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Today's News

  • Getting green with Eminence Christian Church

    Eminence Christian Church’s Green Ministry is doing its part to increase awareness of environmental issues in Henry County. The program, now in its ninth year according to co-chairman Bill Brammell, came from a desire to follow what the church felt was its calling to ministry.

  • Fiscal passes frugal budget

    By Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    The difference between last year’s Fiscal Court budget and this year’s is a little over $311,000, but most line items are similar if not exactly the same as last year’s.

  • Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’

    By Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    Since it began, the Post Office’s national Stamp Out Hunger campaign has collected over one billion pounds of food, amassing 74 million pounds last year alone. But locally, only about 10 pounds was collected last year and Eminence Postmaster John Donnelly wants to change that – in a big way.

    “We’re hoping to get 1,000 pounds of food this year,” Donnelly said. “And I really think we can do it.”

  • Juniors selected for college program

    Several local high school juniors have been chosen to participate in this year’s Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP).

  • Lawsuit against Eminence schools dismissed

    By Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    The lawsuit against Eminence Independent Schools Board of Education regarding their recent tax increase has been dismissed.

    Eminence resident Justin Atchison filed the lawsuit on the basis that EIS had passed the tax levy improperly following what he considered to be an inaccurate legal notice reflecting the previous tax rates, the compensating rate and the proposed rate and the funds realized from each.

  • Mayor provides updates

    By Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    At the rescheduled April meeting of the City of Campbellsburg, Mayor Rex Morgan provided the council with a few updates of ongoing projects.

  • Peddling with a Purpose

     

    Ride 2 Recovery, a group dedicated to helping injured veterans improve their health through bicycling rode through Campbellsburg on their way to Louisville Monday. This was the second day of the Bluegrass Challenge, a ride that will take the riders from Covington to Nashville. The group stopped at the Kwik-E-Mart in Campbellsburg to rest and re-energize before heading on to the North Oldham Fire Department for lunch. The group rode 57 miles on Monday, stopping at The Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

  • A lifetime in Extension: Barbara Gregory

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    For Barbara Gregory, Extension has been more than just a job or a weekend distraction. It has been a home away from home that has allowed her to further satisfy her natural desire to help others. A nurse and EMT by trade, Gregory has spent the majority of her life helping people and she said that her involvement with Extension, specifically 4-H has simply given her more opportunities to do that.

  • Take 5 with Jakob Beckley

    Basic bio

    Sophomore, Henry County High School

    State President of the Future Business Leaders of America

    FFA Leadership Committee Chair

    Alumni Committee Chair

    Pep Club

    Beta Club

    Kentucky Youth Assembly

    New Castle Lion’s Club

    Henry County 4-H

    Pleasureville Day Parade

    Secretary of the Pleasureville Economic Development Committee

    Resides in Pleasureville

    What does it mean to you to be elected KY FBLA President?

  • Bevin makes campaign stop