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Today's News

  • Spring Cleaning
  • Drennon creek or drennon lake?

    Drennon Creek as viewed from the left and right sides of the bridge on Franklinton Road near its intersection with Hwy. 202 under normal water levels. Below, following days of snowmelt and last week’s rainfall, the creek flowed up and out of its banks, resembling more of a lake as it filled up the creek bottom on both sides. The water has begun to recede.

  • Theatre Downstream to present ‘It’s Complicated!’ March 19-22

    With two shows under their belts, the members of Henry County’s Theatre Downstream are excited to announce their next project: “It’s Complicated: An Evening of One Acts About Life, Love and Other Important Things,” according to a news release.

  • Passport fair scheduled for March 21 at the Eminence Post Office

    Warmer weather is right around the corner which means vacation season isn’t far behind.
    The postal service is making it more convenient for customers to travel internationally by holding passport fairs, including one at the Eminence Post Office March 21 from 10 a.m. to noon.
    Customers have the option of applying for a passport book (good for all international travel) or the passport card (good only for land and sea travel between the U.S. and Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean region and Bermuda).

  • Boy scout helps the help center
  • Chamber membership grows as spring approaches

    Thank goodness that as I write this column, the temperature is great and the snow is gone (except for the piles made to clean the roads).  
    Our road workers deserve much gratitude for their hard work.  Thanks so much to all of you!
    I welcome Lee Family Chiropractic to the Chamber.  

  • Labor force in Henry rises as unemployment falls

    State statistics indicate that unemployment rates dropped by 2 percentage points for Henry County when comparing January 2015 to the same period last year.
    Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between January 2014 and January 2015, while Russell County went up, and Boyd and Elliott counties’ rates stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • UCB promotes RADER

    Elisa Rader of Henry County has received a promotion at the Shelbyville Citizens Union Bank branch, the bank announced the March 10. Rader has been named the assistant head teller at the Simpsonville branch.

  • New Castle citizens ask for protection

    Stolen vehicles, home robberies and car break-ins.
    Several citizens again approached the New Castle City Commission at its monthly meeting to urge its members to address crime in the town by adding additional police protection.

  • Five youths caught in West End break in

    Louisville police charged five youth with receiving stolen property in connection with a March 5 break in and burglary from West End Sports, according to Eminence Police Chief Kevin Kemper.
    Officer John Wilson responded to a report from the Jackson Road store, Kemper said. He took the information about five guns stolen and logged the data into the state and national crime databases.