Today's News

  • Nola Rae Garriott

    Nathan Garriott and Chelsea Galloway of Campbellsburg announce the birth of their daughter, Nola Rae Garriott born Aug. 23, 2012, at Baptist Hospital East She weighed 6 pounds 11 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.
    Grandparents are Robert Galloway and Kim Dawson, Larry Garriott and Kathy Hentges.
    Great-grandparents are Janice Wonders and Joe and Betsy Peters.

  • Coots

    Amanda McClain and Mark Coots were united in marriage on Sept. 15, 2012, at 4 p.m. at Chandler Ridge. The ceremony was officiated by Morris Lyons.

    The bride is the daughter of Ann Lear, PeeWee Valley. She wore a beaded bride’s dress with a black and diamond tiara, black and white flower, and  a feather mix bouquet. Maid of Honor was Kayla McClain, Shelbyville, sister of the bride. She wore a black and white dress. Flower girls were Ciara, daughter of the bride and Chase, niece of the groom.

  • Perry

    Britni-Lee Embry  of Lexington and Kent Morrison Perry of Lexington were united in marriage on June 9, 2012, at Green Mansion at Falls of Rough, Kentucky. The Rev. Carl Rucker officiated.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Bobby and Joanna Embry of Hodgenville. She is a graduate of UK and currently completing her doctoral degree in physical therapy.

    Maid of Honor was Brooke-Ann Embry of Lexington. Bridesmaids were Ashley Carter and Santana Francis.

  • 101st Birthday
  • 1837: Sudduth paid $6 for building coffin

    200 Years Ago

    On Oct. 3, 1812, Jesse Moreland delivered the head of one wolf above the age of six months to Deputy Sheriff W. Webb for payment of bounty.  Amount of bounty not noted.

    Levi Scott posted a marriage bond for 50 pounds on Sept. 29, 1812, and secured a license to marry Letticia Shelton, daughter of George Shelton.  They were married on Oct. 1, 1812, by Thomas Vandever, Minister of the Gospel.

    175 Years Ago

    Henry Sudduth was allowed $6 by the county court for constructing a coffin for William Argo, an indigent person.

  • Henry tied to Civil War escape

    The Civil War divided just as many people in the county as it did in the state and nation. This is the first article of a Civil War series, beginning with an escape involving a Henry County resident that reached national fame during the late 1800s.



  • Service with a smile

    Eminence Senior Shelby Gordon greets teachers and staff every morning with her coffee cart.

    She makes coffee and sells it by the cup with other things like muffins, soda and tea. Gordon showed an interest in the hospitality aspect of the job where she learns career ready skills like accounting. Gordon smiles as she travels down the hall with speed and enthusiasm to each classroom.  She keeps track of every item sold, writing it down in a ledger. Gordon exudes confidence as she makes change not just for a customer, but herself.

  • Forget Me Not

    When Laura Broughton sings to her grandmother. Her grandmother squeezes Laura’s hand and hums along with her. Broughton feels like there’s a connection still there that somehow exists beyond the boundaries of Alzheimer’s.

  • Woman stable after 55 wreck

    An Eminence woman was scheduled to be released Tuesday after being partially ejected from her vehicle in a wreck Friday morning north of Eminence.

    Tara Berry McMahan, 31,Eminence was traveling north on Ky. 55 from Eminence when she drove around a curve and left the roadway due to the slick roads.

    According to Kentucky State Police Trooper Zack Morris, the vehicle flipped numerous times. McMahan was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected from the passenger window.

    She was taken by Henry County EMS to University of Louisville Hospital.

  • Henry County bests Bullitt, Shelby with 780k steps

    More than 120 individuals took part in a walking challenge Saturday morning.

    As part of the challenge, the participants’ cumulative steps were compared to those of walkers in Bullitt and Shelby Counties as part of a friendly competition to see who would have the most steps.

    Saturday’s walkers total 784,591 steps, while walkers in Bullitt County totaled 315,563 steps and walkers in Shelby totaled 168,069.

    Henry County will receive a trophy that will be exhibited in various locations for the next year.