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  • Public Record Jan. 17, 2018

    Spring Turner — arrested Dec. 28 by Deputy Jamiel for failure to appear
    Kristopher Stapitis — arrested Dec. 28 by Deputy Jamiel for possession of a controlled substance, meth, first; possession of drug paraphernalia

    Seth Carter — arrested Jan. 2 by Deputy Nelson for a probation violation
    Casey G. Maddox — arrested Jan. 3 by Deputy Nelson for failure to appear
    Montana Dyer — arrested Jan. 4 by Deputy Raisor for a probation violation
    Jacqueline Fay Wilson, 59, Smithfield, to Anthony Brown Crabb, 58, Smithfield

  • Warriors reach semifinals of All a Classic


    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owen County Jan. 9 to take on the host Rebels in the first round of the 8th Region All A Classic.

    The Warriors started slowly and fell behind early but managed to force overtime and prevailed, 70-64.

    Leading 8-6 with 2:38 left in the first period, Owen County went on a 10-3 run to close out the period with an 18-9 lead.

    “Another slow start put us in a hole,” EHS Coach Robert Amis said. “We were fortunate to climb our way back out of it.”

  • WHS squeaks past EHS


    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Walton-Verona to take on the Williamstown Lady Demons in the first game of the Eighth Region All A Classic tournament Jan. 10 after the first round had been postponed due to bad weather Jan. 8.

    The Warriors and Lady Demons played a tight game that came down to the wire before Williamstown escaped with a 45-44 victory.

    Both teams struggled to get an offensive rhythm in the first period.

  • Lady Cats lose to North Oldham


    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Goshen Jan. 9 to take on the North Oldham Lady Mustangs and came away with a 54-21 loss.

    The Lady Mustangs jumped out to a 23-4 lead after one period and never looked back. They outscored the Lady Cats 10-1 in the second period to lead 33-5 at halftime. 

    The Lady Cats’ play improved in the second period as they matched North Oldham’s 12 points but The Lady Mustangs outscored HCHS 9-4 in the final period.

  • Wildcats wallop Walden, fall to Cougars


    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Walden Wolverines Jan. 9 and came away with a 78-43 victory.

    Henry County got off to a fast start and led 21-6 at the end of the first period. The Wolverines played the Wildcats evenly in the second period as both teams scored 12 points. But Henry County put the game away in the third period by outscoring Walden 21-10 to lead 54-28 going into the final period of play.

    HCHS Coach Enoch Welch emptied his bench in the final period as the Wildcats outscored Walden 22-15 to win by 35 points.

  • Those who steal from their fellow citizens aren’t patriots

    Cliven Bundy, despite his claims of personal sovereignty, should recognize and show gratitude for just how well our democracy has worked for him.
    I mean, I know he won’t, because that would ruin his reputation with the radical fringe groups who supported him in his ongoing standoff with the Bureau of Land Management about cattle grazing rights in the western United States.

  • Grant to help with online database

    The Berry Center in New Castle recently received a $1,500 grant from the Kentucky Local History Trust Fund through the Kentucky Historical Society.
    Archivists at the Berry Center will use the money for collections management, according to archivist Michelle Guthrie, who wrote the grant application. The non-profit center’s mission is to preserve Wendell Berry’s work, as well as father his John Berry Sr. and his brother John Berry Jr.’s agrarian legacy.
    Established in 2011, the archive is located at the center’s Agrarian Culture Center and Bookstore in New Castle.

  • Fatal wrecks down in 2017 on Ky. roads, first decrease since 2013

    Preliminary figures indicate highway fatalities in Kentucky declined in 2017 to 770, down from 834 in 2016, a news release from state public safety officials. According to the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and the Kentucky State Police (KSP), this is Kentucky’s first roadway fatality decrease since 2013, when 638 fatalities were recorded.
    KOHS Executive Director Dr. Noelle Hunter commends Kentuckians for taking responsibility behind the wheel.

  • Louisville man tries to flee from police

    When local authorities sought out a man with outstanding warrants Jan. 10, they captured their target after a foot chase and, as a bonus, seized 17 grams of crystal meth, according to information from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.
    Authorities believed they could find Michael Joseph Lindsey, 19, of Louisville at a home in the 3500 block of La Grange Road, and Henry County Deputy Kyle Stewart and Sgt. Chase Dewitt went to see if that was true.
    When they went to the home, Lindsey tried to flee.

  • Henry County educators seek public input on graduate profiles

    Readying students for the future is an essential goal of Henry County Public Schools, educators say. In a move to ensure that the schools prepare students for the future, local educational institutions are incorporating graduate profiles.
    Henry County Public Schools are developing a similar program that stresses core competencies and skills.
    After completing extensive research, Henry County educators continue formulating their own graduate profile that HCPS Superintendent Terry Price said stresses core competencies and skills students need before they graduate.