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Today's News

  • Republicans tap Park for Cleveland

    An Eminence man and Henry County Republican Party leader will attend the Republican National Convention this July and help choose a platform and presidential candidate.
    Jon Park will serve as one of 46 delegates representing Kentucky in nominating the Republican candidate who will appear on the presidential ballot in November.

  • Bookmobile to hit the streets

    Summer 2016 Bookmobile schedule

    • Eminence Village – first and third Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
    • New Castle – second and fourth Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
    • George Mason Apartments – first and third Thursdays at 4 p.m.
    • Campbellsburg Community Center – first and third Thursdays at 6 p.m.
    • Port Royal – second and fourth Thursdays at 4 p.m.
    • Osage Estates – second and fourth Thursdays at 6 p.m.

  • Ohio man charged with ‘homicide’ in March 13 wreck

    A 21-year-old Dayton, Ohio, man had been traveling in excess of 100 miles per hour prior to a March 13 wreck on Interstate 71 that killed a La Grange man on his way to work at General Butler State Park, Kentucky State Police say.
    The dining room supervisor at the park, Andrew Persayni, 74, of La Grange had switched shifts with a fellow worker who wanted to attend a Special Olympics event that day.

  • Save a Lot expected to open in Eminence

    A new Save a Lot store will take the place of Norm’s Food World, according to members of the Wood family.
    The family planned to close the long-time Eminence grocery in mid-April after selling off all the inventory and equipment.
    Even before Norm’s closed its doors for the last time, a banner out front announced a new store was coming.

  • Wildcats whip Warriors, 12-2

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats had a light week in terms of how many games they played. But the two games they did play were very important in determining their postseason fate.

    First they traveled the three miles from HCHS to Eminence to take on their county rivals. Then they traveled to Owenton to take on another district rival. With two wins the Wildcats could take a big step toward the top seed in the district tournament.

    The Wildcats defeated the Warriors 12-2 March 29 before falling to the Rebels 8-0 the following evening.

  • Warriors lose, 3-2, to Burgin

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors finished off a busy week with a one-run loss at Burgin Friday night. The Warriors cut down on their errors with only one in the game. But it was a big one, according to Coach Tyler Gross.

    “The key to the game was in the fourth inning when we had two outs and we threw one away on a ground ball,” Gross said. “They scored two runs after that.”

  • HC track competes at North Oldham

    sports@hclocal.com

    Cameron Johnson led the Henry County Wildcats track team with a win in the triple jump and a fourth-place finish in the long jump at the North Oldham Invitational Friday night. Connor Finley had a good showing in the 110-meter high hurdles as he finished third and the 300 hurdles where he placed sixth.

  • Lady Cats fall to Atherton, Shelby

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Shelbyville Mar. 29 to take on the Shelby County Lady Rockets and came away with a 10-0 five-inning loss.

    The Lady Cats managed just three hits in the game while the Lady Rockets pounded out 12 base knocks including a double and a triple.

    The Lady Cats committed just two errors in the game but they accounted for three unearned runs.

    Shelby scored a single run in the first, three in the third, four in the fourth and two in the fifth to end the game.

  • EHS nipped by Lady Demons

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Carroll County March 29 for a district seeding matchup and fell to the Lady Panthers 17-9.

    The Warriors started brightly by jumping on the Lady Panthers for three runs in the first inning but were victims of a bad second inning when Carroll scored 10 runs.

    The game was played fairly evenly the rest of the way but the damage had been done in that tough second inning.

  • Local Buzz for April 6

    Church Activities and Services
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, Bedford, Thursday, April 7 at 7 p.m.
    First Presbyterian Church is hosting a Bible study each Wednesday at 1 p.m. using the old Andy of Mayberry T.V. show.  It is a lot of fun to watch the old shows and discuss a biblical topic brought out in the episode. For more, contact Terry Johnson at onepres@bellsouth.net or call 502-845-4132.