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Today's News

  • Fundraising for path underway

    Taking action to improve the community, Leadership Henry County Class of 2014 has launched a project to make the pond at the new park more accessible to the public.
    Among the beneficiaries of the 140-foot-long and 4-foot-wide path that ends in a 12-by-15 foot landing at the pond will be the residents of Cedar Lake Park Place.

  • Trevor Payton selected as a Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation winner

    A fitness project founded by an Eminence student four years ago led him to swear off high-calorie drinks. It also contributed to his receiving $20,000 from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.
    Each year, the foundation provides $3 million worth of awards to 150 students out of the more than 100,000 who apply, according to information from its website at http://coca-colascholars.org/.

  • Fairgrounds alcohol penalty to be financial

    Law enforcement officers won’t become a permanent fixture at the 4-H Fairgrounds to keep alcohol off the premises for weekend parties. Instead, Henry County can use a financial penalty against flagrant violators.
    The parks committee, led by Magistrate Jason Stanley, met to review the use of the 4-H building for private parties prior to the fiscal court’s full meeting Feb. 17, but the committee did not recommend any outright penalties against people who ignored the fairground’s ban on alcohol.

  • New ordinance to ban vandals, bullies from Eminence’s Coach D Park

    Defacing Eminence property, swearing and bullying are all violations that can get an offender banned from Coach D Park for at least 60 days and fined up to $250.
    Eminence City Council adopted rules and regulations pertaining to use of the park at their February meeting, after getting fed up with a number of acts of vandalism.
    In the future, anyone caught breaking the rules for the first time could result in a 60-day suspension from the park.

  • Rand is 'on call'
  • Fire destroys Robinson Farm Equipment in Eminence

    Firefighters continue to put out hot spots at Robinson's Farm Equipment at 5995 South Main Street in Eminence. The call went out at about 12:15 p.m. when all Henry County fire departments were asked to respond to the scene. The fire consumed the business in about an hour. The fire appeared to start in the back of the building and crept forward until the whole structure was fully engulfed. The Local will report more details when they become available.

  • Basketball season leaves me odd woman out

    It’s a very awkward time of year for someone who is not a huge college basketball fan.

    Someone like me.

    I am not staying up late watching the games. I am not trolling facebook looking for extra tickets to games. No, I did not watch the game last night. I am not sweating my bracket.

  • Local Buzz, March 25, 2015

    Easter Programs

    Providence Baptist Church, 51 Louden Lane in Campbellsburg, will have a program, The Living Last Supper, Wednesday, April 1 at 7 p.m.  Communion to follow after the service. For more information call 532-6321.

  • Public Record, March 25, 2015

    EPD arrests 

    Charles Barnett, 34, Pleasureville -  arrested March 20 by Officer Wilson, for a Henry County failure to appear warrant

    Justin Blanford, 28, Eminence - arrested March 20 by Officer Wilson, for a Henry County failure to appear warrant

    Kevin Evans, 39, Frankfort - arrested March 14 by Officer Wilson for a Shelby County fail to appear warrant

  • Local politicians work together for agriculture and small business