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Today's News

  • The radio days: WSTL in Eminence


    J. Woodruff Dunavent loved building things.
    He built the Eminence radio station WSTL in 1956 and its actual air date was June 1.
    Dunavent built another radio station in St. Matthews WSTM in 1966.
    He and his wife Helen were progressive for the mid fifties.

  • Nationally renowned band has local roots

    Johnny Quaid never set out to be anything but honest with his music and his work.

    On his grandparent’s farm in Shelbyville where corn, silage and soybeans grew, so did Johnny and his cousin Jim’s band My Morning Jacket. Comprised of members from Pleasureville, Buckner, and Shelbyville the band’s music reached international acclaim with its first albums recorded mostly on the family farm.

  • Local results from the Kentucky State Fair

    Cloverville Results

    Class 570 - Hanging Baskets

    Red — Kellyn Smith, Campbellsburg

    Class 655 - Table, Desk, Vanity Or Floor Lamps (Any Purpose,Original Design)

    White — Caeleb Smith, Campbellsburg

    Class 657 - Basic Electronic Circuits With Solid State Components (From Kits)

  • It all belongs to God... and us, too

    The Psalmist declared, “The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.” Psalm 24:1 NRSV

    Really? Well, of course the Lord created heaven and earth and all living things. I know that. Is that what the Psalmist meant? Maybe, but maybe more is meant.

  • How to choose wisely: debit, credit and prepaid cards

    Many consumers use debit, credit and prepaid cards, often interchangeably, to purchase goods and services. However, these three types of cards are quite different. Consider the following.

    Each card works differently. If you use a credit card, you are borrowing money that you must pay back, in addition to interest, if you do not pay the balance in full by the due date. But, if you use a debit card, which is issued by your bank and linked to your checking or savings account, the money taken from the account is yours and you will never incur interest charges.

  • Ensure your place in upcoming programs asap

    Cattleman’s association meeting

    The Board of Directors of the Henry County Cattleman’s Association’s next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at the Henry County Extension Office. In addition to the sponsored beef supper, the program will feature brief reports from FSA, conservation, veterinarian, FFA/youth, extension (Master Stocker Program Update), and Phase I, along with an educational program. 

  • 2012 KCA Scholarship recipient

    Andrew Sharp of Drennon was one of five recipients of the 2012 Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship. Andrew received the $1,000 scholarship award at the Kentucky State Fair from Governor Steve Beshear and members of the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association.  Andrew is currently a freshman at the University of Kentucky.

  • Warriors soar over Hawks, now 3-0

    The Eminence Warriors made it three in a row on the road Thursday night with a 44-6 victory over Riverview East Academy of Cincinnati. The Warriors opened up a 14-0 lead on the Hawks and never looked back on their way to a 3-0 record.

    Brandon Mitchell got the Warriors started early in the first quarter when he intercepted a Riverview pass and returned it for a 31-yard touchdown. DeMarcus Bailey ran three yards for the 2-point conversion to make it 8-0.

    Later in the quarter Bradley Foree scored on a 12-yard run but the conversion failed and the Warriors led 14-0.

  • Panthers down Wildcats

    In a rematch of a game that took place just 10 days before the score came out nearly the same as the Carroll County Panthers defeated the Henry County Wildcats 7-1 in boys’ soccer action.

    But Coach Bobby Jameson felt that he got a much better performance from his team in circumstances that were less than ideal. The Wildcats had three yellow cards very early in the game, which hampered their ability to play physical soccer. The Panthers were awarded a penalty kick just 1:30 into the game, which, they converted, for a 1-0 lead.

  • Wildcat clawed by Bearcats 2-0

    The Walton-Verona buzz saw struck again, this time setting the Henry County Lady Cats in its sights.

    On Aug. 29, Henry County hosted the Lady Bearcats, who were on a 2-0 tear after falling to Trimble County in the All A Classic. After that loss, Walton ripped through Carroll and Gallatin Counties before heading to New Castle.