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Today's News

  • Curtsinger takes on new EIS job

    The woman many kids at Eminence Elementary School referred to as Gus’ mom the teacher last school year will now be known as Gus’ mom the assistant principal.
    Sherry Curtsinger’s youngest son was a kindergarten student last year. When she taught in his classroom, she gained the moniker and it caught on throughout the school. She’s called by many names — Mom, teacher, coach. Curtsinger gains a new title this year, assistant principal of Eminence Elementary School.

  • News briefs: DAVA members appointed to state

    DAVA members appointed to state
    Local members of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary have stepped up in state and district leadership positions, according to a DAVA news release. Linda Noel was recently elected as Kentucky DAVA First Junior Vice Commander.  In her new position, Noel will spearhead the state organization’s legislative activities in support of all veterans.

  • Men’s Health Fair set for Aug. 8 in Shelby

    Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, part of KentuckyOne Health, will hold its 15th annual Men’s Health Fair on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 8 a.m. to noon at the hospital located at 727 Hospital Drive in Shelbyville.  While walk-ins are accepted, men are encouraged to schedule an appointment.

  • New Henry County teachers for 2015-2016 school year
  • Showcasing Henry County

     

    Hundreds of visitors enjoyed a beautiful Saturday in Henry County at the 16th annual Harvest Showcase. The largest all-local agricultural festival in the state showcases local produce, food, crafts, machinery, businesses and organizations. 

  • Eminence independent Schools welcomes 17 new teachers
  • Skip Berry appointed to University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

    Claude A. “Skip” Berry, III was officially sworn in as a University of Kentucky Trustee on Thursday, July 23.
    The swearing in took place on the UK campus and was overseen by Board of Trustees Chairman O. Keith Gannon and UK President, Eli Capilouto.
    On June 26, 2015, Berry was appointed by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear. Berry replaces Carol Martin “Bill” Gatton, who has been made a lifetime honorary trustee. Berry will serve a six-year term ending June 30, 2021.

  • Motorcycle wreck kills local man

    A 22-year-old man died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident in Campbellsburg on July 19, according to information from the Kentucky State Police.
    Emergency personnel responded to a fatal motorcycle accident on Main Street in Campbellsburg at 7:48 p.m.
    Troopers identified the victim as John R. Allgeier IV of Smithfield. Trooper Jim Phelps conducted the investigation at the intersection of U.S. 421 and Lake Road.

  • As floods recede

    After July 14 storms dumped up to six inches on eastern Henry County, flooding homes in Sulphur and causing significant damage to roads, county officials have made a local disaster declaration in order to receive relief funds.
    Henry County officials will seek both state and Federal Emergency Management Administration aid as it works to recover from flooding.

  • Clear water is on tap

    The cloudy water issue experienced by Henry County Water District #2 has been cleared up at the treatment plant, and workers have been flushing the distribution system to expel any residue, according to the chief operating officer.
    On July 17, employee Keith Morris drove down Hwy. 421, heading toward Pleasureville, stopping at three hydrants along the way, one at Harry Hill Park, one at the county fairgrounds and another by a field to open them for three or so minutes.