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Today's News

  • Do you need something to do?

    Chris Brooke

    Editor

    “Do you need something to do?” ranks among the top questions that I hate to hear.

    Having that query posed to me probably means my features have twisted themselves into an expression of bafflement or irritation.

    As someone who likes to stay occupied and keep working towards goals, I want to avoid a lot of downtime.

    Fortunately for me, then, the business of setting up my new home means there’s been no shortage.

  • The time to come together is now

    This morning the dust is settling, and after a long campaign season,  we have discovered who the winners of partisan primaries are. Those who will advance to the general election in November, and a few who have actually won their elections.  
    To those who have won their primary and face no opposition in November, congratulations.  
    The time has come for winners and losers to come together and focus on fighting the common foe.

  • Exciting new businesses coming to Henry County

    May has been an exciting month for our cities around the county. Campbellsburg is making real progress in finishing the Community Center, Pleasureville is looking forward to the opening of the Amish Restaurant for lunch only on May 30, Eminence has McDonald’s opening on May 29 at 5 a.m. and the Eminence Apothecary has its doors open as well. New Castle is looking forward to the new drug store being open, and Henry County has much to offer to any who might want to check us out.

  • Improve your health by reducing your sodium

    We are a nation that loves salt. Unfortunately, too much sodium can cause you to retain excess fluid in the body, putting pressure on your heart. This can lead to high blood pressure, one of the major risk factors for heart disease. The American Heart Association estimates that about one in three Americans will be diagnosed with high blood pressure at some point in their lives. For people with diabetes, their chances of also getting high blood pressure are doubled.

  • Meat processing plant earns financial support
  • Public record for the week of May 21

    KSP Arrests

    Kristin Norton, 37, Sulphur, arrested 5-13-14 by Officer Hazelett upon the execution of a bench warrant from another agency.

    John Armstrong, 19, Bethlehem, arrested 5-18-14 by Officer Brewer for a DUI, failure to produce an insurance card, his rear license plate not being illuminated, failing to wear a seatbelt and speeding nine mph over the limit.

    Loren Scroggins, 33, Madison, Indiana, arrested 5-18-14 by Officer Brewer for a DUI, failing to notify the DOT of an address change and careless driving.

    HC Sheriff Arrests

  • Lady Cats nip Lady Panthers on sac fly

    The Henry County Lady Cats went into their game on May 6 with the Carroll County Lady Panthers knowing that they would be the fourth seed in the district tournament but still wanting to prove something against the top-seeded Carroll County Lady Panthers who defeated them 10-3 earlier in the season.

  • Warriors fall to Williamstown, Gallatin

    The Eminence Warriors’ baseball team hosted Gallatin County on May 6 and fell to the Wildcats 12-0 in five innings. With the win Gallatin County clinched the top seed in the district tournament that starts next week

    The Wildcats jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first but the Warriors kept it close until a six-run fifth inning did them in.

     “They had two on and two outs and we made an error that opened the door for them to score four runs,” Coach Jay Virgin said. “We should have been out of the inning without any runs.”

  • Wildcats whip Warriors

    The Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team got their second win of the season over cross-county rivals the Eminence Warriors on May 5.

    The Wildcats got only eight hits against the Warriors but they used good base running and took advantage of five Eminence errors to score 13 runs.

    Connor Smith pitched for the Wildcats and held the Warriors to two runs on five hits. Smith struck out nine batters on the night.

  • HCHS wraps up season with home meet

    The Henry County Wildcats’ track team wrapped up the regular season with a home meet on Thursday night. Many of the teams participating in the meet brought one or two athletes as they tried to become eligible for the regional meets, which started this weekend. Henry County’s regional meet was held yesterday at Christian Academy and will be reported on in next week’s paper.

    Coach Melissa Sheron was pleased with her team’s final tune up.