• 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.

  • Summer’s busy, and there’s more to come

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • State provides a records preservation grant

    Gov. Matt Bevin announced that Henry County Clerk Shanda Archer has received a grant totaling $21,335 from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) to preserve and manage local government records, according to a news release. KDLA is an agency of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Thirty-five grants have been awarded for a total of $520,473 from this round of funding from fiscal year 2017 Local Records Grant Program Funds.

  • Torrey-Smith donates to the Help center

    Torrey Smith Realty Co. dedicates a portion of each house sale through the real estate sales company to benefit a community group, and this time Doug Bates, managing broker from the Eminence office was joined by sales associates Kevin Croxton, left, and Ron Yount, right, to present a $600 check to Joe Durbin, executive director of the Henry County Help Center, to use to get in needed supplies for the food pantry.

  • Unemployment rate still on a downward trend

    Unemployment rates fell in 91 Kentucky counties, including Henry County, between May 2015 and May 2016, rose in 24 counties, and remained the same in five, which included Letcher, Marshall, Menifee, Powell and Webster, according a news release from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • Safe Side Security offers video surveillance, access controls

    By Jesse Harp


  • So much left to do before summer ends

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Local unemployment rate drops along with 82 other counties

    By Jesse Harp


    Henry County’s unemployment rate has dropped to 3.8 percent as of April 2016, according to the statistics from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training. This rate has decreased in the past year, as Henry County’s unemployment rate was estimated to be 4.3 percent in April 2015.

    Job rates dropped in 83 Kentucky counties in between this and last April, rose in 33 counties and remained the same in Breathitt, Mason, Metcalf and Owen.

  • Summer ushers fun and sun into Henry County

    Paul Cole, Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    The summertime temps are rising but it has been a beautiful spring with an abundance of rain here in Henry County. While difficult for farmers and gardeners, it’s been so beautiful.

    Henry County has many summer activities and events to enjoy and participate in.

    The Renaissance Faire, for example, started last weekend and runs thru July 10. McDonald’s in Henry County and the Ren Faire have partnered on some special offers.

  • C-BURG Auto Repair opens in Campbellsburg

    C-BURG Auto and Truck Repair recently opened to offer the motoring public an option for service close to home.
    Located at 7207 Campbellsburg Road, owners William Payton and Tim Hayes decided it was time to put their experience to work at their own business.
    “We’re working on pretty much everything automotive, and we’re also working on semis on interstate repair,” Payton said.