Today's News

  • Veterans Day Assembly

    The annual HCPS Veterans Day Assembly will be from 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, in the high school gymnasium.

    All veterans and their families as well as members of the community are invited to attend.

    Veterans also are invited to a free breakfast prior to the assembly.

    Report directly to the cafeteria by 8:50 a.m. and sign in at the registration table.

    The meal is sponsored by the HCHS Corps of Cadets and the Youth Services Center.

    Breakfast guests will be escorted to their assembly seats at 9:45 a.m.  

  • Henry Co. knocked out by Lexington Catholic

    Playing against a middle school that doesn’t even exist, the Henry County Middle School football season came to an end on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the Division 2 State Playoffs.

    Henry was perfect at 8-0 during the regular season, and beat Owen County and Western in the first two rounds of the playoffs. But against Lexington Catholic — a team composed of separate middle schools in the Lexington area but is allowed to play as a single team — Henry lost 14-12 to end what was a remarkable season. Maybe the best ever for HCMS.

  • Ky Chamber PAC endorses Rick Rand

    With four weeks left before the election, it is make-or-break time for many candidates.  In Kentucky, our legislature contains many true statesmen who should be kept in office.  Rep. Rick Rand is of these statesmen.

  • Response to Letter by Dr. Steven D. White

    The letter by Dr. White on Oct. 6 presented numerous questions and comments.  The following will provide responses to some of the questions, and provide further detail relative to various comments.

  • EHS Hall of Fame inducts its sixth class this weekend

    Highlighted by the 1939 boys’ basketball team, the Eminence Hall of Fame inducts its sixth class this weekend, in conjunction with the high school’s football game against Trimble County on Friday night.

  • Home sweet home, the Grange has been in same family since 1840

    Staff writer/photographer

    When The Grange was built in 1840 things were different.

    The land grant for the 1,200 acre property was given to John Shelby Jenkins for his service as an officer in the War of 1812.

    The two-story brick house is in the federal/Greek revival style.

  • Keep our jailer, re-elect J.C. Suter

    I just want to say we don’t need a new jailer. J.C. has done an excellent job.

  • Starvin? Marvin might be able to help you

    Staff writer/photographer

    Starvin’ Marvin’s Country Kitchen at 11 Lake Jericho Road in Pendleton promises to live up to its name by serving authentic country dishes made from scratch with the freshest ingredients.

    Owners Marvin and Julie Whitehouse came upon the location, which used to house Mom’s Restaurant, while visiting friends in the area.

  • Community Calendar for the week of October 13, 2010

    Wednesday, October 13

    The Henry County Middle School SBDM will meet at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room.

    Thursday, October 14

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

  • Lack of rain hits pasture, tobacco hard

    General Manager

    As lawns turn a dismal shade of brownish green, homeowners are painfully aware of the lack of rain.

    Bare ground throughout the area is so parched, cracks spread endlessly. And there’s little rain in sight.