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Today's News

  • EHS softball on longest streak this decade

    Entering his first season in charge of the Eminence softball team, Bill Covington had one focus in mind — building the program with progress throughout the entire season. He took a big step up last week.

  • Council member sounds off on mayor’s communication

    Last week’s paper reported the Campbellsburg City Council’s disappointment with Mayor Jan Fletcher.  Specifically, the mayor sought out and hired a new attorney to represent the city; fired its current city attorney, but didn’t let the council know he had done so.  The Local accurately reported the council’s concerns, except for one main aspect.  The mayor was asked by City Councilman Rex Morgan if he had considered any Henry County-based attorneys for the position.  The mayor responded that he had tried to contact Attorney Bill Brammell, but an o

  • HCPS, EIS to share energy position with 4 others

    Staff writer/photographer

    Starting July 1, six area school districts will share a position designed to help manage their energy use.

    Through the Kentucky Energy Efficiency Program for Schools, established in 2008, school districts have been required by Kentucky law to take actions to manage their energy use.

  • Public Records for the week of February 17, 2010

    Sheriff’s Department Arrests

    Leslie A. Nichols, failure to appear, arrested by Rick Nelson on 2/8.

    Anisa M. Rivera, theft by deception under $10,000, arrested by Rick Nelson on 2/9.

    Gary R. Bailey, failure to appear/failure to pay, arrested by Rick Nelson on 2/10.

    William O’Daniel, 2nd degree burglary, arrested by Keith Perry on 2/10.

    Mitchell Webb, no license, no registration, DUI 3rd, arrested by Keith Perry on 2/10.

  • Woods picks Kentucky Wesleyan College

    After helping lead the Henry County girls’ golf program to its current top-notch status, Samantha Woods has decided to continue her golf career with Kentucky Wesleyan College next school year.

    The Henry County High School senior decided on Kentucky Wesleyan a few months ago but made it official with a signing inside the high school’s Media Room last Tuesday at noon. She becomes the first Henry golfer to sign with a college team since April Hayden and Nikki Chilton committed to Georgetown College in 2005.

  • First time out for EHS

    After a delay in opening the 2010 track season, the Eminence Warriors officially started the season at the Oldham County All-Comers last Thursday night.

    Steve Frommeyer, the team’s head coach who is also the school’s principal and head football coach, said he was pleased with Eminence’s performance, especially considering he mostly had middle schoolers competing at the high school-level meet. For most of the Eminence athletes, it was their first-ever meet and just the second time they had been on a track.

  • Thank you for support of Judy Lea

    The Judy Lea Memorial Henry County Children’s Fund would like to thank all who helped make this year’s fund raising dinner such a success. John Rothenburger, Sidney Rothenburger and the Henry County and Eminence Food Service for preparing and serving the food. Eminence Baptist Church youth group for busing tables. The Campbellsburg Show Choir, Henry County Middle School Choir, Eastern Elementary Choir, New Castle third and fourth graders, Henry County Jazz Band, for the entertainment, Dave Gray for auctioneering, Ben Coomes, Donnie Tipton and Harold Bratton for hosting.

  • Documentary twists the truth

    Earlier this year, Mr. Michael Pollan was nominated for an Oscar on a documentary full of lies. Not every documentary film sticks with the full, straight to the point facts/truth. There isn’t a law that states that. For this movie, Food Inc., is filled with lies about America’s farmers and food suppliers. How can a topic that can be so strongly focused on, be blown so out of proportion based on these lies? What can we as farmers do with this situation?

  • Thank you to the City of New Castle

    I would like to thank the New Castle mayor and members of the City Commission for joining into a contract with Liberty Communications, allowing them to install high speed internet transmitters on the New Castle water tower. This will be a great service to the rural citizens of Henry County, allowing us to get away from slow, slow dial-up at a reasonable cost.

    If anyone is interested in high speed internet, please call Liberty Communications at 859-393-8995 or 1-866-505-7332.

    Hugh McBurney

    New Castle

     

  • The Henry County track team shifts focus back to training after hectic race schedule

    After a busy week packed with races, the Henry County track team will now get back to the track to focus on training.

    The Cats competed at the Western Hills Middle School All-Comers last Wednesday, the Oldham County All-Comers on Thursday, the Harry Greschel Christian Academy Invitational on Saturday and the Shelby County All-Comers on Tuesday, making for a busy stretch of races. Sedrick Williams, the new head coach, said all the racing has made the training suffer, and now wants to focus his attention on the days between meets.