Today's News

  • 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.

  • Men: It's okay to hug your dad on Father's Day

    Editor’s Note: The following column from Joe Yates, Average Joe, is reprinted by request.

  • Cruising the insect superhighway

    If there’s one interstate I regret not having easy access to, it’s the so-called bug superhighway meant to facilitate millions of monarchs migrating from wintering grounds in Mexico to patches of milkweed in the Midwest.

    Developing a long garden spot to shepherd these butterflies on their 3,000-mile round-trip journey to reproduce is the centerpiece of the new federal plan meant to curb the steep drop in monarch numbers.

  • Local Buzz, June 17, 2015

    Church Activities and Services

    Eminence Christian Church (DOC) will be having its Vacation Bible School on June 23-25 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. for children ages 3 - 12 years old. It will be exploring stories from the Old Testament about food. Come join us for food, fellowship, and Bible study! To register your child email their youth minister, Stephanie, at eminenceccyouth@gmail.com or stop by the church office.