Today's News

  • EIS students face new requirements

    Is it too much to ask that a senior in high school complete an extended internship? How about requiring an eighth grade student accomplish a service-learning project? Is it too stringent to require a kindergarten student to log at least one hour of community service?
    Administrators of Eminence Independent Schools don’t think so.

  • Prowling, theft ring solved

    During a busy week for law enforcement, Henry County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a male juvenile for the attempted home invasion at Judge-Executive John Logan Brent’s house, according to Sheriff Danny Cravens.
    After being woken up in the middle of the night during an attempted break in during July, Brent spotted a skinny, young white male, lurking just outside the house.
    The family called 911, but the subject had fled by the time a Kentucky State Police trooper arrived on the scene in the Turners Station area.

  • EMT becomes SRO

    Known for responding to all kinds of medical emergencies, the former director of Henry County EMS has traded his old post for a new beat.
    For Sheriff Danny Cravens and those on the interview committee, they saw a huge advantage in stationing a veteran paramedic in the schools.
    Having achieved all his emergency medical services goals, Josh Jamiel switched to law enforcement when he became the school resource officer for Henry County Public Schools.

  • Tax revenue remains flat for schools

    Although both could have, neither school district in the county chose to increase their revenue from local taxes.
    Both Henry County Public and Eminence Independent Schools chose to implement the compensating rate for real estate and personal property this year, meaning they will gain about the same amount of revenue this year that they did in the last year.

  • Biosecurity tips for protecting livestock

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Block unhealthy habits, not arteries

    Football season is here. Across the state, many Kentuckians will mark the season by getting out their tastiest tailgating recipes and firing up the grill.
    Unfortunately, some tailgating favorites like hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken wings and potato chips can cause you to pack on the pounds while cheering for your team.
    Below are some tips to help you make healthier choices this season.
    • Include vegetables in the game plan. Cut them up and serve them with a low-fat dip or hummus. You can also grill them and serve as a side to your main course.

  • 4-H goes to the dogs at day camp

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • ‘Lines of Sight’ documentary wins prizes

    “Lines of Sight,” the documentary about painter Jim Hall, has won the Audience Choice Award at the Indie Gathering International Film Festival near Cleveland, according to a news release. The hour-long documentary was selected from among 70 films, including features from at least 10 countries. They also received an award in the Feature Documentary category.
    Director Steve Oldfield from Bellevue and the painter, Jim Hall, who lives in Cincinnati, accepted the award at a ceremony Sunday in Hudson, Ohio.

  • Local Buzz, August 17, 2016

    Church Activities

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, will host the ALJC World Missions Kentucky District Rally on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Contact Pastor Bobby Wade at (502) 255-7510.

    The sanctuary of Eminence Christian Church at 5333 South Main Street is open each Wednesday from 12 to 12:30 p.m. for quiet prayer and meditation.

  • Public Records, August 17, 2016

    Arraignments Henry County Circuit Court, Aug. 2016

    Amy M. Miles – pleaded guilty on a Rocket Docket case to possession of a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine)

    Elizabeth Duggins – pleaded guilty on a Rocket Docket case to possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine); drug paraphernalia – buy/possess; and hindering prosecution or apprehension, second degree