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Today's News

  • Public Record for the week of May 30

    Sheriff’s Dept arrests

    Martin J. Metts, 3rd degree terroristic threatening; menacing, arrested by Rick Nelson on 5/17.

    Brandon Douglas, FTA, arrested by Dustin Hamilton on 5/18.

    Victor Harris, FTA, arrested by Dustin Hamilton on 5/18.

    Crystal D. Hensley, TBD under $500, arrested by Rick Nelson on 5/21.

    Mandy Crowe, 4th degree assault, arrested by Rick Nelson on 5/21.

  • Wood signs with KSU

    It’s been a long time for the Eminence Warriors.

    Last week, senior Chelsea Wood committed to play softball for Kentucky State University.

    She is, head coach Bill Covington said, “the first softball player we’ve had (sign) since long before I came.”

    Woods has been a four-year player for the Warriors, and until this season was mostly a utility player for Covington.

  • Cats shoot down rockets

    Henry County Advances to the Semifinals with 5-2 Win over Shelby

    By Greg Woods
    For the Local
    On a steamy, hot Memorial Day the Henry County Wildcats fought from behind to secure a 5-2 victory over Shelby County to advance to the second round of the 8th Region Tournament.

  • Lady Cats fall to Gallatin County in District Tournament

    The Henry County Lady Cats walked onto the Gallatin County softball field last week hoping to settle the score with their district rival.

    Gallatin had the edge in the season’s series, 2-1, over Henry County. With a 5-1 win in the semifinals of the 31st District Softball tournament, Gallatin advanced to the championship game, and Henry County’s season was over.

  • New Castle Yankees
  • KSP bust meth lab in Pendleton home

    Kentucky State Police seized a meth lab in Sulphur and arrested two Pendleton women after receiving a tip.

    Troopers went to 343 Wolfpen Branch Road on May 22 after receiving a tip that there was an alleged meth lab on the property. The troopers arrived about 1:30 p.m. and the residents of the house allowed them to enter. During the search, officers found ingredients for methamphetamine production and the alleged meth lab in a bedroom.  The police also found a 5-month-old infant and two children ages 2 and 6 in the residence.

  • Lane clears obstacles to graduate

    By Brad Bowman
    Reporter/Photographer
    Brandon Lane didn’t have a spring break like most high school students for four years.
    His freshmen year at Eminence High School he had 60 absences.  At first, he started failing classes. Friday night, Lane will become the first in his family to graduate high school and go on to college.
    “My father was diagnosed with stage four throat cancer. He was going every week for treatments for 48 weeks,” Lane said.

  • Eminence teen to participate in GSA

    Music is emotion for Lily Lyons.

    Lyons of Eminence will attend The Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts this summer at Transylvania University, where she will receive instruction in instrumental music during her three weeks at the university with 225 students from 43 counties in Kentucky.

    Lyons, 17, started learning violin when she was 9 using the Suzuki method.

  • Main Street: Beautification 10 years in the making

    In the wake of big box grocery and department stores, the economy of small towns continues to decline rapidly.

    Unlike many cities where historic buildings are razed for parking lots and new property development prospects, New Castle’s downtown district remains intact.

    The renovation of New Castle’s Main Street historic buildings started as a plan to stem the flow of financial hemorrhaging by improving the façade of downtown. Main Street Manager Jeff Thoke affirms the design phase is just one part of revitalizing the community.

  • Eminence Pre-Kindergarten

    The Eminence Pre-Kindergarten students held their graduation ceremonies May 17.