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Today's News

  • Public Records, May 18, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Timothy Crittenden, 19, Pleasureville — arrested May 10 at Fallis Road, Pleasureville, by Trooper Whalen for trafficking in a controlled substance

    James A. Louden, 36, Pleasureville — arrested May 12 at College Street, New Castle, by Trooper Whalen for trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Wildcats pitching leads to three wins

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County scored all the runs they would need against Spencer County in the first inning on May 9, and then relied on pitching and defense the rest of the game to come away with a victory that avenges one of their five losses this season.

    Daniel Murray pitched seven innings for the Wildcats and allowed only two hits while walking one and striking out three batters. The Wildcat defense committed one error but did not allow a Spencer County base runner past first base the entire game.

  • Lady Cats defeat Moore, 10-0

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats managed to get only one game in last week due to the rainy weather, but it was a good one as they beat the Moore Lady Mustangs in five innings on senior night.

    The seniors, Madison Rabourn, Kelsey Skaggs and Shelby Ray, led the Lady Cats’ offensive attack with two hits each. Rabourn had two doubles and three RBIs, Ray scored twice and had an RBI and Skaggs had an RBI.

  • EHS loses to Lady Eagles, Lloyd

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to take on Lexington Christian Friday night and fell to the Lady Eagles 12-1.

    The Warriors struggled at the plate as they had no base hits in the game.

    But after three innings they trailed just 2-1.

    The Lady Eagles pushed across two runs in the second inning to take the lead.

    Eminence scored their only run in the top of the third.

  • Warriors drop two games

    By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford May 11 to take on the Trimble County Raiders and came away on the short end of a 10-0 score line. Trimble County pounded out nine hits and took advantage of walks and an error to score four runs in the first, one in the second, two in the third and three in the fourth to end the game on the 10-run rule.

    EHS managed just two hits, a double by Cameron Mathis and a single by Alec Spraybury.

  • Rain foils coaches' plans

    Rain is a good thing. I understand that. Without water we couldn’t exist. Some parts of the world could use the rain right now because of drought.

    Not us though. We’ve had plenty of rain. In fact if you are a softball and baseball fan, coach or player, you just wish the rain would stop long enough to get a game in.

    The Henry County softball and baseball teams are among those who are sick and tired of H2O falling from the sky.

  • Eastern students of the month

    Eastern Elementary School students of the month include front, from left:  Alexis Wood, Jake Thompson, Josh Thompson and Diamond Kelley; and back: Gracie Buckley, Alexis Ford and Adam Northern.

  • Henry farm project receives KAFC backing

    The Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corp. (KAFC) approved $2,157,500 in 10 agricultural loans for projects in the Commonwealth at its board meeting on Friday, May 13, including one in the Beginning Farmer Loan Program in Henry County, according to a news release from KAFC.
     Beginning Farmer loans, or BFLP, totaled $1,357,500 for eight recipients, including $120,000 for one in Henry County.
    BFLP is designed to assist individuals with some farming experience who desire to develop, expand or buy into a farming operation.

  • Kentucky ag department launches Food to Fork program

    The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is accepting applications from community organizations interested in hosting Kentucky Proud dinners now through fall of 2016, according to a news release.
    The Kentucky Proud Food to Fork Program will provide funding to qualifying applicants for dinners that showcase local food products.
    The program will also promote local agritourism businesses and provide educational background on locally produced agricultural food and products.

  • UK provides the most up-to-date info on the Zika virus spread

    University of Kentucky entomologists recently developed a website that will have the most up-to-date information on the Zika virus and its spread, as mosquito populations around the state begin to build.
    The website is http://pest.ca.uky.edu/EXT/ZIKA/1kyzika.html.