Today's News

  • Pride in Henry County Arts set for Nov. 27

    The post-Thanksgiving gathering, scheduled for 2 p.m. Nov. 27 at Eminence Christian Church, is certain to make participants feel pride in the arts and performers from Henry County, hence the name.
    Martha Tarry Simpson, one of the organizers, said the participating artists, who are either from Henry County or have local ties, enrich the community.

  • Honored for community service

    Rev. Michael Duncan received this year’s Ronnie Lucas Community Service Award for his long-time service as chaplain for the Eminence Fire Department. Eminence Mayor Drane Stephens presented the award at the November Eminence City Council meeting.

  • Kenny graduates from KSP academy

    The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 39 new troopers at ceremonies held in Frankfort recently. Their addition to the force brings the agency’s strength to a total of 911 troopers serving the citizens of the Commonwealth.
     The new troopers are part of the agency’s 94th cadet class. They reported for duty on May 22 in a class that consisted of 66 cadets. Twenty-seven resigned during the rigorous 23-week training cycle that followed. Six women started the program and four completed the training.

  • Shoppers head to the Bazaar for their holiday gifts

    For Christmas shopping in Henry County, it’s hard to beat the wide array of offerings at the Holiday Bazaar, which was held at the fairgrounds Saturday.

  • CES says thank you on Veterans Day

    Second and fifth graders at Campbellsburg Elementary School teamed up for a Veterans Day program Friday that traced patriotic songs over the years, belting out such songs as “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” “The Star Spangled Banner,””She’s a Grand Old Flag,” “America the Beautiful” and more. Above, the audience joined in on the national anthem. Brayden McGehee joined in to play “Reveille” and “Taps.”

  • Zoeller to spend 10 years behind bars for rape

    Leo Zoeller dropped his gaze to a spot on the floor while two victim impact statements were read aloud in Henry County Circuit Court Thursday prior to his sentencing for first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sodomy against an 11-year-old victim. The amended charges were part of his plea deal after facing original charges of three counts of incest, rape in the first degree, two counts of sodomy in the first degree and two counts of sexual abuse in the first degree. Zoeller pleaded guilty to the lesser charges in August.

  • Local veterans can take an Honor Flight

    William Mason, 99, of Eminence recently hopped on a plane in Louisville with 35 of his fellow veterans and received a whirlwind tour of the nation’s capital, courtesy of Honor Flight Bluegrass. Other veterans can receive the same VIP treatment, too.
    “They took me for a ride, took me sightseeing,” recalled Mason, the World War II veteran who served as an aviation machinist for the Navy at the Norfolk Naval Air Station in Virginia.

  • Henry County High School honors veterans
  • Crawford faces kidnapping, drug charges

    A 43-year-old Shelbyville man faces charges from an alleged Nov. 2 kidnapping that began in Bedford and concluded in Pendleton, according to authorities. Kentucky State Police got involved when the victim escaped from the suspect vehicle at Love Stuff and called for help.
    Authorities arrested Robbie Cecil Crawford after receiving a call from Sandra Dawson, according to Trooper Josh Lawson, spokesman for KSP Post 5.

  • Veterans Day Salute