Today's News

  • Know the signs of drug use

    Due to the increasing misuse and abuse of prescription drugs by young people it is becoming critically important for adults to be able to identify the physical and behavioral signs of abuse.  Because young people are mixing so many types of prescription drugs, such as stimulants and pain killers to anti-depressants, identifying the signs and symptoms of abuse can often be difficult but it is not impossible.  Since each of the above drugs depending on their use can cause very different signs it is wise to learn the signs and symptoms of all of the commonly abused drugs.  Below

  • HC boys ruled not eligible

    Sports editor

    In a change of events that has left the Henry County boys’ soccer team not playing in the 16th District Tournament like planned, the Wildcats ended their 2009 season with an 0-8 record.

  • Henry County Youth Football League

    Campbellsburg 33, New Castle 18: The Campbellsburg Bengals defeated the New Castle Chiefs, 33-18, on Saturday in the Henry County Youth Football League.

    This week’s games were played on Eminence’s football field.

  • Sharp Shooters win big at state 4-H Champs

    The Henry County 4H Sharpshooters traveled to Wilmore and Berea on Sept. 20-21 to compete at the 4-H State Shooting Sports Championships and came away with big wins.  The end-of-the season competition was open to competitors from across the state, and Henry took first place in three categories as well as individual awards.

  • Cooks provide amended deed restrictions

    A couple claiming discrimination on the part of Henry County Planning and Zoning enforcement officer Greg Derossett now say their deed restriction “exceptions” were filed.

    When Bob and Ann Cook initially approached the Local about this story in September, Ann Cook said the “exception” was never filed.

  • County XC teams race at Trimble NCKC meet

    Sports editor

    On a windy day with sloppy course conditions, both Henry County and Eminence cross-country teams raced at the Trimble County North Central Kentucky Conference meet last Tuesday after school.

  • Health Dept. gives out 600 flu shots

    Staff writer/photographer

    Even though the North Central Health Department and Henry County Emergency Management blanketed local media with the announcement of 1,000 free seasonal flu shots to be given away at Henry County High School, only 607 people took the agency up on its offer on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

    Prior to the event announcements ran on all Louisville television network newscasts and were published in local print media.

    NCHD District Director Renee Blair said she thought this year all would be distributed.

  • Lady Rockets blast away from EHS in 2-0 win

    Sports editor

    Even as the Eminence Lady Warriors season was coming to an end in the 28th District volleyball tournament Monday night, the host Warriors were continuing to get better. That’s all first-year head coach Stephanie Meadows asked for in a year marked by dramatic improvements en route to a three-win season.

    The Lady Warriors played even with Shelby County for a while in both games before the Lady Rockets blasted away for two wins to end the best-of-three series, 25-10 and 25-16, and Eminence’s season.

  • Jeans for Teens

    Staff writer/photographer

    When it came time to decide on an eighth grade service project, Eminence middle school student Hayden Hoofman chose one he felt would benefit his peers.

    “I was looking on the internet and found the Teens for Jeans project,” he said, “and kind of turned it around into Jeans for Teens.”

    Hoofman has since collected 121 pairs of jeans to be distributed by his project mentor, Debbie Hartford, through Eminence’s Family Resource Center.

  • Passing along mom’s folksy wisdom

    Nearly everybody seems to have some set of personal values they follow to guide their actions, whether consciously or unconsciously. Those values surely vary some from individual to individual, but I am pretty sure that almost all of us value such traits as honesty, faithfulness and fairness in our dealings with others. Maybe there are sociopaths that don’t have much of a conscience, but I wouldn’t know about that.