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Today's News

  • Williamson commits to Lindsey Wilson

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School volleyball player Molly Williamson committed to play for Lindsey Wilson College in a signing ceremony held in the Henry County High School library Thursday afternoon.

    Williamson, a setter, has aspired to play at the college level for a long time.

    “I feel I have accomplished one of the greatest goals in the world,” Williamson said. “It was one of my biggest goals for my high school career.”

  • Little League softball and baseball underway

    The Henry County Little League softball, baseball and t-ball teams opened their season on April 18 at Harry Hill Park. The teams will play within the county and against teams from Oldham, Trimble and Carroll counties on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

  • Local Buzz for May 6

    Arts & Crafts
    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church Activities
    The Men of First Baptist Church has a Men’s Day Project, and will be hosting a barbeque / car wash beginning on Saturday, May 16 from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a bake sale and ice cream social sponsored by the Women of First Baptist. Donations are welcomed. Location is 5706 South Main Street, Eminence, Rev. Charles H. Duncan Jr., pastor. For more info, call (502) 845-5431

  • Public records for May 6

    KSP arrests
    William T. Mattingly, 40, Pendleton – arrested April 27 at 30 N. Main Street, New Castle by Trooper Samu for execution of a bench warrant
    Terry J. Messer, 38, unspecified city in Ohio – arrested April 28 at I-71 31 MM SB, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Stucker for execution of three bench warrants
    Jeffrey W. Adams, 47, New Castle – arrested May 3 at 2395 Giltner Road, Smithfield, by Trooper Stucker for execution of a bench warrant

  • Plan ahead to preserve the bounty of the season

    Spring has arrived and gardening season is underway. Nothing tastes better than locally grown produce picked fresh from the garden.
    Many consumers preserve the season’s bounty to use once the growing season has passed. For those who preserve food, now is a great time to gear up for the season.
    Start by creating an inventory of supplies and getting a head start on purchasing needed jars and lids and other necessities.

  • CES Derby Winner
  • Impromptu hat
  • Pinwheels for prevention

    These and other OVEC Eminence Head Start and Early Head Start classes planted “Pinwheels for Prevention”during April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month in hopes of raising child abuse awareness.  Teachers include Pat Bastin,  Amanda Case, Megan Corbett, Samantha Gibson, Lakaii Hedges, Danielle Kelley, Amanda Lee, Crystal Watkins and Pat Wright.  Not pictured is Adrian Lee, who helps organize the awareness campaign.

  • Eminence students earn STLP and robotics competition awards

    Eminence Independent School district may be small but it had a big showing at the State Student Technology Leadership Program Conference held at Rupp Arena on March 26, according to an EIS news release. Students from the district received seven awards with more than 6,000 students from all across the state competing.
    Tatiana Perez Harris won an award for serving on the State STLP Social Media Team.
    Megan Riley received an award for her live reporting from the stage at Rupp Arena.  

  • Jr. Historians compete at UK