Today's News

  • Henry County educators seek public input on graduate profiles

    Readying students for the future is an essential goal of Henry County Public Schools, educators say. In a move to ensure that the schools prepare students for the future, local educational institutions are incorporating graduate profiles.
    Henry County Public Schools are developing a similar program that stresses core competencies and skills.
    After completing extensive research, Henry County educators continue formulating their own graduate profile that HCPS Superintendent Terry Price said stresses core competencies and skills students need before they graduate.

  • Loss of Dr. Bob shocks educators

    Dr. Robert “Bob” Wagoner, 66, former executive director of the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association (KRTA) and superintendent of the Henry County Public Schools, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, from complications after he contracted the flu. Throughout his 26-year career, Wagoner rose quickly through Kentucky’s educational ranks — as a teacher, counselor, assistant principal, principal and assistant superintendent for Bullitt, Woodford and Henry counties and later superintendent in HCPS. He also had served as the director of finance for Kentucky schools.

  • Suetholz to run for Senate; more file for election

    A Democrat has emerged to challenge the incumbent from Senate District 20 in the 2018 elections.
    Dave Suetholz, a labor attorney who lives on a farm outside of Eminence, recently announced his intention to seek the office currently held by Republican incumbent Paul Hornback, according to a news release.
    “I’m running for state Senate for the same reasons that led me to practice labor law for working people,” Suetholz said in a news release. “I was taught that we have an obligation to leave the world better than we found it.”

  • Literary Q&A

    Eminence fourth-graders met nationally known children’s author Chris Grabenstein during a Skype session Tuesday, Jan. 9. Students got to ask the author questions they prepared beforehand.
    Teachers on the Fantastic Fourths team, as fourth-graders at Eminence Elementary are known, assigned Grabenstein’s book, “Mr. Lemoncello’s Library,” to read. Students also watched the Nickelodeon network movie based on the book. Grabenstein said that Lemoncello took two years to write — the longest of any he penned.

  • Juvenile justice grants $174,000 to help youth

    A coalition working in Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties have received a $174,410 grant for the Youth Strong Initiative to build on existing mentoring efforts and to implement a parental training program, according to information from the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.
    The $900,000 dedicated to the statewide grants came from the savings by turning to more community-based services, treatment programs or alternatives to out-of-home placement for youth involved in the juvenile justice system, according to a news release.

  • Be mindful of your eating habits to lose weight

    One of the most common New Year’s resolutions we make is to lose weight. Eating the correct portions of nutritious foods and engaging in physical activity are two keys to successful weight loss.
    One way that may help you keep your portions under control is to be mindful of what you eat.
    Mindful eating means you eat slowly and enjoy your food with all your senses.
    When you are more mindful of what you eat, you may become more aware of when you become full, which prevents overeating.

  • Here’s looking forward to an exciting 2018

    By Holly Kinderman
    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Check out the Bookmobile’s schedule

    Henry County Public Library’s Bookmobile has added a couple stops on its winter tour this January, according to the librarians.
    The Bookmobile’s schedule includes visits to:
    • Eminence Village — first and third Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m.
    • Windy Hills Apartments — second and fourth Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m.
    • Lake View Apartments — first and third Thursdays from 4 to 4:55 p.m.
    • Campbellsburg Community Center — first and third Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m.
    • Osage Estates — second and fourth Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m.

  • Wildcats get fourth district win against Owen


    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Carrollton for an important district game against the Carroll County Panthers and let a first half slip away as they fell by two points.

    The Wildcats enjoyed a 15-9 lead at the end of the first period before Carroll County came back to shave a point off their deficit to trail 29-24 at halftime.

    Carroll County had a big third period as they outscored the Cats 16-8 to take a three-point lead into the final period of play.

  • Warriors down Demons


    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Warsaw Jan. 3 to take on the Gallatin County Wildcats in an important district seeding game and, after taking a brief early lead, lost by 26 points.

    Gallatin County overcame a slow start to lead 20-7 at the end of the first period. They increased the lead to 14 points at 37-23 by halftime. 

    Gallatin outscored EHS 22-13 in the third period to all but put the game away.