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Today's News

  • EHS Archery Competes

    Submitted

    On Monday, March 18, the  Eminence archery team competed in the Kentucky Nationals Archery in the Schools tournament held in Louisville. The high shooter for the team was Braedin Hinkley.

  • Lady Cats go 0-5 in rough week

    The Henry County Lady Cats had a rough week with five losses, three of which came by one run. The Lady Cats lost close games to Shelby County, Gallatin County and Fern Creek and dropped a four-run decision to George Rogers Clark in a game that was closer than the score indicated. Western Hill defeated the Lady Cats by 10 runs in four innings in the opener of the Western Hills Invitational tournament.

    Gallatin Co. 3 HCHS 2

    The Lady Cats took on Gallatin County April 23 and came out on the short end of a pitching duel.

  • Silos stand as sentinels

    Occasionally, one must relearn things.

    I don’t mean material involving geometry, geography or units of measure. I mean the things in life which not just add to and enhance your life but sometimes provide a perspective that divides you from people in it.

    See, I have this terrible, tortuous almost self-indulgent obsession with philosophy. I carried that interest from early childhood over into college. So much, that I decided it should be one of my minors. 

  • 1863: Election winners announced

    200 Years Ago

    After being appointed guardian of Mitchell Young, infant heir of Robert Young, deceased, on May 3, 1813, John Woodfill and his sureties, Andrew Woodfill and Henry Banta, posted a $300 bond.  By posting the bond John Woodfill stated that he would faithfully discharge his duties as guardian of young Mitchell.

  • Phase 1 Cost Share sign up period approaching

    From time to time, during the next few weeks, we will use this column to keep our agriculture community informed about the status and progress of the 2013 Phase I Cost Share Program fund.

    First of all, let’s discuss the different ways by which we label this program. The name we started with and still used most often is the Phase I program. Some variations of this are the Phase I Tobacco program or the Tobacco Settlement Phase I program.

  • Don’t break the bank for summertime fun

    With the days finally getting warmer, many of us are looking forward to summertime and making plans for all of the activities we want to do and events we want to attend. Summer can be a lot of fun, but many summertime adventures can also be expensive. Preparing now for summertime expenses can help soften the blow to your wallet.

  • Communication event results

    The District No. 3 4-H Communications Event was held Saturday, April 27, at Bedford Elementary School in Trimble County.

    Henry County was well represented in the following speech, demonstration and variety show categories. Kassidy Allen gave a speech entitled “Equine Eye” in which she received a blue ribbon. 

    Camyrn McManis gave a speech on “Video Games, Good or Bad” and received a blue and champion.  Camryn also gave a demonstration on “Photography Basics” receiving a blue and champion. 

  • Public Record for the week of May 1

    District Court

    Traffic

    Monday, April 22
    Judge Jerry D. Crosby II

    Jason A. Vacanti,1977, charges from 1/11: rear license not illuminated; failure to notify address change to DOT; operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, BAC .08, 3rd offense, BAC was .137, amended to 1st offense on 1/31. Offer extended, continued to 5/6 for plea.

  • Martin jury recommends 580 years

    A Henry County jury has recommended Joseph David Martin, 39, be sentenced to 580 years in prison. Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad will formally sentence Martin on June 25.

  • Walker is state’s 1st black poet laureate

    Frank X Walker hopes to fulfill his dream and one day drive a bookmobile.

    Gov. Steve Beshear and the Kentucky Arts Council inducted Walker last week as the 2013-2014 Kentucky Poet Laureate.

    At the ceremony, Walker said he didn’t dream of becoming poet laureate when he was young, but he had dreams thanks to books.

    “I grew up in a housing project in Danville and when the bookmobile came to my neighborhood it was more important than the ice cream truck,” Walker said. “I didn’t know as a child that we were poor.