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Today's News

  • Student of the week: Eminence High School Ethan Cornett

    Ethan is a junior at Eminence High School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    I really like history because it gives me inspiration for things I can make videos of later on .

    What do you want to do after school?

    Making movies, education purpose videos. I am more interested in making videos that reach the most people: funny videos, awesome videos, action or adventure. I hope to go to NKU and get a degree in video production.

    Do you have any pets?

  • Student of the week: Henry County High School Destiny Palmer

    Destiny is a freshman at Henry County High School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    English I really love reading and writing. My favorite is reading assignments when we have to write essays and examine.

    What do you do for fun?

    Babysit and hang out with friends. I am a baby/kid person. With my friends we go see movies and hangout around the house.

    Do you have any pets?

    Layla Dog.

    What do you plan to do after high school?

  • Workshop for home based processors

    The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, Kentucky Department of Agriculture and Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services are partnering to support farm friendly legislation. House Bill 391 and Farmers Market Legislation allows Kentucky farmers who grow and harvest produce to process value-added products and sell them from designated farmers markets, certified roadside stands and the processor’s farm. There are two processing categories in HB 391, Homebased Processors and Home-based Microprocessors.

  • Deadlines approach for disaster relief

    The Farm Service Agency’s Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program provides financial assistance to producers of non-insurable crops when low yields, loss of inventory or prevented planting occur due to a natural disaster. The upcoming deadlines to file an application for natural disaster protection under the NAP are March 15 and May 1.

    Nearly all vegetable crops, small fruits and burley tobacco are in the March 15 deadline.  Nursery crops are in the May 1 deadline.

  • Event shows off youthful talent

    The Henry County 4-H Communication Event took place Feb. 28, at the Henry County Extension office.  The evening began with speeches.  Jakob Beckley gave a speech entitled “Change” in the 14-year-old category.  Jakob spoke on how communities as well as people change sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse.  Jakob received a blue and champion.

  • Residents speak against demolition

    City residents attended, a tense yet civil, Eminence City Council meeting with concerns of preservation and progress in their town.

    Eric Whisman, education and outreach coordinator for Preservation Kentucky, and Lance Minnis, Eminence resident and financial advisor, asked the council to request a 90-day stay of demolition for the Eminence Deposit Bank and the former Kings Auto Parts buildings that are on the National Historic Registry.

  • Sholar has a passion for people

     

    Clyde Sholar had an appreciation for people and a desire to care for them at an early age. His passion grew into numerous professions doing the same.

    Most residents in Henry County know Sholar as co-owner of the funeral home in Pleasureville, but last year he retired from the National Guard and United States Geological Survey as an emeritus scientist with honors commemorating his work as a pioneer in safety protocol.

  • Massie touts bills, blasts House

    The Henry County GOP had a packed house Saturday evening for their Lincoln-Reagan dinner.

    “Last year we had 75 people,” chairman Jon Park said. “I think we broke that tonight.”

    The tables were indeed packed with at least 100 attendees as the GOP heard from Congressman Thomas Massie (R-Ky. 4), State Senator Paul Hornback and others.

  • Henry County’s link to the Fugitive Slave Act

    Under a waxing moon on what likely was a warm night on Saturday, Aug. 5, 1843, a family of six slaves was spirited across the Ohio River from a plantation in Hunters Bottom in Carroll County to Jefferson County, Ind., where they began a treacherous journey to freedom – and an important place in U.S. history.

  • The Madness is near

     

     

    March is here. There is one weekend of regular season college hoops to go. After that conference tourneys, and then… it’s March Madness time!