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Today's News

  • 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'
  • A brighter future is just a phone call away

    Henry County Adult Education Program is helping change lives.  Do you or someone you know need a GED or want to go to college, but are not sure how to get started?  Let Henry County Adult Education help you.  There are two centers, conveniently located in Eminence (502-686-0724) and Campbellsburg (502-686-0719).  They offer flexible hours and highly trained instructors that are happy to work with you.  All of their services are free to you!

  • Turning into my mother is not a bad thing

    I find that the older I get, the more I resemble my mother – in appearance, in speech and mannerisms. That used to bum me out.

    Not any more.

    As a young woman, the last thing you want to hear is “you’re acting just like your mother.” We have friends who claim that very statement led them into one of the biggest fights of their marriage.

  • Wildcats beat EHS, sneak by Rebels

    sports@hcloca.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team hosted district rival Carroll County April 27 and fellåç to the Panthers 10-1 in a game that was close for five innings.

    Henry County scored first in the bottom of the second inning.

    Adam Kent led off with a single to centerfield before Daniel Murray doubled with two outs to bring him home.

    Carroll County struck back for three runs in the top of the third to take the lead. The Panthers scored the runs with the benefit of two hits, two Wildcat errors and a walk.

  • Warriors vanquish Vikings

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Valley April 27 and came out on top 5-3.

    The Warriors did all their offensive damage in the first two innings then held on in the end for the win.

    The Warriors got a strong pitching performance from Cole Lawson who went the distance while striking out eight Viking batters.

    The Warriors scored three runs in the first inning. Trevor Payton led off with a walk. After Trey Gregory grounded out and Austin Jones flew out, Mitchell Metten and Cole Lawson walked to load the bases.

  • Lady Cats come back vs. Owen

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats found themselves down 5-0 after two innings on April 27 at Owen County but rallied to pull out a 7-6 win.

    The Rebels scored one run in the bottom of the first with a couple of infield hits and a Henry County error.

    They added four more in the second with three straight singles and a triple by the Lady Rebels’ Shelby Gambrell who missed the first game between the teams due to injury. After Gambrell brought the base runners, a groundout scored her to make it 5-0.

  • EHS girls fall to Walton, Gallatin

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ softball team hosted Walton-Verona in a doubleheader April 27 and fell to the Bearcats 15-0 and 14-5.

    Coach Jerry Martin said his team acted intimidated by Walton’s reputation in the first game.

    “In the first game we were shaking in our boots,” Martin said. “We had too much fear of their reputation. You have to respect your opponent without fearing them.”

    In the second game the Warriors’ bats came to life as they got eight hits and scored five runs.

  • HCHS, EHS compete in NCKTC

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County and Eminence High School track teams participated in the North Central Kentucky Track Conference championships at Henry County Thursday.

    The Henry County boys and girls finished third in the meet while the small Warrior teams finished seventh in each.

    For Henry County Teagan Fish had the biggest day, finishing first in all three events she entered.