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Today's News

  • Guitar students will play at KASGO and concert

    Although he admits to a little white lie 15 years ago, Henry County Middle and High School band director and music teacher Chip Anderson doesn’t regret telling it.

    “A former principal, Mr. Weid, met with me and said he’d like me to teach more classes at the high school because at the time I only taught one class,” Anderson said. “I suggested guitar class. Mr. Weid asked me if I played guitar, and I lied through my teeth and said, ‘Yeah, sure I play guitar…kind of.’”

  • Public Record - Jan. 30, 2019

    KSP ARRESTS

    Thomas Dawson, 32, Campbellsburg — arrested Jan. 24 for failure to appear

    Emir Berkovic, 33, Louisville — arrested Jan. 26 for public intoxication

    Edis Mujic, 35, Louisville — arrested Jan. 27 for possession of a controlled substance, first, first offense, trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and public intoxication

    MARRIAGE

    Anstacia Raelyn Beaumont, 33, Eminence, and John Alexander Dixie, 47, Eminence

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

  • Local Buzz - Jan. 30, 2019

    Church activities

    Sulphur Christian Church meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday.

    Drennon Christian Church meets from 6 to 8 p.m. most Wednesdays. Check the Facebook page for the current schedule.

    Life Church will hold Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.

  • Chamber of Commerce update

    BY Holly Kinderman

    Executive Director Chamber of Commerce

    Hello 2019! We are ready for the New Year.

    Twenty-eighteen was a wonderfully busy year for us at the Chamber, we have had some great programs, dinners, networking opportunities, ribbon cuttings, Ag Week and more. We have truly enjoyed getting out in the community and being a positive voice for Henry County.

  • Pulitzer-Prize winner from 100 years ago relevant today

    BY Stuart W. Sanders

    Kentucky Historical Society

    Citizens mired in apathy. International money and foreign agents influencing domestic politics. Americans ensconced in a bubble of prosperity and isolationism, unconcerned about other nations. Greed and self-interest dividing us, damaging our reputation abroad and superseding a love of country.

     Sound familiar? 

     Although these charges could appear in today’s headlines, a Kentucky newspaper editor wrote about them a century ago.

  • Wildcats beat Warriors, Trimble County

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Henry County Jan. 15 and fell to the Wildcats 70-31. The game started with both teams struggling to find some offense.

    The Warriors’ Bryce Sipes finally opened the scoring 1:12 into the game with a 15-foot baseline jumper.

    Trevor Hardin responded for the Wildcats 16 seconds later to start a 7-0 run that saw Henry County dominating the paint with a tip in by Dre Wright, another inside basket by Hardin and one free throw from Parker Stephens who was fouled while trying to score on a put back attempt.

  • Lady Panthers squeak by Eminence, 53-49

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Warriors got off to a slow start but came back to make a game of it when they traveled to Carroll County Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Panthers jumped out to a 16-6 lead by the end of the first period.

    Eminence was able to shave two points off the lead by halftime and trailed 25-17 going into the locker room.

    Carroll County stretched the lead back to nine points at 42-33 going into the fourth period.

  • Lady Cats lose to Owen

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Owenton Jan. 16 to take on the Owen County Lady Rebels in an important district seeding game. Owen gradually pulled away from the Lady Cats for a 16-point win.

    Owen County led 15-11 at the end of the first period and outscored the Lady Cats 14-8 in the second period to lead by 10 points at halftime.

    Henry County cut the lead to seven at 31-24 and later cut it to eight at 35-27 but could get no closer as the Lady Rebels outscored them 10-8 to lead by 12 going into the final period of play.

  • Lloyd defeats Warriors

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Lloyd Memorial Friday night and came away on the short end of a 77-36 score.

    The Juggernauts scored the first 11 points of the game before Carter Stivers scored in the lane for the Warriors Lloyd followed that with another five-point run before Marshall Metten and Stivers scored on consecutive possessions to cut the lead to 16-6. But Lloyd scored the last seven points of the period to 23-6 going into the second period.

  • HCHS, EHS back in the swim

    sports@hclpcal.com

    The Henry County and Eminence swim teams were back in action for the first time in a month Jan. 16 at the Shelbyville Family Athletic Center.

    After the month long competition break, Henry County swam against seven area teams and came away with a handful of podium finishes.

    Ashlee Whitaker took the first podium finish of the season for the girls team with a third-place finish in the100-yard butterfly in her first time swimming the event.