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Today's News

  • Coens find sweet success at Bazaar

    Homemade pumpkin rolls can make the holiday season bright for both the customers and the bakers’ family, according to Betty Jo and Doyle Coen.
    Though she learned most of what she knows about cooking from her mother while growing up in Henry County, the Coens actually brought the pumpkin roll recipe, long a favorite at the annual Holiday Bazaar, with them from California, when Betty returned to Kentucky in 2000.

  • Pride in Henry County Arts
  • Santa Letters

    This year, our special section with children’s Letters to Santa will publish on Dec. 21. 

    While most of our letters will originate from classrooms in Henry County and Eminence elementary schools, we also invite our homeschooled students to participate.

  • Shop local for Kentucky gifts, entertainment

    With only about two-and-a-half weeks left before Christmas, time is drawing short for those looking for the perfect gift or a holiday event to attend.

    Fortunately, there is help available, beginning with the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and the Kentucky Arts Council.  The websites for both (Kentuckytourism.com and artscouncil.ky.gov) have collected long lists of available businesses and attractions that are doing their part to make the season special.

  • Be a community that comforts the hurting

    By Mona Huff

  • Local Buzz, December 7, 2016

    Church Activities

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, will hold a Christmas program, “This Baby,” on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 6:30 p.m.  All are welcome.

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will have its Christmas Morning Worship Service, Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. All are invited to attend.

  • Public Records, December 7, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Leslie Nation, 36, Bedford — arrested Nov. 28 at East Cross Main, New Castle, by Trooper Smith for a warrant

    Summer Brewer, 36, New Castle — arrested Nov. 28 at South Property Street by Trooper Smith for hindering prosecution or apprehension, second degree 

    Roy Holcomb, 41, New Castle — arrested Nov. 28 at South Property Road by Trooper Smith for four warrants

  • Warriors trounce Trimble County, 90-49

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors sustained a 94-69 loss to open the season at district-rival Gallatin County Nov. 28, but bounced back Saturday to defeat Trimble County 90-49 in their home opener.

    The Warriors jumped out to a 17-7 lead against Gallatin County before the Wildcats came storming back to lead 22-18 at the end of the opening period. The Wildcats’ momentum continued into the second period when they outscored the Warriors 32-19 in the fast-paced, press and run game.

  • Injury bug plagues Lady Cats

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats opened the season with two returning starters, Savannah Medley and Maddie Hensley, sidelined by knee injuries and by the end of their second game had lost another returning starter to a possible knee injury.

    The Lady Cats opened at Kentucky Country Day Nov. 28 and lost to the Bearcats 44-38.

    Henry County opened the game well and took a 14-5 lead into the second quarter.

  • EHS girls fall to Owen, Trimble

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team opened the season with a home game against the Owen County Lady Rebels Nov. 28. The much taller Lady Rebels used their inside game to defeat the Warriors 63-38. The twin towers of Abby Clifton and Molly Gamble combined to score 40 of the Lady Rebels’ 63 points.

    The Warriors played the Lady Rebels evenly to open the game and were tied at 6-6 before Owen County went on a 10-0 run to lead 16-6 at the end of the first period.