Today's News

  • School brief: Two graduate from UC

    On Saturday, May 9, University of the Cumberlands (UC) conferred 815 degrees during their annual commencement ceremony; 227 Bachelor’s degrees, 540 Master’s degrees, and 18 Doctorate degrees, including two from Henry County.
    Local students who received graduate degrees included:
    Mallory Thomas of Sulphur, graduated from UC and earned a MAE degree in School Guidance Counselor.
    Michelle Cook of Smithfield, graduated from UC and earned a MAT degree in Early Elementary Education P-5.

  • HCPS recognizes outstanding attendance

    HCPS recognizes outstanding attendance

  • Lineman graduates

    Sarah Lineman graduated Summa Cum Laude May 17 from Miami University’s Farmer School of Business.  She has been hired by the global accounting firm EY.  She is a Henry County High School graduate and the daughter of Kimberly and Brady Lineman of New Castle.

  • Saliba to be grand marshal at Campbellsburg Day

    Editor's note: Campbellsburg Day has been postponed from its original date of June 20 because of predicted storms for that day. The Henry County Local will announce the new date once it is decided upon.


  • Governor awards Medal of Valor to fallen trooper

    The Governor’s Medal of Valor was presented posthumously to Delano G. Powell, a Kentucky State Trooper killed in the line of duty in 1965, at a ceremony held in Lexington June 11.
     Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary J. Michael Brown presented the award to Powell’s widow Barbara Tague and niece Phyllis McGuire of Campbellsburg on behalf of Gov. Steve Beshear.

  • Kentucky depends on auto industry

    In 1913, when the automotive industry first set up shop in Kentucky, few then could have imagined just how much of an impact it would have on the commonwealth in the decades ahead.

    It all began on South Third Street in Louisville, where 17 employees could assemble up to 12 of Ford’s Model T vehicles on a good day.

  • The Local is your community newspaper

    Welcome to a free sample of the Henry County Local!

    As a courtesy to our residents and as a way to introduce or remind you about our newspaper, we’ve mailed a free Local to every residence in the county.

  • Local Buzz, June 10, 2015

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church Activities & Services

    First Baptist Church Eminence will have its annual Vacation Bible School Parade on June 13. All are invited. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. If you want to participate please come to help decorate at 9:30 a.m.

  • Public Records, June 10, 2015

    Grand Jury Indictments, May 2015

    Jodie Lynette Heaton, DOB 08/31/76 – failure to report change in orders to receive benefits and persistent felony offender, first degree

    Khalil Malik Crawford, DOB 11/25/94 – theft by unlawful taking or disposition, auto

  • Be who you are wherever God sends you

    “Holy, holy, holy,” cried the heavenly beings called Seraphim. With that clarion call to worship, Isaiah, not yet a prophet, sensed he was in trouble. “Woe is me, for I am ruined! Because I am a man of unclean lips and I live among a people of unclean lips...”