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Today's News

  • Lawson new EHS A.D., football coach

    sports@hclocal.com

    Tye Lawson has been named the new football coach and athletic director at Eminence High School.

    Lawson joins the EHS staff after serving as head football coach at Bullitt Central last year. Before that, Lawson was associate head coach for the Cougars for one year.

  • Sharpshooters' season off to good start

    Submitted

    The Henry County 4-H Sharpshooters have had a busy spring and have returned with many trophies for their efforts. Practices started early and the team has already traveled to several competitions, with great success.

  • Hard work pays off

    I have taken some mostly good natured ribbing from some Henry County sports fans for the amount of coverage I have given to a couple of local golfers over the past few years.

    MacKenzie Peyton and Alex Hadden are names that are familiar to the readers of these pages because of one reason – they succeed at a high level in their sport.

  • Hadden finishes second on Golfweek Junior Tour

    sports@hclocal.com

    Alex Hadden, a rising freshman at Henry County High School, has been busy working on his golf game since last fall.

    Hadden has played in ten events on the Golfweek Junior Tour since November and after placing fourth in the tour championship at the University Club of Kentucky on May 26, finished the season ranked second in his age division.

    The Golfweek Junior Tour includes players from Michigan, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.

  • Ride to benefit baby Madison

    Last Days Motorcycle Ministry will hold a benefit bike ride on June 18 in an effort to support a Henry County family facing serious medical issues, according to a news release.
    Madison Grace, the month-old baby of Stephanie Mertz and Charles Miller, was born with a rare disease that affects one in 6,000 babies. A diagnosis of Trisomy 18, also known as Edwards Syndrome, usually results in death, but Madison is battling the disease.

  • DAV Auxiliary officers

    The Fourth District of the Kentucky Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary recently elected Jerry Cavanaugh to the post of district commander, according to a news release. Doug Noel was elected senior vice commander.  The Fourth District is comprised of Henry County and Northern Kentucky units.  Both men are members of the Henry County Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. For more information call (502) 222-4365 or visit Facebook/Henry County Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.

  • King: Crime in New Castle is ramping up

    About an hour before the most recent city commission meeting in New Castle, Bobby King saw a man peek into a neighbor’s windows then try to break into his garage.
    “In broad daylight, looking into people’s windows. I ran him off, but I know who he was and I called the police, too,” King told commissioners later that same day. “There’s no security. People I’ve talked to feel like we’re getting raped here in town, because we have no protection. What are you going to do for us?”

  • True Red, White and Blue

    By Jesse Harp and Melissa Blankenship

  • Lodge wants project to last for an eternity

    The New Castle Odd Fellows lodge wants new members to see the 144-year-old fraternal organization remain active well into the future.
    Known for its Homecoming parade and picnic each August, the Washington Lodge 1513 has another long-running project to protect — the operation and maintenance of a cemetery that dates back to October 1901, according to information from Margaret Daniel, a historian for the lodge.

  • Gunnell made Ali’s funeral arrangements

    By Jesse Harp

    news@hclocal.com