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Today's News

  • The sun sets on another Henry County Fair
  • News briefs for July 12, 2017

    Community and Farmers Market Day set for July 21
    Healthy food and healthy living will come together at a special event, the Henry County Community and Farmers’ Market Day, to be held Friday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Henry County Health Department, according to organizers.

  • Couple strives to serve community and family through business

    To the Fitzgerald family, Sammy’s Bakery in Eminence is much more than a place to offer handmade donuts and coffee. It’s an investment in family, in community and in an underused craft.
    Micah and Kyla Fitzgerald, parents of four, worked meticulously and lovingly to revamp the former Sam’s Place service station into their own sustainable business in order to bring balance to their work and family lives.

  • All students can now eat for free

    Every child enrolled in either Eminence Independent Schools (EIS) or Henry County Public Schools (HCPS) can eat two meals a day at school for free next year.
    Both districts recently added onto the participating schools in the Community Eligibility Program (CEP), part of the National School lunch Program (NSLP) administered by the U.S.D.A.

  • Henry considers, Eminence modifies drug testing policy

    While county government, churches and local support groups are engaging in a battle against substance abuse in Henry County, schools are also making policy changes to join the fight.
    Both districts recently reviewed policies regarding random drug testing in schools, making changes to suit their respective student populations.

  • News briefs for July 5, 2017

    Bookmobile schedule
    The Henry County Public Library has recently released an updated schedule for its bookmobile, effective this summer. Evening and weekend hours are:
    •First and third Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. at Eminence Village
    •Second and fourth Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. at Windy Hills Apartments
    •First and third Thursdays from 4 to 4:55 p.m. at Lake View Apartments
    •First and third Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. at Campbellsburg Community Center
    •Second and fourth Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. at Osage Estates

  • 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.