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Today's News

  • Nostalgia reignites cruising interest

    Staff writer/photographer

    After a six-year absence, cruising in Eminence might make a comeback.

    A Facebook group calling itself “We miss cruising Eminence” has seen a groundswell of support from people nostalgic about cruising the city’s streets on weekends.

    Now the mostly over-30 group says it wants to bring back cruising this Friday, June 4.

     

    For the full story, see this week's Henry County Local, available on newsstands across the county.

  • Grant ends HCHS softball season

    Through everything the Henry County softball program has been through — the ups and downs that come with a full season of games — the Ladycats accomplished all of their goals minus one.

  • Cooper wins high jump, ranked 2nd in Class A

    Eminence’s TJ Cooper cleared the crossbar at 6-foot-2 at the Region 5 Championship on Saturday afternoon to become the regional champ in the high jump and advance to the Class A state meet one week later.

    He came through in the clutch. The senior set a personal best by three inches, was just one inch away from tying Ed Berry’s school record and extended Eminence’s streak of qualifying a high jumper for the state meet to six years. This Saturday at the University of Louisville, Cooper will get the chance to leave his mark as one of the best jumpers in Class A.

  • Eminence woman entered pageant on a whim, now to represent Kentucky

    Staff writer/photographer

    Anna Thompson leads a hectic, happy life that is about to get even more hectic.

    The 2008 Eminence graduate attends Jefferson Community College in Shelbyville, recently attained a certification in Phlebotomy and continues to pursue a career in the medical field. Activities at Henry Christian Church take up much of her time on weekends.

    It surprised even Anna when she decided to enter the 2010 Miss Plus America contest. “This is a totally new experience for me,” she said.

     

  • NC may contract w/ HCSO

    Staff writer/photographer

    Though without a police officer, the city of New Castle will not be without the presence of law enforcement.

    Henry County Sheriff Danny Cravens presented New Castle commissioners with an alternative to hiring another police chief following John Porter’s resignation.

    For the full story, see this week's Henry County Local, available on newsstands across the county.

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  • Thanks for support of Lions Club event

    On behalf of the New Castle Lions Club, I would like to thank everyone that came out to our fourth annual truck and tractor pull held at the fairgrounds May 14 and 15.

  • A ring lost, found and returned

    When the phone rang at Coomes Law Office, Earl “Hammer” Smith was calling from the Henry County History Center.  Mr. Smith was looking for old yearbooks from Eminence High School.  My husband, Ben, advised him to call the library.  Mr. Smith told him that he had tried both the school and Henry County libraries only to be told they didn’t have any Eminence yearbooks. 

    “What years are you looking for?” Ben asked. 

     

  • Community Calendar for the week of June 9, 2010

    Wednesday, June 9

    Children’s Story and Craft hour every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasureville Christian Church. Also, the community library at the church is open to the public.

    Union Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School through June 11 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly.

    Take Tromp Through the Swamp and A Break by the Lake at the Henry County Public Library with humorous singer/songwriter Tom Sieling at 11 a.m. and  2 p.m. For more information call the library 845-5682.

  • Tracksters compete at NCKTC championship

    Brittany Crawford picked up four individual wins for Henry County, TJ Cooper was third in the high jump to lead Eminence, and both high schools got plenty of action at the North Central Kentucky Track Conference hosted by Walton-Verona last Thursday night.

  • Wildcats advance in tourney with two-run win

    It was not the prettiest way to win a baseball game, but it was enough to get the job done when it matters the most.