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Today's News

  • Public Record for the week of Sept. 26

    Marriages

    Melissa Ann Mudd Campbellsburg to Theodore Steven Swanner Jr. Campbellsburg.

    Rebecca Sue Kemper, Pleasureville, to Brandon Scott Holmes, Pleasureville.

    Divorces

    Leland Payton, Eminence, and Marylene Conner, Eminence.

    Vernon Adams Sr., Trimble, and Barbara Sanders.

    Timothy Roberts, Eminence, and Tracy Roberts, New Castle.

  • Man charged with indecent exposure

    A Henry County man has been arrested and charged fpr allegedly exposing himself to children who were waiting for their school bus on Sept. 12.

    Alex Claypool, 23, was arrested on Sept. 18, and charged with 1st degree indecent exposure, 1st offense.

    Eminence Police Department Major Kevin Kemper said the children reported seeing a vehicle circle the block where they waited for the bus. “He was riding in a car, never got out of the car, and exposed himself to some little girls,” Kemper said.

  • Schools awarded for energy efficiency

    Henry County High School and New Castle Elementary recently were recognized as Energy Star rated facilities saving the school district thousands of dollars.

    Sherman Adams, the energy and systems manager for Trimble, Shelby and Henry County school districts and Anchorage Independent presented Henry County High School and New Castle Elementary with Energy Star plaques to commemorate the schools’ achievements and saving the district $28,216.

    Adams stressed in his report that changes in lifestyle must be paramount when it comes to energy management.

  • Magistrates make budget cut proposals

    One month after being asked to find $150,000 to $250,000 to trim out of the Henry County budget, the committee appointed to do so devised a series of proposals that could result in at least a $290,000 gain.

    Magistrate Nick Hawkins chaired the committee, and last week presented several proposals to the fiscal court.

    The bulk of the gain relies upon non-emergency EMS transports, to the tune of $150,000 to $300,000 per year.

  • Failure is key

     

     

    Andrew Shearer hopes to see his students fail. He considers it the key to their success.

    Shearer teaches the principles of engineering, woodworking, graphic art and physics with hands on problem solving to about 100 to 110 students at Henry County High School every year. For Shearer, teaching isn’t really why he loves his job.

  • CBurg to invest in firehouse repairs

    The city of Campbellsburg will, again, have to fork out some cash for the rebuilt Campbellsburg Fire Station.

    Campbellsburg Mayor Rex Morgan said during the city’s Monday night meeting that he asked an electrician to look into some ‘issues’ at the station. The request came as part of an attempt by the city to address a list of problems with the revamped station as provided by the Campbellsburg Volunteer Fire Department.

  • County to merge paid, volunteer EMS services

    In the beginning, Henry County EMS was strictly volunteer.

    Then, in the 1990s, the county switched to a paid EMS service, with the volunteers pitching in.

    That will soon change, as the volunteers will merge with the paid service, as announced last week during the regular meeting of the Henry County Fiscal Court.

  • Eminence falls to Oyler in home opener

    After opening the season 3-0 on the road, the Eminence Warriors opened at home.

    But the Warriors’ road form didn’t help at home as they fell to Cincinnati Oyler 30-21.

    Eminence led until the final minute of the game.

    On 4th-and-10 with 53 seconds to go from their own 28-yard line, Oyler used their final timeout to set up one more play. After the break, Oyler struck on a 72-yard pass play to take the lead.

  • Cats outlast Eminence 3-1

    In the first volleyball matchup of the season between cross-county rivals, adrenaline and nerves mixed together to produce some great moments and some that both teams would like to forget.

    In the end, the Henry County Lady Cats came out on top at home against the Eminence Warriors 3-1. While the scores of each game were close, at least three of the games seemed headed for blowout city before the trailing team rallied to make it close.

  • Peyton Takes first at NCKC

     

    MacKenzie Peyton shot a 1-over-par 72 to win the North Central Kentucky Conference golf tournament held at the Henry County Country Club on Sept. 11. Peyton’s score, which equaled her score in the Henry County Invitational, helped the Lady Cats to a runner-up finish behind Owen County.

    The Lady Rebels’ Shelby Power was the individual runner-up and led her team to a score of 330. Henry County’s team score was 375, as 6th grader Maddie Hensley shot 85 and freshman Cheyenne Clark shot 103 to join Peyton on the All-Conference team.