Today's News

  • Silly Safaris delights at the library

    Coyote Chris from Silly Safaris delighted and thrilled large audiences in attendance at the Henry County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program June 19.

  • Jackson 50-year anniversary

    Roy and Judith Jackson

    Roy and Judith Jackson of Campbellsburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 26, 2015.
    They were married at Bethel Methodist Church in Columbus, Ohio and now attend New Castle First Baptist Church in New Castle.
    The couple has farmed for more than 50 years and raise Angus and Sim/Angus cattle on Reality Farms LLC with their son.

  • School briefs: June 24, 2015

    UK students named to Dean’s List
    Twelve University of Kentucky students hailing from Henry County have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2015 semester.  
    A total of 6,001 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance.

  • June adult ed prize winner

    Joyce Booth is June’s winner of the monthly Henry County Adult Education drawing. Booth has completed more than 40 hours of work in reading and math.  Her prize choice was a gift basket from Shelby RECC with a gas gift card donated by Dr. Bob Wagoner. The monthly incentive program was created to encourage students to “hang in there” until they meet their goals. Programs offered at the Adult Education Center include: GED classes, college brush up, NCRC employment certification, Para-Educator certification and more.

  • Three locals attend Hugh O'Brian Youth seminar

    Three local students representing Henry County and Eminence high schools recently attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Kentucky Seminar held at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond from June 10 to 14.

  • Sheriff's Ranch welcomes Henry campers
  • Kentucky safety standards raised for child seats

    A new child safety seat law takes effect today, June 24, according to a news release from the Kentucky State Police.
    Governor Steve Beshear signed the booster seat bill into law on June 15, requiring children younger than 9 and between 40 and 57 inches tall be secured in a booster seat.
    The bill requires law enforcement officers to issue citations to violators with a $30 fine, although no court costs will be assessed. In addition, violators will have the option to purchase a booster seat instead of paying the fine.

  • Wallace to retire after 16 years at chamber

    Innovations that have increased the Henry County Chamber of Commerce’s profile — and the community’s along with it — originated during Pat Wallace’s term, say those who have worked with the retiring director.
    Wallace’s last day will be June 30, ending her 16-year tenure at the quarterly chamber dinner at the Henry County Extension Office, which begins at 6 p.m.
    Being chamber director became Wallace’s second career after her 32 years as a teacher with Henry County Public Schools.

  • Old stores to become ed facility

    Eminence Independent Schools will soon be the owner of the Deli Plus strip mall, although what they plan to do with it is yet to be determined.
    EIS is set to close on the property that previously contained a gas station/convenience store and several retail outlets this Friday, providing the district another series of options to consider to round out their expansion project.

  • Storm can't retake field

    Kentucky Storm couldn’t recover their good position with the Henry County Fiscal Court due to a fight and shooting that occurred after the June 13 football game, though no members of the home team were involved.
    Authorities made no immediate arrest after the incident at the Henry County recreation park between two members of the visiting Indiana Trybe football team resulted in a non-life threatening head wound to Guy Brown of Indianapolis.