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Today's News

  • Budget message raises new tax idea

    In order to position the City of Campbellsburg for new opportunities and growth, Mayor Rex Morgan talked about the need to raise funds through an employment-based tax.
    Morgan discussed the idea in his budget message prior to the second reading and approval of the revenues and expenses for fiscal year 2015-16 at the city council’s June meeting.

  • Friends for Michael hold dinner, auction

    The Friends for Michael Spinal Cord Injury Organization held their eighth annual dinner and silent auction at the Olmstead in Louisville Thursday evening.
    The dinner and auction kick off the organization’s fundraising efforts for the year.
    Proceeds go to help those with spinal cord injuries.
    Henry County resident Tyler Daugherty spoke to the crowd about how the group had helped him by donating funds to have his truck outfitted so that he could be more independent.

  • Hillsboro Road to close Monday for bridge work

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office recently announced closure of KY 997, also known as Hillsboro Road, in Henry County due to bridge replacement.
    A contract was recently awarded to replace the bridge over White Sulphur Fork at mile point 1.9 near Hebron Creek Road.
     KY 997 is scheduled for closure at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 6. A signed detour will be in place via KY 157, KY 1606 and US 421.
    KYTC awarded this construction project to Certified Construction Company of Kentucky LLC in the amount of $140,496.  

  • Rotary club recognizes Johnson

    Michael Duncan, Eminence Rotary Club Foundation Chairman, recently presented Rotarian Terry Johnson with the Paul Harris Fellow Award. A Paul Harris Fellow is an award given to a Rotarian in recognition of a donation to the Rotary Foundation of at least $1,000. The funds thus donated are used to support a number of Rotary projects aimed at educational and humanitarian programs around the world. The Eminence Rotary Club has been recognized for one of the highest per capita levels of Paul Harris Fellows in the district.

  • 4-H members win state communications awards

    By Cathy Toole

     

  • Aug. 2 to 8 is National Farmers Market Week

    USDA Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared Aug. 2 through Aug. 8, 2015, as “National Farmers Market Week.” This year marks the 16th annual National Farmers Market Week in honor of the important role that farmers markets play in local economies. Throughout the week, USDA will celebrate thousands of our nation’s farmers markets, the farmers and ranchers who make them possible and the communities that host them.

  • HC schools to serve free meals

    Henry County Public Schools have announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch and  School Breakfast Programs for the 2015-2016 school year, according to an HCPS news release. All students will be served lunch and breakfast at no charge at Campbellsburg, Eastern and New Castle elementary schools.
    For more information, contact Henry County Schools Nutrition Director Sidney Rothenburger, School Nutrition Director at (502) 845-8609 or sidney.rothenburger@henry.kyschools.us.
     

  • Davis is Henry County Adult Education winner for July

    Avery Davis is the July winner of the monthly Henry County Adult Education drawing, according to a news release from Betty Rankin, site coordinator.
    Davis began the program before having a daughter, according to the news release. Now she’s a mom, working at a local business and striving toward her goal of earning her GED.
    After 48 hours of class work and homework, Davis has begun the testing process and passed two sections of the GED, according to the news release.
    Her prize choice was two gas gift cards donated by Dr. Bob Wagoner.

  • FFA members attend leadership camp

    This summer, officers and committee chairs of the Henry County FFA Chapter attended FFA camp. Monday, July 13, the members sped off in two school board vans on a journey to the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardinsburg.

  • Local Buzz, July 29, 2015

    Church Activities and Services

    There will be an old time camp meeting at Crossroads Lighthouse Church, 220 Clear Creek Road in Eminence,  Aug. 2-7 at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Rev. Paul Harvey is the pastor. For more information call 655-2332.