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Today's News

  • The time to come together is now

    This morning the dust is settling, and after a long campaign season,  we have discovered who the winners of partisan primaries are. Those who will advance to the general election in November, and a few who have actually won their elections.  
    To those who have won their primary and face no opposition in November, congratulations.  
    The time has come for winners and losers to come together and focus on fighting the common foe.

  • Putting the ‘care’ in ‘Apothecary’

    Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Eminence Mayor Drane Stephens wanted to help a business leader bring Eminence Apothecary to the city. Now, he’s behind the counter, running the new store.

    Jerry Barnett came up with the idea and sought out the mayor to ask about the business climate and fees, the mayor said.

  • Johnson & Co. floored by opportunity

    Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Johnson & Co. Flooring hit the ground running on Main Street in Eminence two months ago.

    A lifelong desire to be an entrepreneur led owner Chad Johnson to open the business.

  • Exciting new businesses coming to Henry County

    May has been an exciting month for our cities around the county. Campbellsburg is making real progress in finishing the Community Center, Pleasureville is looking forward to the opening of the Amish Restaurant for lunch only on May 30, Eminence has McDonald’s opening on May 29 at 5 a.m. and the Eminence Apothecary has its doors open as well. New Castle is looking forward to the new drug store being open, and Henry County has much to offer to any who might want to check us out.

  • Improve your health by reducing your sodium

    We are a nation that loves salt. Unfortunately, too much sodium can cause you to retain excess fluid in the body, putting pressure on your heart. This can lead to high blood pressure, one of the major risk factors for heart disease. The American Heart Association estimates that about one in three Americans will be diagnosed with high blood pressure at some point in their lives. For people with diabetes, their chances of also getting high blood pressure are doubled.

  • Meat processing plant earns financial support
  • Public record for the week of May 21

    KSP Arrests

    Kristin Norton, 37, Sulphur, arrested 5-13-14 by Officer Hazelett upon the execution of a bench warrant from another agency.

    John Armstrong, 19, Bethlehem, arrested 5-18-14 by Officer Brewer for a DUI, failure to produce an insurance card, his rear license plate not being illuminated, failing to wear a seatbelt and speeding nine mph over the limit.

    Loren Scroggins, 33, Madison, Indiana, arrested 5-18-14 by Officer Brewer for a DUI, failing to notify the DOT of an address change and careless driving.

    HC Sheriff Arrests

  • Brunswick’s fall

     

    Like a set of tenpins on league night, the Brunswick factory has taken a fall.

    The oldest factory in Eminence came down as part after being purchased by new owner Born Investments, but two former workers for the U.S. sporting goods manufacturer said the company uplifted the community while it produced its bowling and golf bags.

    Alice and Tom Ferguson, known as the owners of the Chat-N-Nibble, managed human resources and Tom started as an engineer and then moved on to quality control and designing golf bags.

  • Meat processing plant gets funds

    By Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    What began as a wish list item for local livestock producers has just surpassed a major hurdle on its way to becoming a reality.

    On Friday, Trackside Butcher Shoppe, a proposed regional multi-species meat processing facility that will be located in Campbellsburg, received the initial level of funding needed to begin construction.

  • C-burg replaces chronically absent official

     

    A new Campbellsburg City Council member will soon take the place of an elected official who rarely showed up for meetings, after action by council at its May 19 meeting.

    After a brief closed session, when the council returned to regular meeting, Mayor Rex Morgan said they discussed the removal of Earl Higgins, who was not present.

    Council Member Jason Stanley made a motion to remove Higgins for willful neglect of performance of duties of the office, having only attended three meetings in the past year.