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Today's News

  • Grand jury issues indictment in Odd Fellows theft

    The Henry County grand jury recently indicted a member of the Eminence Odd Fellows chapter, a 59-year-old Pleasureville man, on a charge of theft by unlawful taking.
    The indictment accuses Richard D. Rynes of the theft, alleging “he unlawfully took or exercised control over the movable property of the Odd Fellows Club, the value of the property being greater than $10,000 but less than $1,000,000.”

  • Eminence Education Foundation dinner supports classroom work
  • School lunchrooms may rustle up some local beef

    Local farmer and entrepreneur David Neville recently rewrote his recipe for his beef hot dogs to make them palatable for schools, served for the first time Feb. 28 at Henry County High and Middle.
    With the cooperation of Henry County Public Schools’ nutrition director, Sidney Rothenburger, Neville stood at the beginning of the line and encouraged high school students to try the “School Dawgs” for a taste test.
    Once they had a chance to eat, Neville floated around the cafeteria tables, asking for their reactions.

  • Opening time for 18 Main Street

    When a tractor-trailer delivered the first load of food to the new 18 Main Street in New Castle, it drew an almost immediate reaction from one neighbor.
    Even as the delivery man hauled in boxes of supplies on a dolly, parked out front because there’s no entryway in the rear of the building, Debbie Wright answered the phone for the pub-style eatery with the full bar.
    “‘Does this mean you’re serving lunch today?” she repeated the question she heard, laughing.

  • One arrested, one sought in a Feb. 26 shooting

    A Sulphur man is in custody in connection with a Feb. 26 shooting at L’Esprit in Henry County, but Kentucky State Police continue to search for another suspect who is considered armed and dangerous, according to a KSP news release.
    State police learned of the incident when dispatchers received a call from the La Grange Police Department, reporting a person being shot at on L’Esprit Parkway.

  • National Weather Service confirms a tornado struck March 1

    Examples of damage from the powerful storm March 1 cropped up all over Henry County — broken trees, a compromised power grid, an old barn dropped on a fence line, an overhang ripped off a house’s front stoop — but the damage along Jones Lane in Campbellsburg looked different to one Henry County emergency management official who was on scene.

  • Local Buzz, March 1, 2017

    Church Activities

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by Pleasant View Baptist Church, 498 Wise Landing Road in Bedford, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 2.

    The First Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God at 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, will host the ALJC monthly fellowship meeting at 4 p.m., Saturday, March 4. The Rev. Robert Tilley from Bardstown will be the speaker.  

  • Public Records, March 1, 2017

    Grand Jury Indictments, February 2017

    Justin R. Bowling, DOB 12/10/1981, La Grange – fleeing or evading police, first (motor vehicle); wanton endangerment, first degree, police officer; fleeing or evading police, second (on foot); resisting arrest; criminal mischief, second degree; speeding 26 mph over limit (limited access); reckless driving; improper passing; following another vehicle too closely; and persistent felony offender, first degree

  • Church histories, futures source of inspiration

    Always one to share ideas freely, more than a year ago Ron Wright, Eminence native and Washington Lodge Odd Fellows member, suggested I could always write articles on local churches for Black History Month.

    As a good idea, that one stayed with me all the way through the rest of 2016 and into 2017, and it turned out successfully — in my opinion, anyway — when it comes to telling stories from different perspectives.

  • Warriors defeat Wildcats in district semis

    sports@hclocal.com

    Eminence Warriors fans must have thought they were experiencing déjà vu as they watched their team come back from a large deficit in the fourth period once again. On Dec. 6 the Warriors came from nine down late in the fourth quarter to defeat archrival Henry County 59-56.

    This time the Warriors trailed by 11 points with 4:33 to go in the game before rallying to win at Henry County in the 31st District tournament.