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Today's News

  • Grim Reality

    As prom approaches, Henry County High School students heard a sobering message about personal responsibility when getting behind the wheel.
    Throughout the school day April 13, the Grim Reaper grabbed 12 students out of class, not be be seen again until an assembly in the gym. Then, the Grim Reaper snuffed out 11 of their lives, like so many candles, due to poor decisions by drivers using alcohol or drugs in different dramatic scenarios.

  • Pleads guilty, feels targeted

    Before his sentence for drug trafficking offenses involving methadone, Steve Edward McFarland told the Henry County Circuit Court Thursday he felt ill-treated by authorities after helping others through drug addictions.  
    McFarland appeared in court Thursday before Judge Karen Conrad for sentencing.
    He was charged with four counts of first degree trafficking in a controlled substance for the methadone, one count of second degree trafficking in a controlled substance for Buprenorphine and one count possession of a defaced firearm.

  • Signs of 'sundowner syndrome

    If you care for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease you may notice that they get increasingly agitated, anxious, more confused or aggressive as the sun begins to set.
    These symptoms may be associated with sundowner syndrome.
    Sundowner syndrome causes people to be confused at the end of the day and into the night.
    It is common for individuals who are sundowning to pace, wander, ignore directions and not sleep well.

  • Eminence teacher named digital innovator by PBS LearningMedia

    Jennifer Montgomery, an English and Spanish teacher at Eminence Independent Schools has been named a 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator.
    Montgomery is among a diverse group of 100 tech-savvy educators from across the country selected for her passion and commitment to innovative teaching practices that integrate digital media and technology in the classroom.
    Over the next year, these tech-savvy educators will take part in a yearlong professional development program, preparing them to act as digital learning ambassadors in their local schools and communities.

  • Massie visits HCMS

    Rep. Thomas Massie recently stopped by the Henry County Middle School to visit with students there.

  • Grease is the word for Henry County's spring show

    The world of 1950s Chicago Greasers will come alive onstage April 23 through 26 in the John W. Smith Jr. Auditorium at Henry County High School.  
    While most famous for the movie version starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, Grease began its life as a highly successful stage musical.  
    When the original Broadway show closed in 1980, the 3,388 performances made it the longest running musical to date.  

  • Guild's craft show, farmers' market spring up

    April showers bring May flowers, and we certainly should have a great showing of May flowers.  
    I hope all is well, and that business is thriving after the winter storms we endured.  
    I am happy to welcome a new member to the Chamber.
    Keller Williams/Bluegrass Homes and Farms with Tommie Tingle and Linda Jackson Bailey are ready to serve your real estate needs.  
    You can reach them at (502) 379-1490 or by e-mail tommietingle@kw.com.  
    While they are affiliated with Keller Williams, their focus is on Henry County.  

  • Police crackdown targeting distracted drivers

    In conjunction with National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, law enforcement agencies in Kentucky are stepping up efforts to persuade drivers to put down the phone as part of the second annual national texting enforcement crackdown – U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

  • Help center to begin food give-aways in C-burg

    Two churches will partner with the Henry County Help Center to bring food give-aways to the Campbellsburg community, according to help center Director Joe Durbin.
    Campbellsburg Baptist Church, with assistance from Providence Baptist, will help with the monthly food aid the third Saturday of each month, beginning May 16, Durbin said.
    The distributions will be held at 8320 Main Street at Campbellsburg Baptist Church.

  • Hair-raising fundraiser to benefit help center

    Henry County Help Center organizers hope the public will donate to a fundraising campaign where the end result could be a shaved and shorn executive director.
    If the current campaign reaches $5,000, help center Director Joe Durbin will shave his trademark beard. If the donations reach $10,000, Durbin has agreed to cut his hair and beard.