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Today's News

  • Get wrapped up in green Heritage Quilts

    Staff writer/photographer

    Donna Duncan of Eminence said the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society’s quilts don’t get out much in January and February.

    It seems ironic, but the society’s quilt collection lies dormant most of the winter.

    Duncan hopes to change that. “Rather than languishing in my living room,” she said, “I’m taking them out as a trunk show exhibit.”

  • Kentucky Supreme Court declines to hear garbage case
  • Port Royal woman injured by exploding traffic cone

    Staff writer/photographer

    A Port Royal woman received minor injuries last week after a booby-trapped traffic cone that had been placed in her driveway exploded.

    The investigation into the incident now is in the hands of the U.S. Department of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

    At 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 19, Kentucky State Police responded to an apparent explosion at a Maddox Ridge Road home in Port  Royal.

  • Warriors are knocked out of 8th Region All ‘A’

    The Eminence Warriors got a glimpse of their future last Tuesday night.

    Playing against Williamstown in the opening round of the 8th Region All “A” Classic, the Warriors lost 45-36. Eventually, this is the focal point coach Chris Nethery wants with his team contending for the regional crown within the next few years. All “A” is for the smallest 125 schools in Kentucky.

  • Community Calendar for the week of January 27, 2010

    Wednesday, January 27

    Karate classes will be held at the Community Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    Children’s Story and Craft hour every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasureville Christian Church. Also, the community library at the church is open to the public.

    The Mobile Pantry will be at Henry County Fairgrounds from 3 to 6 p.m. or as long as supplies last. Please bring ID and or recent mail to confirm your address. Must live in Henry County.

  • Permanent shelter from the storm

    Staff writer/photographer

    On Jan. 27, 2009, snow and an ice storm left much of Henry County without heat  or power.

    Some residents were stranded in their homes until emergency personnel rescued them.

    When Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent and Department of Emergency Services coordinator Bruce Owens began to get a handle on the storm’s scope they realized an emergency shelter was needed.

  • He must think we’re stupid

    The President of the United States must think we’re stupid.

    First, he gives bailout money to large “too big to fail” banks. Some of them didn’t want the money, but he forced them to accept our tax dollars anyway. Next, the banks pay back the bailout money, with interest, but that’s evidently not good enough. Now the President wants to tax banks approximately $90 billion. Wow, how wonderful, we’ll show those big, mean, banks.

  • Bayorek ‘does bad things when she gets mad’

    General Manager

    A December attempt to burn down the trailer she lived in was not the first arson charge leveled against a La Grange woman.

    Melinda L. Bayorek, 45, of La Grange, was indicted Jan. 14 by the Henry County Grand Jury on a sole count of second degree arson, a class B felony. If convicted, Bayorek could face 10-20 years in prison.

    Bayorek was charged in connection with attempting to burn down her rented trailer in Henry County on Dec. 9, 2009.

  • Communites do come together

    A big thank you to the city and the residents of Eminence.  On Thursday night, Jan. 21, our Greyhound, Quandra, escaped out of our back yard at approximately 8:30 p.m.  She was gone for about 30 minutes when we realized that she wasn’t out there.  After searching until 1:30 in the morning of Jan.

  • 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 9 a.m. on Sunday. Due to Daylight Saving's Time, which falls during the event, the finishing time has been pushed back one hour to get in the total 24 hours.