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Today's News

  • Be aware of suicidal behavior

    According to a report released by the Surgeon General two years ago a young person commits suicide every two hours in our country. In fact, suicide now claims the lives of more adolescents than any disease or natural cause.  It should also be noted that adolescents commit suicide at a higher rate than that of any other age group.  What is even more alarming is there are even more suicidal attempts and gestures than there are actual completed suicides.

  • First high school ratings for girls released

    Four days after the first boys’ basketball Litkenhous Ratings of the season were released, the Courier-Jurnal revealed the first girls’ list. For the two high schools in Henry County, the results were the same.

    The Henry girls are 11th among 8th Region teams and the Eminence girls are 16th — the exact same spots as their counterparts. There are 16 teams in the region.

    The Litkenhous Ratings are a computerized formula that ranks the state’s teams based on record, strength of schedule and other factors against in-state schools.

  • Public Records for the week of November 4, 2009

    District Court records

    Traffic

    Monday, Oct. 26

    Judge Jerry D.

    Crosby II

    Luther Kirk, 1958, charge from 8/16; speeding 21 miles per hour over, continued to 11/9.

    Lester V. Mack Jr., 1990, charges from 7/24: operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, BAC .08, first offense, dismissed; careless driving, guilty, state traffic school, fines and costs $243, show cause hearing 12/21.

  • Readers sound off on Danny May appeal

    I am writing about the appellate court that granted the (Danny) May appeal. I think you did a great job in your story. I hope that everyone who read that article will see that there are a lot of people that are not getting a fair deal. And thank God someone from the Court of Appeals took time to research May’s court record, and found in his favor. Glory be to God in the highest. I hope that everyone will respond to that article.

    Leora Curry

    Mayfield

  • Readers sound off on Danny May appeal

    I am writing in regard to the May appeal story because I am one of the few people who have seen the records that exist which contain certain statements made by the state that are in my opinion very wrong for a person of the court to make when they are involved in the case that decides the fate of that person.

  • Cats recognized for 2009 football season

    The 2009 Wildcats were at the top of their game. They claimed the District Four championship to guarantee home field advantage in the state playoffs. They won a school-record 10 games with an impressive 10-3 mark — only Somerset at 14-1 and Mason County at 11-1 were better in Class 3-A. They beat Moore in the first round of the playoffs. They beat Elizabethtown in the second round. They reached the state quarterfinals for just the second time in school history.

  • Library News

    The temperature has dropped and winter is in full force! Don’t worry, there’s lots of indoor fun to be had at the library! 

     

    Story Time is sure to keep little ones happy every Monday and Wednesday at 10 am. They’ll enjoy stories, crafts, and songs in this 45 minute event! 

     

  • Getting fit ... and more

    Staff writer/photographer

    At 11 a.m. Eminence resident Mark Zimmerman climbed onto a treadmill at the Eminence Community Center. A bank of windows in the fitness room set high on the wall provided privacy as well as sunlight.

    Fifteen minutes into his routine he ramped up the incline and speed settings, providing more bang for his cardiovascular buck.

    He was sweating, but talked easily about his recent physical transformation.

    Zimmerman quit smoking a year ago, and decided to kick his health up another notch.

  • Readers sound off on Danny May appeal

    After reading the Dec. 9, 2009 article published on the case against Danny May, I begin to wonder what happened to our “fair and impartial” Judicial system.  If something like this can happen to a guy like Danny, whom I’ve known for more than 15 years, then it could happen to just about anybody.

    I didn’t want to believe that someone with an outlook on life like Danny  could have ever done such things, but at the same time I began to have my doubts towards his innocence after his conviction.

  • Juveniles arrested in connection with ongoing crimes in southern Henry County

    The suspects behind multiple crimes in southern Henry County have been arrested.

    The Kentucky State Police issued a press release Tuesday afternoon stating that “several juveniles” were arrested for a series of ongoing crimes. The arrests, made off of an investigation of vehicle break-ins and thefts, were made by KSP Trooper Jim Mitchell.

    The suspects are believed to have been involved in stealing vehicles from the Pleasureville, Defoe and Eminence areas, as well as from northern Shelby County.