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Today's News

  • Public Records, January 25, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Karmette Fante, 52, unknown address — arrested Jan. 20 at Wolfpen Road by Trooper Sturgill for DUI, first

    Justin Kimberlin, 27, Campbellsburg — arrested Jan. 21 at Monroe Lane by Trooper Payton for possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense, meth; and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Taking a look at road aid

    It was just a few weeks ago that we learned the 2017 legislative agenda for our cities in Kentucky from the Kentucky League of Cities. At the top of the list? A proposed change in how local road aid is distributed between rural and urban areas.

  • Active session

    On Jan. 3, we officially began the 2017 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly and we hit the ground running. Speaker-elect Jeff Hoover was officially sworn in and became Speaker Hoover and we welcomed the new House majority. Two new members were also sworn into the Senate.

  • Commitment to quality pays off for newspaper

    Moving from third place to first place in one year’s time is a thrilling accomplishment in any arena. To do so in the field of journalism is particularly satisfying.

    After sealing a third place finish in last year’s Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers contest through the Kentucky Press Association, your Henry County Local claimed First Place in General Excellence among like-sized weekly newspapers across the state.

  • Wildcats defeat Warriors in round two

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Eminence Warriors in the second round of the county rivalry Jan. 17 and came away with a convincing 73-62 win to avenge a loss to the Warriors early in the season.

    Both teams wore Army jerseys to honor the men and women who serve in that branch of our military and Army recruiters were involved in a half court shootout between students of the schools at halftime.

  • EHS girls get historic win over HCHS

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team won their first game against a district opponent since joining the 31st district in 2011 when they knocked off the Henry County Lady Cats, 49-36, Jan. 17 at Henry County.

    The Warriors opened the game with a basket from Madison Dockter in the paint before Henry County’s Kaylee Tingle answered with a 3-pointer to give the Lady Cats their only lead of the game.

  • Warriors beat Carroll in OT

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Carroll County Friday night and pulled out a 70-68 overtime win over Carroll County that guaranteed the Panthers will play in the four-five seed game in the 31st district tournament. With only one district game left the Panthers cannot get enough wins to reach teh 2-3 seed game.

    The game was close throughout as both teams scored 13 points in the first period before the Warriors managed to eke out a 2-point advantage at 29-27 going into halftime.

  • Lady Cats fall to Oldham Co.

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Oldham County Thursday night and fell to the Lady Colonels 68-32.

    The Lady Colonels jumped out to a 23-5 lead after the first period as they used full court pressure defense and good outside shooting to establish their dominance.

    The Lady Cats were able to hold Oldham to 17 points in the second period but scored only nine to trail 40-14 at halftime.

  • History Comes Alive

    History and “wax figures” came alive for Campbellsburg Elementary School students recently as fifth-graders taught about the patriots of the Revolutionary War.
    The stations at the Living Wax Museum lining the Campbellsburg halls Jan. 17 featured multiple Patrick Henrys, several of the earliest presidents and a lot of folks with the last name Adams, but also some less prominent names from the war seeking American independence from Great Britain.

  • Local mother gets national attention for ‘stirring the pot’

    While keeping a vigil at her daughter’s bedside at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital during a life-threatening bout with Crohn’s disease, Tiffany Wigginton Carnal began campaigning for the legalization of medical marijuana in Kentucky.
    Lyndi Carnal, 17, has spent months in the hospital recovering from further complications and surgeries necessitated by Crohn’s, a chronic inflammatory disease of the digestive tract.
    Symptoms of the disease include pain and cramping, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fever, weight loss and more.