Today's News

  • Henry County Black History: The Fisher Family

    By Brad Bowman


    One of the oldest African-American families in Henry County, the Fisher family, came to Eminence and started farming, but family values sowed a tradition of service.

  • Farm Bill gives and takes away

    By Brad Bowman


    U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Vanceburg) celebrated with other Kentucky legislators the amendment for hemp production, which survived the passing of the Farm Bill in early February.

    The amendment is a small victory toward making hemp farming a reality in Kentucky.

  • Take 5 with Lily Anna Tillman

    Basic bio

    Eminence High School Junior

    Sec. of EIS Book Club

    Sec. of EIS Technological School Association

    Ariel in upcoming EIS production of “The Little Mermaid”

    outside school achievements

    A Minion of Mischief actress in the student guild at the Kentucky Highland Renaissance Festival

    One of 10 selected for the WFPK and Whole Foods Market sponsored Power of Music Project.


    How did you get interested in writing and performing music?

  • Eminence Council reports progress

    By Brad Bowman


    McDonald’s franchise owner George Saliba gave an update to Eminence City Council members about the new McDonald’s, which broke ground Monday on Main Street in Eminence.

    The store will open from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. during the week and 12 a.m. on Saturdays. Saliba said the store will hire a 55 to 60 person crew, which will include 10 managers. Some employees from the Pendleton store, Henry County residents, will move to the new location.

  • Quilt show: An artistic expression

    By Brad Bowman


    Donna Duncan travels around from schools to community events showing off quilts more like works of art than the traditional quilts your grandmother made.

    In the A New Box of Crayons Trunk Show, Duncan presents and displays 31 quilts inspired by the new box of crayons theme.

  • Public Record for the week of Feb. 5


    Baquan M. Sledge, 25, of Detroit arrested on I-71 at the 30-mile marker northbound, Pendleton on 1/27 by Trooper Morris and charged with operating on a suspended OLN; failure to wear seatbelt; failure to produce insurance card.

    Mohammed Ahmad J. Althmi, 34, of Cincinnati arrested on I-71 at the 37-mile marker northbound, Campbellsburg on 1/29 by Trooper Jodry and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; failure to produce insurance card.

  • Wildcats fall to Gallatin, 61-53

    When the Henry County Wildcats hosted District 30 rivals Gallatin County on Jan. 28, poor free throw shooting by the host Wildcats was their ultimate downfall. Henry County hit just 10 of 25 free throws for 40 percent while the visiting Wildcats hit 24-32 for 75 percent.

    “We missed 15 free throws and lost by eight points,” Coach Enoch Welch said. That tells the whole story.”

  • BUSY week end with close loss to Beth Haven

    The Eminence girls’ basketball team had a busy week, playing four games in five days last week. The week started with a 43-8 loss at KCD on Jan. 27 followed by a 60-13 loss at West Jesamine. On Thursday the Warriors hosted cross-county rivals Henry County and fell 50- 15 and ended with a 42-33 loss to Beth Haven on Friday that showed that the Warriors’ offensive game is improving heading into the final weeks of the season.

    KCD 43 EHS 8

    The Bearcats got off to a strong start and were ahead 14-4 at the end of the first period.

  • Lady Cats defeat Warriors

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Warsaw on Jan. 29 to take on the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats and fell 58-37. The Lady Cats trailed by just nine points at the break but a slow start in the third quarter sealed the game for Gallatin County.

    In the first period the Lady Wildcats jumped out to a 13-5 lead but Henry County came back in the second period and played them evenly. The Lady Wildcats were only able to add one point to their lead going into the locker room.

  • Third time not a charm for Warriors

    The Eminence Warriors found themselves in an unusual situation when they hosted the Owen County Rebels on Jan. 29. The game was the third straight in which the Warriors and Rebels had faced off because of a scheduling fluke and bad weather.  The Rebels won a regular season matchup on Jan. 16 by a score of 57-44. They defeated the Warriors 72-71 in the first round of the All A Classic on Jan. 22 and then came back to Eminence after both teams lost games due to weather cancellations to play again a week later.