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Today's News

  • Lady Cats lose to Bearcats

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Walton-Verona Dec. 4 and lost to the Bearcats 65-30.

    The Lady Cats went in front 5-4 early in the first quarter but Walton finished the quarter on an 18-3 run to lead 22-8 going into the second period.

    The second period turned out to be a defensive battle as Henry County managed just four points to Walton’s three to leave the Bearcats leading 25-12 at halftime.

  • Warriors down Demons, 60-52

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Williamstown Thursday night to take on the Demons and prevailed, 60-52, for their first victory of the season. The Warriors were able to do so despite not having Dre Wright available due to a minor back injury and trailing at halftime.

    Williamstown opened with the first three points of the game on a field goal and free throw before Kris Dixon scored inside for the Warriors.

  • EHS falls to Gallatin, Lloyd Memorial

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats Dec. 4 in their second district matchup of the season and fell by 17 after getting off to a good start.

    The Warriors opened up a 9-4 lead early in the first period after Lexi Tillett hit a layup, Tavi West nailed a 3-pointer and Aaliyah Bailey scored on a put back finished of the 9-2 run with two free throws.

  • Garden planning: Ways to avoid going hog wild

     With this cold weather, it is hard to believe that spring will be here in a few months, so now is a good time to start thinking about what to put in your gardens. 

  • Navigating the holiday season as a caregiver

    Caregiving can be stressful, and these stresses can be elevated around the holidays as you are faced with added responsibilities and obligations. 

    Whether this is your first holiday season as a caregiver or you have been providing care for years, you can do several things to make the holidays easier on you, the person you’re caring for and your extended family and friends by following the recommendations below.

  • Campbellsburg holds snowflake pageant during wintery snap

     While wintery weather interfered with travel outside, especially on nearby Interstate 71, organizers proceeded with the Snowflake Pageant as part of Campbellsburg Light Up Dec. 9 in the comfort of the community center. 

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  • Volunteers make sacrifices to serve their community

    A few community members typically carry the water for the rest of us. I’m thinking specifically about the community’s need for volunteers to “staff” local fire departments.

    At the risk of repeating myself in praise of firefighters, here I go again.

    There’s no need to pose a hypothetical question about why so few folks step up to protect their friends and neighbors.

  • Getting and giving the best Christmas present

    When my sister and I were young, we played church. 

    Church was what we knew. We went to church twice on Sunday and again on Wednesday. 

    Most of our friends were from church, and almost all the parties we attended were parties connected with church. 

  • Public records for Dec. 13, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Samantha Wilson, 22, Sulphur — arrested Dec. 4 at Eddie Road, Sulphur, by Trooper Smith for a warrant

    Melissa Woods, 32, Paris — arrested Dec. 4 at Phillip Avenue, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Smith for a warrant

    Melissa Young, 32, Paris — arrested Dec. 4 at Phillip Avenue, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Smith for a warrant

  • iLead Academy sets up a holiday-themed pop-up shop on Dec. 14

    iLEAD Academy is hosting its first-ever pop up shop on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m., according to a news release.
    For the past several weeks, students have been creating a variety of hand-made, holiday-themed items that will be available for purchase the night of the pop up shop.
    All proceeds from sales will go towards students’ expenses for various educational field trips at iLEAD.
    Faculty and staff came up with the idea when brainstorming ideas for a winter fundraiser.