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Today's News

  • Peyton first, Hensley secoond in Warren East Invitational

    MacKenzie Peyton shot a four-under 70 to win the Warren East Invitational and Maddie Hensley, a seventh-grader, shot 76 to finish second in the 67-golfer field. Kathy Peyton, who was standing in for her husband Willie as coach for the Lady Cats, was excited about their performance.

  • Coach's Corner-Jason Spencer

    Basic Bio

    Age

    40

    Birthplace

    Middletown, OH

    High School

    Wayne County

    College

    Union College

    Teaching position

    Special Education Teacher

    Coaching Background

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Corey Roberts

    Corey is a senior on the Warriors’ football team.
    Parents: Mike and Annetta Roberts.
    What do you do for fun?
    I read a lot. I like mentoring younger kids and weightlifting.
    How about school clubs?
    Ag club, pep club and I help around with others like academic team.
    Favorite school subject and why:
    Expository writing at Bellarmine because I plan to go into journalism and it helps and I like to write.
    Favorite TV shows:
    Whatever football is on.
    Favorite Movie:
    Clash of the Titans and Radio.

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Jessica Holcomb

    Jessica is a senior on the Lady Cats’ soccer team.
    Parents Stacey Hughes, James Hughes.
    What do you do for fun?
    I like to hunt, fish and hang out with friends.
    How about school clubs?
    FFA, HOSA (nursing club) and pep club.
    Favorite school subject and why:
    Nursing classes because it gets me prepared for my career.
    Favorite TV shows:
    Pretty Little Liars and Duck Dynasty.
    Favorite Movie:
    Soul Surfer
    Favorite music style/artist:
    Country/Jason Aldean.
    Favorite food:

  • Campbellsburg wins elementary school boys race, New Castle wins girls race

    Submitted

    The Henry County High School cross country team hosted a county-wide elementary cross country race on Thursday at Harry Hill Park. Ninety-four students from Eastern, New Castle and Campbellsburg Elementary schools participated in the one-mile race.

    Third-grader Luke Lyons of Campbellsburg Elementary won the boys race with a time of 7:46.26. Another third-grader, Luther Davis of New Castle was second just six seconds later. Fourth-grader Ben Beccera of Campbellsburg was third in 8:25.94.

  • Comer makes hay over hemp

    Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer thinks letters of support will clarify the U.S. Department of Justice’s position and may give the green light to Kentucky’s hemp production.

    On Aug. 29, James M. Cole, a deputy attorney general with the U.S. Department of Justice, sent a memorandum for U.S. attorneys on the subject of guidance regarding marijuana enforcement in all 50 states.

  • Walker arrested again on meth production

    Kentucky State Police arrested a Henry County man during a traffic stop for alleged meth production less than two weeks before his sentencing on a pending family meth case.

    Trooper Brodie Jodry stopped a vehicle without taillights that Geremy Walker, 39 was riding in on Sunday, Sept. 1, two miles north of Bedford on U.S. 421. 

    Jodry found several ingredients used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine in the vehicle.

  • Council passes tax raise

    After three years with no tax increase, the Eminence City Council voted Monday night to increase real estate property taxes.

    Under the new rates, a homeowner will pay $8 more for a home valued at $100,000.

    During the public hearing on tax rates Wednesday, Sept. 4, Mayor Drane Stephens asked council members if they had any thoughts or concerns about the proposed tax increase while the council waited for potential resident attendees. Council member Danny Meadows said he had received numerous calls from residents on fixed incomes and voiced his concerns.

  • Training for the golden hour

    First responders, EMTs and firemen all strive to get a crash victim to a trauma center in the golden hour.

    Armed with the Jaws of Life and a cutting tool, firefighters work swiftly and safely to remove victims from the mangled metal of a car frame, a collapsed roof or those pinned under a dashboard. Ensuring they receive medical care within an hour, where a victim’s chances of survival from a traumatic injury are most probable, requires the proper tools and training like an auto extraction class.

  • Henry County native killed at Shelby County meth lab

    A Henry County native was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a meth lab at Mulberry Pike in northern Shelby County Monday.

    Henry County Coroner James Pollard said Christopher Booth, 33, was living in Shelby County.

    Kentucky State Police troopers  were checking out a missing person complaint Monday afternoon, when they heard a gun shot ring out inside the residence, a report said.