Today's News

  • New Pleasureville history to be released to fanfare

    The Main Street Café and Bakery will host a book signing for Mike Grimes on the release of his 300-page coffee table book, “Pleasureville Revisited,” on March 3 at the restaurant.
    This event was designed to promote the third history on Pleasureville by Grimes, as well as to lure the public into the eatery, which is under new management.
    Main Street Café is now a farm-to-table family concept that includes agricultural items for sale from local farmers. Joe and Tracy Throne, and Angie Beavers, recently took over the business located at 1118 Main St.

  • Fisher works for equal opportunity education for all

    Danny Fisher began attending Eminence schools with black and white students alike when segregation ended in the city. He’s devoted many years of his life since to supporting the students who followed.
    A 20-year veteran serving on Eminence Independent Schools Board of Education, Fisher first had to attend the King Street school, because integration had yet to arrive in Kentucky school districts.

  • Praise for Henry County’s school-level teachers of the year

    Tammy Nash @ New Castle Elementary School

  • Local Buzz, Feb. 7, 2018

    Church Activities
    The Eminence United Pentecostal Church will host a “Dealing with and Conquering Depression” seminar every Monday evening in February at 7 p.m. in the church basement. This will be free and open to all Henry County residents. Stephanie Seniour will teach the seminar. There will be free coffee and refreshments.
    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

  • Public Record Feb. 7, 2018

    KSP arrests
    Jack R. Fensom, 32, Ohio — arrested by Trooper Phelps, Jan. 29, at Pendleton Road for menacing and resisting arrest
    Lisa Fay Fiorello, 52, Florence — arrested by Trooper Lauck, Jan. 31, at Interstate 71, mile marker 37 southbound, for DUI, first, aggravated; failure to notify department of transportation of address change; speeding 26 mph over the limit; and careless driving

  • Wildcats outlast Commanders, 64-59


    The Henry County Wildcats celebrated homecoming with a comeback win over Washington County Saturday night in front of a large crowd of supporters. 

    The Wildcats started slowly on the offensive end and found themselves falling into a deep hole.

    Trailing 8-6 with 4:38 left in the first quarter, Washington County went on an 11-0 run to lead 17-8 over the next two minutes and 19 seconds.

  • Warriors slay Wyverns


    The Eminence Warriors hosted the St. Francis Wyverns Jan. 31 and came from behind for a 76-69 victory.

    After the Wyverns scored the opening basket, the Warriors took a 4-2 lead on baskets by Dre Wright and Dakadrian Saunders.

    The lead seesawed back and forth until the Wyverns scored six straight points to take a 13-10 lead with 2:25 left in the opening period.

    Leading 15-14 with 1:27 left in the period, St. Francis scored the final two baskets to lead 19-14 going into the second period.

  • EHS drop three games


    The EHS Warriors girls’ team traveled to Gallatin County Jan. 31 to take on the Lady Wildcats and fell 61-47.

    “We got off to a decent start,” EHS Coach Jerry Skeeter said. “We were only down 12-10 at the end of the first period.”

    But the Warriors went cold on offense during the second period and were outscored 11-5 by Gallatin County to trail at halftime 23-15.

  • Lady Cats defeat Warriors, Lady Demons


    Round one of the female version of the local rivalry came late this year due inclement weather as the Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Eminence Warriors Jan. 30. The Lady Cats had to mount a comeback to take round one  and get their second distict win of the season.

    It was all Eminence in the early going as they pulled out to a 10-2 lead. Lexi Tillett, Emilie Ethington, Kenya Vargas and Tavi West all scored in the opening run for the Warriors.

  • School briefs for Feb. 7, 2018

    EIS to host district Governor’s Cup
    On Saturday, Feb. 10, local schools will gather at Eminence Elementary School to take part in the District Governor’s Cup Competition, an academic event sponsored by the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition, according to a news release.
    Participating schools are Eastern Elementary, Owen County Elementary and Eminence Elementary. Governor’s Cup features eight events, including the quick recall event, which is the only one open to the public.
    Quick recall begins at 11:30 a.m.