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Today's News

  • A home of history and heart

    Diana Powell and Garry Baxter love family and country life.

    The couple’s recent renovation of Powell’s grandparent’s home led them not just on a journey of family history, but a discovery of historical significance for Henry County.

    Powell grew up in Woodford County and spent summers at her grandmother Pearl Duncan Powell’s house on Drennon Road. Her grandparents had bought the home in the 1920s and operated a dairy farm and grew tobacco.

  • Smith-Berry celebrating 11 years; introducing new wines

    Chuck Smith thinks there’s a wine for everyone.

    The Smith-Berry Winery’s multi-medal win earlier this year may have proven just that.

    Wineries throughout the United States put more than 5,500 entries of their best-bottled wines on the table for the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. Smith said competition officials waived the winery’s entry fee just to have him, a winery from Kentucky, in the competition.

  • Outstanding Educator - Eminence Independent Schools: Kristan Lively

    The Henry County Chamber of Commerce honored Kristan Lively as an outstanding educator for Eminence Independent Schools.

    Basic Bio

    Originally from Kentucky moved to Arizona and graduated from Joseph City High School.

    Attended Spalding University for a business undergraduate degree and masters in education.

    Currently working on leadership program at University of Cumberlands.

     

    What do you think led to you being chosen for Outstanding Educator?

  • C’Burg Station building could be ready in six weeks

    The Campbellsburg Station Community Center may be six weeks from completion.

    The playground, however, is still months away from becoming a reality.

    Monday night, city council members got a tour of the building that will serve as the community center, and an update from Craig Bratton.

    Bratton said some line items, like excavation and painting, would exceed budget, while some items like plumbing were under budget.

  • Time to go treasure hunting
  • Public Record for the week of May 15

    Marriages

    Amber Marie Coppersmith, 19, Turners Station, to Aster Junior Abner, 31, Turners Station.

    Divorces

    Kenneth Joseph Hamilton, 35, Crestwood, and Loucindy Lynn Hamilton, 27, Sulphur.

    Robert Milton Dixon Jr., 42, Pendleton, and Tammy Sue Dixon, 51, Pendleton.

    Larry Sculley Sr., 63, Turners Station, and Phyllis Ann Miles Sculley, 51, Turners Station.

  • McClish slam fuels Cats' win

    Seth Williams was already pitching a good game for the Wildcats last week against Williamstown.

    In five complete innings of work, he coughed up just five hits, struckout nine and allowed no walks in the first round of the North Central Kentucky Conference tournament.

    But Aaron McClish had a good day, too. McClish, was 4-4 at the plate, including a grand slam for extra flavor.

    That grand slam, a no-doubt shot to left field, came as part of a seven-run fourth inning that gave the Cats an 11-0 lead.

  • Track Cats Advance to State

    High school track and field athletes work throughout their season with the goal of having their best day at the regional track meet at the end of the year.

    With that in mind the Henry County Wildcat track team put that work on to the test last week, ending the season with personal records on May 8 at the Class AA Region 3 track championships hosted by North Oldham High School.

  • Lady Cats drop Owen

    Errors can be downright painful. In games against Walton-Verona and Carroll County last week, the Henry County Lady Cats felt just how painful those errors can be.

    The Walton-Verona Bearcats used strong hitting and took advantage of 9 Lady Cat errors to pull away for a 17-6 win on Thursday night. The game was close early at 9-6 after three innings but the Bearcats pulled away in the final inning for the comfortable win.

  • Baseball Warriors fall to Bardstown

    The Eminence Warriors baseball team traveled to Bardstown to take on the Tigers for the second time in eight days and fell 15-4.

    The Warriors got off to a good start scoring three runs in the first inning. Austin Perry led off with a single and Austin Jones followed with a walk. Trevor Payton came through with a double to drive in the first run.

    Cole Lawson hit an RBI single to make it 2-0, with no outs. The next batters failed to reach base before Travis Bell hit an RBI single to score the third run of the inning and giving the Warriors a 3-0 lead.