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Today's News

  • ‘Lines of Sight’ documentary wins prizes

    “Lines of Sight,” the documentary about painter Jim Hall, has won the Audience Choice Award at the Indie Gathering International Film Festival near Cleveland, according to a news release. The hour-long documentary was selected from among 70 films, including features from at least 10 countries. They also received an award in the Feature Documentary category.
    Director Steve Oldfield from Bellevue and the painter, Jim Hall, who lives in Cincinnati, accepted the award at a ceremony Sunday in Hudson, Ohio.

  • Local Buzz, August 17, 2016

    Church Activities

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, will host the ALJC World Missions Kentucky District Rally on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Contact Pastor Bobby Wade at (502) 255-7510.

    The sanctuary of Eminence Christian Church at 5333 South Main Street is open each Wednesday from 12 to 12:30 p.m. for quiet prayer and meditation.

  • Public Records, August 17, 2016

    Arraignments Henry County Circuit Court, Aug. 2016

    Amy M. Miles – pleaded guilty on a Rocket Docket case to possession of a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine)

    Elizabeth Duggins – pleaded guilty on a Rocket Docket case to possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine); drug paraphernalia – buy/possess; and hindering prosecution or apprehension, second degree

  • Sarah Moore Rankin cherishes HC roots

    sports@hclocal.com

    Sarah Moore Rankin stayed busy in high school as an all-around athlete who competed in four sports as a senior.

    Rankin was a five-time state qualifier in the 100-meter hurdles. She also qualified for the state meet three times in the 300-meter hurdles and once each in the pole vault and as a member of the 4x200 relay team.

    In the fall she was a member of the varsity cross country team for five years and qualified with the team for the state meet three times.

  • HC boys take two matches

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcat golf team had a good second week of the season with two wins in dual matches over Walton-Verona and Trimble County.

    The Wildcats traveled to Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw to take on Walton-Verona Aug. 10 and came away with a 162 to 179 win.

    Alex Hadden led the way with an even-par 36. Isaac Klempner was right behind with a 37 in the nine-hole match.

  • Lady Cat golfers win

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team defeated the Trimble County Lady Raiders 204-211 in a match at Cardinal Hills in Bedford last Thursday. The Lady Cats got the win despite playing without their top golfer Maddie Hensley.

    Senior Bayleigh Boyer led the way with a 43 in the nine-hole match. Sophomore Nikki Perkinson shot 45, freshman Hannah Marowelli carded a 54 and seventh-grader Carleigh Peyton shot 62.

  • Age is just a number to some Olympians

    As I approach my 55th birthday (which I feel with every bone, muscle and ligament in my body) it is reassuring to see so many “senior” Olympians doing well in the Rio Games.

  • Warriors win scrimmage

    Submitted

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Pendleton County Friday night in a preseason scrimmage and came away with a 22-7 win.

    Pendleton County, a Class 3A school, had 179 yard rushing and 32 yards passing. The Warriors had five sacks two fumble recoveries and an interception.

    Offensively the Warriors ran for 316 yards and threw for 18 yards.

    Cameron Mathis had two touchdown runs of 27 and 63 yards respectively and Cameron Capps had a touchdown run of three yards. Elijah Armstrong ran in two 2-point conversions.

  • Henry County makes the top 10 for lowest unemployment

    For the first time in recent memory, Henry County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state, according to a news release from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.6 percent. It was followed by Oldham County, 3.7 percent; Shelby County, 3.8 percent; Fayette and Spencer counties, 3.9 percent each; Anderson and Campbell counties, 4.1 percent each; and Boone, Henry and Scott counties, 4.2 percent each.

  • Family Dollar manager struck, money taken

    Several Kentucky State Police troopers spent several hours searching the Eminence area for a subject who reportedly robbed a Family Dollar manager as she left work Aug. 9, according to Trooper Josh Lawson.
    The Eminence Police Department had received a report from a witness to the incident, but the city officer could not respond as he already had a person in custody, Lawson, a KSP spokesman, said.
    A trooper who was nearby responded to investigate the incident outside of Family Dollar.