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Today's News

  • Warriors beat Carroll in OT

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Carroll County Friday night and pulled out a 70-68 overtime win over Carroll County that guaranteed the Panthers will play in the four-five seed game in the 31st district tournament. With only one district game left the Panthers cannot get enough wins to reach teh 2-3 seed game.

    The game was close throughout as both teams scored 13 points in the first period before the Warriors managed to eke out a 2-point advantage at 29-27 going into halftime.

  • Lady Cats fall to Oldham Co.

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Oldham County Thursday night and fell to the Lady Colonels 68-32.

    The Lady Colonels jumped out to a 23-5 lead after the first period as they used full court pressure defense and good outside shooting to establish their dominance.

    The Lady Cats were able to hold Oldham to 17 points in the second period but scored only nine to trail 40-14 at halftime.

  • History Comes Alive

    History and “wax figures” came alive for Campbellsburg Elementary School students recently as fifth-graders taught about the patriots of the Revolutionary War.
    The stations at the Living Wax Museum lining the Campbellsburg halls Jan. 17 featured multiple Patrick Henrys, several of the earliest presidents and a lot of folks with the last name Adams, but also some less prominent names from the war seeking American independence from Great Britain.

  • Local mother gets national attention for ‘stirring the pot’

    While keeping a vigil at her daughter’s bedside at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital during a life-threatening bout with Crohn’s disease, Tiffany Wigginton Carnal began campaigning for the legalization of medical marijuana in Kentucky.
    Lyndi Carnal, 17, has spent months in the hospital recovering from further complications and surgeries necessitated by Crohn’s, a chronic inflammatory disease of the digestive tract.
    Symptoms of the disease include pain and cramping, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fever, weight loss and more.

  • Court asked to take a stand against drugs

    Making a $23,000 unexpected excess funds payment to Henry County Fiscal Court Jan. 17, Sheriff Danny Cravens immediately asked the magistrates to use that money in the fight against illegal drugs.
    Speaking at the fiscal court’s regular January meeting, Cravens segued from a report summing up the Henry County Sheriff’s Office activity in 2016 — dispatched 3,142 times through the Kentucky State Police Post 5 and received 931 requests for assistance from the public — to a need for extra resources to combat illegal drug activity.  

  • Online health and wealth challenge to start soon

    Are you trying to rescue a failed New Year’s resolution?
    The most common New Year’s resolutions revolve around something to do with either our health or our wealth. We are launching an online Challenge called “Henry County, Ky., Small Steps to Health and Wealth” that may help you to get back on track.    
    This challenge is a part of a national four-week program designed to help you improve both your health and personal finance behaviors.  
    It will run for the month of February and is done on-line.

  • More details about the upcoming youth beef contest

    The Henry County Extension Office is offering a new contest this year — the 2017 Henry County Youth Best Beef Contest.
    This contest’s purpose is to educate youth about finishing beef animals and determining potential marketing opportunities for their beef while competing for the best beef animal and best speech.
    Participants in this contest will raise a beef animal to market weight, have that animal processed, attend a three-week educational series, and give two speeches on how the animal was raised and how that processed animal will be marketed.

  • Local producer found an organic way to control the weeds

    Goats turned out to be the brush control for David Neville that helped him to certify Capstone Farms as organic, according to a news release from the Energy and Environment Cabinet, Division of Compliance Assistance.

  • Brewer’s volunteering award

    Bob Brewer received the Henry County Help Center Volunteer of the Quarter award for his dedication to the food pantry. The latest quarterly dinner recognizing volunteers was held Jan. 19 at Lockport Baptist Church. Help center Director Joe Durbin presented Brewer with the award, and he received several gifts from sponsors, Chat ‘n’ Nibble, Scribers, Buddy’s Place and Valero.

  • Farm-City recognized

    The Eminence Rotary Club hosted Stuart Alexander, the current Rotary district governor as their guest speaker Jan. 9. The club was presented with one of Rotary’s Best Community Service awards for their participation in the Farm City Day Lunch, held annually in Henry County. Alexander presented the award to club President Tim Lee.