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Today's News

  • Letters to the editor

    The Iceman Cometh

    The Iceman, the Snowman, the Zerotemp man cometh to Henry County over and over again during the last few months. Incredibly beautiful pictures of the stark white landscape only served to bring complaints of power outages, frozen water pipes, missed school days. The list goes on and on. Since we choose to live in a rural area, with all the advantages it has to offer, sometimes the disadvantages get the better of us.

  • What to do to salvage your fruit crops

    Late last week, we saw apples at silver tip and peaches at the swollen bud stage. So, if you haven’t done so yet, it is time to get the dormant oil and fixed copper spray on apples and pears for San Jose scale, aphid, mite and fire blight control. It is a little too late to control peach leaf curl on peaches with fixed copper since the buds have begun to swell, but an oil spray is recommended for San Jose scale and mite control if it hasn’t been applied.

  • Helping for 100 years to navigate change

    While change isn’t easy for some people, it’s inevitable in some circumstances. Throughout the history of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, countless agents have worked to help Kentuckians learn about and embrace important changes. This year will mark the anniversary of the passage of the Smith-Lever Act, which formally established the national Cooperative Extension Service system. The UK Cooperative Extension Service is celebrating ways that extension has helped clients change their lives for the better.

  • Child’s insight not far from teaching

    Michael Duncan

    Pastor, Eminence Baptist Church

    Like Donna and I have done, Gerry and Julie Claybrook have spent their adult lives in ministry. Julie saw one of my recent Facebook posts and easily discerned that I would be using the Lord’s Prayer as the central part of an upcoming sermon. She promptly sent me the following message:

  • HCPS Band doesn’t get an offseason

    submitted by Amy Bramblette

  • Author visits HCHS tells students to not write off dreams

    submitted by Rachel Burgin

    On Friday, March 21, National Award-Winning Author Katie McGarry visited Henry County High School.  McGarry shared stories about her journey to becoming a writer while also giving students advice and encouragement on pursuing their dreams.  The purpose of her visit, she explained, was not to advertise her books, but to inspire students to achieve their life goals and to promote literacy.

  • EIS' Students of the Month
  • Public records for the week of April 9

    Sheriff Arrests

    Bruce Johnson, contempt of court, arrested by Rick Nelson on 4/2.

    EPD Arrests

    Lara Wilson, of Pleasureville, was arrested on 4/6 by Officer Wilson on Ballardsville Road and charged with careless driving; vehicle a nuisance, noisy; DUI.

    Barry Taylor, of Eminence was arrested on 4/6 by Officer Wilson on Ballardsville Road and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place 1st and 2nd offense; providing motor vehicle to drunk or drug addict.

    Marriages

  • Kentuckians rushed to the last minute to get health coverage

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    As the March 31 deadline approached for Kentuckians to sign up for health coverage, kynect reported more than 350,000 state residents enrolled.

    According to numbers from the kynect site, the number of enrollees averaged about 4,000 a day with one-fourth of them occurring in the last month.

    Executive Director of kynect, Carrie Banaham who urged Kentuckians to sign up, said those who didn’t have coverage could have consequences.

  • Take 5 with Alethea Coffee

    Basic bio

    Chicago, Illinois native

    Family Liaison for Eminence Public Schools

    Lives in Shelby County

    How did you come to be in your position with Eminence Schools?