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Today's News

  • Sports Briefs

    Ray, Mertz in softball tourney

    Shelby Ray, daughter of Robbie and Denise Miskell of Port Royal and Savannah Mertz, daughter of Steve and Peggy Mertz of Eminence competed in the “Kings Island College Showcase” in Milford, Ohio the weekend of June 28-29.

    They competed in the 16U division, which had 24 teams from across the United States. Shelby’s team, Louisville Select, represented girls from five different school districts and placed eighth in the tournament. Shelby has racked up 19 RBIs so far this season for the Select.

  • Henry County Hustlers
  • Kurtz runs in Great Buffalo Chase
  • Youth Catfish tournament

    The Henry County Rod and Gun Club held their annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 21. More than 50 children of all ages were on hand to “catch the big ones.” Skill levels ranged from “never having fished before” to “just about ready to turn pro and hit the circuit”.

    Results:

    Boy’s Winners:

    Biggest Fish: Michael Brown

    Most Fish Caught: Jaxon Scriber

    Most Total Pounds Caught: Hunter Chipman

    Girl’s Winners:

    Biggest Fish: Carrie Booth

  • Henry County Fair Draft Horse Pull
  • Dog’s mothering instincts take over

     

    Around A-1 Service Center in New Castle, Zoey — a 4-year-old Pomeranian/golden retriever — is considered a savior after she recently adopted two scrawny baby raccoons.

  • Shelter rescues more animals

     

    The Henry Trimble Animal Shelter helps more dogs get rescued than it has to put down, according to information from Henry County Animal Control Officer Dan Flinkfelt.

  • Sensational!

     Fair goers may have noticed a new offering on the program this year with the Sensational Pageant.

    Designed specifically for individuals with special needs, the new pageant made its Henry County debut this year. 

  • Hey Henry County, they're talking about you

    Are you one of those people whose ears burn when others mention you in conversation? Does that same weird sensation extend to the times when you hear somebody talking about your locality?

    In my case, somebody mentioning my birthplace of Evansville, Ind., can still perk up my ears, even after 20 years of being gone. 

  • I believe...I doubt...I’m okay

    Michael Duncan

    Pastor, Eminence Baptist Church

    “You sure do have a lot of doubts for a man who is supposed to be a preacher.”

    I never knew if the man who said that was upset with me, surprised, or trying to give me a nudge toward not pursuing ministry. Perhaps he was trying to do all three.

    It was in 1974, and I was preaching a revival near Hardinsburg, Kentucky, at a church pastored by one of my seminary friends.