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Today's News

  • Guardian Angel

    A baby found in a dumpster in Chicago 20 years ago grew up in a loving family after being rescued by an observant Eminence contractor. The newborn girl probably wouldn’t have lasted the chilly October night, otherwise.
    Two decades after his shocking discovery at the Wehr Constructor’s hospital remodeling job site, Garold “Rocky” Hyatt, 66, of Eminence recently reunited with Morgan Jayne Hill.

  • Eminence Elementary students log a healthy 3,000 miles

    Students participated in the Eminence Elementary Derby 2k Fun Run Friday, May 6. This event is part of the New Balance Foundation’s Billion Mile Race, a nationwide initiative geared toward increasing the amount of physical activity in the average American schoolchild’s day.

  • Eastern becomes a bird sanctuary

    Eastern Elementary students recently helped turn their school into a bird sanctuary, after the school received a grant from the Henry County Conservation Service. Here, Ms. Potts class including Conner Shaw, Marley Cobb, Alexis Spurr, Keegan Stivers and Olivia Drawbaugh plant flowers. The goal involves provide food, shelter and water for birds — everything they need to live.

  • Students of the month

    The April students of the month at Campbellsburg Elementary School include front, from left:  Lucy Kirk, Zachary Payton, Tayla Tuell, Logan Judy, Alyssa Chipman, Brooklyn Aldridge and Ella Richmond; middle row:  Chris Shannon, Brice Durham, Kyle Gillingham, Mark Louden, Noah Tharp and Caden Masters; back:  Lura Huff, Alyssa Vincent, Madison Ritchie, Layne Hancock, Brooklyn Brewer and Drew Cole.

  • HCHS Seniors visit kings island

    For their senior trip, The Class of 2016 headed to Kings Island as one of the last activities the group will have together before graduating from Henry County High School and moving on with their lives.

  • Career Day Facetime

    As part of Mrs. Samples’ second-grade class at Eminence Elementary School during career day, students had some facetime with Facebook.  An executive from FaceBook led them through an inside look at the social media site.

  • DAR GOod Citizens

    Sue Bush, chairwoman of the citizenship committee for the Bland-Ballard chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, presented a Good Citizen Award to one senior each at Eminence and Henry County high schools.

  • Eminence students earn awards at STLP conference

    Eminence adds two more state champs this year in the Student Technology Leadership Program, or STLP, according to teacher Sherry Curtsinger in a news release.
    Kentucky holds a statewide conference for students who are members of the STLP each year at Rupp Arena.  
    Eminence Independent Schools had many students who advanced to the state competition by winning at Regional STLP Showcase, Digital Online Judging and Regional RCX Robotics Challenge, Curtsinger said.  

  • Henry County members recognized at KEHA annual meeting

    The Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association convened in Covington, April 18 to 21, for their 83rd annual meeting.  
    More than 440 attendees from across the state took part in the four-day meeting that celebrated “Winning with KEHA.”  
    Attending from Henry County were County Homemaker President Saundra Smith, County Treasurer Gin Wells and County Extension Agent Maryellen Garrison.
    Held annually, the state meeting provides a time for celebration, recognition, learning and fun.  This year was no exception.  

  • Warm season annuals let you have greener pastures

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service