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Today's News

  • Lawsuit against Eminence schools dismissed

    By Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    The lawsuit against Eminence Independent Schools Board of Education regarding their recent tax increase has been dismissed.

    Eminence resident Justin Atchison filed the lawsuit on the basis that EIS had passed the tax levy improperly following what he considered to be an inaccurate legal notice reflecting the previous tax rates, the compensating rate and the proposed rate and the funds realized from each.

  • Mayor provides updates

    By Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    At the rescheduled April meeting of the City of Campbellsburg, Mayor Rex Morgan provided the council with a few updates of ongoing projects.

  • Peddling with a Purpose

     

    Ride 2 Recovery, a group dedicated to helping injured veterans improve their health through bicycling rode through Campbellsburg on their way to Louisville Monday. This was the second day of the Bluegrass Challenge, a ride that will take the riders from Covington to Nashville. The group stopped at the Kwik-E-Mart in Campbellsburg to rest and re-energize before heading on to the North Oldham Fire Department for lunch. The group rode 57 miles on Monday, stopping at The Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

  • A lifetime in Extension: Barbara Gregory

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    For Barbara Gregory, Extension has been more than just a job or a weekend distraction. It has been a home away from home that has allowed her to further satisfy her natural desire to help others. A nurse and EMT by trade, Gregory has spent the majority of her life helping people and she said that her involvement with Extension, specifically 4-H has simply given her more opportunities to do that.

  • Take 5 with Jakob Beckley

    Basic bio

    Sophomore, Henry County High School

    State President of the Future Business Leaders of America

    FFA Leadership Committee Chair

    Alumni Committee Chair

    Pep Club

    Beta Club

    Kentucky Youth Assembly

    New Castle Lion’s Club

    Henry County 4-H

    Pleasureville Day Parade

    Secretary of the Pleasureville Economic Development Committee

    Resides in Pleasureville

    What does it mean to you to be elected KY FBLA President?

  • Bevin makes campaign stop
  • Students gain insight while promoting awareness

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    A group of Henry County seniors has been learning what life is like for those among us who are disabled. Led by Anna Moore and Brandon Valentine, the group is raising money and raising awareness for the challenges of the handicapped.

    “We wanted to get people in wheelchairs, to see how difficult it is to get around in wheelchairs, and the challenges [the handicapped] face every day,” Valentine said.

  • Doggie Days

     

  • Southern States loses civil lawsuit

    By Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    After two weeks of testimony, a Henry County jury awarded the widow of Michael Guse over $6 million in damages stemming from his death in June 2008 following the explosion of a propane tank at his workplace.

  • Lawsuit threatens library services

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    An ongoing lawsuit against libraries in the state of Kentucky could have drastic effects on the Henry County Public Library, according to a statement of impact released Monday by Library Director Jessica Powell.