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Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT - Durrett-Lewellyn

    Libby and Sue Durrett of Campbellsburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany V. Durrett to James A. Lewellyn, son of Crystal and Jimmy Lewellyn of Ghent.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Henry County High School and Jefferson Community College. She is currently employed at United Citizens Bank in Campbellsburg.

  • Registration for EIS Head Start begins Thursday

    Registration for Eminence Head Start and Preschool will take place from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday April 7, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, April 8, at Eminence Elementary School.

    If you have an infant or toddler, or if you are expecting a baby, he/she may qualify for the Early Head Start program.

    If your child will be three years old by Oct. 1, he or she can be registered for the Head Start program. Children may be accepted into Head Start after the deadline as long as they turn 3 based on the eligibility guidelines.

  • Local History

    April 1951
    T-Sgt. Walter Payton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Payton, Campbellsburg, has been reported missing by the War Department. He was a member of the crew of a B-29 which has been missing on a flight over Spain. No report has been received of the crew or plane in three weeks.

  • Years ago in Henry County

    Hammer Smith

    200 Years Ago
    On April 6, 1811, Jacob Walker of Henry County purchased 100 acres of Henry County land from George Wilson of Bourbon County for $250. Also on this date, George Wilson of Bourbon County sold 100 acres of land in Henry County to John Raden of Shelby County for $300.
    John Stratton and Rosanna Strate were married on April 18, 1811, by Lawrence Owen, a minister of the gospel.  Robert Dean co-signed  the bond of 50 pounds with Mr. Stratton.

  • Local History

    Submitted by Eleanor Sharp

  • Results of the 4-H Talk Meet & Variety Show

    The Henry County 4-H Talk Meet and Variety Show was held on March 23 at the Henry County Cooperative Extension Service.  The evening began with junior division speeches which are broken down by the 4-Hers ages. 

  • Pick 5 for the environment on Earth Day 2011

    On April 22, 1970, 20 million people celebrated the first Earth Day. Since then our planet has faced many environmental challenges, but has also made great strides in protecting and preserving our natural resources.

  • Knitters visit the yarn source
  • Public Records for the week of 04/06/11

    Divorces
    Jerry Lambert, Chesapeake, Ohio, 31, and Tracie L. Coleman, 34.
    William Royce Pyron, 57, Smithfield, and Rebecca Sue Weird, 53, Smithfield.

  • Cleaning up the dam

    Alyssa Mattingly likes the scenery on the Little Kentucky River at the Sulphur Dam.

    The 17-year old HCHS senior likes it so much she decided to have some of her senior photos taken there.

    “I had gone to the Sulphur Dam the past two summers,” she said, “to swim down there.”
    But, when she arrived to have her picture taken, what she saw was not scenic. “It was disgusting,” Mattingly said.

    Litter had taken over.