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Today's News

  • Eminence teen to participate in GSA

    Music is emotion for Lily Lyons.

    Lyons of Eminence will attend The Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts this summer at Transylvania University, where she will receive instruction in instrumental music during her three weeks at the university with 225 students from 43 counties in Kentucky.

    Lyons, 17, started learning violin when she was 9 using the Suzuki method.

  • Main Street: Beautification 10 years in the making

    In the wake of big box grocery and department stores, the economy of small towns continues to decline rapidly.

    Unlike many cities where historic buildings are razed for parking lots and new property development prospects, New Castle’s downtown district remains intact.

    The renovation of New Castle’s Main Street historic buildings started as a plan to stem the flow of financial hemorrhaging by improving the façade of downtown. Main Street Manager Jeff Thoke affirms the design phase is just one part of revitalizing the community.

  • Eminence Pre-Kindergarten

    The Eminence Pre-Kindergarten students held their graduation ceremonies May 17.

  • Project Linus aims to provide blanket coverage for children


    Becky Jew’s church challenged her to take on a mission she felt passionate about. She thought all night, but nothing came to mind. She credits her deceased mother for giving her the idea.
    “It was almost like my mom dropped the idea on my head from heaven,” Jew said. “My mother did Project Linus years ago in Virginia. She has since passed and this is a way I can honor her too.”
    When Jew looked into doing a local chapter, she found many chapters existed in Kentucky, but not in the area.

  • EHS Governor’s Scholars

    Brenna Raisor

    Brenna Raisor, 17, of Eminence is the daughter of Amy Raisor and Dale Raisor. Her grandparents are Shirley Rucker and Nancy Raisor.

     

    Why did you want to participate in the GSP program?

    Because it’s a wonderful opportunity to meet new people and earn scholarships.  I have heard nothing but things about the program.

    What are you most looking forward to with the GSP program?

  • HCMS baseball

  • Eminence Elementary Archery team

  • Eminence softball falls to Owen County, 14-2

     Despite their efforts, the Warriors fell in five innings, 14-2 to Owen. Prior to Monday night’s game, the Lady Warriors finished their regular season with a 15-2 win over Kentucky Country Day. In that game, Savanah Mertz had three doubles, Kelsie Craigmyle had a double and a triple, and Brenna Raisor pitched a complete game. “We played good defense (against KCD), it was just a good, all around ball game,” head coach Bill Covington said.

  • 4-H Sharp Shooters compete at Spencer Co.

    The Henry County Sharpshooters performed well this past Saturday at the Spencer County Shooting Sports Invitational.

    More than 300 participated, representing 13 counties.

    Jacob Wilson won first place in trap shooting 25 targets, 9 to 11 age division, in a shoot-out against teammate Dylan Rankin, who took second place.  Gavin Robinson was third.  Logan Yount was not far behind in this class in fifth place.

    Blake Jones won third place in trap shooting 25 targets, 12 to 14 age division, and Clayton Perry was fourth. 

  • Lions Club payout for diesel class tops $5,000


    In each of the six years of the New Castle Lions Club Truck and Tractor Pull, the payouts have increased.
    And so has participation.
    This year, organizers expect participation in this weekend’s pull to take a big jump — the payout for the diesel class alone is at least $5,000.
    That’s more than double the payout for the 8,000-pound 2.6 disel class in 2011, according to one of the event’s organizers.