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Today's News

  • Lady Cats win over Spencer, Whitefield

    By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Louisville Feb. 10 to take on the Whitefield Academy Lady Wildcats and came away with a 53-43 victory that was keyed by stingy third quarter defense.

    The Lady Cats opened well with senior center Megan Payton and junior forward Sarah Foree leading them to an 18-13 lead after the first quarter. Payton had seven points in the period and Foree had four.

  • Spotlight shines on Hartford’s good works

    When Eminence Elementary Principal Mike Doran asked the 800 students to stand if they’ve been affected by the work of Debbie Hartford, almost every youth gathered in the gym Thursday for a special assembly rose to their feet.
    Most people probably know that Hartford gets involved as the director of Family Resources and Youth Services, Doran said. Maybe they can think of eight or nine ways she works to improve Eminence, but Doran could think of more than 21 tasks that Hartford takes on.

  • Grant gets more jail time

    Brandon Grant came to court Thursday expecting to be sentenced and released, but instead will have to serve an additional 40 days.
    Grant, who pleaded guilty to two counts of torture of a dog or cat with serious physical injury or death in December, had been released from jail pending his sentencing hearing. When he missed a required visit with his probation officer on Dec. 23, a bench warrant was issued for his arrest. He was taken into custody and had been in jail since Jan. 23 when he appeared in front of Henry County Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad last week.

  • Celebrating UK's 150-year anniversary
  • Eastern students of the month

    Eastern Elementary School students of the month for January include: (back, from left) Rhyauna Spears, Gracie Broughton, Destiny Nelson, Ty Lyons, Dominic Escobar  and Steve Lopez; (front row) Makenzie Murphy, Landon Smither, Nicholas Bryan, Kayli Hedges and Gracie Walls.

  • Spring events will be here before you know it

    Spring Events and Activities:

  • Bedford man arrested in drug bust

    On Feb. 13, Kentucky State Police Post 5 received an anonymous tip in reference to possible drug activity at 76 Kenlee Drive, according to a news release from KSP.  Upon arrival, troopers made contact with the homeowner, James Singleton, 53. During the subsequent search of the residence, $15,275 in cash, approximately 2.5 pounds of marijuana, 528 pseudoephedrine tablets, items used in the cultivation of marijuana, illegal drug paraphernalia and other narcotics were located.  

  • Police conduct regional drug roundup

    Troopers with the Kentucky State Police and Kentucky State Police Canine Division with assistance of law enforcements officers from six local and federal agencies conducted a drug round up Feb. 11 with 27 arrests in the Post 5 District, according to a KSP news release.
    Officers from the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department, Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Owen County Sheriff’s Office, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Carrollton Police Department and the U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force participated.

  • Pendleton man pleads guilty to selling methadone to informant

    Steve Edward McFarland, who was scheduled for a jury trial in September to answer to several counts of trafficking in a controlled substance, pleaded guilty to all counts in Henry County Circuit Court Thursday.
    McFarland, who was 72 at the time of his arrest in the summer of 2012, sold methadone, a schedule II narcotic, to a confidential informant three times according to his indictment.
    The informant told police McFarland traveled to Cincinnati, where he purchased numerous methadone pills.

  • Scholarship fund keeps memories alive

    The Merriweather and King Street schools helped shape Eminence’s black community in the past, and organizers of a non-profit foundation want to carry that legacy into the future through a scholarship fund and related activities, according to one board member.