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Today's News

  • WMA dedication celebrates contributions of fisheries deputy commissioner

     

    While dedicating the new Kentucky River Wildlife Management Area in Henry County Aug. 15, Department of Fish and Wildlife officials used the occasion to celebrate the service of Benjy Kinman, who recently retired after 38 years as fisheries biologist, assistant director and deputy commissioner.

  • Kentucky Connected wins Spirit Award

     

    By Kenny Colston

    Landmark News Service

  • Chisholm takes ALS plunge

     

    Tony Chisholm didn’t challenge friends or family, pop stars or presidents after the Campbellsburg man dumped buckets of ice water on his head as part of raising awareness about ALS. He challenged researchers to focus on a cure for the deadly disease.

  • Big premiere

     

    The Theatre Downstream will test the waters for performing arts in Henry County with its first production, “Moon Over Buffalo,” debuting Sept. 5. They hope interest in the community theatre will prove broad and deep.

  • Special EIS building tax will not return

     

    Eminence Independent Schools settled on a fiscal year 2014-15 budget, according to Superintendent Buddy Berry.  The board of education will seek a four-percent increase in tax revenue, but will not repeat the special building tax collected last year. 

  • Friends reunite while on military leave

     Getting in some rest and relaxation from their military service, former Henry County residents and friends Austin Woosley, Kendrick Warren and Chad Banner recently reunited when their leave brought them home at the same time.

  • Wildcats come back for 63-61 win

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats dug themselves a deep hole against county rival Eminence Dec. 9 at Eminence before fighting back to win 63-61 in the first meeting of the teams this season.

  • Lady Cats defeat Warriors. 51-28

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats made the short journey to Eminence Dec. 8 and came away with a 51-28 win. The game showed marked improvement for the young Warriors while Henry County got their first victory of the season.

    Megan Payton dominated inside in the early going and showed some shooting range with a 3-pointer to open the game. Payton scored nine points in the first quarter as the Cats jumped out to a 14-3.

  • EHS girls get first win over Fraize

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Cloverport Friday night to take on the Frederick Fraize High School Lady Aces.

    The young Warriors, who have been showing steady improvement over the first few games of the season, got their first win, in a 44-21 blowout.

    The Warriors jumped out to a 13-5 lead in the first period and never looked back in scoring the most points that they have scored in any game this season.

  • Good spirits

    When the Henry County Wildcats met the Eminence Warriors on Dec. 9 a large crowd showed up well before tipoff of the varsity game. In fact it was probably the largest crowd that many of the players involved in the junior varsity game had ever performed before.

    A large crowd is no surprise when two rivals play but this crowd seemed larger than usual. Two things could have contributed to the higher than usual turnout.