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Today's News

  • Henry County 4-H advances in Culinary Challenge

    By Cathy Toole

  • Eminence plans for the future with 2016 budget

    Eminence’s 2015-2016 proposed budget includes earmarking funds for future improvements to Coach D Park and beginning to save funds for the eventual purchase of a firetruck, according to discussion at the May 11 council meeting.
    Mayor Drane Stephens discussed these items in his budget message, which projects about $1.7 million in revenue in the general fund with approximately $1.34 million in expenses, leaving an estimated balance of $377,392.

  • Memorial Day program to honor veterans

    The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary will remember Henry County veterans with a special Memorial Day program May 25 at the Henry County Courthouse.
    Col. Hal Lamberton, commander of the 238th Regional Training Institute and director of logistics for the Kentucky National Guard who served in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom, among others, will serve as the featured speaker, according to organizers.
    The Eminence Singers will provide music. The Henry County EMS Color Guard will present the flag.

  • FoodPort to engage regional farmers

    How to bring farmers together with potential customers at the West Louisville FoodPort served as the main topic of discussion at a May 12 meeting of City of Louisville, representatives of Seed Capital Kentucky, the Berry Center and county officials from the region held at the Locker in New Castle.

  • 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.