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Today's News

  • Trash collection schedule

    Rumpke’s waste and recycling collection will be delayed due to Christmas and New Year’s Day. 

    Rumpke service will not be affected on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of Christmas week. Service will not occur on Christmas day, Friday, Dec. 25, and collection will be delayed to Saturday. 

  • Teacher arrested for meth

    Over the weekend, a former Eminence Independent Schools teacher, Kristan (Lively) Smith was arrested for possession of methamphetamine.

     

    Smith, who is currently employed as a math teacher at Bullitt Central High School was arrested Saturday morning by Hillview Police. She faces a charge of possession of a controlled substance, first degree.

  • Road department employees honored
  • Barber shop now open in Eminence

    Jim Taylor of Pleasureville wanted to be his daughter’s first customer when she officially opened Eminence Barber Shop Dec. 18 at 5320 S. Main Street. 

    Kem Holthouser has been in the business for 11 years, first in Pleasureville and then La Grange. 

    Now, she decided to work closer to home with her new business. 

  • Governor's pardon means fresh start for Eminence native

    In his quest for a pardon, Brian Wright, 34, went beyond former Gov. Steve Beshear and sought help from several others, including President Barack Obama.

  • Local law enforcement officers awarded for efforts

    On New Year’s Eve, and on every other occasion, those who want to celebrate with alcohol should arrange for a designated driver, say two local law enforcement officers.

    Eminence Police Department’s Phillip Parham and Kentucky State Police Post 5’s Barrett Brewer recently received recognition for their accomplishments in nabbing drivers who had gotten behind a wheel after using alcohol or drugs.

  • Lions Club hopes to catch vision problems early

    A new community service project will see the New Castle Lions Club providing free vision screening for children, member Catherine McKinley says. 

    The KidSight vision screening is made possible through the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation, and McKinley recently scanned 36 children at Peapod Preschool for nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, strabismus, anisometropia and anisocoria.

  • Lady Cats pummel Lady Panthers

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats used a 14-0 run in the second period to take control of their game with the visiting Carroll Lady Panthers and rolled to a double-digit victory Dec. 15.

    The Lady Cats got off to a rough start offensively as they fell behind 12-4 with 3:01 to play in the opening period. The Lady Cats missed several layups and open jumps shots during those first five minutes, which kept them from getting into their full court press.

  • Wildcats fall to Owen, Carroll

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Carroll County Panthers Dec. 15 in their third district seeding game of the year. The Wildcats stood at 2-0 in district games after defeating Eminence and Gallatin County the previous week. With a win over Carroll County, they could have been in a good position for a high seed for the tournament.

    But the Panthers put on an excellent shooting display and led almost from start to finish in a convincing 13-point win.

  • Warriors whip Wyverns

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the St. Francis Wyverns Saturday afternoon and came away with an 83-37 victory.

    The Warriors opened in a full court press and turned the Wyverns over repeatedly on route to a 31-8 lead after the opening period in which coach Chris Nethery emptied his bench.

    The Warriors were never seriously threatened as they made 27 steals despite calling off the press midway through the opening period.