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Today's News

  • Patrick Henry Award winner chosen

    Submitted by Pat Wallace
    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    One of the criteria for a person to receive the Patrick Henry Award, the most prestigious given in the county, is that the person has made a tremendous contribution to the betterment of the county and that the overall involvement of this person be without fanfare.

  • Gardening makes sense

    Gardening makes sense! Growing your own vegetables makes you feel self-sufficient and provides fresh, healthful food for you and your family.
    Your surplus crop can be frozen, canned, or stored in cool, dry locations for enjoyment and nourishment throughout the year. Your good labors in the garden can reward you with lower grocery bills, plus you’ll have the peace of mind knowing exactly what care has been taken of the food.

  • Public records for the week of February 9, 2011

    Marriages
    Jennifer-Sue Nicole Eldridge, 27, Eminence, to Timothy Allan Kelley Jr., 28, Eminence.
    Divorces
    Michael Shane Webb, 40, Oldham County, and Sylvia Darlene Ernst, 35, residence withheld.
    Paul Samuel Goodlett, 71, Pendleton and Bonita Ruth Browning, 55, Crestwood.
    Roy Lester Curry III, 35, Pendleton, and Bridgett Danielle Hubbs, 33, Pendleton.
    Zoning permits

  • Local students of the week - Eminence Elementary School

    Elijah Montero, 10, is a 4th grader.
    Principal Mike Doran said one of the things that makes Elijah student of the week is his participation in the principal’s vegetable club. He even eats the Brussels Sprouts.
    How do you show your Eminence Warrior pride?
    By playing football. I really want to win for the school. Elijah is a running back for the 2010 champion Redskins team.

    What’s your favorite school lunch?
    Pepperoni pizza, applesauce and spinach.

  • Local students of the week - New Castle Elementary School

    Chance Morris, 10, is in the 5th grade.
    Principal Lane Morris said he selected Chance because of his work ethic. “He has a great attitude and has made outstanding progress,” he said. “He will be stellar in middle school.”

    What is your favorite outdoor
    activity?

    Chance’s favorite outdoor sport is football and he plays all positions for the Chiefs. “I like a lot of stuff outside except soccer,” he said.

  • Campbellsburg Honor Roll - 2nd 9 weeks

    Fourth Grade
    Mrs. James: Jaci Gaines, Hayley Hosey*, Zach Jones, Michael Newland, Travis Newton, Chandley Norton*, Allison Perry*, Kierstin Prentice, Halle Rankin, Max Smith*, Abby Stangle*, Bates Webster, Bryce Wilson*, and Kaitlyn Woosley.
    Mrs. Rison: Megan Abney*, Dawson Allen, Caitlin Beutel, Bill Corley*, Kaylee Fitzgerald, Kayla Harmon, Chase Harp, Miguel Jeminez, Allison Johnson, Winston Matthews, Derek Miller, Hannah Miracle, Caroline Morgan, Jaden Noel*, Lori Porter*, Christian Raisor and Todd Sharp.

  • Eminence Elementary Students of the Month

    Pictured above are the February students of the month for Eminence Elementary School: Andrew Goodlett, Aubree Robinson, Christian Garduno, Katlynn Tingle, Emily Heightchew, Blake Dockter, Hannah White, Juan Armenta, Gracie Moore, Jackson Bean and Matthew Hamilton.

  • Valentines for Mrs. Hart

    A few adjectives used to describe her are “tuned-in” to students, beloved, intelligent, tall, attractive, well-dressed.

    Former colleagues shared their thoughts about Liz Hart, who taught at Eastern Elementary School for many years.
    HCPS speech pathologist Jackie Hardesty worked and carpooled with Hart for 30 years.

    They still are the best of friends.

  • Potholes simple, dogs are tough

    Just what direction Henry County will take to provide animal services remains to be seen.

    Magistrate Roger Hartlage, appointed in January by Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent to lead the county’s animal control committee, said by e-mail that the first meeting has taken place, and there are many options.

  • No gamble in EHS junior’s future

    This is not the first nor the last time that the Eminence community expects to hear from EHS junior Nikki Gamble.

    Technology director Kim Dawson said Gamble was selected to join 15 other tech-savvy teens as an engineer at the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education Conference later this month.
    Working alongside state engineers, teams of two will set up computer networks for more than 200 vendors as well as break-away events.