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Today's News

  • Voters head to Primary Election, May 20

    By Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    As the Primary Election looms, registered voters in Henry County will be making several key decisions regarding state and county representation.

  • City passes balanced budget

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    The Eminence City Council conducted its first reading of the new budget for fiscal year 2014-2015. According to Mayor Drane Stephens, the budget, if passed next month after the second reading, would keep the town fiscally afloat for the next year.

    “Our focus was, of course, to have a balanced budget, but with minimal increase,” Stephens said. “And to use our existing funds and not to borrow any money for the Waste Water Treatment Plant Expansion Program. We were able to accomplish that.”

  • City increases fees for services to cover costs

    By Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    Residents in the city of New Castle will see slight increases in their costs for services after the beginning of the next fiscal year in July.

  • First annual Hope Jam concert features headliners

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    The Relay for Life Team at Eminence Speaker has been working since late last year to raise enough money for a major fundraiser. It seems that their dream will now be a reality. The first Annual Hope Jam Concert will take place this year at the Kentucky Renaissance Fair. According to Lisa Willhite, an Eminence Speaker employee and team leader, the idea came about because of the team’s business.

  • HC Medical Center awarded
  • Awed before God, but unafraid

    The child was out of control. He had been running and shouting and climbing over pews since he had walked in the door of the church. He had come with his grandmother; and to her credit, she had tried a time or two to calm him down. It hadn’t worked.

  • Getting green with Eminence Christian Church

    Eminence Christian Church’s Green Ministry is doing its part to increase awareness of environmental issues in Henry County. The program, now in its ninth year according to co-chairman Bill Brammell, came from a desire to follow what the church felt was its calling to ministry.

  • Wildcats crush Western Warriors 17-0

    The Henry County Wildcats managed to get two games in last week despite the foul weather to start the week. On Thursday the Wildcats scored 10 runs in the first inning to put the game away against the Western High School Warriors en route to a 17-0 win. Friday night they played away at Simon Kenton where the tables were turned on the Wildcats as the Pioneers won 11-0 in five innings.

    HCHS 17 Western 0

  • Lady Cats defuse Rockets

    The Henry County Lady Cats used the combined pitching of Aly Stanley and Paige DeBurger and good defense to shut down the Shelby County Lady Rockets’ offense and come out with a 3-1 win on Friday evening in New Castle.

    Neither team could get their offense going in the first two innings as Shelby County got one base runner on in the first and one in the second and Henry County went down in order in both innings.

  • Panthers down Warriors in district play

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Carroll County Panthers on Thursday night and got off to good start before falling to the district leading team.

    After shutting the Panthers down in the top of the first, the Warriors came to bat and got a lead off double from Austin Jones. Mitchell Golden then got a one-out single to score Jones and give the Warriors the lead.

    The second inning started well for the Warriors as they got the first two outs of the inning. The Panther’s bats woke at that point and before the inning was over Carroll County had scored six runs.