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Today's News

  • Archery qualifies for Worlds Competition

    It’s been a roller-coaster season for the Eminence archery team this school year, which started with the sudden death of its head coach, Dewayne Douglas, on Jan. 9, and culminated in a trip to the National Archery in the Schools Program national tournament on May 8-9. The Warriors have experienced the highs, along with the lows.

  • Warriors play top game in 12-2 loss

    For the first time this season, the Eminence Warriors just went out and played baseball with every pitch and every swing of the bat. And because of that leave-it-all-on-the-field attitude, coach Mark Payton could not have been more pleased.

  • Committee takes in-depth looks at issues affecting Kentucky

    Whenever the General Assembly wants to take a more in-depth look at an issue affecting Kentucky, it often turns to its Program Review and Investigations Committee.

    The subjects it covers are as wide ranging as state government.  Two of its most recent reports, for example, dealt with re-entry programs for felons completing their prison sentence and the cost of college and high school textbooks.

  • 5 years later

    Staff writer/photographer

    O n Wednesday, May 26, 2004, the headlines reflected life as normal in Henry County. New Castle wasn’t yet raising water rates, it wasn’t your daddy’s football, and one city was considering a bicycle patrol.

    A page of photos touting the revival of Eminence Day depicted smiling residents waving from from a convertible, barbecuing and gliding down a slide barefooted. The page proclaimed“Eminence Day 2004 hit town on Saturday, May 22.”

    What a difference a day makes.

  • Ladycats end season with 4-1 loss to Walton-Verona

    Henry County’s record-setting softball season came to a screeching halt Monday afternoon in the opening round of the 8th Region tournament as Walton-Verona handed the Ladycats a 4-1 loss this Memorial Day.

    The Ladycats won the 8th Region All “A” Classic, finished fourth at the state tournament for the smallest 125 schools in Kentucky, won their fourth straight 31st District title and finished with the most wins in school history with their 24-12 mark. But they had a tough time against Walton-Verona Monday night in the season finale.

  • Tractor ride raises $500 for Relay

    Staff writer/photographer

    William Potts, organizer of the Second Annual Henry County Tractor Drive hoped for a large turnout.

    “We had 35 entries last year,” he said. “This year I’d like to see 100.”

    By noon on Saturday a half-dozen had made their way to the Henry County fairgrounds for a 27 mile drive to raise money and awareness for the Relay for Life.

    “It’s just a bunch of guys who are going to tour Henry County and raise some money,” Potts said.

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 27, 2009

    Wednesday, May 27

    Karate classes will be held at the Community Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    Children’s Story and Craft hour every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasureville Christian Church. Also, the community library at the church is open to the public from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

    Thursday, May 28

    TOPS 298 will meet at Orville Baptist Church. Weigh in 4 p.m. New members welcome.

  • The courage to overcome irrational fears

    My daughter and her husband recently brought home a tiny black puppy for their five children. All the kids immediately began fawning over him except Ellie, age 6, who harbors a desperate fear that he might bite her. She leaps onto a chair or to the top of the couch whenever he’s around. While this reaction may sound reasonable, the truth is that this little creature weighs all of six pounds. The other morning I watched from a distance as she slowly and cautiously stretched out her little arm from the top of a riding toy to try petting him as he dashed around.

  • Who is Warren Stone?

    General Manager

    On May 18, Warren Stone sat quietly in the jury box of the Henry County District courtroom, shifting his hands and periodically surveying the scene around him.

    Handcuffed and in the orange jumpsuit of the Carroll County Detention Center, Stone chatted with the jailers responsible for bringing him to court, and later with his attorney, Ben Coomes.

  • RELAY For Life

    Relay For Life in Henry County is quickly approaching, scheduled for Friday, June 26, at the Henry County High School Track.  Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature activity. It offers everyone in a community an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer. Teams of people camp out at a local high school, park, or fairground and take turns walking or running around a track or path. Each team is asked to have a representative on the track at all times during the event. Relays are an overnight event, up to 24 hours in length.