Today's News

  • N.C. Festival bazaar Saturday

    The New Castle Festivals Committee is sponsoring a bazaar in New Castle from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 17, at the Locker building located at 12 S. Main Street.

    There will be arts and crafts, a flea market and yard sale booths.

    The Festival Committee also will be selling their cookbooks. Money raised from cookbooks and booth rentals will go to help put on festivals in New Castle.

    The Main Street Committee will sell hamburgers and hot dogs for lunch. For more information, call 845-4181, or e-mail newcastlefestivals@yahoo.com.

  • April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month, and throughout the year, OVEC Head Start encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making Kentucky a better place for families.

    By ensuring that parents have the knowledge, skills and resources they need to care for their children, communities can help prevent child abuse and neglect by strengthening families and communities. Research shows that five important factors are present in healthy families.

  • Enjoying this weather, and spring sports

    I don’t need a thermometer to tell me it’s feeling hot outside.

    I can’t help but to be happy this time of the year — with the nice weather, finally, and spring sports now in full force. I try to be in a bad mood and it just isn’t working. No joke.

  • Two Dems face off for District 1 magistrate

    General Manager

    Two Eminence Democrats will face off in the May 18 primary election for the Magisterial seat formerly held by Wayne Gunnell.

    The winner will face Republican Scott Bates, who is unopposed in the primary, in November’s general election.

    Adam West, 45, was appointed in 2008 to serve out Gunnell’s term and faces current Eminence City Council member Danny Meadows, 50.

  • Warriors try to find a way to win

    Through their opening three baseball games, the Eminence Warriors are still searching for their first win this season but coach Mark Payton says the potential is definitely there.

    The Warriors opened 2010 with a 17-1 loss to Anderson County on March 31, then took a 29-13 loss to Trimble County last Tuesday and a 20-2 loss to Williamstown on Thursday in the first round of the 8th Region All “A” Classic tournament. All three outings followed a similar storyline with Eminence hanging close in the early innings before faltering down the stretch with late-game woes.

  • Sports Briefs

    HCHS Football

    Ray Graham, preparing for his first season as the Wildcats head football coach, announced that his Henry County High School football team will have its spring game this Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

    Graham said there will be an admission price of either $1 or $2. Everyone in the community is invited to watch the 2010 Wildcats in action under the lights. Graham takes over the football program from Chris Engstrand, who resigned shortly after the season.


  • Frankfort gives EHS second loss

    After losing to Frankfort 11-0 last Tuesday night at home, Eminence coach Bill Covington said Frankfort is the best softball team he has faced so far.

    Frankfort went ahead early and stretched its lead to 11-0 after five innings, ending the contest two innings short with the mercy-run rule. Frankfort opened the season with a 13-0 win over Lexington Christian the night before for a 2-0 start; Eminence evened its record at 2-2.

  • Community Calendar for the week of April 14, 2010

    Wednesday, April 14

    Children’s Story and Craft hour every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasureville Christian Church. Also, the community library at the church is open to the public.

    The SBDM meeting at Henry County Middle School will be held in the conference room at 4:30 p.m.

    Thursday, April 15

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. until noon on Thursdays.

  • Wildcats continue roller-coaster season

    Playing its best baseball this season before dropping the next three games, the Henry County baseball team continued its roller coaster-like season last week with one win, three more losses and a 2-7 overall record.

    The Wildcats had its best offense game last Tuesday night in a 13-7 win over South Oldham, then took a 4-2 loss to Seneca on Wednesday and a 14-2 loss to Ballard Memorial on Friday — all three games were part of the Seneca Spring Break Bash. The Cats closed out the week with an 8-0 loss to Bishop Brossart on Saturday.

  • General Assembly priority was to finalize budget

    Three-and-a-half months after it began, the 2010 Regular Session is set to reach the end this week as legislators meet for two days to consider any possible vetoes by Governor Beshear while debating a handful of other bills that could still become law.