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Today's News

  • Fundraising for path underway

    Taking action to improve the community, Leadership Henry County Class of 2014 has launched a project to make the pond at the new park more accessible to the public.
    Among the beneficiaries of the 140-foot-long and 4-foot-wide path that ends in a 12-by-15 foot landing at the pond will be the residents of Cedar Lake Park Place.

  • Trevor Payton selected as a Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation winner

    A fitness project founded by an Eminence student four years ago led him to swear off high-calorie drinks. It also contributed to his receiving $20,000 from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.
    Each year, the foundation provides $3 million worth of awards to 150 students out of the more than 100,000 who apply, according to information from its website at http://coca-colascholars.org/.

  • Fairgrounds alcohol penalty to be financial

    Law enforcement officers won’t become a permanent fixture at the 4-H Fairgrounds to keep alcohol off the premises for weekend parties. Instead, Henry County can use a financial penalty against flagrant violators.
    The parks committee, led by Magistrate Jason Stanley, met to review the use of the 4-H building for private parties prior to the fiscal court’s full meeting Feb. 17, but the committee did not recommend any outright penalties against people who ignored the fairground’s ban on alcohol.

  • New ordinance to ban vandals, bullies from Eminence’s Coach D Park

    Defacing Eminence property, swearing and bullying are all violations that can get an offender banned from Coach D Park for at least 60 days and fined up to $250.
    Eminence City Council adopted rules and regulations pertaining to use of the park at their February meeting, after getting fed up with a number of acts of vandalism.
    In the future, anyone caught breaking the rules for the first time could result in a 60-day suspension from the park.

  • Rand is 'on call'
  • Jr. Historians compete at UK
  • Local Buzz, April 29, 2015

    Church Activities & Services

    The Men of First Baptist Church will host a Barbeque/Car Wash as a Men’s Day Project on Saturday, May 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a bake sale and ice cream social sponsored by the Women of First Baptist. Donations are welcomed. Location is First Baptist Church at 5706 South Main Street in Eminence. Contact Rev. Charles H. Duncan Jr., Pastor, at 845-5431 for info.

  • Public Record, April 29, 2015

    Grand Jury Indictments, April 2015

    Jared Roberts, Eminence – Possession of controlled substance, first degree, second offense (heroin) and possession of drug paraphernalia

    Brandon L. Emerson, Turners Station – Trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Freedom of speech comes with accountability

    A recent news article that went largely unnoticed involved a young girl and her class photo.

    An Ohio eighth-grader named Sophie chose a black t-shirt with the word “FEMINIST” in white letters across the front to wear on class photo day. She had worn the shirt before, it did not break any dress code standards and no one said anything to her about it on that day.

  • Track Cats take third at NCKC

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County track team traveled to Walton-Verona on April 21 to compete in the North Central Kentucky Conference championships. The girls and boys teams both finished third in the competition.

    On the boys’ side, Cameron Johnson led the way with a first place finish in the triple jump. He also finished fourth in the long jump and fifth in the 200-meter dash.

    Connor Finley finished second in the 110-meter hurdles despite falling on the final hurdle. He also finished third in the long jump.