Today's News

  • Warriors drop two games


    The Eminence Warriors hosted Walton-Verona Dec. 10 and fell to the Bearcats 89-31.

    The Warriors came out strong against a Walton team that is one of the favorites to win the Eighth Region tournament this season but the height of 6’9” Dieonte Miles and 6’7” Ethan Brook made interior offense and interior defense difficult for the Warriors.

    Miles scored inside to start the game before Braedin Hinkley drained a 3-pointer to give Eminence their only lead of the game.

  • Public Record - Dec. 19, 2018


    Devin Samuel Ray Brown, 22, Louisville — arrested Dec. 2 for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia

    Patrick Larome Lewis Jr., Memphis, Tennessee for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia

    Brian Patrick Mattingly, 37, Louisville — arrested Dec. 3 for speeding 20 mph over the limit, failure to wear seatbelt, operating on a suspended or revoked license, failure to surrender revoked license and failure to appear

  • Local Buzz - Dec. 19, 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.

  • Environment, nutrition and separation stress weaning calves

    Over the last few months, I have gotten a few questions from beef producers about weaning calves. Most of the problems such as poor health and poor growth of calves is caused by stress. During weaning, calves experience four types of stress: physical, environmental, nutritional and social. All of these stresses can be minimized with proper management.

  • Soul with a little bit of country

    Louisville-based singing group Linkin’ Bridge is on a mission to bring people together—all people.

    To that end, the African-American group starred in their own video at the Six Mile Jamboree, then performed for the audience Nov. 8. 

    The road to Henry County for the Louisville group drove right through “America’s Got Talent,” season 11. 

  • EIS students think of others at Christmastime

     ‘Tis the season for kids to think about their own Christmas wish list and dream of time opening presents and visiting family and friends, but two Eminence High School high students were thinking of a different list. 

    Ninth-grader Caleb Greer and eighth-grader Lizzie Sorrell gathered staff and student support to give to others.

     Sick kids

    EIS high school student Caleb Greer was sitting at his desk one day and thought about kids in the hospital who don’t have any family visits or only weekend visits.

  • Sevier sentenced to anger management

    A New Castle City Commissioner-elect who was charged with assault after an incident involving his mother at the La Grange Walmart pleaded guilty last week to an amended charge.

    Charles Sevier, 49, pleaded guilty to harassment (physical contact), no injury, on Dec. 12 and was given a 60 day-conditional sentence in jail, which could mean home incarceration.

  • Lawyer says statements not ‘valuable’ after fatal wreck

    A woman charged with murder after a May 2017 wreck killed a 34-year-old Louisville man, was back in court last week to file motions before her March 2019 trial.

    Alora Davila was charged with murder, driving under the influence of alcohol, two counts of wanton endangerment and other offenses after the two-vehicle accident on Lake Jericho Road on May 24, 2017. Police say her vehicle crossed the center line in a curve and struck an oncoming vehicle driven by Eric Payton.

  • Death penalty discussed for two men charged with murder

    The death penalty could be a possibility for two Henry County men who were charged with murder and arson.

    Gregory Heightchew and Joshua Jackson were in court Thursday to discuss their murder, arson, attempted murder and tampering with physical evidence charges after the October death of Elijah Creekmore.

    The co-defendants went in front of Judge Karen Conrad separately to discuss the case but were ordered to have no contact with each other, Creekmore’s family or Marcus Pinion, another alleged victim who survived.

  • Introducing: Henry County Review of Books

    BY Carden Willis and John Inscore Essick

    The Henry County Local is beginning a monthly column we are calling the Henry County Review of Books. Authors Carden Willis and John Inscore Essick will take turns highlighting a book that has happened into their hands and challenged us, inspired us or gotten us talking to each other.