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Today's News

  • Warriors eclipse Eagles, 66-47

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Warsaw Jan. 5 to play the Gallatin County Wildcats in an important district seeding game. When the teams met in December, the Warriors won 78-70.

    The Wildcats turned the tables with a 22-point win that was closer than the final score indicated for most of the game.

  • EHS girls conquer Colonels

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team hosted the Kentucky School for the Deaf Colonels Thursday night and came away with a 53-29 win.

    The Warriors used a balanced attack and good defense to start the game with an 11-0 run and never looked back as Coach Zach Adair was able get all his players valuable minutes.

  • Things to know about Fed’s diet guidelines

    The 2015-2020 dietary guidelines have just been released.  They are designed to provide a clear path to help Americans eat healthfully.  
    Here is what they say:
    A lifetime of healthy eating helps to prevent chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes.
    Healthy eating is one of the most powerful tools we have to reduce the onset of disease. The dietary guidelines recommendations can help you make informed choices about eating for you and your family.

  • Learning to live in spite of fears

    Will 2016 become the year our fears overwhelm us?
    It could be.
    As a society, we seem to be more and more afraid and less and less trusting.
    Violence seems to be on the rise—though I sometimes wonder if the reporting of violence is what is on the rise.
    A reported event at a Louisville mall changes our shopping habits.
    The manner in which someone is dressed raises concerns we didn’t feel a few years ago.
    Shooters shoot and bombs explode, leaving us wondering what and who comes next.
    How are we to respond?

  • Local Buzz for Jan. 13, 2016

    Church Activities and Services
    First Presbyterian Church will begin a new Bible study Jan. 6 at 6:30 p.m. using the old Andy of Mayberry TV show.  It is a lot of fun to watch the old shows and discuss a biblical topic brought out in the episode. For more, contact Terry Johnson at onepres@bellsouth.net or call 502-845-4132.
    The church sanctuary at Eminence Christian Church, 5333 S. Main Street in Eminence is open each Wednesday from noon until 1 p.m. for quiet prayer and reflection. All are welcome to come and go as time allows.

  • Public records for Jan. 13, 2016

    KSP arrests
    John Patterson, DOB 2-27-1987, Campbellsburg — arrested Jan. 4 at Darlene Court by Trooper McCormick for possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense
    Shane Sullivan, DOB 10-25-1992, Lawrenceburg — arrested Jan. 7 at Castle Highway by Trooper Hunter for a warrant
    Whiteney Rankin, DOB 12-18-1988, Pleasureville — arrested Jan. 8 at Hillspring Road by Trooper McCormick for a warrant
    EDP arrests

  • To our readers

    Notice:

    The Henry County Local will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Early advertising and editorial deadlines of Friday, Jan. 15, by noon will apply for the Jan. 20 issue.

  • Gun foes continue to wage war on Second Amendment rights

    By U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie

  • Every step I take helps with my fitness goal

    Life coaches sometimes indicate that New Year’s resolutions are a bit toxic, because they typically set the resolvers up for quick failure. And, so, they should be avoided.
    I made a resolution over the holidays, but it isn’t all that difficult or complicated.

  • Keeping up with Ky.’s bills

    After the Kentucky Senate and House of Representatives were gaveled into order their first day, Kentuckians have many ways to stay connected to action throughout the 2016 legislative session, according to a Legislative Research Council news release.