Today's News

  • Drug forum issues a call to action

    Most were pleased with the turnout at the Addiction Crisis Forum held last Thursday night at Henry Christian Church to address substance abuse and its effects on the county. At least one person had hoped for more.

  • Dose of Reality

    Two high school students lost their lives Thursday in a horrific head-on accident. Four others were injured, and the driver of one vehicle was arrested for driving under the influence and will likely face murder charges.

  • Dance the Night Away
  • A Night to Remember
  • Save lives, become an organ donor

    Twenty-two people die each day waiting for an organ transplant — that’s why even more Kentuckians should register to become organ donors, said Gina Lyle, circuit court clerk and Trust for Life advocate.
    While the state recently surpassed an important benchmark, more donors are needed to save the lives of those on the transplant list.

  • Foree retires after 45 years with Henry schools

    She dreads the thought of packing up her office, but after 45 years with Henry County Public Schools, Deeanne Foree will be taking away much more than picture frames and paperweights.
    “I’ll really miss the friendships I made here,” Foree said. “I’ll miss them a lot.”
    Foree is the bookkeeper at Henry County High School and has served in that capacity since the mid-80s. She’s held several positions with the district over her 45-year career, which will come to a close at the end of this school year with her retirement.

  • Locally made movie to be screened this Friday

    “The Hepburn Girls,” a feature film shot in Henry and Shelby counties featuring local talent, will be screened at the Henry County High School Auditorium May 6 at 7 p.m., according to a news release.
    Featuring Ashley Raymer-Brown, Paige Campbell, Duke Thomas Low, Rachael Yeager, Ben Fabish, Brian Douglas Barker, Karen Martion, Timothy Ellis Sr., Hannah Crawford and Mark Smeby, the film tells the story of Katherine Sherard, a loner, who’s surprised when her high-spirited and outgoing 17-year-old half-sister needs a place to stay.

  • Rotary welcomes new members, gives Paul Harris award
  • Community asked to join fight against drugs

    Incarcerating people who suffer from substance abuse addiction hasn’t solved the drug problem, so concerned Henry County citizens will gather April 28 at Henry Christian Church to see if there’s another way.

    Addressing a problem as pervasive as substance abuse will require the community to work together, said Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent. 

  • Apartment complex gets tax credits

    The Kentucky Housing Corporation has granted the Woda Group the tax credits it needed to build a $6.7 million apartment complex for seniors in Eminence, according to Vice President Tammy Stansbury.

    With a presence in 13 states and an office in Shelbyville, the development, construction and management company is a leading affordable housing provider, said Stansbury, who leads the Woda’s operations in Kentucky.