• Unemployment rates drop all over the state, except for two counties

    Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between December 2015 and December 2016, but rose in Lyon County (6.3 percent in December 2015 to 6.6 percent in December 2016), according to a news release from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Only Magoffin and Leslie counties had double-digit rates for December 2016.  

  • Chamber to launch Leadership Henry County

    By Holly Kinderman

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • An introduction to the new Chamber director

    By Holly Kinderman

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Baptist Health La Grange now offers 3D mammography

    range Diagnostic Imaging is excited to offer its patients access to the latest in 3D mammography.  3D mammography has been shown to improve the detection of breast cancers, particularly in women with dense breast tissue, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional testing.

  • New leadership moving into new Chamber office

    By Paul Cole, executive director of Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    What a warm, beautiful Henry County fall we have been experiencing thus far. I’ve been able to complete some of my fall foliage cleanup wearing summer clothes and while dry, my fall garden of cabbages, onions, lettuce, radishes and turnips is thriving. 

  • Event planned to promote Chamber membership

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Henry County makes the top 10 for lowest unemployment

    For the first time in recent memory, Henry County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state, according to a news release from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.6 percent. It was followed by Oldham County, 3.7 percent; Shelby County, 3.8 percent; Fayette and Spencer counties, 3.9 percent each; Anderson and Campbell counties, 4.1 percent each; and Boone, Henry and Scott counties, 4.2 percent each.

  • Family Dollar manager struck, money taken

    Several Kentucky State Police troopers spent several hours searching the Eminence area for a subject who reportedly robbed a Family Dollar manager as she left work Aug. 9, according to Trooper Josh Lawson.
    The Eminence Police Department had received a report from a witness to the incident, but the city officer could not respond as he already had a person in custody, Lawson, a KSP spokesman, said.
    A trooper who was nearby responded to investigate the incident outside of Family Dollar.

  • Trackside, local help the homeless

    Trackside Butcher Shoppe recently helped an Eminence resident make a donation of 440 pounds of pork to two homeless shelters in the region.
    MaShea Bramblett kept a pig for more than 10 years, until it grew to a little less than 900 pounds.
    When the time came to put the pig to sleep, Bramblett wanted something positive to come from it. She decided it would be good to donate the pork to Wayside Christian Mission in downtown Louisville and to Open Door of Hope Men’s Shelter in Shelbyville.

  • United Citizens Bank adds staff

    United Citizens Bank, headquartered in Campbellsburg, recently announced the additions its made to its staff in the last year.
    Evan Whiteaker joined United Citizens bank in July 2015 as a part-time teller at the Carrollton branch.  He resides in Carrollton.
    Rebecca (Becky) Bush joined United Citizens bank as a part time floating teller working at all locations.  
    Becky resides in New Castle with her husband Robert Reed Bush III and four children.