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    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Blood Drives
    Red Cross blood drive will be held from 2:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at New Castle Christian Church., 260 S. Main St. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Eminence Independent School.

    Chamber of Commerce
    The Henry County Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking dinner on Tuesday, March 29.

  • Irresponsibility at heart of animal control

    Animal control can be a large expense to county and metropolitan taxpayers, and there is one central reason why: irresponsible pet ownership.

    Basically, overcrowded animal shelters and overwhelmed animal-welfare groups are cleaning up messes made by people who refuse to do the right thing when it comes to their pets. Trust me, I know exactly how expensive this can be.

    Over the past eight years or so, Trimble and Henry counties had been paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Kentucky Humane Society to handle local animal control.

  • What is a Chamber of Commerce?

    We are delighted to be part of the business page in the Local, and this month we want to share some information as to what the Chamber does in Henry County.  The Chamber is a volunteer organization of the businesses, industries, churches, civic organizations and individuals whose main objectives are to promote and protect the economic well-being of the communities and to help build better communities.  The

  • Unemployment in Henry County drops below 10%

    According to figures released by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, the jobless rate in Henry County for Decembe 2010 was 9.9 percent. That is down from 10.2 percent a year before, and down from 10.3 percent in November 2010.

    Unemployment rates fell in 84 Kentucky counties between December 2009 and December 2010, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • Stahl & Helm to headline in Corydon

  • Federal law signals change in workplace culture

    By Mary Meehan
    Kentucky News Content Service

    A new federal law requiring employers to make accommodations for breast-feeding mothers will represent a big shift for some Kentucky companies because few have comprehensive plans.

  • Eminence Middle School Student of the Week

    Bobby Brewer is 16 and in 8th grade.

    Principal Steve Frommeyer said after a rocky beginning, Bobby has really accomplished a lot. “When he started he was really behind and struggling,” he said. “To his credit he has done a total turn around and is ready for high school.”

    What’s your favorite sport?
    Bobby plays football for Eminence.
    What do you like to do after school?
    Riding bikes.
    What’s your favorite school lunch?

  • Henry County Middle School Student of the Week

    Kayla Barnes is 12 years old and in 7th grade.
    Principal Zach Woods described Kayla as a quiet leader. “She leads by example,” he said. Guidance counselor Kim Lineman chose Kayla as student of the week.
    “She makes good grades,” she said. “She’s so quiet, but this is an opportunity for her to shine and she should shine.”

    What’s your favorite subject?

    Language Arts - She loves reading and book projects, currently reading “The Lovely Bones.”

  • 4-H camp is just around the corner

    Even though the chilly winds of February are blowing, take heart, 4-H summer camp plans are in full swing.  Henry, Shelby and Oldham Counties will be attending Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp from June 7–10.  The theme for the camp is “Superheroes in Training.”  Campers can look forward to classes that include: swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, riflery, high ropes, low ropes, cave exploration, crafts, a kickball tournament, and much, much more.

  • Does your body need to be recalled?

    Everywhere we turn we hear about the benefits of exercise and how it can help our health and the quality of our life.