.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Spanish Speakers

    Many elementary students in Henry County Public Schools have said hola to a new culture as the district’s English as a second language teacher expanded her duties this year.
    After working as the ESL teacher since 2007, Alicia Mantilla now leads half-hour Spanish classes in every elementary grade.

  • Reed takes an Alford plea for Main St. fire

    Just like his co-defendant, Steven Reed entered an Alford guilty plea in an arson case stemming from a fire in July of 2014 that destroyed several buildings along Main Street in downtown Eminence.
    Reed and his mother-in-law Yvonne Dawson were indicted by a Henry County Grand Jury on Oct. 23, 2015, alleging the two “committed the offense of arson in the second degree, a class B felony when with intent to destroy or damage a building, he/she intentionally started a fire at 5209 South Main Street in Eminence.”

  • Woods celebrates Charlotte's arrival

    Cooper Woods would like to announce the birth of his sister, Charlotte Beth Woods, born November 18, 2016, at Baptist Health in Louisville. She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Parents are Clint and Alicia Woods of New Castle.
    Grandparents are Dickey and Brenda Bethel, Warsaw and Steve and Iva Woods, Smithfield.
    Great-grandparents are Lucille Tindall of Campbellsburg and Joe Brady of Patriot, Ind.

  • Chessers celebrate 50-year anniversary

    Hubert “Shorty” and Judy Chesser celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, February 6, 2017. Mr. Chesser is retired from Oldham County Schools and Mrs. Chesser is an ordained minister.
    They have three children, Jeannean Heber of Pendleton, Sissy Shepherd of Bedford and Hubert Chesser Jr. of Lawrenceburg. They have eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    The couple is planning a celebration in April in Tybee Island, Georgia.
     

  • Kentucky has strong business base

    Did you know that two-thirds of new jobs in the U.S. each year are created by small businesses, with more than half of Americans either owning or working for one of these small (but mighty) companies? It’s true, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), which helps small businesses be competitive both here in the U.S. and across the globe. 

  • Beating the odds in love and marriage

    According to certain sources, I should be divorced by now as I carry many of the risk factors for dissolution of marriage.

    I am the child of divorced parents, as is my husband – double whammy. When one spouse comes from a divorced home, the chances of your own divorce increase by 50 percent. They climb an astounding 200 percent higher when both husband and wife come from divorced households, according to a study from the University of Utah.

  • We'll be known by our love or lack of love

    In the mid-1960s, Peter Sholtes penned the words to a song that is sung in most of our churches. The refrain, “They will know we are Christians by our love,” is repeated throughout the song. There are three stanzas, at least that is how many stanzas I know. We sing the song better than we live it.

  • Local Buzz, February 8, 2017

    Church Activities

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. 

    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.

    Civic Organizations

    Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at Henry Christian Church every Monday.

  • Public Records, February 8, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Jason Downey, 27, Centertown — arrested Jan. 31 at 90 Elm St., Eminence by Trooper Ferris for possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense, drug unspecified; tampering with physical evidence; and possession of drug paraphernalia 

    Jordan Bray, 26, Vevay, Ind. — arrested Feb. 2 at 489 Pendleton Road by Trooper Mitchell for trafficking in a controlled substance, second degree, first offense

  • Lady Cats come back to defeat Warriors

    sports@hclocal.com

    After scoring just 22 points in the first three quarters, the Henry County Lady Cats exploded for 30 points in the final period to come from 13 points down to defeat the host Eminence Warriors, 52-47, Jan. 31.

    The Warriors jumped out to a 4-0 lead after Emilie Ethington scored on a drive to the basket and Tavi West came up with a steal that she converted into a layup.

    Katherine Buckler finally got the Lady Cats on the scoreboard with a free throw with 5:05 left. Kaylee Tingle scored inside at 4:38 to make it 4-3.