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Today's News

  • EIS science teacher engages students with experiments

    Eminence Middle School science teacher Amanda Shipp engages students with interesting experiments and projects to teach scientific principles in a fun way.

    Mad science

    For Halloween, Shipp transformed her classroom into a “mad scientist lab” to fire up students’ imaginations and teach science at the same time.

    Black plastic lined the classroom walls and eerie music played. Although sunlight filtered through, candles became the main light source.

  • EIS students spend the night in Chicago museum

    Eminence seventh-graders traveled to Chicago to tour museums and spent the night in the Museum of Science and Industry.

    The trip reinforced history, science and math studies, according to Project Lead the Way teacher Kerri Holder.

    Exhibits display how the subjects were implemented in the real world and how the natural world developed advancements in medicine, agriculture, coal mining and engineering and the ways it was put into practice, Holder, who brought the program to Eminence, said.

  • College Week kicks off with door decorating and college spirit wear wearday

    Students at Henry County High School marked College Application Week recently with daily discussions, a door decorating contest and college spirit wear day. Teachers were encouraged to discuss their own college experiences with students through prompts like, “Did you know what you wanted to major in when you went to college?” and “What do you wish you would have done in high school to better prepare for college?”

  • EIS Elementary recognizes student leaders
  • Public Record - Nov. 7, 2018

    KSP arrests

    Dennis Woodford, 32, Louisville — arrested Oct. 29 for nonpayment of court costs, fees or fines

    Patrick Hill, 56, Campbellsburg – arrested Oct. 29 for forgery, second

    William Murphy, 55, Shelbyville — arrested Oct. 30 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, .08, second, and careless driving

    Lonnie Grant, 57, Louisville — arrested Oct. 30 for failure to yield, and DUI, second, aggravated

    Joseph Durrett, 19, La Grange‚ arrested Oct. 30 for failure to appear

  • Local Buzz - Nov. 7, 2018

    KSP arrests

    Dennis Woodford, 32, Louisville — arrested Oct. 29 for nonpayment of court costs, fees or fines

    Patrick Hill, 56, Campbellsburg – arrested Oct. 29 for forgery, second

    William Murphy, 55, Shelbyville — arrested Oct. 30 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, .08, second, and careless driving

    Lonnie Grant, 57, Louisville — arrested Oct. 30 for failure to yield, and DUI, second, aggravated

    Joseph Durrett, 19, La Grange‚ arrested Oct. 30 for failure to appear

  • Appeal filed by 30 against Rabbit Hole, board of adjustments

    An appeal was filed in late October by 30 parties, mostly in the Smithfield area, against Rabbit Hole Distilling, the Henry County Board of Adjustments and others.

    The suit, filed by Assistant Commonwealth Attorney Berry Baxter on Oct.24, represents residents and owners of property located close to the 3046 Lake Jericho Road, the future location of the Rabbit Hole Distillery.

  •  Kentucky State Police promotes 5 officers to Post 5

    The Kentucky State Police promoted 77 officers at a ceremony held Oct. 26 in Lexington. 

     KSP advanced Lt. David F. Trimble, acting commander since Nov. 1, 2017 to captain. He will command Post 5 in Campbellsburg.

    Trimble performed duties as a lieutenant and as acting commander after former Commander Howard Rice retired in late October 2017.

    Two troopers promoted to sergeant will transfer and join Post 5—Christopher K. Phillips and Kenneth I. Sergent, who transferred from a post in Harlan.

  • NABVETS event informs veterans of benefits

    Kentucky Tri-County National Association for Black Veterans, Inc. (NABVETS), Chapter 125, will host Veteran Lives Matter, an informational event for military veterans and their families from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9.

    The event will be held at the John W. Black Community Center in La Grange, 1551 W. Hwy. 393, and will share information about benefits available to veterans.

  • ‘Smiles all around’: HCPS staff to receive lump sum raise

    Henry County Public School employees will notice a two percent lump sum payment from the district soon, a result of a good fiscal year and unanimous board approval.

    The money should arrive to staff in November, according to HCPS Superintendent Terry Price.

    Price and the board raised taxes for the 2017-2018 school year with the goal of higher staff salaries, which have not increased “in several years,” Price said. “They deserve and earned it.”