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Today's News

  • Henry County resident sues health department director

    Landmark News Service

    A Henry County man is suing the director of the North Central District Health Department, claiming she fired him without cause.

    Wyatt Moody filed a civil suit Oct. 6 in Shelby Circuit Court against North Central District Health Department Director Renee Blair.

  • to Honor&Serve

    On May 5, 1941 William Frank Pollard was drafted into the U.S. Army.

    “I went in exactly seven months before Pearl Harbor,” he said.

    Pollard, 92, went from civilian life to military life in Washington, D.C., Norfolk, Va., and Seattle, Wash.

    After receiving his commission as a second lieutenant, Pollard marched off to war.

  • Anything good you could say, that was Marla

    Staff writer/photographer

    Henry County’s Relay for Life chairwoman lost her battle with cancer last week.

    Marla Young, 50, of Eminence died Wednesday, Nov. 3, after a battle that began with a diagnosis of breast cancer in 2004. She served as the county’s Relay for Life chairwoman from 2009-2010, and was committed to the job again for 2011.

  • Thanks for help with Halloween tunnel

    I wanted to thank Perry’s Hardware for their donation of lumber and Southern States of Eminence for their donation of the black plastic to help construct the community Halloween Tunnel at my house at 280 Vernon Avenue in Eminence.

  • Football alignment finalized for 2011-14

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association approved the state’s new football alignment last Monday afternoon, setting up what will be much change for teams all across Kentucky starting next school year.

    For the two county high schools, Henry County moves to District Three in Class 3A with Central, Elizabethtown and LaRue County, while Eminence also moves to District Three, in Class A, with Frankfort, Paris and Bracken County. Both teams will play in four-team districts, meaning they are guaranteed to advance into the state playoffs.

  • Thank you to EIS board for sprucing up the school

    I am writing this letter as a word of thanks to the Eminence Board of Education and its administration.

    Several weeks ago, while the students and staff were on fall break, the board hired a company to come into our district and make some necessary changes to the building.

  • Eminence: Stephens wins mayor

    Staff Writer/Photographer

    “I’m very glad it’s over. And very glad at the way it turned out,” Drane Stephens said Tuesday night.

    Stephens will serve as the next mayor of Eminence, taking 45.68 percent  (365 votes) of the almost 800 votes cast for that race. Fellow council member Shawn Bright took 29.4 percent  (235 votes) of the vote and challenger Manda Gingrich took 24.9 percent (199 votes).

  • Eminence candidates discuss city’s needs

    General Manager

    As with the candidates for Eminence mayor, candidates for the Eminence City Council listed jobs and economic development as their top concerns in an election forum on Oct. 14.

    Eight of the 12 candidates for the council were in attendance for the forum.

  • Gifted students focus on communication

    Staff writer/photographer

    Students in the Eminence Independent Schools’ gifted program have set some lofty goals.

    The program’s middle school students are working on a communications theme.

  • Council, mayor candidates want smart growth for Campbellsburg

    Staff writer/photographer

    Responsible growth is a common theme for candidates for Campbellsburg Mayor and City Council.

    During an election forum last week, candidates said while growth is coming, the growth should happen responsibly.

    Mayoral candidates are Rex Morgan and incumbent Jan Fletcher.