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Today's News

  • GA has oversight responsibility

    The first priorities of the General Assembly may be to write the law and the budget that guides state government, but it also has an oversight responsibility as well.

    Over the years that has led to the creation of eight committees that monitor a variety of programs, ranging from Medicaid to the way we spend our portion of the multi-billion dollar settlement the states reached with the major tobacco companies in the late 1990s.

  • Make sure you get the whole story

    I know many of you in Henry and surrounding counties have seen or signed a petition to remove Greg Derossett from his current position, or any other position that he may hold in this county. I am concerned that many of you do not know the whole story as to why this petition is being passed around by Mr. Bob Cook who resides on Scobie Lane in New Castle.

  • We should have a right to live on our property

    Having a few problems here in Henry County. You might remember us if you read the article about the windmills and solar in the Henry County Local. I don’t know how many of you have run across this but here goes. My wife and I are both disabled, we had to put up the wind and solar, and then started building our home. Because of a horse back riding accident with my wife, it was delayed in starting.

  • Tort reform critical to health care reform

    For months, members of Congress and the American public have hotly debated the right way to reform our health care system.  We all agree that there are steps that can be taken to improve health care to make it more affordable and accessible, but the devil is in the details.  It is critical that we find the right prescription for reform without adding to our climbing debt and deficit. One of the essential elements to successful reform that will reduce cost within our current health care system is comprehensive medical liability reform “tort reform.”

  • Public Records for the week of October 21, 2009

    Henry County Sheriff’s Department arrests

    Joseph A. Callis, manufacturing meth; first degree trafficking in a controlled substance; two counts of wanton endangerment; possession of meth percursor; possession of drug paraphernalia, arrested by Rick Nelson on 10/9.

    Beau D. Maria, failure to appear; perjury, first. Arrested by Rick Nelson on 10/12.

    Tabatha Barnes, failure to appear, arrested by Rick Nelson on 10/12.

    Lisa Way, theft by deception less than $500, arrested by Rick Nelson on 10/12.

  • HCPS to add bus route to Eminence

    Staff writer/photographer

    Henry County Public Schools soon will add an abbreviated bus route to operate after school between Henry County High School and Eminence.

    HCPS transportation director Bruce Gentry said the goal is to ease afternoon crowding.

    Gentry said buses bound for Pendleton, Smithfield and Jericho are affected on a regular basis.

  • Kentucky ASAP has mini-grant funding

    The Henry County KY-ASAP local board is a group of community leaders dedicated to developing policies that reduce substance use in Henry County. In keeping with that mission, we would like to introduce our new mini-grant funding opportunity. Our goal is simple: to support activities, programs, events or even budding ideas that encourage successful future generations in Henry County.

  • HC XC races at NCKC Champs, S. Oldham

    In preparation for the fast-approaching regional and state meets, the Henry County cross-country team raced at the North Central Kentucky Conference Championship hosted by Carroll County last Tuesday and the South Oldham Dragon Invitational on Saturday. The Cats are headed in the right direction with the regional meet on Nov. 7 and state on Nov. 14.

  • Eminence cross runners race at Dragon Invitational

    On a muddy course and in less-than-ideal conditions, the Eminence cross-country team continued its season over the weekend with the South Oldham Dragon Invitational on Saturday.

    Eminence coach Scott McClamroch said his runners had to overcome the mud on the course and cool temperatures. The race also came at the tail end of the school’s two-week fall break, which disrupted the team’s training and focus. McClamroch is trying to get his runners back on track with the region meet less than two weeks away.

  • EHS wins ‘bizarre’ game vs. Trimble

    In what coach Steve Frommeyer dubbed a bizarre football game for the sloppy field conditions, debatable calls, unusual plays and back-and-forth scoring, the Eminence Warriors edged past Trimble County, 24-20, on Friday night.