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Today's News

  • Campbellsburg students of the month
  • New Castle Elementary observes the 100th day of school

    Due to the unexpected snow day on Jan. 30, the Henry County Public Schools’ 100th day of school was delayed until Tuesday, Jan. 31, New Castle Elementary School Prinicipal Tara McMahan noted. When the New Castle students returned to school after the snow day, they observed the 100th day by dressing up as someone 100 years old, decorating a shirt or bringing in 100 of the same item.

  • NCES highlights Golden Award winners

    Mrs. Nash’s and Mrs. Davis’ kindergarteners, won the Golden Croc for best hallway behavior, according to information from Principal Tara McMahan.
    Mrs. Buchanan’s second-graders won the Golden Ladle for the best cafeteria behavior.
    Mrs. Morris and Mrs. Rosas’ kindergarteners, won the Golden Clipboard for best attendance.

  • Local Buzz, February 1, 2017

    Church Activities

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. 

    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    Civic Organizations

    Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at Henry Christian Church every Monday.

  • Public Records, February 1, 2017

    KSP arrests

    James Jupin, 34, Bedford — arrested Jan. 23 at Wooded Hills Road by Trooper Smith for a warrant; one headlight operating; and driving on a suspended license

    Harbourt Gossett Jr., 52, Peachtree City, Ga. — arrested Jan. 24 at Interstate 71, 35 mile marker north bound, by Trooper Sullivan for driving on a suspended license; and speeding 10 mph over

  • The facts back public schools

    Since we became a state in 1792, Kentucky has been committed to education. It is that commitment that led to key education decisions in the Civil Rights movement, the passage of the landmark 1990 Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) and the 19-year-old Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act.

  • Stand up for the rights of all to disagree

    In a world seemingly awash in political strife, there’s a drip, drip, drip of condescension and negativity that threatens to erode all of our civil rights.

    Of course, the forum front and center in my concern is none other than Facebook, where it’s easier than ever to verbally abuse someone who is different from ourselves or who holds differing beliefs. 

  • Lady Cats upset Gallatin County, 49-47

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Warsaw Friday night to take on the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats in a district seeding game.

    The Lady Cats came into the game with no wins in five district games, while Gallatin County was in position for the top seed in the district with a win over Owen County and no district losses.

    Gallatin County had defeated the Lady Cats 66-34 on Henry County’s home floor in December.

  • Warriors beat Owen, Carroll to earn third seed

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owenton Jan. 24 to take on the Owen County Rebels with a chance to wrap up a berth in the 2-3 seed game. The Warriors got off to a slow start but eventually took the lead and never relinquished it in winning their fourth district game of the year.

    Owen County led 16-11 after the first period due to a sluggish start from the Warriors on the offensive end.

  • EHS girls down Whitefield

    sports@hclocal.com

    After falling behind early in the first quarter, the Eminence Warriors battled back to take the lead midway through the first period and trailed only once more in the game as they defeated the Whitefield Academy Lady Wildcats Jan. 24.