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Today's News

  • Archive is intact at its new home

    As the Henry County Historical Society takes on a lease at a new location, its president believes the non-profit organization will also get a new lease on life.
    Behind them are the days when the group has to spend time, energy and money on maintaining the Caplinger House, said historical society President Libby Howard. Volunteers will redirect its resources to focus on its mission of preserving important county documents and making them available to the public for historical and genealogical research.

  • Truth or Consequences

    Over 200 students were accused of drug and or alcohol abuse Thursday at school. Some were arrested and incarcerated and others expelled, while a few were hospitalized. Unfortunately, a handful of students died as a result of overdoses.
    Freshmen students at both Henry County and Eminence high schools participated in “Truth and Consequences,” a youth enrichment program designed to show students the consequences of getting involved with drugs and alcohol. Henry County 4-H Extension Agent Cathy Toole coordinated the activity.

  • Rotary goal: Give farmers recognition

    It has always been the focus of Rotary Clubs the world over to be of service – service to the club, community service, international service and vocational service.
    When Maryellen Garrison served as president of the Eminence Rotary Club in 1993, she felt like one focus area was lacking.
    “We hadn’t done a lot of vocational service, in which you recognize the worthiness of all occupations,” Garrison said. “I thought we should do something in that area so I came up with two ideas.”

  • Pleasant View bridges two counties

    Pleasant View United Methodist may struggle when it comes to size of the congregation, but it’s a loving country church, according to two long-time members.
    Located near the Henry-Franklin county line on U.S. 421, Pleasant View doesn’t really show its age with its clean white siding and attached fellowship hall that’s only about five years old. A replacement for the 1840s-era building that burned, the second church to stand in that spot went up around 1890.

  • Conservation district honors writing and art winners

    The Henry County Conservation District recognized the winners of its themed art and writing contests after a March 30 program and meal held at the 4-H building.
    Conservation district officials encourage all Henry County and Eminence students from first through 12th grades to submit entries. “Exploring trees in your hometown” served as the theme for these contests.

  • Campbellsburg officials hope community center demand will rise

    Campbellsburg city officials have lowered rental rates for the Campbellsburg Community Center, and the recreation director hopes that will lead to a rise in the use of the facility.
    “The rentals have been very sporadic — I mean, some months they’re just so many people wanting to rent it, we have to turn people away,” explained Recreation Director Joy Willoughby. “Then there’s other months where we’re lucky if we get one rental.

  • Attendees at chamber dinner learn about Six-Mile Creek Distillery
  • Local Buzz, April 26, 2017

    Church Activities

    Join area churches at Eminence Christian Church from 3:30 until 5 p.m. on April 30 for a gospel sing-along.  Come ready to sing some of your favorite hymns and gospel songs.  Select a favorite and we’ll all “make a joyful noise unto the Lord.”   Everyone is welcome!

  • Public Records, April 26, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Michael Mitchell, 36, Simpsonville — arrested April 17 at Campbellsburg Road by Trooper Housley for DUI, first; careless driving; failure to produce an insurance card; and possession of an open alcohol container

    James Lepping, 42, Custer —  arrested April 19 at 489 Pendleton Road by Trooper Johnson for possession of a controlled substance, first, meth; and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Graduate Information

    If you are the parent of a home-schooled senior and would like his or her information included in our 

    upcoming special section recognizing the county’s senior class of 2017, please provide the following information:

    •Student’s name

    •Parents’ names

    •Grandparents’ names