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Today's News

  • IAA plans polished look for Eminence

    Insurance Auto Auction, the nationwide company responsible for helping in the recovery of usable materials from about half of the 3.5 million vehicles totaled every year, will take steps to harmoniously blend its new facility into the Eminence community.

  • Saddle club on the trail for members

    As the Henry County Saddle Club trots out more activities in 2015, they continue rounding up new club members.
    Those interested in getting involved in the equestrian community can experience what the saddle club has to offer during the April 18 Henry County Horse Show to be held at the Henry County Fairgrounds.

  • Henry County GOP hosts Lincoln-Reagan Dinner
  • April 20 is the deadline to register for primary election

    The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming May 19 Primary Election is Monday, April 20, according to a news release from the office of Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.
    County clerks’ offices throughout Kentucky will accept voter registration cards until the close of business on that date. Mail-in voter registration applications must be postmarked by April 20.
    In order to be eligible to vote, individuals must:
    • Be a U.S. citizen,
    • Be a Kentucky resident for at least 28 days before Election day,

  • Police chase began in Henry

    A Cincinnati, Ohio, man was transported to the University of Cincinnati Hospital April 5 after crashing his motorcycle while fleeing from troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 Campbellsburg.  
    While traveling north on I-71 in Henry County near the 36 mile marker, Trooper Barrett Brewer observed a vehicle approaching from behind at an extremely high rate of speed.  Trooper Brewer conducted a traffic stop at the 39 mile marker.  

  • Hair-raising fundraiser to benefit help center

    Henry County Help Center organizers hope the public will donate to a fundraising campaign where the end result could be a shaved and shorn executive director.
    If the current campaign reaches $5,000, help center Director Joe Durbin will shave his trademark beard. If the donations reach $10,000, Durbin has agreed to cut his hair and beard.

  • Help center to begin food give-aways in C-burg

    Two churches will partner with the Henry County Help Center to bring food give-aways to the Campbellsburg community, according to help center Director Joe Durbin.
    Campbellsburg Baptist Church, with assistance from Providence Baptist, will help with the monthly food aid the third Saturday of each month, beginning May 16, Durbin said.
    The distributions will be held at 8320 Main Street at Campbellsburg Baptist Church.

  • Police crackdown targeting distracted drivers

    In conjunction with National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, law enforcement agencies in Kentucky are stepping up efforts to persuade drivers to put down the phone as part of the second annual national texting enforcement crackdown – U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

  • Fire destroys Robinson Farm Equipment in Eminence

    Wind gusts propelled flames, dense black smoke and intense heat through Robinson’s Farm Equipment in Eminence and threatened several nearby homes on South Main during the March 31 blaze.
    Fanned by the winds and fueled by the contents at Robinson’s, the blaze consumed the structure in about an hour after the 12:20 p.m. alarm went out to Henry County fire and emergency personnel.
    Two people inside the store during lunchtime noticed the smoke and fled.

  • Hemp food project puts down roots

    Having secured an option on eight acres in the Henry County Commerce Park for a hemp food products processing facility, entrepreneur Chad Rosen will turn his attention to raising capital for the project estimated at more than $4 million.
    Rosen met members of the Henry County Fiscal Court’s Economic Development Committee April 2 to sign the paperwork and pay the $4,000 for the option. The agreed to purchase price is $5,000 an acre.