Today's News

  • Being self-employed is hard work

    By Lance Minnis


    I was reading one of the blogs I follow and an article caught my attention: Are Self-Employed People Entrepreneurs or Slackers? The author had attended a networking event and been told by a recruiter that “self-employed people are just people who can’t find work or keep a job anywhere else.”

  • Chamber to hold Business Expo on May 11

    Spring is just around the corner, and parts of our county are going through a lot of change. No one seems to be crazy about change except a baby — who appreciates it very often — but it is part of life. The Chamber is trying to keep up with all that is going on, and if you have news to share, let us know.

  • I have a dream of youthful talents

    I have a dream that the 4-H Communications Event beginning at 6 p.m. Feb. 28, at the Extension office, will be filled with youth delivering sensational speeches, daring demonstrations and astounding talent driven performances during the variety show.  For those of you who have shied away from the limelight this is your chance to step up and show everyone your skills.  If you are not sure where to start on writing a speech or demonstrations check out our website for helpful tips at www.henrycounty4h.com.

  • Tips for cattle producers and aid for organic growers

    The Henry County Cattleman’s Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at the Henry County Extension Office.  Please contact the Extension Office at 845-2811 to reserve your spot.

  • Public Record for the week of Feb. 20


    Destiny Michele Goodlett, 33, Campbellsburg, to Scott Bradley Petitt, 41, Campbellsburg.


    Mark Eugene Collins Jr., 25, Worthville, and Candice Marie Brown, 27, Eminence.

    David E. Raymond, 69, Waddy, and Sabrina S. Crawford, 56, Shelbyville.

    Property Transfers

  • Local students of the week: Campbellsburg Elementary School Leah Cole

    Leah is a 5th grader at Campbellsburg Elementary.


    What is your favorite subject?

    Math. Multiplication because you have to remember your multiplication times (table).

    What would you like to do when you grow up?

    I want to be a veterinarian technician. I love animals and I hate how people treat them badly.

    Do you have any pets?

    A cat, Guinea pig and dog. Cat: Gracie, Guineau pig: Patches, Dog: Buddy.

    What kind of music do you like?

    The song Gangham style.

  • Student of the week for Feb. 20: Eastern Elementary School Michael Logsdon

    Michael is a 3rd grader at Eastern Elementary.
    What is your favorite subject?
    Math. I like division. I like writing some.
    What would you like to do when you grow up?
    I would like to be a farmer when I grow up. You don’t have to pay so much money to get food. I like being outside and going outside in the woods.

    Do you have any pets?
    One cat. Don’t have a name.

    What kind of music do you like?
    I don’t really have a favorite.

    What do you do for fun?

  • Eastern Elementary School Students of the Month
  • HCMS Academic team finishes season

    The Henry County Middle School ended their season on February 6th with Regional Governor’s Cup Competition at Immaculate Heart Mary School in Burlington with the quick recall team placing 4th and HCMS receiving the Hume Sportsmanship award.  The Wildcats finished their league in 2nd place with a 5-1 record, and then went on to district competition where they had seven students advance to regionals.

  • Eminence Elementary School Students of the Month

    Front row, left to right: Leah Brooks, Griffin Bom, Danielle Preston and Savannah Shaw. Back row:  Desmond Richardson, Ana Lopez, Rhyauna Spears, Madison Shirley and Makenzee Perry. Not pictured:  Kahlie Gonzalez, Brandon Bruce and Hailey Lyons.