Today's News

  • Eminence 
to play for 1st place

    Getting off to a slow start has become a pattern for the Eminence Warriors football team.

    So far, it’s worked for them, and despite the slow start, Eminence ran away with a win against Paris High School on Oct. 14.

    The win assures Eminence of a first- or second- place finish, depending only upon how their Friday night game against Frankfort goes. The win also assures Eminence of a homefield advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

  • Warriors fall in clash with the Titans

    “Be proud of yourselves, do you hear me?”

    With the Shelby and Anderson County volleyball teams warming up behind them, the Eminence Warriors gathered around head coach Stephanie Barrows.

    The Titans of Collins High School had just handed the Warriors their walking papers in the 30th District tournament with a 14-25; 13-25 loss.

    Barrows said it again. “Be proud of yourselves. You did something that hasn’t been done at Eminence in eight years.”

  • Public record for the week of Oct. 19


    Natalie Carol Walsbureger, 24, Eminence; to Scot Michael Gerwitz, 23, Eminence.

    Tanya Lynn Mostoller, 27, Ft. Dodge, Iowa, to Nathan Corey Dixon, 32, Ft. Dodge, Iowa.

    Laura Ashley Garriott, 30, Campbellsburg, to Christopher Scott Corder, 31, Campbellsburg.

    Property Transfers

    Faye Grieshaber as administratrix of the estate of Alice Mahuron, to Chris Cavanaugh. Property in Henry County; $47,000.

  • Chamber membership has many benefits

    One of the many benefits of belonging to the Henry County Chamber of Commerce is having an outlet to let people know what your business does or if a new product or skill has been added.

    Mike Paris of M&K Construction now is available to fix those cracks that seem to come in your basement walls.  Instead of expensive companies who advertise fixing these, you can call Mike at 269-0013 for an estimate to cure your problem.

  • Create jobs by selling American

    Kentucky families continue to work hard to make ends meet in an uncertain economy while unemployment remains unacceptably high. That is why one of my top priorities is advancing positive, commonsense economic policies that will help the private sector grow and hire.  Congress made progress last week by passing trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea with broad bipartisan support.

  • Amnesty program has many benefits

    Today I would like to talk about the state Tire Amnesty Program put on by the Kentucky Department of Waste Management.

    The program began in the county in 1999 and continued every four years. The program is set up to accept and dispose of most tires, in an effort to eliminate unwanted tires from our streams, roadsides and other locations at no charge to the public. The program will be offered to Henry County residents Oct. 20-22 at the state road barn located on Kentucky-193, north of New Castle.

  • Henry County Conservation District annual meeting

    The Henry County Conservation District Board of Supervisors hosted its Annual Cooperator’s Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Cooperative Extension Building.  The large crowd began the evening with a grilled dinner. Afterward a program consisting of introduction and recognition of persons who are vital to the function of district services, as well as those who benefit from them.

  • Motorcycle accident kills Sulphur woman

    Troopers from the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg responded to a fatal collision at 9:38 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12, in Trimble County.

    Investigation revealed that Patrick Moore, 27, Sulphur, was operating a motorcycle near the Lions Acres clubhouse on U.S. 421 in Milton when he lost control of the motorcycle in a curve, and crashed into a nearby guardrail. Both Moore and his passenger, Catherine Nicole Straw, also 27 from Sulphur, were thrown from the motorcycle during impact.

  • ‘Final exams on steroids’

    Henry County Public School administrators are enthusiastic about a new testing program that replaces the state’s Commonwealth Accountability Testing System and better helps them track the academic progress of individual students throughout high school.

  • ‘Reading is fun’

    Henry County High School students celebrated “Literacy Week” on Tuesday with a special speaker.

    Sharon Draper – author of the 2010 book “Out of My Mind” – said she tells the story of how she became a writer to students all over the country, hoping to emphasize the importance of reading and literacy and to help young people see “how books are cool.”