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Today's News

  • Annual fundraiser will honor Judy Lea

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Judy Lea thought of every Campbellsburg Elementary student as her own child.

    As a cafeteria manager, Lea kept more than canned goods on the shelves. In a closet, Lea kept shoes and coats for students who needed them. Lea couldn’t stand to see any of her children (Campbellsburg Elementary students) go without. Sometimes, the expense came out of her own pocket, but for Lea it didn’t matter.

  • Massie supports raw deal for milk

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Kentucky U.S. Representative Thomas Massie has introduced legislation aimed at protecting farmers and keeping the federal government out of your milk.

    On Thursday, March 27, Massie joined a bipartisan effort of 19 other legislators for two bills: The Milk Freedom Act of 2014 and the Interstate Milk Freedom Act of 2014, which would allow consumers to buy raw, unpasteurized milk across interstate lines.

  • General Assembly reports progress

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Following a grueling, weekend-long discussion of Kentucky’s new budget, the state legislators have finally come to an agreement. Among the approved projects is the addition to the Henry County Courthouse, as well as a new Kentucky Community and Technical College System campus in Carrollton.

  • Smith-Berry Winery wins awards at California competition

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Chuck Smith celebrated another successful year at a recent competition with one of Smith-Berry Winery’s wine winning Best in Class.

    Smith celebrated the showing of his Blackberry Wine, which won Best in Class at the San Francisco Chronicle’s competition.

  • Take 5 with Alethea Coffee

    Basic bio

    Chicago, Illinois native

    Family Liaison for Eminence Public Schools

    Lives in Shelby County

    How did you come to be in your position with Eminence Schools?

     

  • Kentuckians rushed to the last minute to get health coverage

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    As the March 31 deadline approached for Kentuckians to sign up for health coverage, kynect reported more than 350,000 state residents enrolled.

    According to numbers from the kynect site, the number of enrollees averaged about 4,000 a day with one-fourth of them occurring in the last month.

    Executive Director of kynect, Carrie Banaham who urged Kentuckians to sign up, said those who didn’t have coverage could have consequences.

  • P’ville looks at updates

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Pleasureville City Council has been heading an effort recently to update the town’s infrastructure. This effort has evolved into a full-blown beautification project. At the heart of the issue, though, is the desire to make Pleasureville more inviting, as well as more up to date.

    According to Mayor Rodney Young, two sections of sidewalk have already been completed.

  • Warriors take 2 of 3 in opening week

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warrior volleyball team got off to a rough start in their home opener on Aug. 18 as they fell to the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats 2-0.

    Both teams struggled for consistency in the opening minutes of the first game and could not string together a significant run of points. The game seesawed back and forth until at 17-17 KCD put together 6-0 run to take a commanding lead.

    From there the warriors managed only one more point and KCD closed out a 25-18 win with a service ace.

  • Wildcats outlast Rockets

    sports@hclocal.com

    It was a game only a night owl or a Wildcat fan could love on Friday night at Henry County High School.

    As with many games across the state, lightening delays pushed the scheduled start time of the game between the Henry County Wildcats and the Shelby County Rockets back two hours.

    When play finally got under way the Wildcats dominated the first half and then held on to win 16-14.

  • Warriors fall to Caverna

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors’ game with Caverna on Friday night turned into a nightmare as the weather played havoc with the time schedule.

    “The heat was even worse down there than it was up here,” Coach Paul McDowell said. “The game was very stop-start because the officials had to put in several water breaks. Then the lightening hit and we had to stop play.”

    Caverna scored first on a long pass play to go up 6-0.