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Today's News

  • UK wants you to get moving

    Staff writer/photographer

    The University of Kentucky wants you to get moving Sunday.

    The university is promoting Second Sunday events all over the state from 2 to 6 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 11.

    Although UK Cooperative Extension Agent Maryellen Garrison said Henry County has no officially planned events, she hopes people will get out and enjoy physical activities that afternoon.

  • Officers are appreciated

    After reading the “Busted!” article on the front page of the Sept.

  • Results, stats from Saturday’s Henry County Youth Football League games

    New Castle 37, Eastern 0: The New Castle Chiefs defeated the Eastern Colts, 37-0, on Saturday in the varsity division of the Henry County Youth Football League.

    During the first quarter, Nick Riggins came up with a fumble recovery; Gavin Jameson scored on a 52-year run and the 2-point conversion was a pass from Cameron Sanders to Jameson; and Isaiah Raisor had a fumble recovery. During the second quarter, Ethan Tuggle scored on a 45-yard run and Andrew Mahoney had a kick recovery to put the Chiefs ahead 14-0 at the half.

  • Chelsey’s Chicks

    Staff writer/photographer

    For Chelsey and Jared Schlosnagle, finding eggs isn’t just an Easter event.

    The 17-year old entrepreneur from Cropper and her 16-year old brother knew from a very young age that there might be more than just fun to finding eggs.

    With their parents’ sponsorship and guidance, Chelsey’s Gourmet Pasture Eggs produces free-range eggs that are sold to retailers such as Whole Foods and Valu Market as well as restaurants and bakeries.

  • Henry is 16th at Sixth Region golf tournament

    Capping off an impressive 2009 season that saw the Wildcats finish with strong performances down the final stretch, Henry County High School finished 16th at the Sixth Region golf tournament last Tuesday on a cold and windy day.

    The top two teams advanced to the state tournament, along with the top three individuals not on a qualifying team. Henry’s top four golfers finished with a 406, which placed them ahead of Jeffersontown at 417, Waggener at 417 and Moore at 578.

  • Cabers and hammers and pipes, oh my!

    Staff writer/photographer

    Scottish Highland clans will descend upon Eminence this weekend as Kentucky Renaissance Faire plays host to the Central Kentucky Highland Games.

    It marks the first time Kentucky Renaissance will host the games.

    Director Ed Frederick said he hopes it’s the start of a tradition for the community. “This is one of the things we initially intended,” he said, “to host these kinds of events.”

  • Ladycats are Carroll champs

    Sports editor

    In a confusing one-day tournament held on Saturday which was supposed to guarantee each team at least three matches, the Henry County volleyball team played just two matches, defeating both Trimble County and host Carroll County to win the Carroll County Invitational championship.

  • Deputy jailer arrested in abuse case

    General Manager

    Two New Castle men, including a Henry County Deputy Jailer, have been arrested and face charges stemming from separate sexual abuse incidents.

    Anthony L. McAlister, 47, has been charged by the Kentucky State Police with two counts of first degree sodomy of a victim under 12 years of age, two counts of second degree sodomy, four counts of third degree sodomy and one count of first degree sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 12.

  • EPD comes under fire for shooting

    Staff writer/photographer

    What began as a routine call about a loose dog has turned into anything but that.

    On Sunday, Sept. 13, Charles Luster, an Eminence resident on Jackson Road, called 911 to report being attacked by a dog.

    Eminence Police Chief Carey Duncan was dispatched at 9:52 a.m. Within minutes, he shot a black Rottweiler named Dozer.

    In an official statement to EPD, Luster said he was walking southbound from his home at 4600 Jackson Road at about 9:50 a.m. He was on his way to church.

  • HC Wildcats play their best half of season vs. Spencer

    Sports editor

    It was the best half of soccer the Henry County boys’ team has played this season, but they still took a 4-1 loss to Spencer County last Monday night to drop to 0-6 with just one game remaining on their schedule.