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  • FFA camp forges new bonds for Henry County members

    A staggering number of 397 students from 27 chapters were present at this year’s Kentucky FFA Leadership Center (LTC) week five with Henry County, according to Jordan Jackson, FFA reporter from the Henry County High School group.
    During their stay, campers learned multiple life skills such as leadership, career success and personal growth. Fourteen students from Henry County High School were in attendance, along with advisor Lindsey Davie.    

  • Henry, Eminence welcome new teachers to the ranks
  • Speaker throws a party 50 years in the making
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    Community members and students were able to interact with Eminence Independence Schools’ expanded and enhanced facility when educators celebrated with a grand opening July 31 and hosted an open house Aug. 1, giving many their first look at the first major expansion to the city’s schools for 70 years.

  • Eades plans to revive his evangelism by hitting the road

    A revival first brought Eminence United Pentecostal Church’s latest preacher here, and he recently resigned from that pulpit to hit the road again.
    When Robert Eades arrived here in 2000 with wife Sherri and their children Kaitlyn and Brennen, it was at the invitation of his predecessor, who was soon to retire, to evangelize and to sing, after hearing him during a camp choir. At first, they didn’t intend to stay.

  • Safety is key as the new school year approaches

    When children go to school, the first priority involves giving students a safe and secure environment to learn in, local educators say.
    As the new school year approaches, educators with Henry County and Eminence districts have reviewed their precautions in a year the nation has been stunned by mass shootings such as the one at an Orlando, Fla. nightclub and ambushes of law enforcement officers.

  • Defoe tapped for distillery, history park

    The original vision for buying a hog farm in Defoe involved having a place to teach his son the value of hard work, said the owner and founder of Patriot Brands. That changed after Damien Prather researched the old Low Dutch barn that came with the property.
    The idea to create Six-Mile Creek Distillery — a $5 million investment in an 8,000-square-foot facility that will employ 15 when it opens in 2017 — sprang from what Prather learned about the early Kentucky settlers.

  • Harvest offers something for everyone

    A tradition that began 17 years ago to celebrate the agricultural roots of Henry County will again take place this weekend.

    On Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Henry County Fairgrounds, freinds and neighbors will gather at the Henry County Harvest Showcase to purchase fresh produce, browse local crafts and artwork, eat wonderful food prepared with locally sourced ingredients and be entertained with live music.

  • Much to be proud of in the Commonwealth

    When it comes to being home to icons known around the world, few states can compete with Kentucky.

  • Back to School: a handy health and safety checklist

    By Jennifer Grove, Bluegrass Pharmacy

    It’s just about that time again: Time to switch from swimsuits to school clothes and from beach bags to backpacks. That’s the easy part. 

    What about preparing your child to have the healthiest and safest school year possible? Here’s a handy checklist to help.