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Today's News

  • Library breaks ground on 14,000-square-foot building

    Legislators, city and county officials, library staff and board and residents were invited on a chilly Saturday morning to shovel some dirt on the site of a new community building.

    The Henry County Public Library broke ground on its long-awaited 14,000-square-foot facility, located at the corner of King and Broadway in Eminence.

  • Watch for signs of hypothermia as temps lower

    It is finally starting to feel like fall; crops are finally starting to be harvested, and it isn’t 95 degrees.
    However, with cold weather comes the risk of hypothermia due to being outside. Hypothermia can arise in both animals and humans, but I want to focus of humans today.
    Hypothermia is a reduction of body temperature below the normal 98.6 degrees and can lead to serious motor-function problems, memory problems and potential death. The symptoms of hypothermia can be classified into two different groups: mild hypothermia and severe hypothermia.

  • Holiday bazaar Nov. 10

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    The weather is cooler, the holiday lights are beginning to twinkle at area stores, and it is time to think about those dreaded words–holiday shopping! No longer do those have to be words that put fear into the hearts of men (and women). The 26th Annual Extension Holiday Bazaar, sponsored by the Henry County Homemakers Organization, will help you fill up those stockings with no problem at all.

  • 4-Hers learn about Kentucky trees and forests

    Fourteen Henry County 4-H members joined over 25 other youth from Breckenridge, Hardin, Nelson, Shelby and Woodford counties on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest to participate in the annual fall Forestry Field Day.
    The 4-H youth had the opportunity to learn about Kentucky’s trees and forests as well as a few of the skills that real-life foresters utilize everyday while on the job.

  • 4-Hers learn about Kentucky trees and forests

    Fourteen Henry County 4-H members joined over 25 other youth from Breckenridge, Hardin, Nelson, Shelby and Woodford counties on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest to participate in the annual fall Forestry Field Day.
    The 4-H youth had the opportunity to learn about Kentucky’s trees and forests as well as a few of the skills that real-life foresters utilize everyday while on the job.

  • Public Record - Oct. 24, 2018

    KSP ARRESTS
    Juan Perez, 38, Eminence — arrested Oct. 15 on Smithfield Road for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, first
    Jordan Hill, 22, Nashville, Tennessee — arrested Oct. 15 on La Grange Road for operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license; carrying a concealed weapon; fleeing or evading, first, on foot; fleeing or evading, first, motor vehicle; criminal mischief, first; wanton endangerment, first, police officer; receiving stolen property; and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon

  • Local Buzz - Oct. 24, 2018

    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.

  • Lady Dragons end Lady Cats' season

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats saw their most successful season ever end Oct. 15 at South Oldham High School after a spirited first half defense was finally broken down.

    South Oldham started out with plenty of possession and attacks but the Lady Cats’ defense and goalkeeper Allison Johnson held firm until 3:05 left in the first half.

    Johnson had six saves before the goal and South Oldham took 11 shots in total when they finally beat the Lady Cats.

  • Clinton comes back on Warriors

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors showed no ill effects of the three-hour trip to Albany Friday night as they jumped on top by two touchdowns. But as the game wore on the visitors found it hard to keep up with the Clinton County Bulldogs.

    The Warriors missed their first opportunity to score when their first drive was stopped on a play to get one inch on first down on the first series of the game.

  • EHS falls in regional tournament

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Independence Oct. 15 to take on the host Simon Kenton Lady Pioneers in the first round of the Eighth Region Volleyball tournament and fell 3-0.

    The first set was tight with Simon Kenton pulling out a 25-20 win.

    “The ladies really came out in the first set competing at a very high level, likely the best we’ve played all season,” EHS Coach Ed Sweeney said. “I was so impressed with the intensity, hustle and efficiency on both offense and defense. It was a great set.”