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Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Relay For Life

    Kristen Lowry/Special to the Local

     

    The community gathered at the Henry County High School track complex for the Relay For Life fundraiser event Saturday night. This year, organizers moved the event from Friday to Saturday and paired it with a car show in an effort to garner new interest, make the event more convenient to attend, and of course, to raise more money for cancer research and patient services. 

  • Campbellsburg Day 2017

    Campbellsburg residents were treated to a day of parades, food, live entertainment and general community fellowship with Saturday’s Campbellsburg Day. Held in the center of town, the parade traveled down Main Street, booths and vendors were set up along the breezeway between downtown shops, food vendors parked behind the central shopping center and several bounce houses and rides were located in the grassy area behind the parking lot.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 2017 Henry County Fair Pageant Preview

    Gearing up for the Henry County Fair pageants, several contestants attended first-week rehearsals last Wednesday and Thursday. Contestants who were not able to attend the rehearsals submitted photographs. Rehearsals were held again this week, 

    with a final mandatory practice and deadline to enter as Saturday, July 1.  

  • 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.