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Today's News

  • Eminence Education Foundation dinner in 24th year
  • Crime victim ‘bill of rights’ advances

    The Kentucky Senate recently approved legislation that would place a proposed constitutional amendment on a statewide ballot to create a crime victim “bill of rights,” according to a news release from the Legislative Research Comission.
    Senate Bill 175, which seeks to enumerate constitutional protections for crime victims that don’t currently exist, passed by a 34-1 vote and was forwarded to the House for its consideration.

  • Requests pour in for ABC licenses

    Business owners say they will attempt to give Henry County citizens what they want, now that the way has been cleared for expanded alcohol sales. So far, that includes one new package liquor store gearing up to open in Campbellsburg.
    After the Henry County Fiscal Court in February adopted an ordinance that permits alcohol beverage sales at stores six days a week, that caused a flurry of activity as several convenience store representatives applied for malt beverage licenses to add beer to their offerings.

  • Local GOP goes for Trump

    Henry County Republicans chose Donald Trump as their presidential nominee during Saturday’s Republican caucus.

  • Hemp company plans to open in commerce park

    Kentucky Cannabis Company leaders see room in Henry County to grow their effort to provide health benefits from hemp oils, company founder Bill Polniak said.
    Polyniak joined local government representatives Friday morning at the Henry County Commerce Park for a brief ceremony, where they signed an option agreement on a 1.2-acre plot to build a facility to extract and process Cannabidiol, or CBD, oils from locally grown hemp. The company’s future home sits next to Trackside Butcher Shoppe.

  • Spring greens for horses

    By Levi Berg

    Ag agent

  • Remember to support one another during a tragedy

    Events that cause negative stress are known as traumatic events. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, traumatic events are “marked by a sense of horror, helplessness, serious injury or the threat of serious injury or death… and affect survivors, rescue workers and the friends and relatives of victims who have been involved.”
    People who go through a traumatic event can experience serious emotional distress. Furthermore, witnesses of an event or those who watch an event unfold on television can also be affected.

  • Local Buzz, March 2, 2016

    Church Activities

    St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in Eminence will celebrate the Triduum (Holy Week) Mass–Holy Thursday, March 24 at 7 p.m.; Passion Reading- Good Friday March 25 at 7 p.m.; Easter Vigil- Holy Saturday March 26 at 8:30 p.m.; Mass- Easter Sunday, March 27 at 9:30 a.m.

  • Public Records, March 2, 2016

    Grand Jury Indictments, Feb. 2016

    Norbert M. Durbin Jr., DOB 07/20/1977, La Grange – trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine)

    Ricky Cox, DOB 04/24/1990, La Grange – trafficking in a controlled subtance, first degree (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • House considers bills to provide consumer protection

    When it comes to the public’s safety and well-being, consumer protection may not always grab the headlines, but that doesn’t diminish its importance.

    It was the key theme last week in the Kentucky House, which moved forward not one but four bills touching on this issue.