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Today's News

  • Relay For Life

    Kristen Lowry/Special to the Local

     

    The community gathered at the Henry County High School track complex for the Relay For Life fundraiser event Saturday night. This year, organizers moved the event from Friday to Saturday and paired it with a car show in an effort to garner new interest, make the event more convenient to attend, and of course, to raise more money for cancer research and patient services. 

  • Campbellsburg Day 2017

    Campbellsburg residents were treated to a day of parades, food, live entertainment and general community fellowship with Saturday’s Campbellsburg Day. Held in the center of town, the parade traveled down Main Street, booths and vendors were set up along the breezeway between downtown shops, food vendors parked behind the central shopping center and several bounce houses and rides were located in the grassy area behind the parking lot.

  • Friends for Michael hosts annual fundraising dinner

     

    Friends for Michael, a charity that began humbly with a bake sale and car wash in Henry County, held its annual dinner and auction Thursday night at the Olmsted in Louisville.

  • Head-on accident in Eminence results in six injured

    Last Tuesday afternoon, a two-vehicle accident in Eminence left several people injured.

    According to Eminence Police Office Philip Parham, the head-on collision occurred at Lou Avenue. Parham said Rebecca Quire was pulling out of a parking space on the left side of the road and reportedly did not see a vehicle coming. Quire’s car was hit by a vehicle driven by Gabrielle Prewitt, who said she had blown her horn twice before impact. Parham said no skid marks were detected at the scene.

  • 2017 Henry County Fair Pageant Preview

    Gearing up for the Henry County Fair pageants, several contestants attended first-week rehearsals last Wednesday and Thursday. Contestants who were not able to attend the rehearsals submitted photographs. Rehearsals were held again this week, 

    with a final mandatory practice and deadline to enter as Saturday, July 1.  

  • EPD's Wells completes training

    Sergeant Mike Wells of the Eminence Police Department recently completed the 122-hour, three-week Academy of Police Supervision through the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond. It is one of the most challenging classes, both mentally and physically that is offered. Wells is the first officer from the Eminence Police Department to complete the program.   

  • Notice regarding Local

    Due to the Fourth of July holiday, early deadlines are in place for the Henry County Local’s July 5 issue. All content – advertising and submissions – must be received by 10 a.m. Friday, June 30, for inclusion in the July 5 edition.

    Also, because of our early deadline to go to press on Monday, July 3, by noon, all Henry County Fair coverage, from pageant winners to livestock shows to mud runs and tractor pulls, will appear in the July 12 issue of the “Henry County Local.”

     

  • New Kentucky laws go into effect at the end of the month

    Most new laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2017 regular session will go into effect on Thursday, June 29, according to a news release from the Legislative Research Commission.

  • Commission rules LG&E, KU can increase rates

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission recently issued its ruling in the rate review for Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company, upholding the majority of the settlement reached by 18 interested parties to the case. 

  • HCPS to offer after school care this fall

    When school starts Aug. 9, parents of elementary students enrolled in Henry County Public Schools will have a convenient option for after-school child care.
    The After School Academy will provide on-site care from dismissal to 6 p.m. each school day at each of the three elementary schools in the district.