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Today's News

  • Eminence recognizes duncan’s service as police chief

    Photos by Renee Toole.

    Eminence officials, police and friends and family gathered Feb. 27 to wish police Chief Carey Duncan the best in his retirement. Duncan posed for a photo with all the police department personnel.

  • Eminence Education Foundation raises funds for scholarships

    The Eminence Education Foundation dinner has one main goal in providing a banquet with silent and live auctions and entertainment, and that’s to encourage those who contribute to scholarships for students to enjoy and to continue their participation, Chairman Allan Byrant said.

  • Centenarian Celebration planned

    In honor of Older American’s Month in May, KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is planning the a Centenarian Celebration, according to a news release.  
    The goal is to recognize and honor citizens who live in the seven-county KIPDA region, who are 100 years old or older, including those in Henry County.  
    Exceptions will be made for individuals who are 99 years old, turning 100 this year.

  • March is a time to recognize everyday heroes: blood donors

    The American Red Cross is recognizing the country’s everyday heroes during Red Cross Month.
    “Everyday heroes help those in need in Kentuckiana,” said Jennifer Adrio, CEO of the Kentucky Region. “They are our volunteers, our blood donors, people who take our classes or those who make a financial contribution to help us help others. During Red Cross Month we thank them for their support.”

  • Shooting leads to theft cases, arrests

    After an accidental shooting in a vehicle injured an Eminence man Feb. 26, the resulting investigation led to charges against two others in burglaries and thefts both here and in Covington in Northern Kentucky, according to an Eminence police report.
    Police got involved after a report that a gun went off in a vehicle in which Tylor Roby, 19, of Eminence was a passenger, according to information from Major O.C. Jones of Eminence Police Department.
    Eminence police responded to 4717 Jackson Road, because the victim had been transported there.

  • Missing Pieces

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the history of the Locker in New Castle could tell itself through two intriguing early 20th century photos.

  • Fundraising for path underway

    Taking action to improve the community, Leadership Henry County Class of 2014 has launched a project to make the pond at the new park more accessible to the public.
    Among the beneficiaries of the 140-foot-long and 4-foot-wide path that ends in a 12-by-15 foot landing at the pond will be the residents of Cedar Lake Park Place.

  • Trevor Payton selected as a Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation winner

    A fitness project founded by an Eminence student four years ago led him to swear off high-calorie drinks. It also contributed to his receiving $20,000 from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.
    Each year, the foundation provides $3 million worth of awards to 150 students out of the more than 100,000 who apply, according to information from its website at http://coca-colascholars.org/.

  • Fairgrounds alcohol penalty to be financial

    Law enforcement officers won’t become a permanent fixture at the 4-H Fairgrounds to keep alcohol off the premises for weekend parties. Instead, Henry County can use a financial penalty against flagrant violators.
    The parks committee, led by Magistrate Jason Stanley, met to review the use of the 4-H building for private parties prior to the fiscal court’s full meeting Feb. 17, but the committee did not recommend any outright penalties against people who ignored the fairground’s ban on alcohol.

  • New ordinance to ban vandals, bullies from Eminence’s Coach D Park

    Defacing Eminence property, swearing and bullying are all violations that can get an offender banned from Coach D Park for at least 60 days and fined up to $250.
    Eminence City Council adopted rules and regulations pertaining to use of the park at their February meeting, after getting fed up with a number of acts of vandalism.
    In the future, anyone caught breaking the rules for the first time could result in a 60-day suspension from the park.