Today's News

  • Career Day Facetime

    As part of Mrs. Samples’ second-grade class at Eminence Elementary School during career day, students had some facetime with Facebook.  An executive from FaceBook led them through an inside look at the social media site.

  • DAR GOod Citizens

    Sue Bush, chairwoman of the citizenship committee for the Bland-Ballard chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, presented a Good Citizen Award to one senior each at Eminence and Henry County high schools.

  • Eminence students earn awards at STLP conference

    Eminence adds two more state champs this year in the Student Technology Leadership Program, or STLP, according to teacher Sherry Curtsinger in a news release.
    Kentucky holds a statewide conference for students who are members of the STLP each year at Rupp Arena.  
    Eminence Independent Schools had many students who advanced to the state competition by winning at Regional STLP Showcase, Digital Online Judging and Regional RCX Robotics Challenge, Curtsinger said.  

  • Henry County members recognized at KEHA annual meeting

    The Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association convened in Covington, April 18 to 21, for their 83rd annual meeting.  
    More than 440 attendees from across the state took part in the four-day meeting that celebrated “Winning with KEHA.”  
    Attending from Henry County were County Homemaker President Saundra Smith, County Treasurer Gin Wells and County Extension Agent Maryellen Garrison.
    Held annually, the state meeting provides a time for celebration, recognition, learning and fun.  This year was no exception.  

  • Warm season annuals let you have greener pastures

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Make summer safer with these ATV/lawn mower classes

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • Pleasureville farmers market to reopen May 14

    Locals can shop for local food and arts and crafts at the Pleasureville Farmers Market and Country Store, an indoor market open five days a week beginning May 14, according to a news release from the Pleasureville Economic Development Council.
    The idea for the indoor market came together when community leaders began developing a ten-year plan to revitalize Pleasureville’s business district.

  • Stamp Out Hunger drive benefits the help center

    Postal carriers and patrons can deliver assistance right to the Henry County Help Center’s door through the Stamp Out Hunger food drive May 14.
    While collecting on their normal mail routes, postal workers will also pick up donations of non-perishable food items to benefit those in need here in Henry County, according to Post Master John Donnelly.
    The food drive encourages donation of items like canned meats, fish, soup, juice, vegetables, pasta, cereal, peanut butter and rice.

  • Former Henry County resident is seeking U.S. Senate nomination

    Sellus Wilder, a candidate seeking the Democratic nomination in a run for the U.S. Senate seat in the May 17 primary, travels the state from Pikeville to Paducah, talking about how his time living in Henry County informed his perspective.

  • New Castle hosts a run for the roses

    New Castle Elementary School hosted its own run for the roses with stick ponies recently as a fun way to join in the fun of the Kentucky Derby, according to Principal Tara McMahan.