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Today's News

  • 2008 Wildcats turn the corner on the diamond

    Sports editor

    When Austin Hunsaker took over Henry County’s head coaching position during the middle of conditioning this past winter, his main objective was to “create a team atmosphere” between the coaches on the sideline and players on the field. In the end, after a roller-coaster ride that saw the Wildcats celebrate one of their best seasons in recent memory — Hunsaker achieved his top objective, and more.

  • Another year, and no Triple Crown

    On a day that I anticipated history being made with horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner in three decades, I was glued to the television Saturday with the anticipation of Big Brown dusting the field in route to an easy, unchallenged victory.

    I envisioned my hands raised in the air as Brown galloped into the winner’s circle.

  • Gettin' buggy with it

    General Manager

    Corey Kirschman knows there are many things fighting for the attention of her two children.

    There are video games, movies, television shows and more. Kirschman, however, hopes they catch the reading bug.

    “There are so many things besides reading that will take their attention and their mind,” she said. With the help of the Henry County Public Library’s summer reading program, she hopes to keep her eldest, 12, engaged with books. The family has faithfully attended the program for nine years.

  • Slipping, sliding away no longer

    General Manager

    What some Henry County magistrates feared could be a disaster in the making has been repaired, and residents traveling Union Church Road can breathe a little easier.

    During its April meeting, members of the Henry County Fiscal Court felt it imperative that something be done about the slipping roadway.

    According to Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent, the road began sliding several years ago. Though the road was repaired at that time, the road began sliding again earlier this year.

  • Crusade for Children

    The WHAS Crusade for Children, Inc. established in 1954 by WHAS-TV, raises money for agencies, schools and hospitals to better the lives of special needs children. One-hundred percent of each donation is returned to the community through grants to agencies, schools and hospitals that make lives better for special needs children in all 120 counties in Kentucky and more than 50 counties in Indiana.

  • Thank you to the EPD

    As a resident of Henry County, I never thought I would be the one facing a break in at my home. I am a single mother of four and trying to provide a decent living for my family when the unthinkable happened someone broke into my house taking several items that meant a lot to me and my children. I called the Eminence Police and they came right out and were very attentive to the situation. They came back several times checking on my family and gathering more information on my case.

  • Henry County Relay for Life events

    Each year, across the nation, one event brings together entire communities to take part in the fight against cancer. That event is the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. It’s a time and place where people come to celebrate those who have survived cancer, remember those we’ve lost and fight back against a disease that touches too many lives.

  • Scriber's Station open for business

    News Intern

    Sometimes it just feels like something is missing. Connie Scriber, co-owner of the new Scriber’s Station On Elm, thought so and went out to change that with the help of his nephew, Jason Scriber.

    Located at 697 Elm St. in Eminence, Scriber’s Station On Elm offers the Henry County community a convenient and refreshing dining experience, according to co-owners Connie and Jason Scriber.

  • Community Calendar for the week of June 4, 2008

    Wednesday, June 4

    Karate classes will be held at the Community Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    Children’s Story and Craft hour every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasureville Christian Church. Community Library open to the public from 1 to 4:30 p.m. every Wednesday.

    Eastern Elementary will have a SBDM Council meeting in the school library at 4 p.m.

  • Spring Fling is fast approaching

    The New Castle Spring Fling is right around the corner scheduled for Saturday, June 14. It will run from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., rain or shine! This year the parade will line up at New Castle Elementary School. There will be fire departments, police, floats, marchers, antique cars, antique tractors, beauty queens, ball teams, celebrities and much more! This year there will be two surprises in the parade. If you or your group want to participate in the parade please call the number below.