Today's News

  • Mitchell, Jones to play as All Stars

    When the top middle school football players in the state line up to play in the annual Kentucky Middle School Football Association All-Star Game this Sunday, two Eminence players will be in the mix.

    Eighth graders Justin Mitchell and Austin Jones were both selected to play for Kentucky East, who plays the West team in Frankfort, at the Kentucky State University  field, this Sunday.

  • Local runners compete on national stage

    Racing against some of the top age-group runners in the country, Henry County had five athletes compete in the Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships at Masterson Station Park in Lexington all day Saturday.

    They raced for Team Kentucky — a mixture of some of the best in the state — on a day that featured 13 national-championship events. The youngsters from Henry County finished their school-affiliated seasons within the last few weeks, and Saturday’s Team Kentucky meet was the season finale for them this cross-country season.

  • Community Center gets huge upgrade!

    Replacing an old concrete floor with a shiny wooden one, and bringing in two new basketball goals, the Eminence Community Life Center has gotten a huge upgrade during the last few weeks, highlighted by the official opening last Monday morning.

    The floor and goals were finished one week earlier, but Monday signaled the first time action was seen on the court. The first bounce of the ball and bank shot sparked what should be an exciting move for the center, owned by Eminence Independent School and located next to the high school’s sports complex.

  • HCHS honors veterans

    On Thursday, Nov. 11, Henry County High School paid tribute to the county’s veterans. In its annual ceremony, the school presented the veterans with letters written by students in an old fashioned mail call.

  • BIRTH: Jett Stuart Seligman

    Dagan Michael Seligman announces the birth of his brother, Jett Stuart Seligman born September 17, 2010, at Baptist Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long.

    Parents are Delia and Michael Seligman.

    Grandparents are Sue Roberts and Phil Bowersock both of Pikeville; and Brenda and Donald Seligman of Campbellsburg.

  • Judge spots DUI suspect with beer

    Just hours after entering a not guilty plea to charges stemming from an alleged driving under the influence incident, a Carrollton woman was spotted purchasing beer... by the judge who arraigned her.

    Brenda K. McGuire, 43, of Carrollton, appeared before Henry County District Court Judge Jerry D. Crosby II on Monday, Nov. 8. She entered a not guilty plea to the charges of DUI, driving without insurance, careless driving, having an open alcohol beverage container in the car and one charge of 1st degree wanton endangerment.

  • Grandma found asleep at the wheel

    A Milton woman has been charged with driving under the influence in Henry County after she was found passed out in her car early Monday morning.
    Kathy Thornton, 44, was found passed out in the driver’s seat of her car by Kentucky State Police.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Tim Moore responded to a 3:15 a.m. report of a woman described as unconscious in a running vehicle that was stopped in the middle of the road on Pendleton Loop.

  • New castle man shoots intruder

    A Lockport man is in serious condition at University of Louisville hospital after being shot in the shoulder by an ex-girlfriend’s father on Monday.

    According to Kentucky State Police, Doug Moore, 44, broke into a home at 1417 S. Property Rd., where his ex-girlfriend, Dena Valentine, 44, and her current boyfriend, Richard Horvath, 36, were staying.

    There, Moore allegedly assaulted both Valentine and Horvath, who were asleep when he broke in. Someone at the home dialed 911 at 2:06 a.m., and Moore fled.

  • Police: kids thrown from mom’s ATV

    General Manager

    A Pleasureville woman has been indicted on charges stemming from an alleged drunk driving incident in August.

    Elizabeth A. Owens, 36, was arrested Aug. 14 by Henry County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Perry and initially chargd with 10 counts of 1st degree wanton endangerment, driving under the influence – fourth offense, and resisting arrest.

  • Board of Ed candidates discuss priorities

    Staff Writer/Photographer

    District 2 candidate Miranda Clubb is a 2001 Henry County High School graduate who returned to the county following college, and said she would bring a new perspective to the school board.

    “I’m young and was recently a student,” she said. “I know what it takes to be competitive.”