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Today's News

  • Blanford arrested for confrontation

    An Eminence man who shot himself in the chest during a confrontation with police July 12 now faces criminal charges, according to information from the Eminence Police Department.
    Chief Kevin Kemper, Officer Phillip Parham and a Kentucky State Police trooper responded to a call from an Eminence woman who reported her husband was “acting out,” as well as a second report of an aggressive driver nearly running another vehicle off the road on Main Street.

  • Public Record, July 20, 2016

    KSP arrests

    David Holland, 20, Shelbyville — arrested July 13 at Old Carmon Road by Trooper Sturgill for a warrant

    Walker Holcomb, 30, New Castle — arrested July 17 at Court Street, New Castle, by Trooper Sturgill for a bench warrant

    HC Sheriff

    Gina McFarland – arrested July 11 by Deputy Perry for possession of marijuana; possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine); and possession of drug paraphernalia, Henry County

  • DAVA new member
  • School's out, learning continues

    Some of Kentucky’s most successful academic programs take place, oddly enough, when the school year is over.

    Several of these got their start in the 1980s, and they have since given thousands of our brightest middle and high school students a chance to come together in a college setting and learn in ways that often extend beyond the traditional classroom.

    The Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) is perhaps the most well-known of these. It began in 1983 and now serves more than 1,100 students each summer over several campuses across the commonwealth.

  • My nephew's reaction to a mugging was the worst

    When I attended college at the University of Cincinnati following the path of least resistance to earn my English degree with a minor in journalism, my fourth-floor walkup studio apartment stood just across from the campus in the crowded neighborhood at the corner of Clifton and McMillan streets. It featured a healthy business district that catered to students and fraternity members.

  • Local buzz, July 20, 2016

    Church Activities and Services

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will host a Community Youth Choir Workshop and Concert for youths ages 5 to 18. The workshop is Saturday, July 30, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the church located at 789 Clore-Jackson Road. The concert is Sunday, July 31, at 4 p.m. at Collins High School Auditorium.

  • The heart of Eighth Region basketball

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Roy L. Winchester gymnasium on the campus of Henry County High School sits obscured from view by recent additions but is still the epicenter of the Eighth Region basketball tournament every March.

    Formerly known simply as the Henry County High School gym, it was the largest basketball arena in the region and one of the largest built purely for high school sports in the state. It has hosted 53 consecutive Eighth Region basketball tournaments.

  • Madison Rabourn signs with Union College

    sports@hclocal.com

    Former Henry County High School softball player Madison Rabourn signed a letter of intent to play for Union College next year in a ceremony held in the Henry County High School Library Thursday.

    Rabourn batted .395 with five home runs, 11 doubles and 27 RBIs this season for the Lady Cats. Rabourn anchored the defense at shortstop this season after playing mostly first base and outfield in previous years. She has overcome serious ligament injuries in both knees to continue to play softball at a high level.

  • Sports Brief

    Team Jeanie softball tourney

    The Team Jeanie softball tournament and benefit day will be held at Harry Hill Park Saturday, July 30, from noon to 10 p.m.

    Contact Dee Dee New to register for the softball tournament at 655-0883.

    Proceeds from the tournament and benefit day will go to help pay for a wheelchair van for Jeanie Miskell who has multiple sclerosis.

  • Eminence police investigates two shootings

    Eminence Police Department officers continue to investigate two recent shootings, according to police reports. In a July 12 incident, an Eminence man was hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.
    At approximately 6:48 p.m., Chief Kevin Kemper responded to a call from a woman who reported “her husband had taken too much medication and was acting out,” according to Officer John Bailey, who is investigating the incident.
    At the time, she was in a blue, four-door passenger vehicle that her husband was driving.