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Today's News

  • Henry County students attend UK prospect roundup

    Eight Henry County teens participated in the UK College of Agriculture Prospective Student Roundup on Sept. 5.

    Those in attendance were: Ashley Craigmyle, Haley Spencer, Brook Mahoney, Alex Beckley, Shayna Jeffries, Nacona Jeffries, Austin Payton, and Justin Yount.

    The students registered for tours of programs within the college. During the event prospective students meet with professors and were able to ask them questions about different fields of study.

  • Public Record for the week of September 18

    Marriages

    Elizabeth Ann McGuire, 40, Eminence, to John Thomas Davis, 39, Eminence.

    Megan Nicole Blair, 30, La Grange, to Jeremy Paul Lyons, 29, Pleasureville.

    Megan Michelle Colston, 23, New Castle, to Gage Allen Bohannon, 22, Eminence.

    Property Transfers

    Kathy Ann Wright, Pewee Valley, to David Paul and Kristy Jo Meullins, Smithfield. Lot No. 27 of Bart Smith Property, Section No. 2; $185,000.

  • Hamilton joins EPD

    Dustin Hamilton always wanted to work in law enforcement.

    Hamilton recently joined the Eminence Police Department after working as a deputy for the Henry County Sheriff’s Department. As a deputy, Hamilton worked security at the courthouse, did patrol work and served summons. Hamilton calls Eminence home, which made his decision to pursue a job with Eminence much easier.

  • Bakery spices up P’ville

    Clara Yoder loves baking and isn’t afraid to try new recipes.

    Yoder opened Clara’s Baked Goods on Pleasureville Day at 1118 Main Street in Pleasureville with a welcoming reception from the community and attendees. The store opened at 8 a.m. and was sold out by noon. Clara’s Baked Goods will open Friday and Saturdays until her business grows. Yoder does all the baking herself.

  • HCHS grad makes film

    By Brad Bowman

    news@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School graduate Kasey Beggs wants to take you on a trip that began in small town with big dreams in film.

    Beggs graduated from HCHS in 2009 and recently from Wright State University’s film school in Dayton, Ohio. She is the producer and editor for the short film Trip, currently in postproduction.

    Filmmaking caught Beggs’ interest early in life. She knew she wanted to be a filmmaker since middle school.

  • Handle stress and reduce risk for stroke/Biggest Loser results

    We all experience it, and respond to it in different ways. Although we often relate stress to a negative event in our lives like a loved one passing away, positive events can also cause stress—like the birth of a baby.

    Regardless of the stressor, experiencing stress raises our adrenaline levels which increase our heart rate and blood pressure. Finding ways to relieve stress is therefore important in order to reduce your risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, and even stroke!

  • Henry County Wins KIPDA Rural Diabetes Tri-County Walk Again

    Submitted by Mona Huff

  • A Grand Ol’ Party

    Buoyed by clear skies and cool, autumn-like weather, a boisterous crowd gathered at the Multi-County GOP rally in Pendleton Friday.

    It was a rare event for this part of rural Kentucky — both of the state’s senators were on hand, stumping for one another and against President Barrack Obama and his policies.

    U.S. Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul delivered speeches railing against the Affordable Care Act and what McConnell deemed a war on coal lead by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.

  • Take 5 with O.C. Jones

    Take 5 with Lt. O.C. Jones

    Harvey, Ill., -

    Thornridge high school Dolton, Ill.

    Army 8 years medical supply trained as OR tech.

    Woodford County Sheriff’s Office

    Woodford County Fire Department Dive Rescue Team

    Kentucky Police Academy, 1994

    6 years Eminence Police Department

    How did you get into law enforcement?

  • Hamilton joins EPD

    Dustin Hamilton always wanted to work in law enforcement.

    Hamilton recently joined the Eminence Police Department after working as a deputy for the Henry County Sheriff’s Department. As a deputy, Hamilton worked security at the courthouse, did patrol work and served summons. Hamilton calls Eminence home, which made his decision to pursue a job with Eminence much easier.