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Today's News

  • Public Records, March 1, 2017

    Grand Jury Indictments, February 2017

    Justin R. Bowling, DOB 12/10/1981, La Grange – fleeing or evading police, first (motor vehicle); wanton endangerment, first degree, police officer; fleeing or evading police, second (on foot); resisting arrest; criminal mischief, second degree; speeding 26 mph over limit (limited access); reckless driving; improper passing; following another vehicle too closely; and persistent felony offender, first degree

  • Church histories, futures source of inspiration

    Always one to share ideas freely, more than a year ago Ron Wright, Eminence native and Washington Lodge Odd Fellows member, suggested I could always write articles on local churches for Black History Month.

    As a good idea, that one stayed with me all the way through the rest of 2016 and into 2017, and it turned out successfully — in my opinion, anyway — when it comes to telling stories from different perspectives.

  • Warriors defeat Wildcats in district semis

    sports@hclocal.com

    Eminence Warriors fans must have thought they were experiencing déjà vu as they watched their team come back from a large deficit in the fourth period once again. On Dec. 6 the Warriors came from nine down late in the fourth quarter to defeat archrival Henry County 59-56.

    This time the Warriors trailed by 11 points with 4:33 to go in the game before rallying to win at Henry County in the 31st District tournament.

  • EHS girls win over Lady Cats to advance

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors threatened to run away with an easy win in the first half and then had to withstand a furious Henry County rally before pulling out a 52-42 win in the first round of the 31st District tournament.

    The host Lady Cats took a 5-2 lead with 3:25 left in the first quarter on a Katherine Buckler 3-pointer. But the Warriors answered back with 3-pointers from Emilie Ethington and Tavi West to lead 8-5 after a nervous opening period for both teams.

  • County clerk, sheriff turn over excess fees to fiscal court

    Rounds of applause greeted two elected officials who turned in a combined $137,000 worth of excess fees to Henry County Fiscal Court Feb. 21.
    County Clerk Shanda Archer contributed $106,000 of the total while Sheriff Danny Cravens handed over a check for $31,000.
    Despite several unexpected challenges, such as the impending closure of the Henry County Historical Society museum where old county records had been stored and the need to store voting machines locally, Archer said her office worked with the goal of holding down expenses as much as possible.

  • Campbellsburg prepares to transfer sewer system to Carrollton Utilities

    Campbellsburg and Carrollton Utilities seem on the verge of transferring the sewer system from the city to the utilities provider, 10 years after conceiving the project, according to discussion at the busy Feb. 20 council meeting.
    Mayor Shelley Noe reported that she and council member Lorraine Hawkins met with Carrollton Utilities officials Terry Roach and Bill Osborne to discuss finalizing the requirements to close the deal.

  • Messy Science continues to fascinate EIS students
  • Jaehnigen ready to do some heavy lifting

    Richard Jaehnigen, 29, of New Castle put his back into a new endeavor recently when he competed in his first strong man contest.
    He attended the Mammoth Strength Challenge, held at the Total Fitness Connection gym in Bowling Green, thinking he’d just watch, but after joining in, Jaehnigen walked out with a personal best in deadlift.

  • Energy savings are adding up for Henry County Public Schools

    Small changes have added up in a big way for Henry County Public Schools (HCPS). Superintendent Tim Abrams calculates a savings of nearly $1 million since 2010 due to the district’s dedication to energy efficiency.

  • Joyful Noise

    The Henry County High School choir members recently distinguished themselves in the Sing ‘n’ Joy competition in Princeton, N.J., while competing against other college and high school choirs from around the world.