• EIS students place sixth at national technology conference

    Submitted by Eminence Independent Schools

    Eminence Middle School (EMS) Technology Student Association Chapter attended the National TSA Conference on June 28 through July 2 near Washington, D.C. Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national organization that focuses on engineering practices. It is a compliment to our technology courses offered at the middle school. Eminence’s chapter participated in six events representing the state of Kentucky as state winners.

  • From the kids’ perspective

    BY Olin Inscore Essick

    You don’t have to leave Henry County to find good donuts. There are at least two donut shops in Henry County: one in Eminence––Sammy’s, and one in Pleasureville––Main Street Cafe & Bakery.

    Sammy’s Bakery

  • School briefs: July 24, 2019

    Eminence Independent School District change

    Eminence Independent School District announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School lunch/National School breakfast program for the 2019-2020 school year. All students will be served breakfast and lunch at no charge at the following sites:

    -Eminence Independent Elementary

    -Eminence Independent Middle/High

    JCTC Dean’s List

  • Local students added to Transylvania, Campbellsville’s Dean’s lists

    Submitted by Transylvania University and Campbellsville university

    Transylvania University Winter 2019 Dean’s List

    Local students were named to the Transylvania University Dean’s List for winter 2019. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

    -Terralynn Smith of Pleasureville, Henry County High School

    -Leslie Whaley of New Castle, Henry County High School

    -Olivia Whaley of New Castle, Henry County High School

  • HCPS teachers create and connect digitally

    By Melissa Blankenship

    Henry County Public Schools

    Because technology is now such an integral resource used in every classroom, Henry County Public Schools teachers embrace the opportunity to learn all they can about technology tools that can enhance the learning experience for their students. But some teachers take it a step further and choose to share their knowledge of proven resources with other educators.

  • Teachers recognized for excellence
  • University of the Cumberlands adds students to Dean’s List

    Submitted by University of Cumberlands

    In recognition of academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs at University of the Cumberlands has announced the students named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester.

    The following students from your area were named to the Dean’s List:

    Angelina Buidens of Eminence

    Kyriq Finnell of Smithfield

    Whitney Rodgers of Pendleton

  • Powell to present at tech conferences

    By Melissa Blankenship

    Henry County Public Schools

    When Dwayne Powell returned to the classroom after a short break, things had changed.

    “Everything was on Google,” Powell, a teacher at Henry County High School (HCHS), said. “Everything I did had to be submitted on Google. So, I was kind of forced to learn it.”

  • Snyder named 2019 SNA Employee of the Year

    By Melissa Blankenship

    Henry County Public Schools

    She knows most of the children’s names. She greets the kids each day with a smile and a word of encouragement and makes sure they all get a nutritious breakfast and lunch.

  • Craft scholar receives U of L fellowship

    Hard work, great grades, terrific test scores and leadership paid off for former Henry Countian Lori Porter.

    The University of Louisville (U of L) named Porter as a Brown Fellow April 30, one of only ten chosen annually, out of hundreds of applicants.

    Porter, 18, is in Morehead at Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics. The 18-year-old cried when she received word about the fellowship.

    “I was very excited,” she said, although the process was long and grueling.