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Today's News

  • State playoffs end this weekend

    Sports editor

    While the high school basketball season in Kentucky is just getting started, the football season will wrap up with state playoff championship games this weekend at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville.

    In Class A action, Lexington Christian (11-3) and Beechwood (12-2) will play at 11:30 a.m. Friday, followed by Class 3-A Belfry (14-0) and Central (9-5) at 3:30 p.m., and Class 5-A Highlands (14-0) and Bowling Green (13-1) at 7:30 p.m.

  • News Briefs for December 5, 2007

    Dog licenses available This is a reminder that the 2008 Henry County dog licenses are now available. The costs of the license is $5 for an altered animal and $10 for an unaltered anial. You must bring proof of current rabies vaccination when purchasing the license. All dogs in Henry County must be licensed.

  • Hard-fought game has lopsided finish

    In a physical game which saw numerous hard fouls, technicals, jaw-jacking and fist flying, the host Eminence Lady Warriors lost their season opener against Berea High School last Tuesday night, 61-29.

    Berea jumped out to an early advantage and stretched it to 32 points by the time the four quarters came to an end. One Berea player, who was ejected for punching Dani Wells during the second half, left the court in a fury and is questionable on her return. Meanwhile, Wells walked off the court with a dislocated jaw and a slight concussion, Eminence coach Carter Martin said.

  • Community Calendar for November 28, 2007

    Wednesday, November 28 Girls in Action (GA’s) of Cropper Baptist Church meet on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. The program is open to girls through age 12. Karate classes will be held at the Community Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

  • School board receives Sunrise Award

    General Manager

    During last week's meeting of the Henry County Board of Education, Seven Counties Services presented the board, and three district employees in particular - Denise Perry, Renata Ingram and Cathy Wilson - with the organization's sunrise award.

    "The educators of Henry county have come to an understanding that something we have to strive to instill through our school based programs - that comprehensive delivery of mental health services - creates a better learning environment," Bob Elliot, Seven Counties Services' Chairman of the Board, said.

  • Fiscal Court approves airport resolution

    General Manager

  • Don't allow liquor by the drink sales

    I just finished reading the article on liquor by the drink sales. If you want to see what will happen to the city just go to Lorain, Ohio. It used to be a nice city until they softened the laws on alcohol sales, then bars started popping up on almost every corner and before too long the crime rate skyrocketed. The economy tanked when they closed the Lorain Ford Plant, but the bar business increased.

  • Keep Harry Hill Park open during the winter months

    Many of you may not be aware of it but Harry Hill Park is locked up for the winter.

  • Applause to Judge Executive, Magistrate and Fiscal Court

    Many thanks to the Henry County Fiscal Court under the leadership of Judge Executive John Logan Brent and Magistrate Guy Coombs for their recent decision to pass a resolution objecting to an airport in Oldham County being located partially in Henry County which would adversely affect our quality of life, property values and ultimately cost far more than would ever be gained.

  • Too much food, relaxation, turns into no focus

    I had the darndest time focusing this weekend. I went through about three different commentaries before I wrote these words..