium. 

  • Bratton resigns from Henry school board

    For over 27 years, Harold Bratton has known exactly how he’d spend the third Monday evening of each month — attending the Henry County Board of Education meeting.

    Now Bratton will have to find something else to do on that night.

    At the board meeting on June 19, Bratton, who’s served as a member on the board for over 27 years, announced his resignation, effective June 30.

  • 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.