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Today's News

  • Gala to create murder mystery

    Staff writer/photographer

    The Henry County Historical Society does not condone criminal intent, so justice and dinner will be served at this year’s gala event, “Murder in May.”

    Festivities begin at 6 p.m., Saturday, May 15 at the Smith-Berry Winery, New Castle where a well-seasoned traveling troupe of characters from Random Acts will give a murderer his comeuppance in a courtroom “dramedy.”

  • It’s a first win for the Warriors

    After starting out with six straight losses, the Eminence baseball team won its first game of the season last Monday night in a 11-2 outing over Silver Grove.

    It was not only the first check in the win column, but the best overall game the Warriors have played this season. They finished with 14 hits, committed just one error and Brandon Mitchell was solid on the mound. It was, in the words of head coach Mark Payton, the first complete game they have put together.

  • Public Records for the week of February 3, 2010

    Marriages

    Nicole L. Oak, 26, Pleasureville, to Ricky N. Wentworth Jr., 26, Eminence.

    Kimberly Dawn Gaines, 39, Bethlehem, to Shawn Louis Law, 31, Bethlehem.

    Emma T. Foree, 44, Eminence, to Alfonzo L. Taylor, 48, La Grange.

    Martha Mae McClain, 47, Campbellsburg, to David Murray, 48, Campbellsburg.

    Property Transfers:

  • Eminence resident arrested in Shelbyville

    Tabitha L. Barnes, 50, of 100 Sunnyside Road in Eminence was arrested April 24, at 800 Main St. No. 20 and charged with operating on suspended or revoked

    operator’s license, failure to wear a seat belt, giving a false name or

    address to a police officer and having only one headlight. She also had

    multiple warrants for her arrest, including a Henry County warrant for cold

    checks, a Bullitt County warrant for theft by unlawful taking, and a warrant

    from an unknown county for parole violation on a felony offense.

  • 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.