Today's News

  • To can or to freeze comes down to nutrition

    Many vegetables and fruits are ready for harvesting, and many gardeners have more produce than they can readily eat.

    Those who want to preserve fresh, summer foods for later consumption will consider either freezing or canning the harvest. But is one way of preservation better than the other? The answer depends on the type of food you want to preserve. 

    If proper techniques and correct temperatures are used, frozen foods retain greater amounts of their vitamin content, natural color, flavor and texture.

  • Candidates file at the last minute

    A few familiar and new faces will run in local elections this fall. The official deadline for filing for office was Tuesday at 4 p.m.

    While several candidates filed ahead of the deadline, many waited until Tuesday to file their papers.

    Those running for office are:

    Campbellsburg City Council

    Sharon Clem

    Lorraine Hawkins

    Earl Higgins

    Mark A Murray

    Shelley Noe

    Jason Stanley

    Eminence City Council

    LeeAnn Armstrong

  • EIS surprises, delights teaching staff, Kosair

    Eminence Independent Schools lit its teaching staff on fire recently with an inspiring field trip of surprise and service.

    Eminence Superintendant Buddy Berry and Instructional Supervisor Thom Coffee always lead the professional development sessions not just to cut outside costs, but to inspire Eminence teachers with their customized version of surprise and delight.

  • Eminence to close alley


    Eminence City Council’s move to close the alley Browning Lane marks another step toward confirming CVS Pharmacy rumors.

    Before the council could give the first reading on an ordinance to close a public road, Eminence Mayor Drane Stephens said all the property owners with butting access and easements along Browning Lane had to verbally agree to a consent to sell to CVS.

  • School nurses group urging meningitis vaccinations

    The Kentucky National Association of School Nurses launched the ‘Voices of Meningitis’ campaign to raise awareness about meningitis and boost Kentucky’s low vaccination rate for the disease.

    In congruence with August being named the national immunization awareness month, Eminence Independent Schools nurse Belinda Stivers, former president of the Kentucky School Nurse Association, wants to educate and inform the public about the disease.

  • KyFB recruiting for LEAD program

    Farm Bureau’s next group of participants in the two-year, Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development program is now underway. Up to 15 individuals will be selected for this intensive learning experience as a way to equip the next generation of agricultural leaders with the tools to manage tomorrow’s challenges.

  • Animals key to Davis’ life

    On a farm near Campbellsburg Joy Davis and her husband wanted to get back to the country.

    More than ten years and a petting zoo later, Davis’ only regret may be she doesn’t have more land.

    Joy Davis had grown up on the farm in Missouri just as her husband did in Kentucky. In 1999, the couple lived in Maryland and decided the time was right to move.

    Davis started working at the Henry County Animal Clinic and found her first petting zoo acquisition in an unexpected situation.

  • HCHS Marching band ready for new season

  • Second Wind Dreams

    Second Wind Dreams Project-Sewing for Seniors:  Edith Tennill, a member of the Second Wind Dreams Committee organized a sewing workday at the New Castle United Methodist Church this past Saturday to make a special fabric bib for residents at Homestead Nursing Center.  There were volunteers from the Smithfield Christian Church, the New Castle Baptist Church, the Simpsonville United Methodist Church, the Pleasureville United Methodist Church and of course the New Castle United Methodist Church working on the project from 10:00 until 2:00 and they completed about 60 bibs.

  • Henry County Biggest Loser