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Today's News

  • Youth Salute honors Rayburn

    The Central Kentucky Council on Youth Leadership has recognized the involvement of a Henry County High School junior in its 36th annual Youth Salute, according to a news release. The Youth Salute recognized 816 high school juniors from 52 high schools in Central Kentucky, who were nominated by teachers, guidance counselors and principals. In order to qualify, the students needed a 3.0 grade point average or better and have at lease two leadership roles during the past two years in school, religious or community-sponsored organizations.

  • Local Students help save Kestrels
  • News briefs for Sept. 14, 2016

    Clay shoot to benefit Crusade for Children
    The Steel Technologies firing range will host a Crusade for Children fundraiser in memory of late Eminence Fire Chief Gary Lucas Oct. 15 at 9 a.m.
    The cost for the Eminence Fire Clay Shoot is $25 per person with first, second, third and top gun prizes awards.
    The fundraiser will also offer a fun shoot of five birds for $5.
    The event will be held at 1363 Elm Street, Eminence.

  • Family holding benefit to improve Brierly’s housing situation

    Family and friends will hold a benefit for Robert Brierly, due to his living situation and continuing health issues, according to information from Jennifer Allgeier.
    Brierly lost his home after the death of his wife a few years ago, and he lived in a daughter’s basement until she sold her home, Allgeier said. For a little while after that, he lived in a camper.
    Brierly is in remission from prostate and bladder cancer, and he has diabetes and cervical spine issues, which led to surgery on his lower back. He spent six weeks in the hospital.

  • Talent on display at art show
  • Bookmobile to add new stops

    The Henry County Public Library Bookmobile will try to reach some new patrons by adding a few new stops in the community this fall.
    The bookmobiles evening and weekend hours now include:
    • First and third Tuesdays – 6 to 7 p.m. at Eminence Village
    • First and third Thursdays – 5 to 5:55 p.m. at Lake View Apartments
    • First and third Thursdays – 6 to 7 p.m. at Campbellsburg Community Center
    • Second and fourth Thursdays – 6 to 7 p.m. at Osage Estates

  • Judge candidate can’t use ‘Seal’

    By Machaela Ballard
    Landmark News Service

  • Henry Central’s class of 1961 holds reunion
  • Martell’s math idea takes flight after award, grant

    For his idea to teach math through a flight-training program, a Henry County Middle School educator has received an innovative teaching award, one of two in Kentucky, according to a news release.

  • Quick bridge replacement now unlikely

    Replacing the Wolfpen Road bridge is no longer on the fast track, after the Henry County Fiscal Court voted at a special meeting Sept. 6 to condemn property for a new stream crossing, according to Judge-Executive John Logan Brent.
    If the Henry County Fiscal Court had been able to reach an agreement with a property owner on buying his land, the new bridge project could have been completed in 2016, Brent said after the meeting. The time it will take for the condemnation process to wrap up is unknowable.