Today's News

  • Edelen, Kemper vie for state auditor

    On Nov. 8, two candidates will vie to replace outgoing Kentucky State Auditor Crit Luallen.

    Adam Edelen, the Democratic candidate, and John T. Kemper III, the Republican candidate, will go head-to-head to see who will fill that vacancy.

    Adam Edelen

    At 36, Adam Edelen may be young, but he’s had a lot of experience in both business and government.

  • Alcohol sales petitions hit a snag

    A movement aimed at legalizing the sale of liquor by the drink in Henry County and in the city of New Castle may have hit a snag in the form of a state statute.
    County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent said Monday that County Clerk

    Juanita Lashley had verified signatures on a petition filed with her office earlier this month. The petition included the required number of eligible signatures needed to put the issue on the ballot there.

  • Saving with coupons – are you ready?

    Allow me to introduce myself, if you will. My name is Darby Dugan, a.k.a. The Coupon Goddess, a moniker bestowed upon me by one of my friends after seeing the many postings that I put on Facebook of my coupon savings.

  • We must take control of our words

    I confess to being a Facebook fan.  While I don’t spend a lot time on Facebook, I do find it an interesting place to visit.  Recently, a friend posted the following: “If you didn’t hear it with your own ears or see it with your own eyes, don’t invent it with your small mind and share it with your big mouth.”

  • Conference is a chance for women to grow

    Kentucky farm women can get together to compare notes, listen to nationally prominent speakers, and enjoy a delicious Kentucky Proud meal at the 12th annual Kentucky Women in Agriculture Conference Oct. 26-28 at the Crowne Plaza-Campbell House in Lexington.

  • Field Day is Oct. 13 at MacLean Tree Farm

    The Angus MacLean Tree Farm in Oldham County will be the site of this year’s Tree Farmer of the Year Field Day. The farm has been under active woodland management for more than 50 years, and the MacLean family has managed it to promote high-quality timber and wildlife habitat.

  • Generation Rx? Teens and prescription drugs

  • Round 3 goes to EHS

    This time the tables were turned.

    This time, the Henry County Ladycats found themselves behind the 8-ball in the third game of a match against their rivals.

    This time, good fortune didn’t come their way.

    This time, the Ladycats fell to the Eminence Warriors, 1-2 (25-18; 14-25; 19-25). And this time, it was with everything on the line: a chance to advance one more round into postseason play.

  • Wildcats struggle at LaRue

    Heading into halftime against LaRue County, the Henry County Wildcats were tied up at 13-all.

    The Hawks came out of the break with guns blazing and marched the length of the field to score.

    “We played really well in the first half, and then the second half... we just didn’t have a very good second half,” head coach Jason Spencer said. “The second half, they come out, they marched down the field and scored.”

  • Slow start heats up at Bracken

    In its last three football games, Eminence High School has faced a fair amount of adversity.
    Primarily, that adversity has been the broken left hand of quarterback Bradley Foree. But the Warriors battled through that difficulty and built up a 6-0 record heading into last week’s game at Bracken County.

    A district contest, the Warriors knew their game against the Polar Bears would be tough. Bracken County was sitting on a 5-1 record, having lost only their season opener.