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Today's News

  • Here’s looking forward to an exciting 2018

    By Holly Kinderman
    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Check out the Bookmobile’s schedule

    Henry County Public Library’s Bookmobile has added a couple stops on its winter tour this January, according to the librarians.
    The Bookmobile’s schedule includes visits to:
    • Eminence Village — first and third Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m.
    • Windy Hills Apartments — second and fourth Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m.
    • Lake View Apartments — first and third Thursdays from 4 to 4:55 p.m.
    • Campbellsburg Community Center — first and third Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m.
    • Osage Estates — second and fourth Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m.

  • Wildcats get fourth district win against Owen

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Carrollton for an important district game against the Carroll County Panthers and let a first half slip away as they fell by two points.

    The Wildcats enjoyed a 15-9 lead at the end of the first period before Carroll County came back to shave a point off their deficit to trail 29-24 at halftime.

    Carroll County had a big third period as they outscored the Cats 16-8 to take a three-point lead into the final period of play.

  • Warriors down Demons

      sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Warsaw Jan. 3 to take on the Gallatin County Wildcats in an important district seeding game and, after taking a brief early lead, lost by 26 points.

    Gallatin County overcame a slow start to lead 20-7 at the end of the first period. They increased the lead to 14 points at 37-23 by halftime. 

    Gallatin outscored EHS 22-13 in the third period to all but put the game away.

  • EHS defeats Model

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Lloyd to take on the Lady Juggernauts Friday night in their second matchup of the season. In the first game the Warriors fell behind big early only to rally before falling by three points.

    This time the Warriors got off to a hot start but faded late to lose 70-53.

    The Warriors led 21-18 after the first period but Lloyd outscored EHS 15-9 in the second period to lead 33-30 at halftime.

  • Lady Cats defeat Lady Panthers, 44-43

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats have waited for nine games to get their second win of the season and it finally came in an important district matchup on the road at Carroll County.

    But the first period gave no indication that the Lady Cats would get their first district win of the season as they fell behind 12-3.

    The Lady Cats’ offense showed signs of life in the second period but Carroll County outscored them 14-14 to lead 26-16 at halftime.

  • Arts and crafts guild looking for new members at its February meeting

    The Henry County Arts and Crafts Guild wants to recruit new members, according to guild President Malissa Beatty. She hopes any interested artist or crafter will attend the group’s February meeting.
    Many guild members participate in local festivals — the Kentucky Renaissance Faire in Eminence, the Celtic Fair and the Dickens Christmas Festival. The guild’s chairman, Bruce Nethery, for example, sells wooden mugs that look like they could date from the 13th century, a popular item at Ye Olde Faire.

  • Influenza enters peak season in Kentucky

    By Jacob Blair and Tammy Shaw
    Landmark News Service

    As the state enters peak flu season over the next month or two, health department officials are still urging people to take proper precautions to reduce the chance of contracting influenza.
    A map dated Dec. 23 from the Center for Disease Control reported widespread flu activity in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio, as well as across much of the country.

  • Local Buzz for Jan. 10, 2018

    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.

    Clubs & Organizations
    Henry County Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at Henry Christian Church every Monday.
    The New Castle Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Buddy’s Place in New Castle.

  • Public record for Jan. 10, 2018

    KSP ARRESTS
    Rava Lee Snow, 25, Alexandria — arrested Jan. 1 at Interstate 71, mile marker 32 south bound, by Trooper Brown for speeding 26 mph over the limit; possession of an open alcohol beverage container in motor vehicle; possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia; and excessive window tint

    Jonathan Vazquez Bota, 19, Jeffersonville, Ind. — arrested Jan. 1 at Interstate 71, 38 mile marker north bound, by trooper Brown for a failure to appear warrant

    Jackie Snow, 30, Ghent — arrested Jan. 2 at Drennon Road by Trooper Ferris for theft or DISP, under $500