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Today's News

  • Eminence native went on to study at UK, work at Vanderbilt

    It’s not easy being a Wildcat fan when you live in the Music City — especially when you work for another SEC school.
    No matter what, Rachel Sims, an alumna of the communication sciences and disorders graduate program in the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences, will always bleed blue, according to a University of Kentucky News profile of the Wildcat alumna.
    Originally from Eminence, Sims now lives in Nashville, where she works for Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a speech language pathologist (SLP).

  • May 22 primary to feature five races

    Voters will decide five local party nominations during the primary election May 22, including for the Democrat and Republican candidates for judge-executive.

    Two Democrats filed for the judge-executive office with the county clerk by the Jan. 30 deadline including incumbent John Logan Brent and challenger Glenn Baxter.

    On the Republican ballot, voters will choose between Bonnie Martin-Duke and Danny Cravens for judge-executive.

  • Frost seeding for pastures and hay fields

    Yes, I know. I have written about frost seeding once this year, but I wanted to share this information again. Grasses and legumes start to thin throughout the years and causes a decrease in forage production.
    A technique called “frost seeding” is a great way to increase your pasture and hay field production without completely renovating your pastures and hay fields.
    Frost seeding is when seed is broadcast onto the ground between Feb. 10 and March 1, and as the ground freezes and thaws, the seeds are worked into the ground and germinate in the spring.

  • Local Buzz - Jan. 31, 2018

    Church Activities
    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room.
    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.

    Civic Organizations
    Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at Henry Christian Church every Monday.
    The New Castle Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Buddy’s Place in New Castle.

  • Public Records Jan. 31, 2018

    JANUARY INDICTMENTS
    Robert C. Rankin, DOB 9/29/59 — trafficking in a controlled substance, meth, first; possession of a controlled substance, meth, first; and possession of drug paraphernalia
    Shawn L. Law, DOB 10/7/78 — possession of a controlled substance, meth, first; and possession of drug paraphernalia
    Dakota R. Dawson, DOB 2/13/98 — possession of a controlled substance, meth, first; and possession of drug paraphernalia
    Leslie A. Nation, DOB 5/7/80 — possession of a controlled substance, meth, first; and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • HCPS reach out to the public for help on graduate standards
  • High moisture grows health problems

    Mold and mildew are two fungi that may appear from time to time in your home.
    They can trigger allergic reactions or asthmatic complications for certain people, so prompt removal is critical to protect your family’s health.
    Both mold and mildew are types of fungi that grow in moist environments, spread easily and live on various surfaces.
    Mildew is a type of mold that usually has flat growth and remains on the surface.
    Mold contains multiple identical nuclei and grows in patches of various colors and can penetrate beneath the surface of an infected material.

  • Warriors topple Owen, lose to Carroll

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Owen County Rebels in an important district seeding game Jan. 23 and used a strong third quarter showing to power their way to their third consecutive district win.

    Eminence took a 5-3 lead on a 3-pointer by Braedin Hinkley with 5:48 to go in the first period. 

    After an Owen County put back, Josh Dotson drained another 3-pointer for the warriors to make it 8-5, Dre Wright followed that with an inside basket to make it a five-point lead with 3:37 left in the opening period.

  • Wildcats down Demons

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Williamstown Friday night and came away with a 15-point victory despite a poor shooting night.

    Henry County used a strong inside game to overcome their shooting woes as they scored 38 of their 53 points in the paint.

    The Wildcats were up 12-8 after the first period and extended the gap to 15 points at 30-15 by halftime.

  • EHS girls drop three

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville Jan. 22 to take on Whitefield Academy and fell to the Lady Wildcats 81-67.

    The Warriors started out hot and outscored Whitefield 24 to 19 in the first period.

    But the Warriors could not sustain the offensive momentum into the second period as the Lady Wildcats outscored them 16-12 to cut the Warriors’ lead to one point at 36-35 going into halftime.