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Today's News

  • BUDDHALAND

     

    Nestled on the Henry and Carroll County line, there’s 200 acres that hopes to be a site of enlightenment and mindful living.

    On a road appropriately named Zen Forest, BuddhaLand is tucked deep into Turners Station. The Buddhist monastery, or community of monks, isn’t a secret, though; the 2-mile trail has been in the works for two years.

  • County native caught in the aftermath of hurricane

    When Michael made landfall last Wednesday as a category 4 hurricane, the people and structures of the Florida Panhandle were devastated.

    One long-time Henry County resident, who relocated to Panama City Beach, is now picking up the pieces of her new home.

    Emily Hensley, a 2012 graduate of Henry County High School, isn’t sure what her next step will be after she relocated temporarily to New Orleans when she found out her apartment complex would be caught in the middle of the storm.

  • Burned body identified as 22-year-old Henry County man; murder charge added

    Kentucky State Police (KSP) have charged a Henry County man with murder, after the victim was positively identified Friday. 

  • Troopers train residents at police academy

    The only time most people meet a state trooper—or any law enforcement officer—is during a traffic stop or after an accident on the roadway. 

    But Kentucky State Police want the public to understand what they do, why they do it–and in some cases–how they do it. 

    That’s why the Citizens’ Police Academy formed as a way to demystify the work and forge partnerships between law enforcement and the residents they serve.

  • EIS Fall Fun Camp teaches cooperation, reading, science

    Wide eyes and excited expressions filled young faces at Eminence Independent Schools’ Fall Fun Camp at the EdHub.

    While most students are enjoying a leisurely two-week autumn break, a group of 55 kids signed up for the program, based on R. L. Stine’s “Goosebumps” books, a day camp for second- to sixth-graders invited to hang out at the EdHub.

  • HCHS selected for Happiness Project grant

     

    Henry County High School recently received a scholarship from LG Electronics USA for its Project Happiness global initiative.

    HCHS was one of only 10 schools selected nationwide, which awards a grant of curriculum teaching materials.

    According to a recent press release, the Henry County school was picked because of its interest in teaching happiness skills to students. 

  • Peerless Distilling cuts ribbon for rack house

     

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    Henry Countians gathered on a sunny Wednesday last week for the opening of a Peerless Distilling Company rack house in Campbellsburg.

    The distillery, located in downtown Louisville, will hold its whiskey in Henry County in the Campbellsburg Industrial Park.

  • Henry, Oldham county farms pair for subscription service

     

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    Two area farms are teaming up to “meat your needs” this holiday season. 

  • Henry County hires Crabb as additional school nurse

     

  • Wendell Berry discusses friend’s book, ‘A Lesson Before Dying’

     

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    Wendell Berry, prolific novelist, poet, societal critic, farmer and Henry Countian, led a group of Agrarian Literary League members in a discussion on Saturday morning over brunch.