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Today's News

  • Mason anniversary

    William and Sarah Mason, who married in 1939, (he was  21, she was almost 19) will celebrate their 76-year anniversary April 8, 2015. Both have served their community throughout the years.  
    William was the first African-American elected to the Eminence City Council. Beginning in 1970, he served for eight years. He also ran for mayor.

  • Louden-Branham wedding

    Aimee Elizabeth Louden and Walter Mason Branham were united in marriage on Friday, January 16, 2105 at Sulphur Christian Church. The Rev. Richard Mardis, pastor of Church of Christ, officiated.
    The bride was given in marriage by her parents and children, Corey Webb and Hannah Embs. She wore a traditional princess gown of winter satin, overlayed in web netting lace with white and gold sequins. Seed pearls covered the entire bodice. The triple skirts were trimmed with five runners of sequins and pearls.

  • Fire destroys Robinson Farm Equipment in Eminence

    Firefighters continue to put out hot spots at Robinson's Farm Equipment at 5995 South Main Street in Eminence. The call went out at about 12:15 p.m. when all Henry County fire departments were asked to respond to the scene. The fire consumed the business in about an hour. The fire appeared to start in the back of the building and crept forward until the whole structure was fully engulfed.

    For the time being, police are detouring traffic from South Main Street.

    The Local will report more details when they become available.

  • Basketball season leaves me odd woman out

    It’s a very awkward time of year for someone who is not a huge college basketball fan.

    Someone like me.

    I am not staying up late watching the games. I am not trolling facebook looking for extra tickets to games. No, I did not watch the game last night. I am not sweating my bracket.

  • Local Buzz, March 25, 2015

    Easter Programs

    Providence Baptist Church, 51 Louden Lane in Campbellsburg, will have a program, The Living Last Supper, Wednesday, April 1 at 7 p.m.  Communion to follow after the service. For more information call 532-6321.

  • Public Record, March 25, 2015

    EPD arrests 

    Charles Barnett, 34, Pleasureville -  arrested March 20 by Officer Wilson, for a Henry County failure to appear warrant

    Justin Blanford, 28, Eminence - arrested March 20 by Officer Wilson, for a Henry County failure to appear warrant

    Kevin Evans, 39, Frankfort - arrested March 14 by Officer Wilson for a Shelby County fail to appear warrant

  • Local politicians work together for agriculture and small business
  • Passing laws to encourage economic development

    Each legislative session, the public understandably focuses most of its attention on the biggest issues facing the General Assembly, which this year range from addressing a heroin epidemic to modernizing rules for the telecommunications industry.

  • Wildcats win 3 of 4 in opening week

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team got their season off to a bright start when they traveled to Frankfort March 16 and defeated the Frankfort High School Panthers 4-0.

  • Lady Cats come out slugging in 1st game

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats opened the season at home against the Williamstown Lady Demons March 17 by slugging 11 hits, including two home runs, four triples and a double on their way to a 19-3 win.

    Savannah Mertz, a transfer from Eminence, hit a 3-run homer on her first swing as a Lady Cat in the bottom of the first to put the Lady Cats up 5-1. Shelby Ray added another 3-run home run in the second inning to make the score 9-1. The Lady Cats eventually scored seven more runs in the inning to lead 16-1 going into the third inning.