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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Project Linus aims to provide blanket coverage for children


    Becky Jew’s church challenged her to take on a mission she felt passionate about. She thought all night, but nothing came to mind. She credits her deceased mother for giving her the idea.
    “It was almost like my mom dropped the idea on my head from heaven,” Jew said. “My mother did Project Linus years ago in Virginia. She has since passed and this is a way I can honor her too.”
    When Jew looked into doing a local chapter, she found many chapters existed in Kentucky, but not in the area.

  • EHS Governor’s Scholars

    Brenna Raisor

    Brenna Raisor, 17, of Eminence is the daughter of Amy Raisor and Dale Raisor. Her grandparents are Shirley Rucker and Nancy Raisor.

     

    Why did you want to participate in the GSP program?

    Because it’s a wonderful opportunity to meet new people and earn scholarships.  I have heard nothing but things about the program.

    What are you most looking forward to with the GSP program?

  • HCMS baseball

  • Eminence Elementary Archery team

  • Eminence softball falls to Owen County, 14-2

     Despite their efforts, the Warriors fell in five innings, 14-2 to Owen. Prior to Monday night’s game, the Lady Warriors finished their regular season with a 15-2 win over Kentucky Country Day. In that game, Savanah Mertz had three doubles, Kelsie Craigmyle had a double and a triple, and Brenna Raisor pitched a complete game. “We played good defense (against KCD), it was just a good, all around ball game,” head coach Bill Covington said.