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Today's News

  • Public Record April 18, 2018
  • Public Record April 18, 2018

    KSP ARRESTS 
    Larry Dean Dyke, 57, Pleasureville — arrested April 10 on Ballardsville Road in Smithfield by Trooper Sturgill for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, .08, first

    Kenneth D. Harp, 31, New Castle — arrested April 11 on Carters Street, New Castle by Trooper Ferris for a probation violation, felony

  • Unemployment rates again fall all across the state

    For the second month in a row, unemployment rates fell in all but one Kentucky county between February 2017 and February 2018 and rose in Metcalfe County, according to a news release from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • Leadership class of 2018 gets official kickoff

    The Class of 2018 Leadership Henry County has officially kicked off. We had a nice meet and greet at the end of March at the Grigsby-Stiltz Tea Room and Catering in Pleasureville; what a beautiful place that is. We will have our opening day next week and learn more about our own leadership styles and more about how we work with others. We will spend our day at the Henry County Extension Office. I am looking forward to spending time with this group in the upcoming months.

  • Wildcats, Murray blank Bearcats, 3-0

     sports@hclocal.com

    Daniel Murray held the visiting Anderson County Bearcats to just three hits while striking out six batters Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the Wildcats’ offense scratched out three runs in the first two innings and then rode Murray’s pitching and strong team defense to the victory.

  • EHS beats Cornerstone Christian, 15-0

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Walton-Verona in the first round of the All Classic softball tournament and fell victim to some hot hitting by the Bearcats.

    Walton scored two runs in the top of the second on a home run. They added six in the third inning on an RBI single, a three-run home run and a two-run triple to take an 8-0 lead.

    The Warriors got a run back in the bottom of the fifth when Emilie Ethington led off with a triple and Camille Scott brought her home with a groundout. 

  • Lady Cats drop two

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Dixie Heights April 9 and fell to the hard-hitting Lady Colonels 11-1.

    The Lady Colonels’ first batter of the game hit a home run to set the tone for the game. Two more runs came via a single, a double and another single to give Dixie Heights a 3-0 lead. 

    The Lady Colonels added three more runs in the top of the third with the help of a big two-out, two-run double to make it 6-0.

    Henry County got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the third. 

  • Warriors lose to Trimble, Gallatin

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford April 9 to take on the Trimble County Raiders in the first round of the All A Classic Eighth Region tournament and fell 11-0.

    Trimble County scored one run in each of the first two innings before breaking the game open in the third inning with six runs. They added three more runs in the bottom of the fourth.

    Eminence managed just two hits, one by Marshall Metten and one by Trenton Smith.

    The Warriors totaled just six base runners for the game that ended in the fifth inning.

  • Sports Briefs

    Peyton wins two matches, helps USA to victory

    Former Henry County High School golfer MacKenzie Peyton helped the University of South Alabama Jaguars to win the Cardinal Challenge Match Play Tournament in Beaumont Texas April 9.

    The Jaguars won their first match 4-1 over Stephen F. Austin then defeated Lamar University 3-2 in the afternoon to win the four-team tournament.

    Peyton won her first match 1 up over Paola Cortes-Ortiz of SFA. In the championships match, Peyton defeated Felicia Sauceda of Lamar 3 and 2.

  • Seth Wolford signs with Thomas More

     sports@hclocal.com

    Eminence High School senior Seth Wolford signed to play football at Thomas More College next season in a ceremony held April 11 in the EdHub at Eminence High School. Wolford, who was signed to play offensive line for the Saints, was pleasantly surprised by the opportunity.