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Today's News

  • Cram the Cruiser holiday collection deemed a success

    The Kentucky State Police “Cram the Cruiser” food drive collected nearly 210 tons (419,507 lbs.) of food this year to help Kentucky families struggling financially during the holiday season — that’s 79,851 lbs. more than last year, according to a news release.

  • Youth accused of taking a weapon to school Dec. 14

    An 18-year-old Eminence Independent Schools student was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and drug paraphernalia after police got involved with a school incident, according to an arrest report.

    Eminence Police Officer John Bailey responded to assist two educators who were questioning a student Dec. 14.

    During their questioning and investigation, the educators chose to also search Marquis D. Moore’s book bag.

  • In 2017, Victory Hemp Foods set up shop in Henry County

    Chad Rosen pressed on with establishing a hemp foods processing facility in Campbellsburg to move his business forward in 2017.

    Though he considered building a new facility in the Henry County Commerce Park next to Trackside butcher shop, in the end Rosen decided his best option involved setting up shop for his business, Victory Hemp Foods, in an underutilized 6,000-square-foot facility, the nearby GROW building.

    Capstone Produce used the building before, but the facility had been vacant for about three years.

  • Card skimmer found on electronic teller at bank

    An observant ATM customer at an Eminence bank recently noticed the machine that dispenses cash had been tampered with and called police, according to information from Eminence Police Chief Kevin Kemper.

    “The gentleman who called us, when he pulled his card out, [the extra card reader on the ATM] kind of moved,” the chief explained. “He called 9-1-1 and said there’s something wrong with this bank machine.”

  • Wildcats move to 3-1 in district

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Carroll County Dec. 12 and picked up their second district win of the season. The Wildcats led most of the first half but fell behind after a lackluster third period before rallying with a strong fourth period.

    Landon Morgan opened the scoring with a free throw 59 seconds into the game before Carroll County took their only lead of the first half with a drive by Wyatt Supplee who led the Panthers with 19 points in the game.

  • Warriors win three, drop one

     sports@hclocal.com

    Eminence hosted Frederick Fraize Thursday night and used pressure defense and good shooting from beyond the 3-point arc to come away with a 20-point win over the Aces.

    The Warriors started slowly and were tied at six with 5:41 left in the opening period. But Mano Saunders hit two free throws at the 5:16 mark to start a 9-2 run to give them a 17-8 lead.

    After a Fraize 3-pointer stopped that run, the Warriors scored the last eight points of the first quarter to lead 25-11 going into the second period.

  • Lady Cats drop two district games

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Carroll County Dec. 12 and fell to the Lady Panthers in an important district matchup.

    Carroll County jumped out to a 9-1 lead before the Lady Cats could get their offense on track.

    Janey Thompson hit a free throw with 2:55 left in the first period to make the score 9-2 before Carroll County scored on a drive to the basket to stretch the lead to nine points.

    But Henry County outscored the Lady Panthers 6-4 in the final two minutes of the period to trail 15-8 going into the second quarter.

  • Lady Dragons outgun Warriors

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the South Oldham Lady Dragons Dec. 11 and found themselves in a shootout from the opening tip.

    Aaliyah Bailey hit two free throws just 13 seconds into the contest but that would be their last lead of the night as they played catch-up the rest of the way.

    South Oldham followed with an 8-0 run before Camille Scott hit a runner in the lane and Tavi West scored on a layup to make it an 8-6 game with 5:15 left.

  • Chamber launches Junior Leadership at middle school

    By Holly Kinderman 

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year ~ Christmas is almost here!

    We are less than a week away from Christmas and I’m sure some of you have last minute shopping to do, so don’t forget our small businesses here in Henry County that have unique gifts and gift certificates available.

  • Paul Harris fellows Honored at Rotary