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Today's News

  • Christmas greetings from the Chamber

    It is that time of year again when agonizing decisions must be made—what to give those special people in your life. We hear on the news about the crowded malls and highways, and we dread looking for that one gift that will stand out from the rest. The Henry County Chamber of Commerce wants you to know you do not have to look far for gifts that will please the most discriminating.

  • Thank your for help with Light Up New Castle

    Light up New Castle is now a memory. We had some small glitches but it was a success overall. This is the first year in many years that the festival committee was in charge of the Light Up festivities. We saw some things that we will do differently next year and some things we want to add next year. I want to thank the following individuals and businesses who helped with this past weekends Light Up.

  • Open your heart to a child

    ‘Tis the season to give, Christmas time, when we all open our hearts. If you are looking for a way to keep your donations in Henry County and help our children (our future) at the same time, the Henry County CARE Team has a program called Love-A-Child Mentoring that matches children in need of mentoring with adult volunteer mentors.

  • Toughest sport? My money's on......

    When Travis Farmer finished his cross-country race at the Shelby County Invitational on Sept. 1, with blood running down his shin from being spiked and was obviously tired from the grueling 3.1-mile grass course he had just completed, he looked over at me, took a deep breath, and said: “You should write about what sport is the toughest — I know it’s cross country.”

  • Opening the Eminence Swimming Pool

    Happy Holidays!

  • State playoffs end this weekend

    Sports editor

    While the high school basketball season in Kentucky is just getting started, the football season will wrap up with state playoff championship games this weekend at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville.

    In Class A action, Lexington Christian (11-3) and Beechwood (12-2) will play at 11:30 a.m. Friday, followed by Class 3-A Belfry (14-0) and Central (9-5) at 3:30 p.m., and Class 5-A Highlands (14-0) and Bowling Green (13-1) at 7:30 p.m.

  • News Briefs for December 5, 2007

    Dog licenses available This is a reminder that the 2008 Henry County dog licenses are now available. The costs of the license is $5 for an altered animal and $10 for an unaltered anial. You must bring proof of current rabies vaccination when purchasing the license. All dogs in Henry County must be licensed.

  • Hard-fought game has lopsided finish

    In a physical game which saw numerous hard fouls, technicals, jaw-jacking and fist flying, the host Eminence Lady Warriors lost their season opener against Berea High School last Tuesday night, 61-29.

    Berea jumped out to an early advantage and stretched it to 32 points by the time the four quarters came to an end. One Berea player, who was ejected for punching Dani Wells during the second half, left the court in a fury and is questionable on her return. Meanwhile, Wells walked off the court with a dislocated jaw and a slight concussion, Eminence coach Carter Martin said.

  • Community Calendar for November 28, 2007

    Wednesday, November 28 Girls in Action (GA’s) of Cropper Baptist Church meet on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. The program is open to girls through age 12. Karate classes will be held at the Community Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

  • School board receives Sunrise Award

    General Manager

    During last week's meeting of the Henry County Board of Education, Seven Counties Services presented the board, and three district employees in particular - Denise Perry, Renata Ingram and Cathy Wilson - with the organization's sunrise award.

    "The educators of Henry county have come to an understanding that something we have to strive to instill through our school based programs - that comprehensive delivery of mental health services - creates a better learning environment," Bob Elliot, Seven Counties Services' Chairman of the Board, said.