Today's News

  • Ladycats drop two district games, 6-7 overall

    Sports Editor

    The Henry County girls’ basketball team lost two important district outings last week — Carroll County on Tuesday and Owen County on Friday — to drop its record to 6-7 overall and 1-4 against 31st District opponents.

  • Pleasureville sewer is in the hole

    General Manager

    Whether they like it or not, members of the Pleasureville City Commission will have to take a serious look at raising sewer rates for residents.

    During the commission’s Monday night meeting, auditor Constance M. Rawlins, told the commissioners that while the city’s finances are in good order, two things concerend her — neither of which dealt with record keeping. Rawlins was concerned by the city’s sewer and garbage collection funds.

  • Warriors play best this season in 53-51 loss

    Eminence’s Dre Banta scored a career-high 29 points and hit seven three-pointers against Spencer County last Tuesday night on the road, but the sophomore and his teammates fell just two points short as they took a 53-51 loss in one of their better performances of the season.

    The only blemish for the Warriors came during the second quarter when Spencer used an 8-0 spurt in a four-minute stretch to gain a comfortable advantage. At the half, Spencer was ahead 22-16.

  • Henry 13th, Eminence 16th in latest Litkenhous

    Sports Editor

    According to the latest Courier-Journal Litkenhous Ratings that were recently released, both Henry County basketball teams — boys and girls — are 13th in the 8th Region, while both Eminence teams are ranked 16th.

    The Litkenhous, which is released each week during the season, is a computerized power ranking of each team in Kentucky based on a formula that includes record, strength of schedule and margin of victory. Games against out-of-state opponents are not included.

  • City, county governments look ahead

    General Manager

    In the coming year, local governments could face a variety of new challenges, including just how to conduct city and county business in a time of financial difficulties.

    But some officials say that challenge may not be as tough for them as it will be for others.

  • Thanks for supporting PBI Bank’s Christmas for Kids 2008

    On behalf of the officers and employees of PBI Bank, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who contributed to our 16th annual Christmas party at Eastern Elementtary. With your generous contributions, we were able to provide toys, goodie bags, a pizza party and Santa Claus for 77 children who otherwise might not have had the Merry Christmas that every child deserves.

    Again, many, many thanks to our wonderful friends and customers who contribute faithfully each year so that these children are blessed. We wish you a very happy new year!

  • Cupp Chiropractic offers a variety of services

    Staff writer/photographer

    Dr. Bruce Cupp has practiced chiropractics in Eminence for nearly two decades and said he is excited to introduce clients to new ways to feel better. “I came here strictly as a chiropractor,” he said, “but now we have a wellness center.”

    Cupp graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in exercise physiology. He attended Palmer University for his Doctor of Chiropractic degree and later obtained certification as a nutritionist.

  • Legislative session underway

    en almost a week old at the time, but from a legislative viewpoint, it didn’t really begin until early last week, when all 100 members of the Kentucky House of Representatives and half of the state Senate were officially sworn into office.

    Within a few hours, legislators from both parties in both chambers began meeting to elect their leaders, and by the evening, a new one for the House was chosen: Rep. Greg Stumbo, who officially became House Speaker on Wednesday when he was approved without a dissenting vote.

  • McConnell thankful for time in Senate

    Thanks to the trust of the people of Kentucky, I’ve received the privilege of another term in the U.S. Senate. That’s an extraordinary gift from the voters, and I’m grateful to have the next six years to serve our Commonwealth and our country.

    As a new Congress and a new presidential administration begin, I look for lessons from great Kentuckians who have served our state in public office in the past. One who stands out is Wendell Ford.

  • Thoke says new year could bring new options

    Staff writer/photographer

    The new year and incoming presidential promises of help for America’s sagging infrastructure may offer fresh opportunities for some Henry County communities.

    New Castle Main Street manager Jeff Thoke told commissioners he was contacted by Harry Carver, who handles grants for the Governor’s Office for Local Development.

    GOLD provides financial help through grants and loan assistance and advises local governments on budget matters.