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Today's News

  • Winchester retires

    Eminence Rotary Club member Roy Winchester was honored at their Dec. 15 meeting for his 42 years of service in Rotary.  Roy has decided to retire as an active member, although he will continue to be an honorary member of the Eminence Club and Rotary International.  As an active member, Roy contributed in many ways to the club and the community. The celebration included a special cake and many stories of Roy’s activities over the years. Many thanks to Roy.

    Submitted by Karen Shannon, Eminence Rotary Club

  • KSP Troopers play Santa to 38 area kids

    Kentucky State Police Troopers recently spent the day with children from the counties of Henry, Trimble, Carroll and Owen during Post 5’s annual ‘Shop with a Trooper’ program. 
    KSP’s ‘Shop with a Trooper’ program is an initiative providing troopers an opportunity to impact the lives of children in need during holiday season, while providing children a chance to have positive interaction with state troopers.

  • Taking steps to change the world

    The knowledge that a child dies every 30 seconds due to unsafe drinking water led students at Eastern Elementary to make a difference.
    Members of the student council there organized a donation drive to benefit WaterStep, a non-profit program that turns old shoes into clean drinking water.
    “It feels amazing to help people,” said Kelsey Perryman. “We’re reaching across the world to help other people.”

  • Fiscal donates to JCTC project

    Henry County Fiscal Court magistrates believe the JCTC Carrollton expansion is a worthy effort, but felt torn at the Dec. 16 meeting between supporting the community college with the donation it deserves and keeping the county’s budget in the black.

  • History of Henry County Extension - the Secretaries

    Over the past few weeks, I’ve passed along some of the History of the Henry County Extension Service, as we can recall it through the photos and records at the office.  I hope you’ve enjoyed reading about it and seeing some of the photos.  

  • Local Buzz, 12-24-14

    Arts & Crafts
    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church Services
    First Presbyterian Church Christmas Eve service will be at 11 p.m.
    Pleasureville Christian Church will be hosting a Christmas Eve candlelight Service at 5 p.m. All are invited to attend.
    First Baptist Church of New Castle will host a Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m., then make the sanctuary available for quiet reflection from 6:30  to 7 p.m.

  • Public Records Dec. 24, 2014

    Grand Jury Indictments
    Erica D. Barreiro-Rapp, Monroe, Ohio – tampering with physical evidence; possession of controlled substance, first degree, first offense (heroin); possession of controlled substance, third degree, first offense (alprazolzm); carrying concealed deadly weapon; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; and speeding

    William S. Lisby, Shelbyville – possession of controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine)

  • Bell first in history to graduate early

    Travis Bell is in a hurry to get on with the rest of his life.
    After fulfilling all the requirements, Bell, a senior at Eminence High School, became the first EHS student to graduate early last Thursday. He was handed a diploma, turned his tassel and received a standing ovation in a graduation ceremony for one.

  • Ways to improve your cholesterol levels

    Cholesterol is a soft, waxy substance in your blood. It increases your chance of heart disease, stroke and other problems. Many things may put you at risk for high cholesterol. You can’t control some of these risks such as your age, gender or family history. Fortunately, the list of things you can control is longer. It includes your weight, diet, exercise, blood sugar and smoking.
    Let’s take a look at what this might mean for you. 

  • Questions about shingles vaccine answered

    Most adults in the United States remember having chicken pox as a kid.  Some even recall neighbors having “pox parties” so all the kids would get sick at the same time. 
    Once one has the chicken pox, the virus continues to live in the nerves of the body.  The virus can rear its ugly head in the form of shingles (also known as herpes zoster). 
    Luckily there is a vaccine now available to help prevent shingles.  Often patients have many questions when trying to decide if they should receive this vaccine.