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Today's News

  • HCHS Student-Athlete of the Week-Cathryn Fischer

    Cahtryn is a junior on the Wildcats’ cross country team.
    What are your hobbies?
    Reading.
    What about non-school activities?
    Youth Group at Providence Baptist Church-Working at shelters and with Hearts of Grace.
    How about school clubs?
    KUNA, FFA, National Honor Society, Outdoors club, FCA and MOVE.
    What is your favorite school subject?
    English/Math.
    What’s your favorite music style/artists?
    Contemporary Christian/ Casting Crowns.
    What’s your favorite sports teams/ athletes?

  • Thanks to, sympathy for all veterans

    Submitted by Jim Greisch

    Nov. 11, another Veterans Day.

    Fewer older veterans. More younger vets

    “Thank you for your service.”  Most vets hear that almost every day on television, directed toward someone on camera. Many others hear from someone on first meeting, or from a relative,  friend, or even a co-worker.

    The word service has many meanings. A lot of vets have manned duty stations during peacetime… quietly doing hum-drum chores, standing guard and going on liberty. (Yes, I was a sailor.)

  • Bowman

    Anna S. DiCarlo and Brad Bowman were married on Thursday Oct. 25 at the Henry County History Center by Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent. E. T. “Hammer” Smith and Betty Sue “Granny” Duvall accompanied the couple as witnesses.

  • 1887: Druggist applies for liquor license

    200 Years Ago

    At the November term of the Henry County Court, Daniel Farley, Justice of the Peace, reported that

    he had received the following fines for breach of peace; Adam Cocandofer - $3,  Nelson Wright - $3, Foster Hensley - $2; and William Rice - $2.  He paid the total amount to the court.

    John Stubbins presented the Court with a claim of $5 for keeping the stray pen for one year.  The claim was paid by the court on Nov. 2, 1812.

  • Eastern Elementary 5k Turkey Trot T-Shirt design contest

  • Eminence Elementary Students of the month

    Eminence Elementary School Students of the Month for November: Nova Schack, Gavin Matthews, Alekzander Lentini, Zackery Newton, Aurora Estes, Megan Sweeney, Justin Blevins, Taylor Lyon, Maya Dalton, Avery Stivers, Tayten Clark, Isabella Coffee, Alexis Roby and Andrew Rodgers. Not pictured: Conner Hasfurder, Kiaya Sacra, Tyler Virgin, Grant Lyon, Scarlet Flores, Ray Matthews, Sabrina Moore and Jakob Powell.

  • YOCO visits GEMS

    Several Youth Coalition young ladies visited with the Girls Empowered and Motivated to Succeed (GEMS) group at Campbellsburg Elementary School during Red Ribbon Week. YoCo members led the girls in a fun craft activity that helped them identify their goals for life, then explained how being involved with drugs, alcohol and tobacco would interfere with reaching those goals. Pictured above, from left to right, are: Rebecca Spreitzer, Renee Toole, Emily Coomes and Morgan Miller.

  • Children learn through play at Early Childhood Center

    Submitted by Sandy Powell

    Henry County Public Schools

    Learning begins very early in life, and at the Henry County Early Childhood Center, children have the opportunity to learn in a variety of fun and effective ways suitable to their age.

    The Early Childhood Center, in its second year of operation, is located next to New Castle Elementary.  Director of Instruction and ECC Principal Alysia Wedding reports that 122 3- and 4-year-olds are served through two Head Start and five Preschool classrooms. 

  • Testing results are a mixed bag

    With the release of statewide school test data last week, both Henry County Public and Eminence Independent Schools have work to do.

    Henry County and Eminence school districts received test scores Friday from the new Kentucky Assessment and Accountability System.

    Test data revealed areas the districts needed to address to meet the state’s new standards and exactly where they excelled statewide in others.

    Highlights

    Eminence Independent School District’s middle and high school both scored as proficient schools.

  • Eminence Speaker wins trade award

    The Martha Layne Collins International Trade Excellence Awards named Eminence Speaker its award winner this year as a creative international distributor committed to international trade and a valuable contributor to its local economy.

    Eminence Speaker employs 130 workers at its Eminence location was started 46 years ago by Bob Gault.  Eminence Speaker’s original site employed 30 people in a building. Gault moved his business to the area as it was a convenient location for shipping and in close proximity to Louisville, Lexington and Cincinnati.