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Today's News

  • Dream Season ends in Semis

    The Eminence High School volleyball team’s dream season ended on October 30 when they fell to an athletic Oldham County Lady Colonels’ team 3-0. Oldham County went on to defeat North Oldham 3-1 to take the regional championship and move on to the state tournament to be held at Valley High School November 8-10.

    The Warriors, who finished the season with a 22-3 record found the Lady Colonels’ size and athleticism too much to overcome but gave it a game effort.

  • Logsdon qualifies for state meet

    The Henry County cross country team traveled to Louisville Saturday to compete in the Region 3 Class 2A meet at Champions Park. Sophomore Josh Logsdon came through with a personal best time to qualify for the state meet.

    Coach Ricky Drawbaugh had prepared the runners for a flat course and let them know what it would take to get to regional. “I told the boys it would probably take 18 flat to qualify for state and Sydney would need 22:30.”

  • Warriors finish strong

    The Eminence Warriors football team traveled to Cincinnati on Saturday afternoon to take on the Oyler Hatmakers and ran into a team facing similar circumstances.

    The Hatmakers were caught short-handed by a rash of injuries as the Warriors welcomed back their top running back Shelby Armstrong who had missed the last game and a half with a knee injury.

    The Warriors scored early and often as they racked up 30 first quarter points and then watched as their young teammates got some valuable varsity experience.

  • Wildcats fall to Spencer County in Regular Season Finale

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Taylorsville on Friday night to take on the Spencer County Bears who were honoring their seniors in the regular season finale for both teams and lost 19-0.

    The Wildcats found consistency on offense to be a problem. “We just couldn’t sustain any drives,” coach Jason Spencer said. “We haven’t had our full offensive backfield together much this year that makes it hard to get any consistency. With (quarterback) Brennen (Peniston) getting hurt in practice Tuesday it happened to us again.”

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Mikaela Cline

    Mikaela is a junior on the Lady Cats’ soccer and softball teams.

    Parents Berley Cline and Aimee Cline.

    What do you do for fun?

    I play for Kentucky Softball outside of school and that takes up most of my time.

    How about school clubs?

    FBLA.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    History because it is more understandable to me.

    Favorite TV shows:

    Awkward.

    Favorite Movie:

    Forrest Gump.

    Favorite music style/artist:

    Rap and hip hop/Kendrick Lamar.

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Tyrei Hanlon

    Tyrei is a junior on the Warriors’ football and basketball teams.

    Parents Shawna Hanlon

    What do you do for fun?

    Hang out with my friends.

    How about school clubs?

    Pep club.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    Math because there is always one right answer.

    Favorite TV shows:

    I don’t watch much TV. I’m too busy.

    Favorite Movie:

    ‘42’.

    Favorite music style/artist:

    I like any style./No particular artist.

  • Peyton wins Tourney at Cardinal Club

    Submitted by Lindsey Peak/Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

    MacKenzie Peyton won the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour tournament at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville on November 2-3. The Tournament was part of the the College Prep Series for 15-18 year-olds. Winners received an invitation to the Tour Championship. Gypsie Hutchinson of Lexington and Meredith Moir of Louisville tied for second place. Peyton is pictured above third from left.

  • Warriors win JV HCYFL Championship

    submitted

    The Eminence Warrior JV football team won the HCYFL league tournament on October 20 by defeating the Campbellsburg Bengals. the Warriors ended the season with a 10-0 record and repeated as JV champions.

    Players on the team are Bryce Beckley, Elias Blake, Josh Dixon, Blake Downey, Quentin Durrett, Nathan Frazier, Christian Garduno, Hunter Gibson, Mason Gnagie, Aaron Hamilton, Jose Hernandez, Jaiden Jones, Brayden Murray, Abelaro Reza, Chris Roberts, Dezzmon Runion, Davontaye Saunders, Jaxon Scriber and Desmond Smith.

  • EIS requests tax bills sent out

    Disregarding a judge’s admonition, Eminence Independent Schools last week requested that its 2013/2014 tax bills be issued and sent to the district’s residents.

    During a Thursday morning hearing in La Grange, Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad urged the district to hold off on issuing tax bills until she could rule on the merits of a lawsuit filed against the district.

    Should Conrad rule against the district, the district would have to issue refunds, representing an additional cost on top of the reissued tax bills to the district, and its taxpayers.

  • New Castle 4th graders talk weather

    When Becca Gilbert started teaching her fourth graders about weather, the students probably didn’t expect their teacher would get a chief meteorologist to answer the questions she couldn’t.

    Gilbert taught weather topics like air pressure, predicting weather and reading weather maps but wanted to give the class a more dynamic experience.

    “The kids have been interested in more than (teachers) had knowledge of,” Gilbert said, “I decided who better to ask than a meteorologist.”