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Today's News

  • EIS’ Pam Morehead-Johnson appointed to national school board

     The National School Boards Action Council (NSBAC) selected Eminence Independent school board member Pam Morehead-Johnson for its board of directors recently, one of only two nationwide.

    Morehead-Johnson is the first woman and the first African-American from Kentucky chosen for the board.

  • Extension office asking residents to fill out county-wide assessment

     The Henry County Extension Office wants you to fill out a survey for its county-wide assessment.

    The survey is for the office to have a better understanding of the county and its needs. With the information provided, the program can provide the most current and useful information to Henry County residents.

  • Celebrate Recovery Tuesday nights

     Celebrate Recovery is just about to finish its second year.  For those who may not know, Celebrate Recovery is a program that focuses on the addictive nature instead of substance control.  This program is open to everyone wishing to be helped in their addiction.  Celebrate Recovery is also universal; which means, it is capable of treating any addiction.

  • Fallen Campbellsburg firefighter to be honored in national ceremony

    The U.S. Fire Service will honor a Campbellsburg firefighter, who died in the line of duty,  during the 37th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, Oct. 7.

  • Golfers bring home hardware from NCKC

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats and Wildcats traveled to Wheatley Sept. 18 to play in the North Central Kentucky Conference golf championship and came away with a lot of hardware.

    The Wildcats finished first as a team and got their top four players on the all-NCKC team with Alex Hadden placing first with a four-under 67 and Isaac Klempner finishing second with a two-over 73. Will Peyton and Wyatt Pittman both shot 89 to give the team a total of 318. Maddox Klempner shot 91 as the Wildcats’ fifth golfer.

  • Fall colors coming soon to a tree near you

    If you’ve been waiting all year to see beautiful fall colors in Kentucky, it is almost time. Mid-October is the beginning of the brilliant fall tree color show in Kentucky.
    Actually, these brilliant colors have been there all along; they’ve been masked by a cloak of chlorophylls, green pigments vital to a tree’s food-making process.

  • Youth Agriculture Day teaches students food origin

    The fourth graders in Henry County participated in a Youth Agriculture Day last Wednesday with the help of Henry County 4-H members, FFA officers and great volunteer leaders.
    The idea behind the field trip is for youth to learn what agricultural products are grown and produced in the county.
    While Henry County has a rich heritage of agriculture there are many students today who have never been up close to a calf, chicken or goat.
    While there are fields of tobacco, soybeans and corn that line our highways many youth cannot identify the crops grown in the county.

  • Kentucky Chautauqua Thursday at Twin Oaks
  • HC Wildcat Marching Band wins first place at Ryle High School contest

    Submitted

    Henry County Wildcat Marching Band took first place again at the Ryle High School Contest on Saturday, Sept. 22. Their show, entitled “Wild,” features the song “Africa” by Toto and musical themes from “The Lion King.” The band is led by Director Chip Anderson, Guard Instructor Johnathan Rogers, Percussion Instructor Andy Edelen, Field Commander Will Whitt and Assistant Field Commander Harley Poynter.

  • Public Records - Sept. 26, 2018

    EPD ARREST
    Thomas Porter, 43, Eminence — arrested Sept. 24 at the courthouse for assault, first
    KSP ARRESTS
    Zach Paul, 40, Pleasureville — arrested Sept. 18 in Port Royal for DUI, possession of a controlled substance and no registration plates
    Karl Jones, 53, Turners Station — arrested Sept. 20, Port Royal, for unlawful possession of meth, first, and endangering the welfare of a minor
    Robert Barnes, 33, Smithfield — arrested Sept. 20 on Ballardsville Road for contempt of court, libel/slander, resistance to order, failure to appear and a probation violation