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Today's News

  • EHS girls defeat Frederick Fraize, 52-30

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Frederick Fraize Lady Aces Dec. 20 and used deadly 3-point shooting and strong inside play from Madison Dockter to pull away early and cruise to their second consecutive win.

    The Lady Aces scored the first two points of the game just 27 seconds in before the Warriors ripped off 15 straight points to take command of the game. The Warriors hit three 3-pointers in that opening run as Mia Gonzalez, Kenya Vargas and Emilie Ethington all found the bottom of the net from long range.

  • Warriors beat East Carter in OT

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors took the long trip to Berea Dec. 19 and 20 to play in the Berea Invitational tournament and came away with a thrilling overtime win over East Carter and two losses to Letcher County Central and Barbourville.

    On Dec. 19 the Warriors took on Letcher County Central and got off to a decent start. The Warriors jumped out to a 19-16 lead at the end of the first period. By halftime the Warriors had extended the lead to five points at 32-27.

  • Wildcats drop four games

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Morgantown Dec. 19 and 20 to participate in the BTN/WLBQ Christmas Classic after two district wins last week but could not sustain that momentum as they lost all three games they played in the tournament hosted by Butler County High School.

    Green Co. 55 HCHS 51

    The Wildcats started well against the Dragons and led 10-9 after the first period of the low-scoring game. Dylan Mayer and Landon Morgan had four points each in the first period to lead the way.

  • Mid-term reports for local hoops teams

    As we approach the new year the local hoops scene is starting to give us some hints as to who will be seeded where in the 31st district tournament. But much is still up for grabs in 2017.

    On the boys’ side Gallatin County sits at 4-0 in district play. The Wildcats from Warsaw have defeated all the other teams in the district handily. None of their rivals have stayed within 10 points of them.

  • Local Buzz, December 21, 2016

    Church Activities

    The Presbyterian Church in Eminence will hold its annual Christmas Eve candlelight communion service on Saturday, Dec. 24, at 11 p.m. until midnight. Everyone is welcome.

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will have its Christmas Morning Worship Service, Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. All are invited to attend.

  • Public Records, December 21, 2016

    Grand Jury Indictments Dec. 2016

    Katherine M. Whobrey, DOB 08/14/1990, New Castle – trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine)

    Zachary L. Paul, DOB 12/12/1988, Pleasureville - trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine)

    Zachary L. Paul, DOB 12/12/1988, Pleasureville - trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine)

  • New year, new session

    It is hard to believe 2017 is nearly upon us. After the whirlwind of Thanksgiving, Christmas is nearly here. Lights are on the trees and candles are in the windows and children are writing their lists to Santa. It is the season of giving and a perfect time for communities to come together to help those in need.

  • A Henry County holiday

    By Holly Kinderman, executive director of the Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

    Our little towns in Henry County have had their holiday kick off festivities and the towns are all starting to light up. It’s so pretty to see all the lights and decorations.

    We have had some wonderful community programs and events going on.

  • My recipe for a happy holiday season

    The holidays provide us with a great excuse to eat, drink and be merry as though we’re fattening up our friends, our family and ourselves like the Christmas goose.

    I have not yet taken the plunge, but I’ve long been curious about the proverbial wassail and figgy pudding of traditional carols. 

  • Wildcats pound Panthers, stun Rebels

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats were hot early against Carroll County and continued to shoot well throughout to win their first district game, 61-46, Dec. 13 in Carrollton.

    A defensive adjustment in the second period helped the Wildcats break open a close game as they cruised to the win.