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Today's News

  • Sarah Moore Rankin cherishes HC roots

    sports@hclocal.com

    Sarah Moore Rankin stayed busy in high school as an all-around athlete who competed in four sports as a senior.

    Rankin was a five-time state qualifier in the 100-meter hurdles. She also qualified for the state meet three times in the 300-meter hurdles and once each in the pole vault and as a member of the 4x200 relay team.

    In the fall she was a member of the varsity cross country team for five years and qualified with the team for the state meet three times.

  • HC boys take two matches

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcat golf team had a good second week of the season with two wins in dual matches over Walton-Verona and Trimble County.

    The Wildcats traveled to Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw to take on Walton-Verona Aug. 10 and came away with a 162 to 179 win.

    Alex Hadden led the way with an even-par 36. Isaac Klempner was right behind with a 37 in the nine-hole match.

  • Lady Cat golfers win

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team defeated the Trimble County Lady Raiders 204-211 in a match at Cardinal Hills in Bedford last Thursday. The Lady Cats got the win despite playing without their top golfer Maddie Hensley.

    Senior Bayleigh Boyer led the way with a 43 in the nine-hole match. Sophomore Nikki Perkinson shot 45, freshman Hannah Marowelli carded a 54 and seventh-grader Carleigh Peyton shot 62.

  • Age is just a number to some Olympians

    As I approach my 55th birthday (which I feel with every bone, muscle and ligament in my body) it is reassuring to see so many “senior” Olympians doing well in the Rio Games.

  • Warriors win scrimmage

    Submitted

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Pendleton County Friday night in a preseason scrimmage and came away with a 22-7 win.

    Pendleton County, a Class 3A school, had 179 yard rushing and 32 yards passing. The Warriors had five sacks two fumble recoveries and an interception.

    Offensively the Warriors ran for 316 yards and threw for 18 yards.

    Cameron Mathis had two touchdown runs of 27 and 63 yards respectively and Cameron Capps had a touchdown run of three yards. Elijah Armstrong ran in two 2-point conversions.

  • Henry County makes the top 10 for lowest unemployment

    For the first time in recent memory, Henry County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state, according to a news release from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.6 percent. It was followed by Oldham County, 3.7 percent; Shelby County, 3.8 percent; Fayette and Spencer counties, 3.9 percent each; Anderson and Campbell counties, 4.1 percent each; and Boone, Henry and Scott counties, 4.2 percent each.

  • Family Dollar manager struck, money taken

    Several Kentucky State Police troopers spent several hours searching the Eminence area for a subject who reportedly robbed a Family Dollar manager as she left work Aug. 9, according to Trooper Josh Lawson.
    The Eminence Police Department had received a report from a witness to the incident, but the city officer could not respond as he already had a person in custody, Lawson, a KSP spokesman, said.
    A trooper who was nearby responded to investigate the incident outside of Family Dollar.

  • Trackside, local help the homeless

    Trackside Butcher Shoppe recently helped an Eminence resident make a donation of 440 pounds of pork to two homeless shelters in the region.
    MaShea Bramblett kept a pig for more than 10 years, until it grew to a little less than 900 pounds.
    When the time came to put the pig to sleep, Bramblett wanted something positive to come from it. She decided it would be good to donate the pork to Wayside Christian Mission in downtown Louisville and to Open Door of Hope Men’s Shelter in Shelbyville.

  • United Citizens Bank adds staff

    United Citizens Bank, headquartered in Campbellsburg, recently announced the additions its made to its staff in the last year.
    Evan Whiteaker joined United Citizens bank in July 2015 as a part-time teller at the Carrollton branch.  He resides in Carrollton.
    Rebecca (Becky) Bush joined United Citizens bank as a part time floating teller working at all locations.  
    Becky resides in New Castle with her husband Robert Reed Bush III and four children.

  • Summer’s busy, and there’s more to come

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce