Today's News

  • HCMS academic team competes in 6th grade showcase
  • Public Record for the week of Dec. 12


    Belinda Marie Murray, 37, Eminence,  to Tony Dovon Brown, 49, Eminence.


    Joseph Leslie Clubb, 57, Eminence, and Terri June Rucker, 54, Eminence.

    Charles Ellis Burgin, 42, La Grange, and Michelle Marie Wachter, 40, Crestwood.

    Mark Anthony Tillett, 46, Shelbyville, and Teresa Gail Tillett, 45, Eminence.

  • ‘If they can do it, Henry County can’

    On Hickory Hill Road in the Stonehurst subdivision sits an abandoned mobile home, burned so badly that the south end of the trailer has no shell, the interior visible from the street.

    Next door sits a neatly kept mobile home with a for sale sign in the yard.

    Stonehurst resident Jim Edds told the Henry County Fiscal Court last month that the abandoned mobile home makes it very difficult for the owners of the property next door to sell their home.

    Edds said the owner is frequently absent, and not paying property tax.

  • Loving, and resettling, a place

    Mary Berry Smith’s vision comes from a love of place and a pragmatic approach for resettling it.

    With a Berry Center sponsored farming degree, set to launch fall 2013 at St. Catharine College, the acquisition of donated land for a potential farm school in Henry County and planning a three-day conference where farmers, activists and scholars will develop an approach for resettling America’s rural landscape, Smith emphasizes the need for the center to work on many things at once.

  • Sheriff, committee agree on budget

    The Fiscal Court Budget Committee and the Sheriff’s Department compromised to make necessary cuts without cutting the Sheriff’s law enforcement services to the county.

  • Henderson House dates back to early 19th century

    The history of the Isham Henderson House just outside New Castle city limits holds a fragmented piece of our county and nation’s dark, and violent, history.


  • Eminence schools receive PEAK Award

    Eminence Independent School Superintendent Buddy Berry considers receiving the PEAK award a validation of hard work and just the beginning of the district’s results.

    The Kentucky School Board Association presented Eminence Independent Schools with the Public Education Achieves in Kentucky Award. The implementation of the district’s initiative for engaging students in learning through the Framework of Innovation for Reinventing Education model has helped retain students with new opportunities.

  • Eminence Elementary School students of the month

     Eminence Elementary  Students of the month for December: Traiten Lawson, Alexis Shields, Michael Soto, Silas Cannon, Sadie Perkins, Leo Gonzalez, Blake Dockter, Logan Graves, Amia Watson, Matthew Roby, Alex Adams, Jaxon Scriber, Aurora Estes, Owen Cope, Tori Sloan, Angeles Hernandez, Georgia Scott, Christian Garduno, Aubree Robinson, Eric Reza, Cassie Higgins and Raegann Wilson.

  • Eminence student of the week Tatiana A. Perez

    Tatiana is a freshman at Eminence High School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    English. I love reading and I love literature. I read everything from Shakespeare to Edgar Allan Poe.

    Do you have any pets?

    I have three dogs: Dutch, Kindle and Chloe.

    What clubs are you in?

    I am in Junior Beta. I was in the academic team and I am in chorus.

    What do you want to do when you grow up?

  • Updated: Fatal tractor-trailer accident shuts down southbound lanes on I-71

    By Brad Bowman



    A fatal tractor-trailer crash shut down the south bound lanes of I-71 at the 63 mile marker earlier this morning. According to Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Brad Arterburn, officials have since opened one southbound lane near the overpass by the Glencoe Exit. Police have not released the identity of the victim yet.