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Today's News

  • Eminence students win special summer learning program prize

     On Nov. 28, students at Eminence Elementary School were treated to a live animal show. The show was presented by Animal Tales and sponsored by the Henry County Public Library. Students earned the special show during the Summer Learning contest at the public library by being the elementary school to collectively earn the most badges over the summer.  Students earned badges by reading, writing, completing math, science, art activities and more.

  • Local Buzz for Dec. 20, 2017

    Church Activities

    Eminence First Presbyterian will hold its annual Christmas Eve candlelight communion service Dec. 24 at 11 p.m. Everyone is invited.

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. 

    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Public Record for Dec. 20, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Tyler Ashanti, 32, Louisville — arrested Dec. 11 at Interstate 71, 36 mile marker north bound, by Trooper Ferris for speeding 20 mph over; no registration plates; failure to produce insurance card; operating on a suspended or revoked license; failure to surrender revoked operator’s license; possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia; and a warrant

  • Avoid inviting insects inside your home on firewood

    It is starting to feel a little more like winter. The temperature is dropping, and we have even had a few hard frosts. 

    Back home in West Virginia, the cold temperatures meant one thing — it’s time to start wheel barrowing firewood to the wood burning furnace in the basement. 

  • How do trees withstand the cold and the ice?

    We have all seen the typical winter scene in Kentucky with snow, barren trees and open fields, but you may not realize that trees have coping mechanisms to help them survive the winter.

  • Stay healthy by staying warm this winter

     As the mercury drops on the thermometer, remember to stay warm both indoors and outdoors for your health. 

  • Literary classic inspires passion project during the season of giving

    In Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” the character of Scrooge transforms from a miserable curmudgeon into a generous benefactor after being visited by three ghosts.
    Henry County Middle School seventh-graders may not have had such a dramatic transformation after reading the book, but all were decidedly impacted by the assignment teachers Rebecca Wright and Megan Mattingly created for them.

  • Eminence leaders of the month for December
  • Big Winter Blowout welcomes many library patrons

    The Henry County Public Library brought a huge crowd in out of the cold for the Big Winter Blowout Dec. 16. Children and families enjoyed dulcimer music, a visit with Santa, crafting and building Ole St. Nick out of Legos.

  • Bethlehem brightens Christmas for celebrants from near and far

    Signs of Christmas are everywhere — lights, parties, shopping and festivals. Still, when it comes to seasonal celebrations, Bethlehem’s shines brightly with the annual living nativity and a special postmark with camels, wise men and a star.
    Locals and visitors alike look forward each year to a living nativity complete with Biblical characters and live animals in the little town of Bethlehem, according to organizer Kevin Croxton. A tradition born 59 years ago, the nativity features local families and church members portraying the baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph and the wise men.