Today's News

  • Ladycats seeded second in district

    When the Henry County softball team takes the field for the 31st District tournament on Monday night, it will be in an unfamiliar position — not as the top seed.

    The Ladycats have been the No. 1 seed and have won the district tournament the last five years — that’s each year since the state’s new alignment in 2006. But this year, they will have to take a different route to get that sixth title, playing as the No. 2 seed behind Gallatin County.

  • Engagement: Barmore-Bonner

    Joe and Sharon Barmore of Smithfield announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Samantha Jo Barmore to Bryan Michael Bonner, son of Kurt and Mary Ellen Bonner of Maineville, Ohio.

    The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Henry County High School and a 2009 graduate of Georgetown College. She is employed by the Harrison County Board of Education as an elementary teacher.

    The groom-elect graduated from Kings High School in 2005 and from Georgetown College in 2009. He is employed as a loan processor at United Bank in Georgetown.

  • EHS baseball takes losses to Spencer, Carroll

    The Warriors lost two more games last week and are now 1-11 with the postseason just days away.

    The Eminence baseball team lost to Spencer County last Tuesday night, 15-1, then lost to Carroll County on Friday, 14-4. The Warriors beat Berea on April 19 and have lost the last five games. They play Shelby County (at Shelby) in the first round of the 30th District tournament on Monday night at 6 p.m.

  • Eminence Preschool open house
  • Eminence track team finishes regular season

    Competing on the same track they will be at six days later — the site of this year’s Class A Region 5 Championship — the Eminence Warriors closed out the regular season at the Owen County All-Comers last Wednesday night.

    The Warriors had four athletes who participated in five events with Shelby Armstrong leading the way, finishing third in the 100-meter dash in 12.43 seconds and adding a fifth place in the long jump with a leap of 16 feet, 2 inches.

  • Cats race at NCKTC, North Hardin

    The Henry County track team closed out the regular season with the North Central Kentucky Track Conference last Thursday night and the North Hardin Invitational on Saturday, then competed in the Region 3 Championship on Tuesday and are awaiting the Class 2A state meet next week — for those athletes who qualified.

    It was a packed final few days of the regular season and start to the postseason. The state meet will be hosted by the University of Louisville next Thursday.

  • Phase I producer application period is open

  • Quick & easy meat and veggie macaroni

    Everybody is extra busy during May.  It’s the beginning of outdoor sports such as soccer, softball and baseball.  Spring celebrations abound such as graduations, plus it’s time to get the vegetable and flower gardens going. 

  • Public records for the week of May 11, 2018

    Sheriff’s Dept arrests
    Thomas L. Velten, speeding 16 over, DUI 1st; arrested by Keith Perry on 5/5.
    David Baumia, FTA, arrested by Rick Nelson on 5/9.
    Connie Smith, FTA, arrested by Rick Nelson on 5/9.
    Charles Hinkle III, flagrant nonsupport, arrested by Rick Nelson on 5/10.
    Carl Schmickle III, FTA, arrested by Rick Nelson on 5/11.
    Robert Newberry, receiving stolen property under $10,000; PFO, arrested by Rick Nelson on 5/12.

  • McAlister sentenced to 20 years

    Last week, a father had the chance many parents of abuse victims never get. In Henry County Circuit Court, he faced Anthony McAlister, the man convicted of abusing his sons.

    The father delivered a short, but scathing indictment of the man convicted of sex crimes against his two boys at the sentencing phase of the trial.