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Today's News

  • Warriors' season ends vs. Owen County

    The Eminence Warriors’ four-game winning streak came to an end on Feb. 25 as the Owen County Rebels got a dominating performance from their super sophomore Carson Williams to beat the Warriors 68-53. It was also the end of the season for the Warriors as the loss came in the semifinals of the 31st district tournament.

  • All-NCKS teams announced

    Henry County High School placed three players on the North Central Kentucky Conference all-conference team for the 2013-14 season.

    Sophomore Cheyenne Clark made the girls’ team while seniors Austin Young and Landon New made the boys team.

    The rest of the girls’ team includes: Paige Black, Jessie Dunlap and Kaylee Clifford of Trimble County, Katie Cheek and Michaela Kennedy of Williamstown, Brooke and Hannah Dossett of Gallatin County, Shelby Mullikin and Allie Mills of Walton-Verona, Ashlee Gravely of Owen County and Lauren Moore of Carroll County.

  • 31st District All-Tournament teams
  • Public Record for the week of March 5.

    Sheriff Arrests

    Brandon Grant, 4th degree assault, 3rd terroristic threatening, arrested by Rick Nelson 2/24.

    Ricky Cox, FTA, arrested by Rick Nelson on 2/24.

    Andrew Spradlin, flagrant nonsupport, arrrested by Rick Nelson 2/24.

    Rick Cox, 2 counts of FTA (Jefferson County) arrested by Rick Nelson 2/24.

    EPD Arrests

    Cole Roberts, of Pleasureville, arrested 2/26 at Eminence Terrace by Officer Kemper and charged with 3rd degree assault of school employee or school volunteer.

  • Budget still remains legislators’ biggest task

    As we near the end of February, the General Assembly has a predictably full agenda heading into what is always its busiest month of the year.

    Enacting a budget to run state government remains our biggest task. The House’s Appropriations and Revenue Committee is right on schedule, however, with its seven budget review subcommittees close to finishing their modifications of Governor Beshear’s proposal. A vote by the full chamber will be by early March.

  • Hard decision: Being mom to momma dog

    Anyone who knows me knows that I love my dogs as if they were my children.

    Troy and I have owned dogs all our lives and have rarely been without at least one dog at home to greet us after a long day’s work. Being a pet owner is one of the joys in my life, but it can also bring heartbreak.

  • 1889: Cook gets rights to spirituous liquor

    On March 14, 1814, William Stephenson and Elias Dejarnette, his surety, posted a bond of 50 pounds in order for Stephenson and Peggy Troutman to secure a marriage license. Peggy was the daughter of Peter Troutman, who signed a parental consent form.

    The marriage was officiated on March 19, 1814, by the Rev. Alan Mcguire, Minister of the Gospel.

  • National FFA Week teaches leadership to students

    Jakob Beckley

    Leadership Committee Chairman

    Each year, FFA chapters around the country celebrate National FFA Week. The weeklong tradition began in 1947 when the National FFA Board of Directors designated the week of George Washington’s birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer. The first National FFA Week was held in 1948. Today, FFA Week always runs Saturday to Saturday and encompasses Feb. 22, Washington’s birthday.

  • What to consider when re-entering the work force
  • Winter hits county one more time

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Winter’s last supposed bout of storm activity shutdown the Kentucky General Assembly Monday, caused school closings and brought travel to a minimum crawl.

    The mixture of rain, sleet and then a cover of snow presented challenges to state road crews. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Public Affairs Officer, Andrea Clifford said Monday it had everything to do with timing.