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Today's News

  • Retail food prices rise

    Retail food prices across the Commonwealth continued their year-long pattern of growth in the fourth quarter of 2014 according to the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Federation’s latest Marketbasket Survey. The December 2014 survey results identified the total cost of 40 basic grocery items as $129.14, or 1.7 percent higher than the previous quarter. This is the seventh consecutive quarter that the Marketbasket Survey total resulted in an increase and is also a new all-time high.

  • Stay active while aging

    Staying physically active is especially important as we age. Beginning around age 50, we lose 1 percent of our muscle mass each year. Over time, this can negatively affect quality of life and our ability to maintain functional independence. 

  • Local Buzz for Jan. 21

    Arts & Crafts
    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church Services
    The church sanctuary at Eminence Christian Church, 5333 S. Main Street in Eminence is open each Wednesday from noon until 1 p.m. for quiet prayer  and reflection. All are welcome to come and go as time allows.
    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.

  • School briefs Jan. 21

    WKU Dean’s and President’s lists

  • HCMS students test the waters

    Henry County Middle School eighth graders recently worked from the banks of Towne Creek in New Castle to test the water and learn about pollution and conservation.
    The Henry County Conservation District awarded the school’s science department a grant so the students can conduct hands-on investigations in water quality, according to educator Larisa McKinney. Science teachers also teamed up with the University of Kentucky’s agriculture department in the Project Based Learning Watershed Initiative to enhance the curriculum.

  • Stewardship of land and animals taken seriously

     

    Sometimes I say it just to see how people will react.

    “I raise hogs,” I say.

  • Public Records, Jan. 14, 2015

     

    KSP arrests

    William S. Fitzgerald, 45, Eminence – arrested Jan. 8 at 6858 S. Main St., Eminence by Trooper Morris for sex abuse 1st (victim under 12)

  • Local Buzz, Jan. 14, 2015

     

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

     

  • Post-Christmas question: Is this all there is?

     

    As I sit to write this, the sun, which has been absent too many days, is shining brightly and streaming in through my window.  Just outside the window a redbird perches on a fence, taking in the brilliance of the sun and reflecting it through his red feathers.  

  • Warriors drive past Gallatin County

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Gallatin County Wildcats on Jan. 6 in need of a win to help their chances for a good seed in the district tournament and came away with a 74-68 win. The Warriors are now 1-3 in district play while Gallatin County fell to 2-4 in district games.

    The game was tight the whole way as the teams traded the lead several times in the first period with Gallatin ending up on top 10-8 going into the second period.