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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Primary election features six races

    Henry County voters in the primary election May 22 will decide the outcome of five local contests.
    Democrats may participate in selecting the countywide candidate who will appear on the general election ballot in November in races involving both the judge-executive and the jailer. Democrats will also choose among three candidates vying to unseat U.S. House Rep. Thomas Massey in the fall.
    Two Democrats filed for the judge-executive office with the county clerk including incumbent John Logan Brent and challenger Glenn Baxter.

  • 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.

  • Candidate responds to eligibility question

    A question has arisen about whether running an AirBNB would disqualify an election candidate in the lead up to the primary May 22.
    In correspondence addressed to the Henry County Local, Sandy Allison of Campbellsburg inquired about a rumor that’s been discussed in the community about the race for magistrate in District 4 involving Chuck Smith and Hugh McBurney.

  • College students to learn the lay of the land in farming program

    Many a farmer has learned their skills while tilling the ground in Henry County. Now Sterling College students will have an opportunity to earn a liberal arts degree while working in some of those same fields.
    This collaboration between the The Berry Center, which maintains an archive of the writings of the influential family that helped craft the burley tobacco program, and the college based in Craftsbury Common, Vt., will merge classroom study with hands-on work in local forests and fields, according to Berry Center Director Mary Berry and farming program Director Leah Bayens.

  • One editor’s effort to ask a question and remain fair

    One of my best friends from youth recently posted on social media a link to a write up entitled “Death: Reality vs. Reported,” which is a critique of how the news industry decides what to focus on and publish. And perhaps depending on your point of view, the critique does not seem like a favorable one on its face.