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Today's News

  • 31st District knotted up in 3-way tie

    With Henry County’s 59-44 win over Gallatin County Saturday afternoon, the boys’ 31st District is now in a three-way tie for the top spot in next month’s district tournament.

  • Wildcats pull away after close start

    It took more than 25 minutes for the Henry County Wildcats to outlast their cross-county rivals Eminence, then they put it in overdrive.

    On paper, host Henry was big favorites over Eminence in the first clash of the two high schools this boys’ basketball season. But the first three quarters featured an Eminence team that would not back down. The Warriors jumped out to an early 12-5 lead, were in front 14-10 after the first quarter and led for much of the first half last Thursday night inside Roy L. Winchester Gym.

  • Cull parole revoked

    Staff writer/photographer

    Almost two years after being charged in the death of his two-month-old grandson, Campbellsburg resident David Cull is heading back to prison.

    In November 2009, Cull, 52, was sentenced to five years each for the Feb. 14, 2008, reckless homicide of his grandson, Xavian Cull, and for tampering with physical evidence. The sentences were to be served concurrently.

  • Highland Renaissance 24-Hour Race

    The Highland Renaissance site in Eminence will host a 24-hour footrace on March 13-14, starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday and finishing at 8 a.m. on Sunday.

  • Have a slice of pie

    Every year, Americans spend more than $700 million on pies in grocery stores. That doesn’t include pies purchased in restaurants or price clubs, or through food service agreements.

    If you’re curious, that comes out to more than 186 million individual pies.

    According to a survey by Crisco and the American Pie foundation, nearly 20 percent of Americans say their favorite pie is apple, followed by pumpkin (13 percent), pecan (12 percent), banana cream (10 percent) and cherry (9 percent).

  • Pleasureville woman picked to be Princess

    Staff writer/photographer

    A 22-year old Pleasureville woman has been chosen as one of five princesses in the 2010 Kentucky Derby Court.

    Megan Imel, daughter of Phillip and Velda Imel, is a senior at the University of Louisville. The 2006 Henry County High School graduate is majoring in fine arts photography and communications.

  • EIS gets VSA award

    Eminence Independent Schools is the recipient of a 2010 VSA Arts Inclusion Award.

  • Rivalry full of nerds

    I had no idea so many students in the county were such comedians. I sure got a laugh last Thursday night at the boys’ basketball showdown between Henry County and Eminence inside Roy L. Winchester Gym.

    I hadn’t seen so many taped glasses, plaid clothes, bow ties, pocket protectors, short pants or suspenders since I was an elementary-aged dreamer thinking it was so cool to be a nerd after watching “Revenge of the Nerds” for the umpteenth time.

  • Eminence girls have a short stay in the All ‘A’

    The Eminence girls stay in the 8th Region All “A” Classic was a short one this year as the basketball squad was knocked out in the opening round with a 64-28 loss to Williamstown last Tuesday night.

  • ATF investigating traffic cone explosion

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms now is in charge of investigation an accident in Port Royal.

    On Tuesday, Jan. 19, Kentucky State Police responded to an explosion on Maddox Ridge Road in the Port Royal Area. According to a KSP press release, troopers discovered a woman, Clarissa Tackett, 21,  with minor injuries sustained from an explosive device. Her step-father, Phil Brierly, owns the home where the explosion took place. She was taken to an Urgent Care center by family members, and was treated and released.