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Today's News

  • Public Records, April 22, 2015

    KSP arrests

    Christopher Madden, 19, Crestwood – arrested April 17 by Trooper Ferris at 5799 Castle Highway, Pleasureville, for theft by unlawful taking from auto under $500; theft-receipt of stolen credit/debit card

    Lauren G. White, 22, Vevay, Ind. – arrested April 18 at I-71 29 MM SB, Pendleton, by Trooper Maupin for speeding 22 MPH over the limit; failure to produce insurance card; license to be in possession; failure to notify DOT; possession of marijuana; DUI 1st

  • Closing the food gap in Kentucky

    In recognition of National Volunteer Month, the Kentucky Association of Food Banks would like to honor the thousands of people in Kentucky who dedicate themselves to taking action against hunger. 

    The 800 local charitable feeding organizations in our network rely on a volunteer workforce to ensure that they can serve their clients. Each week 19,900 volunteers provide aid to food programs in the Commonwealth. The volunteers contribute a total of 81,200 hours per week.  

  • Warriors walk off with first win

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors started last week with a game at home against Paris on April 13. The game was suspended after three and one-third innings due to rain and will be finished when the Warriors go to Paris on May 7. The Warriors trailed 7-1 when play was stopped.

    Williamstown 5 EHS 1

    The Warriors hosted Williamstown in the first round of the All A Classic regional tournament Friday night.

  • Johnson, Cravens lead Track Cats

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ track team traveled to Oldham County April 14 for the Oldham County all-comers meet that saw the Wildcats come away with two individual wins and several other strong results.

    Cameron Johnson won the triple jump with a leap of 40 feet, 7.5 inches and Patrick Cravens won the shot put with a distance of 41feet, 9 inches, which was a personal record. Cravens finished second in the discus with a throw of 106 feet, four inches.

    Coach Zack Mings was happy with what he saw from his team in tough conditions.

  • Lady Cats down Gallatin, S.O.

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats defeated the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats 10-5 April 14 to sweep the season series against their district rival.

    Gallatin County fared better against Henry County than in the first game when the Lady Cats won 16-1, but the Lady Cats’ offensive firepower was still too much to overcome.

    When the game began, it looked like it would be another rout as Henry County scored five runs in the first inning.

  • EHS falls to Gallatin, Trimble

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors’ softball team traveled to Gallatin County on April 15 and fell to the Lady Wildcats by eight runs but continued to show improvement on defense.

    “We played reasonably well,” Coach Jerry Martin said. “Our defense was pretty solid for the most part but we had a couple of errors and misplayed balls that cost us six runs. Without those it would have been a two-run game.

  • Wildcats defeat Vikings, Rebels

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats were back in action April 15 as they traveled to Louisville to take on the Valley Vikings after a nine-day layoff due to rainy weather.

    The Wildcats shook off some early rust and an injury to starting pitcher Bodie Clark to get a nine-run victory.

    The Wildcats scored two unearned runs in the first inning. Jaydon Berry walked and came around to score the first run and Trey Wills, who had a perfect day at the plate, singled and scored the second run.

  • Henry County Cattlemen’s Association to meet April 27

    Even though we don’t currently have a county extension agent for agriculture, we still have an active Cattlemen’s Association and they have a great meeting planned for April 27 at 6:30 p.m. here at the Extension Office.  
    The program is sponsored by Konklin Products AgVantage and you need to make your reservation for dinner by calling the Extension Office at 845-2811 by Friday, April 24, so that they will know how many to plan for.  

  • A breakdown of good fats and bad fats

    By Drane Stephens

  • School briefs: Run4Nicaragua is May 9

    May 9 5K fees to pay Nicaragua trip costs
    Register now for the Run 4 Nicaragua: On Our Way 5K to be held May 9 at 9 a.m. on the grounds of the Kentucky Renaissance Fair.
    All proceeds will go to cover expenses for the Eminence High School Unlock Class for their upcoming service trip to Nicaragua, according to run organizers. The service trip involves providing water filters and helping to expand a school in Posoltega.