Today's News

  • 1861: W.W. Clubb reimbursed for $29.40 in food, cloth and more

    175 Years Ago

    In the early years of Kentucky, when fences were very rare, it was legal to “take up” and care for stray farm animals.  The finder reported the stray to the sheriff who listed the animal along with a description in the stray book.  If an owner was not found for the animal the finder could keep it.  If the owner was found he could pay the finder for keeping the animal and take it back. 

  • 1961: Bethlehem Post Office busy at Christmastime


    Library receives $2,100 state grant

    The Henry county library has received a Kentucky state aid grant of $2,100, Fred Thompson, president of the library board, announced Monday.

    State aid for library and bookmobile service is awarded yearly on an achievement basis. This year’s grant to Henry County includes $1,000 which is received annually as a result of the successful Library District vote.

  • Ladycats focus, roll past Warriors 61-13

    Part one of the Eminence-Henry County rivalry is in the books; and Henry County came out the victor.
    In this installment of the annual rivalry, the Henry County Ladycats beat the Eminence Warriors in convincing fashion, 61-13.

    The second game for both teams, Henry County took advantage of a strong start to roll toward the victory.
    Henry County head coach Todd Gilley said his team started strong, and built from their season opener, a 50-29 loss to Collins High School.

  • HCHS to Western Hills: 'He’s OUR coach now!'

    The chant said it all: He’s our coach now.

    In a game as physical for the Cats as it was emotional for the Wolverines, the Henry County student section poured salt on a wound: they reminded the Western Hills players and fans that the man leading the home team Wildcats didn’t belong to the Wolverines anymore. The chant began in the fourth quarter, as Henry County worked its way toward a 71-62 win.

  • Injuries plague Warriors in opening week; EHS is 1-2

    In the closing seconds of a close game, Evangel Christian drove the lane, tossing up a layup that could have tied the game, forcing overtime with Eminence.

    Brandon Mitchell had none of it, and swatted the shot away, picking up his seventh block.

    The Warriors howled and thumped their chests, and walked away with a squeaker of a win: 56-54 over Evangel Christian.

    “It was a game of runs,” Eminence head coach Chris Nethery said. “We were up by 8, 10 points (about) three times, and kind of gave it back.”

  • More tips for winning the coupon game

    The 12-week rule

    Generally, sales will repeat themselves every 12 weeks and it usually takes about 12 weeks worth of inserts to accumulate the coupons needed to take advantage of the sales. What you want to do is purchase the number of items that you and your family will use in three months.

  • Local Buzz for the week of Dec. 7

    Arts & Crafts

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

    Church Services

    Henry Christian Children’s Church will be performing their Christmas play “The Great Christmas Giveaway” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 11.

    New Castle United Methodist Church will have its Christmas Cantata beginning at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 11.

  • Campbellsburg couple save owl; rescue organization to release bird

    It’s unusual to see an owl in the daytime, so Bobby Heitzman was surprised one early fall morning to see a great horned owl sitting on the fence in his back yard on Second Street in Campbellsburg.

    So he urged his wife, Kathy, to get her cell phone and take photos of the bird from the kitchen window, where he was standing.

    After Kathy took a few shots, Bobby opened the back door. The bird didn’t move, so he suggested she try to take some through the open doorway. When the bird still didn’t move, Kathy continued to move toward the fence.

  • Lockport man charged w/sexual crimes

    A report of a domestic disturbance in the 2700 block of Harpers Ferry Road in Lockport on Nov. 20 led to the arrest of a Henry County man on charges of first-degree sodomy and first-degree sexual abuse.

  • Pleasureville commission squabbles over pay

    After a 45-minute discussion that mirrored a family fued, the Pleasureville City Commission voted to amend the ordinance that dictates the salary for the city clerk.

    The discussion, which was extremely testy, centered around the pay for City Clerk Verna Stivers, and included accusations by Stivers that a commission member was discriminating against her.

    Stivers’ salary has been set at $27,168 for at least the last two years. That amount exceeds the cap on her pay, which is set by city ordinance at $25,000.