Today's News

  • Dealing with Type 2 diabetes is tough, especially for teens

    Dealing with Type 2 diabetes can be difficult at any age, but it can be especially troubling for teenagers, who must also deal with the pressures of youth including self-image and self-worth. As a parent, you can do simple things to make managing this disease easier for your teen and your entire family.
    Obesity is one of the leading causes of Type 2 diabetes. Helping overweight teenagers with diabetes reach and maintain a healthy weight may help them feel physically and mentally better and may improve their glucose, or blood sugar, levels.

  • Comeback Cats, Vaughn leads spring highlights

    Editor’s note: Next week, we’ll take a look at the 2012 Spring Sports for Eminence High School

    Another season of high school sports has ended and it’s time to take a look at some of the highlights of the spring sports teams from HCHS.

    Here are my picks for the top five highlights of the spring sports season.

    HCHS Baseball


    Henry County Baseball turned their season around and made it to the semifinals of the regional tournament  again. 

  • Prepared for everything? Think again



    On March 1, I started my annual ritual of getting back into shape after a winter of hibernating.

    It was not easy. The first few runs were painful and I had issues with my 30-year-old bike. But I persevered (and got a new bike) and the exercise became easier. At some point I decided to turn the exercise into training for a duathlon.

  • Public Record for the week of June 13


    In the May indictments published in the June 6 Local, Jason Congleton’s name was misspelled.


    Quincy Joseph Goodlett, 33, Pendleton, and Destiny Michele Kelley, 32, Pleasureville.

    Donnie D. Allen, 38, Turners Station, and Elizabeth Ann Camfield, 38, La Grange.

    Sheriff’s Dept arrests:

    Terry L. Keown, FTA, arrested by Dean Murray on 5/30.

    Martin Metts, COC, arrested by Rick Nelson on 5/31.

  • KSP bust 2 meth labs in 1 day

    A “knock and talk” on Maddox Ridge Road resulted in the arrest of five adults for manufacturing methamphetamine.

    On Friday, June 8, at about 11 p.m., Kentucky State Police arrived at 9610 Maddox Ridge Road to, according to an arrest citation, conduct a “knock and talk.” There, they found lithium strips and cut up batteries in a burn pit about 10 feet from the back door of the home.

    According to arrest citations, state police found an alleged meth lab while searching the home.

  • A rarity in dairy

    Curtis Coombs grew up working with cows on his parents’ farm in Jericho. He could never imagine doing anything else.

    When he went to college at the University of Kentucky, he studied in the agriculture department with the understanding that he would come back home to help his dad and uncle on the farm. Together the three grow corn for silage, alfalfa, about five acres of tobacco, breed their own cows and have a dairy operation.

  • Pilot gas grounded


    Since February, the Pilot Travel Center 440 on Pendleton Road has failed five fuel inspections conducted by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s division of regulation and inspection resulting in stop sale orders.

  • Mason: A reluctant musician

    Leo Mason never wanted to be a musician.

    He enjoyed music as a listener, his family surrounded him with music, but he never thought 30 years later he would be performing music.

  • Hamilton-Hignite

    Sherry Hamilton, Smithfield, and Chester Hamilton, Smithfield announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Renee Hamilton of Huntsville, Ala., to Aaron Richard Hignite of Huntsville, Ala., son of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Hignite, Versailles.
    The bride-elect is a graduate of the University of Louisville and received her master’s degree at Bellarmine University.
    The groom is a graduate of MTSU, Murfreesboro, Tenn., and is employed as a mechanical engineer by the US government in Huntsville.

  • Clark-Bond

    Lawrence Bond and Kristy Clark would like to announce their engagement. The ceremony will be held at Pleasureville Baptist Church at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2012. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall located across the street from the church.
    All friends and family are invited.