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Today's News

  • Sharpshooters dominate home event

      Submitted

    The Steel Technologies Shotgun Range was the site of the annual Henry County 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational Saturday, with 75 competitors from 10 counties vying for top honors in archery, air pistol, trap and sporting clays.

    Henry County won the majority of the medals in most of the events, with the 15 to18 Air Pistol team sweeping the top three spots in the class. 

  • EHS taps Mays to coach hoops

     sports@hclocal.com

    Jason Mays, a former assistant and head coach at the college level, has been named as the new boys basketball coach at Eminence High School.

    Mays, a Georgetown native, graduated from Scott County High School in 1994. He attended Georgetown College and graduated from there in 1999.

    He wife, Lori Beth, is an elementary school principal in the Scott County school system. They have two children, Jayse, 10, and Raegen, 6.

  • Sweeney to lead EHS volleyball

     sports@hclocal.com

    A familiar face will take over as the new Eminence High School volleyball coach. Ed Sweeney, who has coached the Eminence middle school volleyball team since its inception in 2013, will make the move to high school this year.

    Sweeney works as an Enterprise Project Manager for ServiceMax, a General Electric Digital Company. He and his wife Michelle, an Eminence native, live in Eminence and have two daughters, Madison, a rising sophomore, and Megan, a rising seventh-grader, who attend EIS schools.

  • Renovation and addition to WAC underway

     sports@hclocal.com

    Renovations and additions to the Eminence Independent Schools’ Warrior Activity Center are nearing completion. The WAC will now have locker room facilities for outdoor sports teams as well as a new heating and air conditioning system. The renovations and additions are part of the larger building upgrade the school has undergone this year, including the EdHub.

  • Henry County Lady Cat softball camp

     The Henry County High School softball coaching staff held a three-day camp last week at the HCHS softball field. On Tuesday it was all about hitting as the coaches helped these future Lady Cats with their swings.

  • Henry County youth have fun at 4-H summer camp

     

    Campers from Henry County at 4-H summer camp enjoyed various experiences last week. To learn more about summer camp and to see more photos, read Henry County 4-H Extension Agent Cathy Toole’s column in the June 21 edition of the “Henry County Local.” 

  • Mark your calendar for Henry County Harvest Showcase July 29

     

    It is still more than a month away but July 29 will be here before you know it. So mark your calendars now and plan to bring the whole family to this event that is free and open to the public at the Henry County Fairgrounds.

  • Summer Splash
  • New Castle firms up water and sewer project funding

     

    Funding is now fully in place for the City of New Castle to move forward with improvements to the town’s water and sewer system which will keep the municipality in compliance with its permit requirements and prevent any additional fines from the Kentucky Division of Water.

  • New Castle creates facade grant program to protect downtown’s historic storefronts

     

    The New Castle City Commission has budgeted $2,500 to fund a grant program intended to protect the historic integrity of commercial buildings in downtown, according to information from the city.