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Today's News

  • Taylor wedding

    Mary Allison Jude Floyd and Gary Lee Taylor, both of Pendleton, were married Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Myrtle Beach, S.C., by Rev. Daniel.
    The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Kim Floyd of La Grange and Victoria Wade of La Grange. Her grandparents are John and Victoria Bednarski.
    The bridegroom is the son of Gary and Benita Taylor of Port Royal. He is the grandson of Gilbert and Bernice Taylor of St. Albans, W.Va.
    The couple will reside in Pendleton.

  • More warnings about ticks

    I know I have written about this topic before, but I want to touch upon tick protection again. I have already found a few ticks on me and my animals. They are out, and this year’s mild winter could have increased the amount of ticks.
    Just remember, tick season is here, and you need to prepare yourself when outdoors.

  • Six ways to reduce your spring allergy suffering

    Spring is a time for renewal, but if you suffer from seasonal allergies this renewal can make this time of year miserable.
    Hay fever, also called allergic rhinitis, starts with cold-like symptoms. Unlike a cold that goes away in seven to 10 days, an allergic reaction tends to linger until its source is identified and treated or no longer present.

  • FFA hosts Burger Bash during FFA week

    After Future Farmers of America members park their tractors at Henry County High School, they go right into the next FFA Week tradition, the Burger Bash, where they invite community members in for food hot off the grill. Alongside the crowd of locals who visited the event, this year featured a special guest speaker, the Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles.

  • EHS falls to Owen

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Owenton April 26 to take on the Owen County Lady Rebels in a district seeding game and fell 12-2 in five innings.

    The Lady Rebels struck for four runs in the first and five in the second before the Warriors got two back in the top of the third.

    Jadyn Browning led off the third inning and was hit by a pitch. Alexis Shields followed and drew a walk. Browning advanced to third on a wild pitch during Shields’ at bat. Shields stole second.

  • Local Buzz, April 26, 2017

    Church Activities

    Join area churches at Eminence Christian Church from 3:30 until 5 p.m. on April 30 for a gospel sing-along.  Come ready to sing some of your favorite hymns and gospel songs.  Select a favorite and we’ll all “make a joyful noise unto the Lord.”   Everyone is welcome!

  • Public Records, April 26, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Michael Mitchell, 36, Simpsonville — arrested April 17 at Campbellsburg Road by Trooper Housley for DUI, first; careless driving; failure to produce an insurance card; and possession of an open alcohol container

    James Lepping, 42, Custer —  arrested April 19 at 489 Pendleton Road by Trooper Johnson for possession of a controlled substance, first, meth; and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Graduate Information

    If you are the parent of a home-schooled senior and would like his or her information included in our 

    upcoming special section recognizing the county’s senior class of 2017, please provide the following information:

    •Student’s name

    •Parents’ names

    •Grandparents’ names

  • Henry County supports Trust for Life with proclamation
  • Communication in the time of emojis

    As I finished writing a thank you note the other day, I congratulated myself on stubbornly upholding what some consider an old-fashioned practice rarely seen these days.

    At second glance, I was dismayed at the messiness of my cursive writing, which some suggest might also be a thing of the past.