Today's News

  • School briefs for July 15

    EKU announces Henry County graduates
    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,826 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2015 semester.
    The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 15-16.
    Local EKU graduates include: Candace Ilene Wells, Eminence, Summa Cum Laude, bachelor’s of science in physical education; Mari Kaitlin Palmer, Pendleton, Magna Cum Laude, bachelor’s of science in occupational science; and Macie Shea New, Pleasureville, Summa Cum Laude, bachelor’s of science in occupational science.

  • Shearer, Sarrett participate in Morehead University’s Early College Program

    Morehead State University’s Early College Program held its summer faculty meeting with nearly 75 high school personnel that will participate in the 2015-16 school year. More than 50 high and technical schools offered MSU classes with more than 2,000 high school students participating in the program.
    Among those attending from Henry County were Melissa Shearer and Linda Sarrett.
    Each course offered at the high school has the approximate cost savings of $1,000 per student while also allowing students to graduate from college up to a year sooner.

  • Lokits on curious kids board
  • Fischer represents HCHS at ag leaders conference

    Henry County High School junior Joseph Fischer recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).
    Fischer and 45 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 21-25 at the University of Kentucky.
    An identical IFAL conference was also held June 14-18 at Murray State University for an additional 48 students.

  • Ethan Daniel Bruther

    Ethan Daniel Bruther

    Chris and Leslie Bruther, Campbellsburg, would like to announce the birth of their son, Ethan Daniel Bruther, born Saturday, March 27, 2015, at Baptist Hospital East. He weighed 7 pounds 13.8 ounces and was 20.25 inches long. He has one brother, Will, and one sister, Briana.
    Grandparents are David and Linda Young, Turners Station, Tom and Joy James, Bethlehem, and Danny Bruther, Eminence.

  • Henry Central class of 1955 holds reunion

    The Henry Central Class of 1955 celebrated their 60th reunion together at Our Best Restaurant on Saturday, June 27.   Those present included, from left, back row, W. T Bennett, James Foster, Gene Garrett, David Jones, Lewis Jones, C. M. Browning and John Owen Adams; and, front, teacher Jane Thurman, Patsy Sevier and June Smith.

  • Horsepower at the Henry County Fair
  • Local Buzz, July 8, 2015

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church Activities   and Services

    The church sanctuary at Eminence Christian Church, 5333 S. Main Street in Eminence is open each Wednesday from noon until 1 p.m. for quiet prayer and reflection. All are welcome to come and go as time allows.

  • Public Records, July 8, 2015

    KSP Arrests

    Amanda L. Frazier, 34, New Castle — arrested June 28 at Carters Street, New Castle, by Trooper Brewer for parole violation warrant

    Kevin V. McCollum, 50, Carrollton — arrested June 30 at Elm Street, Eminence, by Trooper Dykes on a bench warrant

  • 4-H members take home county fair prizes

    By Cathy Toole