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Today's News

  • 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.

     

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  • 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. 

  • Hearts of Grace yard sale serves 511

     “Hearts of Grace” says it all.

    Staff members of the Henry County Family Resource and Youth Services Center regularly demonstrate their efforts to reduce barriers for students.  Throughout the year they provide a variety of services to families, but in July they pull out all the stops for a back-to-school event.

  • Eminence Middle School Wyatt Pittman

    Wyatt is a 5th grader at Eminence Middle School.

    Favorite subject?

    Social Studies. I like things like the Civil War, because my grandpa fought in WW II.

     

    Do you have pets?

    Two dogs Elouise and Gibby and a cat Juliette.

     

    What do you do for fun?

    I play basketball. My favorite player is Rajon Rondo from the Celtics. I also like to ride my bike with my friends in the neighborhood. I also loved going to the Cheesecake Factory they have great cheesecake.

     

  • Henry County Middle School Luke Yantz

    Luke Yantz is an 8th grader at Henry County Middle School
    Favorite subject?
    Band. Band I think has the biggest effect on my life. It requires devotion with a lot hours practicing and instruction. It also teaches teamwork and multitasking. Unlike a game, with music you are always playing and participating. You don’t sit out.  I think it will help me in college and in life to focus and be dedicated to stay on task throughout life.
    What do you do for fun?

  • Hooked on MAP skills

    Submitted by Stephanie Hines

  • 4-H Issues Conference set for Nov. 15-18