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Today's News

  • Growers need to get ready for farmers market

    Here are several opportunities for people who are regulars with the Farmers Market or for those of you who are thinking it might be something you are interested in.

  • Were 2014 rain amounts good for farms?

    Farmers reported nice yields on practically every crop in 2014. So, how did the year stack up with local rainfall?   
    To answer that question, we’ve researched the data collected in several reporting stations scattered around Henry County.  
    The reporters are local farmers and homeowners who use a special rain gauge to measure precipitation to the nearest one hundredth of an inch on a daily basis.   
    The reporting system is CoCoRaHS, short for the Collaborative Community Rain, Hail and Snow network.

  • Local Buzz, Jan. 7, 2015

     

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

     

  • Public Records Jan. 7, 2015

     

    KSP arrests

     

    Zachary S. Bain, 21, Louisville – arrested Jan. 1 at I-71 36 MM NB, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Jodry for Possession of marijuana; Speeding 26 MPH over the limit; and Careless driving

  • Feeding feathered friends without much flap

     

    Despite the gray veil of winter having descended on my new Kentucky home, a congregation of robins alit on every tree branch and went on thoroughly patrolling my neighborhood.

  • Wildcats rout St. Patrick, 64-40

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats found themselves playing in the first game of the day in the final round of the Henry County Invitational Tournament on New Year’s Eve against the Maysville St. Patrick Saints.

     It was not the game they wanted to play but the Cats struggled in their first two games of the tournament against Atherton and Bishop Brossart. That left them playing in the consolation opener at 10 a.m. and the Cats made the best of it, pulling away for a 24-point win.

  • EHS girls fall to Newport

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors’ girls’ basketball team traveled to Newport Saturday looking for a better result than the one they had against the Ladycats in their first meeting of the season.

    The first quarter was encouraging as the Warriors took an 8-5 lead.

    Both teams started in zone defenses and the Warriors had better success than the Ladycats in finding openings. Kenya Vargas and Emilie Ethington both hit 3-pointers for the Warriors and Destany Crawford added an inside basket.

  • Warriors fall to Eagles in overtime

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford on Dec. 29 and 30 to take part in the first annual Jim Hurst Holiday Classic named for the longtime Raider coaching legend.

    Ft. Knox 57 EHS 54 OT

    The Warriors got off to a fast start against Ft. Knox in the final game of the tournament with Kemryn Jenkins getting a couple of driving scores sandwiched around a Jake McKinley 3-pointer.

  • Scoring drought dooms Lady Cats vs. WHS

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats got off to hot start in their first game of teh new year Saturday in Roy L. Winchester Gymnasium.

    The Lady Cats, who have had trouble offensively for much of the season, jumped out to a 16-11 lead on the Williamstown Lady Demons in the first period.

    But then disaster struck. Haley Miles’ runner that gave the Lady Cats that 16-11 lead would be the last points the Lady Cats scored for over 13 minutes spanning three quarters.

  • Ellis Family celebrates five generations

    While visiting family over the holidays from Pittsburgh, Rose Benedict wanted to remember their reunion by taking two five-generations photos with her father and mother. In one, her father John W. Ellis joins Benedict, Benita M. Netherton, Destiney M. Cook and Tymprynce M. Neal, going oldest to youngest from the right. In the second, Benedict’s mother, Arlis M. Ellis, steps in. The Ellises live in Campbellsburg. The family got together at the Best Western in La Grange Dec. 24.