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Today's News

  • Chessers celebrate 50-year anniversary

    Hubert “Shorty” and Judy Chesser celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, February 6, 2017. Mr. Chesser is retired from Oldham County Schools and Mrs. Chesser is an ordained minister.
    They have three children, Jeannean Heber of Pendleton, Sissy Shepherd of Bedford and Hubert Chesser Jr. of Lawrenceburg. They have eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    The couple is planning a celebration in April in Tybee Island, Georgia.
     

  • Kentucky has strong business base

    Did you know that two-thirds of new jobs in the U.S. each year are created by small businesses, with more than half of Americans either owning or working for one of these small (but mighty) companies? It’s true, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), which helps small businesses be competitive both here in the U.S. and across the globe. 

  • Beating the odds in love and marriage

    According to certain sources, I should be divorced by now as I carry many of the risk factors for dissolution of marriage.

    I am the child of divorced parents, as is my husband – double whammy. When one spouse comes from a divorced home, the chances of your own divorce increase by 50 percent. They climb an astounding 200 percent higher when both husband and wife come from divorced households, according to a study from the University of Utah.

  • We'll be known by our love or lack of love

    In the mid-1960s, Peter Sholtes penned the words to a song that is sung in most of our churches. The refrain, “They will know we are Christians by our love,” is repeated throughout the song. There are three stanzas, at least that is how many stanzas I know. We sing the song better than we live it.

  • Local Buzz, February 8, 2017

    Church Activities

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. 

    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.

    Civic Organizations

    Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at Henry Christian Church every Monday.

  • Public Records, February 8, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Jason Downey, 27, Centertown — arrested Jan. 31 at 90 Elm St., Eminence by Trooper Ferris for possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense, drug unspecified; tampering with physical evidence; and possession of drug paraphernalia 

    Jordan Bray, 26, Vevay, Ind. — arrested Feb. 2 at 489 Pendleton Road by Trooper Mitchell for trafficking in a controlled substance, second degree, first offense

  • Lady Cats come back to defeat Warriors

    sports@hclocal.com

    After scoring just 22 points in the first three quarters, the Henry County Lady Cats exploded for 30 points in the final period to come from 13 points down to defeat the host Eminence Warriors, 52-47, Jan. 31.

    The Warriors jumped out to a 4-0 lead after Emilie Ethington scored on a drive to the basket and Tavi West came up with a steal that she converted into a layup.

    Katherine Buckler finally got the Lady Cats on the scoreboard with a free throw with 5:05 left. Kaylee Tingle scored inside at 4:38 to make it 4-3.

  • Grant County beats Wildcats, 71-62

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Grant County Braves used a strong third quarter performance to defeat the host Henry County Wildcats Jan. 31.

    Grant County jumped out to a 20-12 lead after the first period before the Wildcats stormed back in the second period to tie the game at 28 heading into halftime.

  • Warriors fall to Lloyd, 77-67

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors played their last home game of the season Saturday night. With celebrations such as senior night and homecoming packing the schedule, they may have overlooked the on-court action a little.

    The Warriors led 12-10 after one period as Kemryn Jenkins scored nine points and Isiah Dixie hit a 3-pointer.

    After Josh Dotson hit one of two free throws to start the second period, Lloyd reeled off nine straight points to lead 19-13.

  • Carroll defeats EHS girls, 45-31

    sports@hclocal.com

    The visiting Carroll County Lady Panthers got off to fast start Saturday against the Eminence Warriors and used strong defense throughout the game to pull away for a 14-point win.

    The game started slowly with neither team scoring until Carroll hit two free throws with 5:35 left in the opening period.

    Kenya Vargas answered with a 3-pointer on the Warriors’ next possession to make it 3-2 with 5:09 left.