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Today's News

  • Kicking it up a notch

    By Greg Woods
    Sports Editor
    When Chet Ervin graduated from Henry County High School, he was, undeniably, the best kicker in team history.
    Ervin parlayed his ability to kick a football into a career as a sports agent.

  • Payton, Hernandez resign from EHS Baseball

    By Greg Woods
    Sports Editor
    When the Eminence Warriors take to the baseball diamond in 2013, it will be with a different coaching staff.
    During the EHS spring sports banquet last week, head coach Mark Payton announced his resignation after leading the program for five years. Payton also announced the resignation of assistant coach Travis Hernandez.
    Payton played baseball and football at EHS from 1993 to 1996.

  • Lady Cats host hoops camp

    Photos by Greg Woods
    42 girls participated last week in the Henry County Shooting for the Stars Basketball Camp. Here the participants are shown with coaches Todd Gilley and Bruce Blanton and the HCHS girls basketball players who acted as counselors at the camp.
    At left, Former Oldham County basketball coach Gary Forrest speaks at the Shooting for the Stars basketball camp.

  • Baughman wins Indianapolis


    Henry Baughman won both singles and doubles in the Midwest Clay, Category II National tennis championships, held in Indianapolis, Ind., June 15-18.  In singles, he defeated Byron Tapp of Indiana 6-1, 6-1: Alan Messer of Ohio 6-1, 6-0 and J.B. Hayes of Indiana in the final, 4-6, 6-4, 6-0. Later, he teamed with Hayes to defeat Messer and Dave (Ind.) 6-2, 6-2 and Stevens and Hicks (Imd.) in the doubles finals, 6-3, 6-2.

  • Biggest Loser, 2012 edition, starts July 15

    Last year’s Biggest Loser participants lost a total of 609 pounds so be getting your teams together for the 5th Annual Biggest Loser Contest which will be running from July 15th  through September 24th .  Registration begins the 1st day of the weigh-in.  Late entries will be accepted.  The contest will end on September 24, 2012 and the awards celebration will be on October 15, 2012.

  • Rose rosette disease targets Knockout Roses

    Having a rose which is resistant to many of the problems of the old roses has made Knockout Roses very popular around Henry County.  However, a new disease called Rose Rosette has appeared in the landscape, and it can certainly take out the Knockout.

  • CVS looking at Eminence location

    According to Eminence Mayor Drane Stephens, CVS is looking at Eminence as a possible location for one of its stores.

    During Eminence’s last city council meeting, Tammy Sharp asked the council to dispel rumors by answering if CVS planned to put a store in Eminence.  Sharp, has been an employee at Cook’s Pharmacy and True Value Hardware for 17 years. She asked the council about the various rumors of CVS Pharmacy coming to Eminence with concern for the impact on the community and her coworkers.

  • The Amish: keeping life simple

    Amos and David Troyer’s family want to live the old fashioned way. Not because they are Amish, but because they want to keep life simple.

    Buggies frequently travel on U.S. 421 and along the back roadways in Henry County. They are just as much a part of our rural landscape as tractors and hay wagons. The Amish are often seen, but as a people are not always heard.

  • One stone at a time

    Patsy Doll Bernardi and her best friend constantly played in the creek at Turners Station. More than 60 years later, she still plays in the same creek.

    In 2004, Bernadi started building her ‘Great Wall of Turners’ on the upper end of the family farm she now owns.

    She harvests the rock from the same part of the creek where she and her friend made mud pies. Piece by piece during the spring and fall Bernardi at 74 years old lifts, fits and pieces creek rock for the wall surrounding her farm.

  • 50th Anniversary Tingle

    Mr. and Mrs. Randy S. Tingle of Campbellsburg celebrated 50 years of marriage on June 15, 2012. Randy and Sherian were married at Sulphur Baptist Church in 1962. They have three children: Tina (David) Smith, Tracy (Hershel) Pennington and Troy (Danyel) Tingle. They also have eight grandchildren.