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Today's News

  • Summer events will soon heat up Henry County

    Events really begin to take place in Henry County this time of year.  
    Coming up are Relay for Life on June 19; County Fair June 29 to July 4; Smith-Berry Concert/dinner series beginning soon; and the Kentucky Renaissance Fair begins its six-weekend run on May 30, which continues through July 5.  

  • Safe canning practices will keep everyone healthy

    Gardens are beginning to bear the fruits of our labor.
    Soon, it will be time to start thinking about preserving some of the excess produce for winter months.
    Safety is of utmost importance for those of us who will be preserving food, because — let’s face it — no one wants to get sick from poorly processed food.
    Bacteria, molds and yeast can grow quickly on fresh foods, and fruits and vegetables contain oxygen and enzymes that can cause food to spoil.

  • Henry County 4-H advances in Culinary Challenge

    By Cathy Toole

  • Local Buzz, May 13, 2015

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church Activities & Services

  • Public Records, May 13, 2015

    KSP arrests

    Heather M. Morriss, 25, Smithfield —  arrested May 5 at LaGrange Road, New Castle, by Trooper Stucker for speeding 15 MPH over the limit; possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia; careless driving

    Linda Ballinger, 22, Taylorsville — arrested May 6 at Lake Jericho Road, Smithfield, by Trooper Dykes for execution of a bench warrant

  • A call for Congress to repeal the Patriot Act

    By U.S. Representative Thomas Massie

    Congress faces a critical deadline, and time is running out.  On June 1, 2015, three provisions of the USA Patriot Act will expire.  The actions of the United States Congress between today and June 1 will affect the privacy and liberty of millions of innocent Americans.

  • Celebrating one year in Henry County

    This spring, my wife Beth and I have enjoyed several anniversaries that highlight our growing bonds with our new communities.

    With our transition eased by extended family long established in the region, we uprooted ourselves about 14 months ago from the mountains of Virginia, a place where we lived 17 years, to pursue great new opportunities here in Kentucky.

  • Lady Cats undefeated in district play

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats made the short trip to Eminence to take on the Warriors May 6 and slugged their way to a 20-5 win.

    The Lady Cats opened with six runs in the first inning but saw the Warriors strike back for four runs in their half of the inning to make it a two-run game.

    The Lady Cats came back for eight runs in the second inning and then cruised to the 15-run victory.

  • Warriors get first district win over GCHS

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Gallatin County Wildcats May 5 and defeated their district rivals 6-3.

    Cole Lawson gave a strong pitching performance and the Warriors’ offense came through with some clutch hits to get their first district win of the season.

    The Warriors jumped on top with two runs in the first inning. Trevor Payton led off with a single and Trey Gregory followed with a walk. With two outs Lawson doubled to left-centerfield to bring home both runs.

  • Wildcats get back on track, win 3

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats had a busy week starting with losses to district rivals Carroll and Owen counties.

    They bounced back Thursday with a win over Whitefield at home and then defeated KCD and Seneca on Saturday.

    Carroll Co. 9 HCHS 6

    The Wildcats played better against the Panthers than last week when Carroll won 9-1 at Henry County. On the return trip the Wildcats got their bats going but could not shut down the Panthers’ offense.