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Today's News

  • Letter to Eminence voters

    In these tough economic times, Eminence voters cannot afford to vote for a candidate unless we know where they stand on the pocketbook issues that affect us the most, such as:

    • Lack of spending accountability and restraint in city government.

    • High city taxes and fees that continue to rise and low city services.  

    • No kid friendly recreation for our children and grandchildren.

    Over a month ago I released, in writing, my plans to address these issues as well as others if I am elected.

  • Cats take second district loss but goals remain intact

    Sports editor

    In what turned into a bizarre football game between Henry County and Western Hills during Friday night’s district matchup, the Western Hills Wolverines came away with a slim 38-34 win over the visiting Wildcats.

  • HC Ladycats reach 20 wins for first time

    By Tommie Kendall

    Sports editor

    With wins over Williamstown and Owen County last week, the Henry County volleyball team reached 20 wins during the regular season for the first time in the program’s history.

  • Five vie for four seats on Pleasureville commission

    By Cindy DiFazio

    Staff writer/photographer

    When Pleasureville voters choose their city commission members, they’ll have four incumbents and one newcomer to choose from.

    Candidates for Pleasureville City Commission are Gary Grigsby, Vic Harrod, Pam Whitaker, R.L. Wilson and newcomer Sandra Woods.

  • Public Record - September Sheriff's Report

    Civil Summons

    Eva S. Armstrong; served by Tommy Benham

    Murray Armstrong; served by Tommy Benham

    Debbie Bowman; served by Bill Hudson

    Robin E. Broughton; served by Tommy Benham

    Michael S. Butts; served by Tommy Benham

    Margaret E. Capito; served by Tommy Benham

    Kimberly D. Carta; served by Bill Hudson

    Central Bank; in Jefferson County; served by Tommy Benham

    Darrell G. Curnutte; served by Tommy Benham

    Bettie L. Curnutte; served by Tommy Benham

  • This is only a test

    Jonna Spelbring Priester

    General Manager

    At about 9:30 Saturday morning, roughly half a dozen Safety Kleen employees stood at the plant’s main gate on La Grange Road, waiting somewhat impatiently. “Where are they? What’s taking so long?” some asked.

  • It’s a K.O. for the Cats

    By Tommie Kendall

    Sports Editor

    In a contest labled “The Game,” it just wasn’t much of a game this year. In fact, it was a K.O. off a strong, right haymaker in the opening round — if this was a boxing match that is. Eminence was bounced off the ropes, knocked down early and couldn’t get back up as Henry County came away with an unpredictable 55-6 victory.

  • Local 8-year-old fighting leukemia

    By Cindy DiFazio

    Staff writer/photographer

    He was supposed to start third grade at Eastern Elementary School this year. But a high fever and red rash led eight-year old Seth Tingle’s family physician to diagnose him with a virus in June, but something much worse was happening inside Seth’s body.

  • Cats dominate county showdown

    By Tommie Kendall

    Sports editor

    For a game that was hyped to be a county showdown between undefeated Eminence and a Henry County squad coming off its first loss of the season, Henry wasted no time in putting the Warriors away as the Wildcats scored less than a minute into the contest and never looked back.

  • Ladycats ‘on the upward curve of progression’ on soccer field

    By Tommie Kendall

    Sports editor

    The Henry County girls’ soccer team dropped two more games last week — 6-2 against Western Hills on Wednesday and 3-1 against Fern Creek on Thursday — but they are still “on the upward curve of progression,” head coach Shannon Snider said of his Ladycats who brought a 3-1-7 record into this week.