Today's News

  • Drennon ride to benefit local man

    By Cindy DiFazio

    Staff writer/photographer

    Renee Shaw of Pleasureville says her husband Doug is lucky to be alive.

    On Aug. 15, Doug Shaw was involved in a farming accident that left his pelvis broken in several spots. He also suffered a broken right shoulder blade and two broken ribs.

    “With all the fractures in his pelvis.” she said, “he had two pins in each side and an external fixator bar to hold the pins.”

  • Eminence inducts its fourth class to the Hall of Fame

    Sports editor

    The fourth class of the Eminence High School Hall of Fame was recognized at halftime of the high school football game Friday night and officially inducted the following day. It includes two current EHS football coaches, two former superintendents, a librarian, a school board member, a golfer, and a former teacher and coach.

  • Slinging Dirt

    Wasn’t enough dirt slung into the Eminence swimming pool recently?  Now, let’s check back with Paul Harvey for the rest of the real story.

    In a letter to the editor a former councilman finally confirmed that the city is indeed “planning” on building a new firehouse ... duh!

  • It's about the personal challenge

    I am waist deep in lake water with mud squishing underfoot as the starter says “Go!” I start mad paddling as 100 other arms make a unique turbulence on all sides.  Three people bump into me and I see only their goggles, caps and hands.

  • Warriors race on 'very tough' Capital View course, Hernandez leads the wat

    Sports editor

    At Eminence’s cross-country practice last Friday — the day before the Warriors would compete at the Capital View Classic — coach Scott McClamroch told his runners the course would be “a bit challenging but not too bad.” He found out otherwise the following day when his runners raced on the toughest course they will see all season long. With very few flat spots and long, windy hills, Capital View has a reputation as being a tough course that produces slow times.

  • Ladycats close out regular season with first trip to All 'A'

    Sports editor

    Playing in the first-ever All “A” Classic State Volleyball Tournament, Henry County’s volleyball team won its pool play, advanced to the Gold Division for the top 16 teams and went 3-2 during the two-day event. The Ladycats had the 28th District tournament — which started just a few days later — on their minds, but still left the Mid-America Sports Complex with solid performances after two games Friday night and three games Saturday.

  • Warriors back on winning side, blow past Evangel

    Sports editor

    A week after taking a disappointing loss to cross-county rival Henry County, the Eminence Warriors got back on the winning side of things in a big way Friday night with a 58-16 blowout win over visiting Evangel Christian in 8-man action.

  • Port Royal business is a Limited Edition

    By Cindy DiFazio

    Staff writer/photographer

    Limited Editions, Port Royal’s wholesale and custom art framing business, has unlimited potential according to owner Rick Ouellette. “We are a jewel,” he said.

    Ouellette, a self-proclaimed “born salesman,” became interested in the art business after striking up a friendship with folk artist Dexter Bowles, and Ouellette started selling prints.

  • Street paving to proceed in New Castle

    Staff writer/photographer

    During Monday night’s New Castle City Commission meeting, there was at least some positive news.

    Public Works Director Scot Treece requested that the commission obtain bids to resurface several streets this fall. “If we can get some done this fall,” he said, “we can go back in the spring and finish up.”

  • Community Calendar for the week of October 15, 2008

    Wednesday, October 15

    Karate classes will be held at the Community Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    Children’s Story and Craft hour every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasureville Christian Church. Also, the community library at the church is open to the public from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

    American Red Cross Blood drive from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Henry County Library, 172 Eminence Terrace, Eminence.

    Story Time at 10 a.m. at Henry County Public Library for children ages 2 to 5. For more information call (502) 845-5682.