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Today's News

  • Scribers — a good thing, right under our noses

    Executive Director, Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    Often we overlook a good thing that is right under our noses.  When we decide to have a meal away from home, we automatically think going out of county, but Henry County is blessed with many restaurants that serve wonderful food at reasonable prices.

  • County workers to get raise

    General Manager

    Despite the sour economy, county employees will receive a cost of living raise next year.

    The Henry County Fiscal Court voted last week to approve a four percent cost of living increase, but not merit increases.

    Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent said Monday that the four percent raise amounts to around 35-50 cents per hour, depending on each county employee’s current hourly rate.

  • Thanks to the teams that helped clean up Henry County roadways

    Approximately 400 people turned out Saturday morning, Nov. 1, to assist with Henry County’s annual roadside litter clean up. Working under the direction of Henry County Solid Waste Department, residents cleaned more than 200 miles of Henry County roads. Throughout the day, the teams worked diligently, picking up over 1,339 bags of trash and overflowing two large dumpsters.

  • HCPS named in lawsuit against former teacher

    A 2008 Shelby County High School graduate is suing a former teacher and the staff of three Kentucky school districts, charging they were complicit in sexual harassment and wanton negligence.

    In a lawsuit filed Nov. 6 in Shelby County Circuit Court, Elizabeth Reynolds, 18, has charged former teacher Scott Stumbo with “intentional and outrageous” conduct that has caused her to suffer “severe emotional distress.”

    This civil suit comes 10 months after Stumbo submitted an Alford plea to criminal charges of sexual harassment of a student.

  • Campbellsburg towing service offers towing, U-Hauls

    Family-owned DJ’s Towing Service in Campbellsburg has been open only six months, but it got a leg up from its predecessor, JR’s Towing Service. New owners Steve and Jodie Judy took over the business from Jodie’s father Junior Moore. “He owned the business for more than 20 years,” Jodie Judy said.

    DJ’s has a trio of tow trucks at the ready 24/7. She said DJ’s has contracts with AAA as well as four other roadside assistance companies.

  • City, school board enter agreement

    The Eminence City Council and Eminence Independent Schools are prepared to enter into an agreement to continue services at the Eminence Community Center.

    The council voted last week enter into a co-applicant agreement with the school district, but held action on a rental agreement for the center’s operation.

    EIS Superintendent Donald Aldridge told the council that if they approved applying for the grant, they would also need to approve an interlocal-style agreement with the school district.

  • Eminence Speaker’s Amazing Race

    In a dimly lit office a packet of information was handed over. Eminence Speaker’s marketing director Chris Rose gave strict orders. “Do not under any circumstances let anyone know you have this list,” he said.

  • New General Assembly session is just around the corner

    In less than seven weeks, the General Assembly will meet for what will be the fifth odd-year regular session since voters made them possible in 2000.

  • EHS Warriors unable to win school's first playoff game

    The Eminence Warriors’ bid to become the first football team in school history to win an 11-man playoff game was spoiled by the visiting Ludlow Panthers Friday night in the opening round of the Class A State Playoffs.

  • Communities gearing up for Christmas events

    With the holiday season fast approaching, several Henry County communities will host Christmas themed events.

    Campbellsburg is no exception, and this year will host an expanded Light-Up Campbellsburg.

    The event, five months in the making, kicks off Friday night at 6 with carrolling and a tree lighting in Campbellsburg Plaza behind United Citizens Bank.

    Santa will arrive at 6:15 p.m., and will be available for pictures in his ‘workshop’ across the street from City Hall.