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Today's News

  • Local schools preparing for SB1 changes

    Local high schools are preparing for statewide testing challenges brought about by Senate Bill 1.

    Last week, Henry County Public Schools Superintendent Tim Abrams told his board members that just 25 percent of Henry County High School students who have taken the ACT are ready for college.

  • F3 destroys 2 homes

    As a cold, steady rain fell, Gregg Williams, along with friends and family members began sorting through the twisted, mangled pile that once was his home.

    A chilly wind whipped around them as they pulled clothes, camping gear, guitars and more from the rubble. The remnants of the home scattered east from the home toward a second home, owned by Janet Spies, that also was destroyed.

  • Public Record for the week of March 2, 2011

    Marriages

    Amanda J. Watson, 30, Pleasureville, to William P. Riley, 30, Cox’s Creek.

    Amanda Annavesta Dennis, 30, Pleasureville, to Leon Milton Barnett, 28, Pleasureville.

    Chastity Michelle Morehead, 29, New Castle, to Larry Larkin Tuggle, 32, Eminence.

    Rebecca Ann Stanley, 30, Eminence, to Matthew Thomas Wells, 25, Eminence.

    Dera L. Lindsay, 35, Pleasureville, to Dean Clark, 45, Pleasureville.

    Divorces

  • Account set up for tornado victims

    An account has been set up at Farmers Deposit Bank in Eminence to help the families who lost their homes in Monday morning's tornado.

    Donations may be sent to: Eminence Tornado Victims' Account; P.O. Box 126; Eminence, KY; 40019.

    Also, the families need help salvaging what property and personal items they can before more rain arrives. If you are interested in helping, please call Scott McClamroch at (502) 376-5245.

    E-mail us about this article at editor@hclocal.com.

  • Prescription medication pointers

    According to the American Health Association as many as 60 percent of older adults take prescription medicines improperly. Some prescription drugs can have adverse effects when combined with over-the-counter or other prescription drugs. Reactions sometimes can be severe resulting in illness and even death.

  • Meat marketing cooperative

  • 4-H students get a Capitol experience

    On Feb. 17, 4-Her’s across the Commonwealth made their way to the steps of the Kentucky State Capitol. The 4-H Capitol Experience has been a popular event for many youth over the past few years. The idea is to enable young people to see government in action.
    Henry County was well represented at the event by those in attendance, which were: Micah Lineman, Justice Kirk, Renee Toole, Tess Harris, Colt McGuire, Maray Baker, Kendyll Smith, Kellyn Smith, Caeleb Smith, Tina Smith and Cathy Toole.

  • Historic school

    The Campbellsburg African American school got a new roof in 2010 after being listed in the Kentucky Historic Resources Inventory. The property is now under the care of Mrs. Jean Fields.

  • Collins School covered large territory

    Submitted by
    Eleanor Sharp

  • 1951: Eminence residents arrested for moonshining

    Compiled by Cindy DiFazio and E.T. “Hammer” Smith

    March, 1931
    The Local is having trouble in getting the papers to Campbellsburg and Turners Station, due to the train schedules.
    March 2, 1951