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Today's News

  • EHS volleyball falls to Lady Panthers

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team traveled to Carrollton Thursday night to take on district rival Carroll County.

    The Warriors played two of their best sets of the season but lost 25-22, 25-22, 25-9.

  • Benjy Kinman boat ramp closed

    The boat ramp at Benjy Kinman Lake near Drennon will close Sept. 14 while repairs are being made to the lake’s dam. The project is expected to be completed in time for the spring fishing season.

    Anglers may still fish from the bank or launch canoes or kayaks while the project is underway. To aid with repairs, the 88-acre lake will be drawn down three to four feet.

    The lake is located in the Boone Tract of the Kentucky River Wildlife Management Area. Anglers must release all largemouth bass caught in Benjy Kinman Lake.

  • Receives adult education incentive
  • A magic night at New Castle

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    The last Thursday evening of every month is being set aside at New Castle Elementary School as a time for families to learn more about one of the seven habits of being an effective leader, Principal Tara McMahan said. Magician Mark Comley started this year off with teaching the first habit — being proactive — through comedy and magic. Both students and parents were laughing at the unique ways Comley taught this lesson, McMahan said.

  • Battle of the Bluegrass tractor pull coming Sept. 5

    This Saturday, Sept. 5, the Howes Lube/Battle of the Bluegrass Series (BOB Series) heads to the Henry County Fairgrounds in New Castle.
    “There are a ton of pulling fans that have wanted us to pull in New Castle for years, and this Saturday, the BOB Series will give the fans a great new event in New Castle” BOB Series CEO Tom McConnell said.  “These are the pullers that are seen regularly on NBC Sports, so fans at this event will see, many for the first time, some of the biggest names in the sport of pulling.”

  • Upcoming events and activities happening in Henry County

    ri-County Diabetes Challenge Walk on Saturday, Sept. 12:  This fun event will be held at the new Henry County Recreational Park outside of New Castle.  Registration is at 9:30 a.m. and the walk is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
    There is no charge and walkers will be given a pedometer at registration so they can log their steps during the hour-long walk.  At the end of the walk, steps are recorded and tallied.  

  • Soil pH and the importance of applying lime

    By Levi Berg

  • 4-Hers produce champions at Kentucky State Fair

    By Cathy Toole

  • Taking care of veterans should be a priority

    One of the ongoing challenges our country faces is making sure our veterans receive the full benefits they have rightfully earned.

    Unfortunately, as we discovered during a legislative meeting earlier this month, there are still some who are either unaware of what is available or who have become mired in bureaucracy.  The good news is that, thanks to the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA), we are making great strides in closing these twin gaps.

  • I'm going to need a giant can of hairspray

    Donald Trump and I have something in common, and it’s not the size of our bank accounts.

    Much like Trump, I, too, will report for jury duty this week. However, I won’t arrive in a limo, I won’t be allowed to park in a no parking zone and there won’t be any paparazzi there to capture my entry into the courtroom.