Today's News

  • Sheriff, committee agree on budget

    The Fiscal Court Budget Committee and the Sheriff’s Department compromised to make necessary cuts without cutting the Sheriff’s law enforcement services to the county.

  • Henderson House dates back to early 19th century

    The history of the Isham Henderson House just outside New Castle city limits holds a fragmented piece of our county and nation’s dark, and violent, history.


  • Eminence schools receive PEAK Award

    Eminence Independent School Superintendent Buddy Berry considers receiving the PEAK award a validation of hard work and just the beginning of the district’s results.

    The Kentucky School Board Association presented Eminence Independent Schools with the Public Education Achieves in Kentucky Award. The implementation of the district’s initiative for engaging students in learning through the Framework of Innovation for Reinventing Education model has helped retain students with new opportunities.

  • Eminence Elementary School students of the month

     Eminence Elementary  Students of the month for December: Traiten Lawson, Alexis Shields, Michael Soto, Silas Cannon, Sadie Perkins, Leo Gonzalez, Blake Dockter, Logan Graves, Amia Watson, Matthew Roby, Alex Adams, Jaxon Scriber, Aurora Estes, Owen Cope, Tori Sloan, Angeles Hernandez, Georgia Scott, Christian Garduno, Aubree Robinson, Eric Reza, Cassie Higgins and Raegann Wilson.

  • Eminence student of the week Tatiana A. Perez

    Tatiana is a freshman at Eminence High School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    English. I love reading and I love literature. I read everything from Shakespeare to Edgar Allan Poe.

    Do you have any pets?

    I have three dogs: Dutch, Kindle and Chloe.

    What clubs are you in?

    I am in Junior Beta. I was in the academic team and I am in chorus.

    What do you want to do when you grow up?

  • Updated: Fatal tractor-trailer accident shuts down southbound lanes on I-71

    By Brad Bowman



    A fatal tractor-trailer crash shut down the south bound lanes of I-71 at the 63 mile marker earlier this morning. According to Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Brad Arterburn, officials have since opened one southbound lane near the overpass by the Glencoe Exit. Police have not released the identity of the victim yet.

  • Lady Cats struggle during opening week


  • Staring off on the right foot

    The Henry County Wildcats opened their season in the best of ways: with a win at home.

    The Cats opened their season on Tuesday, Nov. 27, against the North Bullitt Eagles, with a 59-49 win.

    The game featured several big runs by both teams but the Cats, despite inconsistent play, were able to pull out the 10-point victory because of dominate rebounding and clutch foul shooting down the stretch.

    The Cats opened the game with a 14-3 run.

  • Braves scalp Warriors

    The Eminence Warriors opened the season at home against the Grant County Braves and found the Braves’ pressure a little more than they could handle as Grant County forced the Warriors into about 30 turnovers on their way to a 68-51 victory.

    The Warriors scored the game’s first five points on a 3-pointer by Jalen Dixie and two free throws by Brandon Mitchell, before Grant County began to turn up the pressure. Grant then reeled off 12 points in a row and never looked back as they stretched the lead to 22-11 by the end of the first period.

  • Jitter, foul trouble mar opener

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team opened the season at home against Paris on Saturday evening and fell to the Lady Hounds 58-33.

    For the Warriors it was a matter of first game jitters to open the game and foul trouble in the 4th period that doomed them to defeat.

    The Lady Hounds opened a 14-4 lead in the first period on the strength of their best player, Alexis Tye, who had 8 points in the opening frame.