Today's News

  • HCPS to offer after school care this fall

    When school starts Aug. 9, parents of elementary students enrolled in Henry County Public Schools will have a convenient option for after-school child care.
    The After School Academy will provide on-site care from dismissal to 6 p.m. each school day at each of the three elementary schools in the district.

  • Public Records, June 14, 2017

    KSP Arrests

    Paul Rankin, 50 of Pleasureville – arrested June 5 on Happy Ridge Road by Trooper Smith for burglary, first; public intoxication, controlled substance; and resisting arrest

    Edward Ayres, 36 – arrested June 5 at 4710 Bethlehem Road by Trooper Brewer for possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (cocaine); possession of marijuana; and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Local Buzz, June 14, 2017

    Church Activities

    Drennon Christian Church will host two Bible studies through the summer: “Women of the Bible” for the ladies, based on the book, and “Western Superstars” for the men, based on seven classic western movies. Wednesday nights at 6 p.m., with potluck.

  • Republicans hold Lincoln-Reagan Dinner

    The Henry County Republican Party (HCPR) held its annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner this past Saturday. 

  • New legislation protects gun rights

    The Second Amendment is in the news a lot these days. It should be. It’s an important part of our nation’s history. 

  • You can get a lot for just 75 cents!

    Wednesday afternoons at the Local office are usually quiet; that is unless we’ve had some delivery issues.

    Occasionally, subscribers call in very frustrated and upset because they did not receive their newspaper. For many, it’s part of their routine and when the paper doesn’t reach them – either in their mailbox or at their favorite retail outlet – their routine is completely compromised.

  • Sharpshooters dominate home event


    The Steel Technologies Shotgun Range was the site of the annual Henry County 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational Saturday, with 75 competitors from 10 counties vying for top honors in archery, air pistol, trap and sporting clays.

    Henry County won the majority of the medals in most of the events, with the 15 to18 Air Pistol team sweeping the top three spots in the class. 

  • EHS taps Mays to coach hoops


    Jason Mays, a former assistant and head coach at the college level, has been named as the new boys basketball coach at Eminence High School.

    Mays, a Georgetown native, graduated from Scott County High School in 1994. He attended Georgetown College and graduated from there in 1999.

    He wife, Lori Beth, is an elementary school principal in the Scott County school system. They have two children, Jayse, 10, and Raegen, 6.

  • Sweeney to lead EHS volleyball


    A familiar face will take over as the new Eminence High School volleyball coach. Ed Sweeney, who has coached the Eminence middle school volleyball team since its inception in 2013, will make the move to high school this year.

    Sweeney works as an Enterprise Project Manager for ServiceMax, a General Electric Digital Company. He and his wife Michelle, an Eminence native, live in Eminence and have two daughters, Madison, a rising sophomore, and Megan, a rising seventh-grader, who attend EIS schools.

  • Renovation and addition to WAC underway


    Renovations and additions to the Eminence Independent Schools’ Warrior Activity Center are nearing completion. The WAC will now have locker room facilities for outdoor sports teams as well as a new heating and air conditioning system. The renovations and additions are part of the larger building upgrade the school has undergone this year, including the EdHub.