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Today's News

  • Six More Weeks

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    With another round of winter weather, Henry County and the surrounding region saw totals Monday ranging from 3-8 inches of snow accumulation. At the time of press, Henry County is expected to have another bout of rain, freezing rain and possible snow hit the area Tuesday night.

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokeswoman for District 5, Andrea Clifford said rain negates most preparatory work crews can do.

  • EIS students work DreamBox

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Eminence Elementary students game their way into math proficiency with learning software and a little fun.

    Using the DreamBox math app on iPads, students create a character, an avatar, and navigate through a fictional landscape of fairies, pirates, dinosaurs and animal eye candy with individual math games tailored to their abilities. The games challenge each student’s grasp of mathematics, customized and measured individually, in order for them to take it to the next level of learning.

  • Warriors fall to Rebels in All A

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Owen County Rebels on Jan. 22 in the first round of the All A Classic after losing to the Rebels just six days earlier in a similar scenario.

    Whether you attribute it to a hot start for the Rebels or a slow start for the Warriors, the first period of both games was the downfall for Eminence.

  • Dragons slay Wildcats

    After 11 days without a game due to the frigid, snowy weather, the South Oldham Dragons could not have been blamed if they had come into the Roy L. Winchester Gymnasium in New Castle on Friday night a little cold, but that was not the case. They lit up the Henry County Wildcats with hot shooting and tenacious defense in their 81-54 win.

  • Wishful Thinking

    This ridiculous weather has left me with a lot of extra time on my hands this week. Local teams played only two games this week out of the six that were scheduled. So I have had more than enough time to think and that is always dangerous.

    I am going to share some of these thoughts with you. I know you didn’t ask, but here it is anyway.

    Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge

  • HCHS Homecoming Royalty
  • Butler Honored
  • Baldwin arraigned in Pendleton woman's murder case

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Robert Louis Baldwin III was arraigned in Trimble County Circuit Court on Thursday, Jan. 16, on charges of murder and tampering with physical evidence. Baldwin is accused in the brutal killing of 24-year-old Angela Long, whose remains were discovered Nov. 27, in the mobile home residence of her father at 34 Kenlee Drive south of Bedford.

  • New Castle to purchase parking lot

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    New Castle City Commission has entered an agreement to purchase the parking lot by Starvin’ Marvin’s Restaurant in New Castle for $50,000.

    In a special meeting Wednesday, Jan. 22, the commission met and decided in a four to one vote to buy the property before anyone else did after it was put on the market. New Castle Mayor Dennis Benham thought the acquisition vital for New Castle’s future.

  • Hall of Famer

    By Kenny Colston

    Landmark News Service

    Jerry McCandless typically isn’t seen.

    Whether it’s his business, often represented by “guys in white suits” cleaning up after traffic accidents or his work in higher education, McCandless typically eludes the spotlight.

    But in March, McCandless will be center stage as one of 27 inductees into the new Kentucky Veteran’s Hall of Fame, located in Frankfort.