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Today's News

  • Judge finds dead birds behind door

    For Henry County Family Court Judge Tim Feely, a “disgusting” discovery of dead birds began when he fed his interest in and curiosity about architecture.

    One day during a break in court proceedings, Feely decided to check out the cupola that leads to the clock tower at the Henry County Courthouse. What he found stopped him in his tracks.

    “The steps (to the cupola) are covered in guano,” he said last week. “And, interestingly enough, there were two dead pigeons on the bottom step. I was like, that’s pretty disgusting.”

  • Fiscal Court adopts HB 273

    The Henry County Fiscal Court has done what the Kentucky General Assembly did not.

    Last week, the magistrates approved an amendment to the county’s “dog ordinance”  to include language from House Bill 273.

  • Scott indicted for trafficking in pot

    An Eminence woman charged after receiving 30 pounds of marijuana by UPS has been indicted.

    Sarah Scott, 30, was arrested in February after Henry County Sheriff Deputy Danny Stivers received a call from San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department stating that a K-9 unit detected two packages containing approximately 30 pounds of marijuana were to be shipped via UPS to a resident in Henry County. Stivers arranged for FedEx to ship the packages to the Henry County Sheriff’s Department office instead.

  • Gentle Giants

     

     

    Some people say Oscar Ethington’s fame as a draft horse champion comes from his hard training and expertise, but Ethington claims the lord blessed him and he knows it.

  • Fishing trip turns into big mix-up

     

     

    Two years ago my father-in-law Chuck bought a used johnboat and the small outboard engine that went with it.

    We couldn’t wait to get out on Taylorsville Lake in it; he had lived on the lake for a while and we had talked about a guys’ day out on the lake for a while. We finally set a date during spring break in early April.

  • Eminence coaches acentuate the positive

    By Greg Woods
    Sports Editor
    Improvement is the theme for this year’s EHS baseball and softball teams. The coaches believe that they made significant strides in making the programs more competitive this year. Both baseball coach Mark Payton and softball coach Bill Covington feel the future is looking brighter as they consider what took place this year.

  • Kicking it up a notch

    By Greg Woods
    Sports Editor
    When Chet Ervin graduated from Henry County High School, he was, undeniably, the best kicker in team history.
    Ervin parlayed his ability to kick a football into a career as a sports agent.

  • Payton, Hernandez resign from EHS Baseball

    By Greg Woods
    Sports Editor
    When the Eminence Warriors take to the baseball diamond in 2013, it will be with a different coaching staff.
    During the EHS spring sports banquet last week, head coach Mark Payton announced his resignation after leading the program for five years. Payton also announced the resignation of assistant coach Travis Hernandez.
    Payton played baseball and football at EHS from 1993 to 1996.

  • Lady Cats host hoops camp

    Photos by Greg Woods
    42 girls participated last week in the Henry County Shooting for the Stars Basketball Camp. Here the participants are shown with coaches Todd Gilley and Bruce Blanton and the HCHS girls basketball players who acted as counselors at the camp.
    At left, Former Oldham County basketball coach Gary Forrest speaks at the Shooting for the Stars basketball camp.

  • Baughman wins Indianapolis


    Henry Baughman won both singles and doubles in the Midwest Clay, Category II National tennis championships, held in Indianapolis, Ind., June 15-18.  In singles, he defeated Byron Tapp of Indiana 6-1, 6-1: Alan Messer of Ohio 6-1, 6-0 and J.B. Hayes of Indiana in the final, 4-6, 6-4, 6-0. Later, he teamed with Hayes to defeat Messer and Dave (Ind.) 6-2, 6-2 and Stevens and Hicks (Imd.) in the doubles finals, 6-3, 6-2.