Today's News

  • Get a closer look at KSP with Academy

    General Manager

    Next month, Henry County residents can get a closer look at how Kentucky State Police do what they do every day.

    For the second year, KSP throughout the state will offer the Citizens’ Police Academy, a series of 12 weekly classes designed to give residents a better look at what the state’s troopers do.

  • Pleasureville Baptist Church to participate in National ‘Back to Church Sunday’

    “Back to Church Sunday,” part of a national movement of churches across America, will be held at Pleasureville Baptist Church in Pleasureville at 11 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 12.

    National “Back to Church Sunday” (www.backtochurch.com) is an initiative that seeks to reach the “un-churched” and “de-churched” people who once attended church but don’t anymore and invite them to return for a special Sunday.

  • KSP, HCSO eradicate 415 pot plants

    Staff writer/photographer

    The Henry County marijuana crop was reduced by 415 plants last week in a joint eradication effort by the Kentucky State Police and Henry County Sheriff’s Department.

    Sheriff Danny Cravens said most of the plants were found near Drennon in the northern part of the county.

  • Jamison helps in Haiti

    General Manager

    From a very young age, Eminence resident Whitney Jamison knew she wanted to help others. She never thought that desire would take her out of the country.

    On July 28, Jamison and other students in the Morehead State University nursing program left American soil, bound for earthquake-ravaged Haiti.

  • Karie Powell heads to Midway College

    When Karie Powell took a visit to Midway College last February, the Henry County High School senior had the intention of playing volleyball for the Eagles and, possibly, softball. But when she left for Midway on Saturday morning, softball was her focus.

  • Bridge work could end next week

    General Manager

    A major roadway closed for bridge reconstruction could reopen as early as next week.

    Earlier this summer, a portion of U.S. 421/Kentucky 22 was closed so a small bridge over Drennon Creek could be repaired.

    Originally, the project was scheduled to start at the beginning of June with completion before the 2010 school year began. 

  • Henry girls 4th at Nelson Invite; win Whitefield match

    The Henry County girls’ golf team continued its early-season outings with the Nelson County Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 14, and a home match against Whitefield Academy last Tuesday.

    Henry was fourth overall out of 11 teams at Nelson with a four-person combined score of 394, and three days later beat Whitefield 188-217. Entering this week, coach Kathy Peyton said her squad is improving.

  • Scale numbers are just a start

    When it comes to obesity in America, the numbers on the scale are only the start.

    We produce enough food, for example, to feed each person 3,800 calories a day, when all we need is 2,350. 

  • Peyton, 13, Pepsi Player of the Year

    Three area golfers competed in Kentucky’s Pepsi Junior Golf Tour this summer, and came back with impressive results against their age groups.

    MacKenzie Peyton, 13, finished first overall in the 13-15 division, Isaac Klempner, 9, was second in the 10-and-under division, and William Peyton, 6, was fifth in the 10-and-under division. MacKenzie Peyton played in 10 tournaments that counted toward scoring plus the Pepsi Tournament of Champions; Klempner played in five tournaments plus the Pepsi Tournament of Champions; and William Payton played in five tournaments.

  • It’s a ‘mental game’ for EHS

    On the volleyball court, the Eminence Lady Warriors are headed in the right direction compared to where they were last year — the fundamentals have drastically improved, and they have the players to get the job done. But the one area coach Stephanie Meadows is concerned with, she cannot see on the court.

    Through the first two weeks of the season, the Lady Warriors are 1-4 with a win over Evangel Christian and losses to Brown, Gallatin County, Shelby County and Anderson County. The big concern Meadows has is her team’s mentality.