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Today's News

  • Public Record May 16, 2018

    KSP arrests
    Shelia Barnes, 50, Pleasureville — arrested May 9 on Ballardsville Road, Eminence, by Trooper Housley for speeding 26 mph over the limit, reckless driving and DUI, first, aggravated
    Barbara Yocum, 25, Glencoe — arrested May 9 on N. Main Street, Eminence by Trooper Smith for a fugitive warrant from another state
    Shane P. Walters, 29, Park Hills — arrested May 10 at I-71, mile marker 24, by Trooper Housley for reckless driving; DUI, first, aggravated; and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle

  • Fruit trees join other struggling Kentucky crops

    Are your garden and fruit trees struggling? If they aren’t, you might be one of the lucky few in the state of Kentucky.
    Like many years, vegetable and fruit crops are fighting off viral, bacterial and fungal diseases. The wet, cool spring has created the perfect conditions for plant diseases.
    The Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab has been processing numerous samples and released a report of the most viewed disease this year.

  • Henry County homemakers scoop up awards at KEHA

    Nearly 600 members of the Kentucky Extension Homemaker Association from across the state converged on the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville recently to celebrate their achievements.

  • Wildcats split a pair of pitching duels

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Bullitt Central Saturday and got another good pitching performance from Daniel Murray. Murray came into the game having not allowed a run all season. Bullitt Central finally snapped Murray’s streak of scoreless innings in the top of the fifth inning but the Wildcats were leading 3-0 after a big third inning.

    Murray allowed only one base runner through the first three innings before the Wildcats finally scratched across three runs.

  • EHS thumps Fort Knox

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Fort Knox to take on the Lady Eagles and came away with a 12-run five-inning win.

    The Warriors got out to a 10-0 lead with four runs in the first inning and six in the second. Fort Knox made it a 10-4 game in the bottom of the third before the Warriors came to the plate and scored eight runs to make it 18-4.

    Fort Knox scored one run in the bottom fourth and one in the bottom of the fifth to set the final margin at 12 runs.

  • Sports Briefs

     Fishing tournament

    The Henry County Rod and Gun Club will hold its annual fishing tournament May 26. 

    The kids’ tournament will be from 9 a.m. to noon. The adult tournament will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    The kids’ tournament is free. 

    The entry fee for adults is $20.

    Memberships to the Rod and Gun Club will be sold the day of the tournament.

    The lake will be closed May 24, 25 and 26 to other fishing.

    For more information call Tom Eldridge at (502) 257-4188. 

  • Warriors rout Trojans, 27-0

    sports@hclocal.com
    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Covington Saturday to take on the Covington Latin Trojans and came away with a huge victory.
    The Warriors pounded out a season high 18 hits in the game.

  • Mary Monroe signs to cheer with Patriots

    sports@hclocal.com
    Eminence High School senior Mary Monroe signed a letter of intent May 8 to cheer at the University of the Cumberlands next year. Monroe was a cheerleader for four years at EHS. She is also on the softball team.
    Monroe said a former teammate and friend helped steer her toward UC.

  • United Citizens is in the ‘Top 10 Percent’

    BAUERFINANCIAL, Coral Gables, Fla., a national bank rating firm, recently announced United Citizens Bank & Trust, Campbellsburg, has once again secured its highest, 5-Star rating, according to a news release.
    A five-star rating indicates the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more, the bank rating firm explained.

  • Jr. Leadership works to promote the county

    By Holly Kinderman

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    Summer is just around the corner.
    The scenery has become so beautiful around Henry County with all the blooming trees, plants and flowers.
    The community will soon become busy with summer play, festivals, yard sales and other community events. Don’t forget the Henry County Farmer’s Market is now open on Wednesday and Saturday on the courthouse lawn in New Castle.