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Today's News

  • Warriors end season against quick Frankfort squad, 54-6

    Sports editor

    The Eminence Warriors' football season came to a screeching halt Friday night in the opening round of the state playoffs when they took a 54-6 loss to Frankfort High School. The lopsided game ended the Warriors' 2007 campaign at 6-6 and advanced the Panthers to second-round action against Trimble County this Friday night.

  • Veteran's Day ceremony was a great honor for veterans

    I had the opportunity last week to attend the Veteran's Appreciation Day Ceremony at the Henry County High School. It was great to see such honor given to those who truly deserve recognition. It was a first class program and everyone involved did an outstanding job.

  • November is National Home Care Month

    With more Americans aging, the demand for healthcare services delivered in the home is growing. In fact, this year, more than 11 million Americans will utilize home care services. November is National Home Care Month and we want to celebrate it with these patients and honor all the compassionate caregivers that make a difference everyday for our nation's seniors.

  • Four county runners compete at cross state championships

    Sports editor

    The best high school runners in Kentucky merged at the State Horse Park in Lexington Saturday to take part in the KHSAA State Cross Country Championships, including three runners from Henry County High School and one from Eminence.

  • Oldham needs to be a better neighbor .....

    Last year, the residents of Shelby County were approached from a group of people about the possibility of forming an Airport Authority Board to check into the possibility of locating a regional airport in Shelby County. It does not matter if you were for or against it, I believe all can agree it was presented to the people and the residents spoke - there was not enough support for such an endeavor.

  • Kudos to EPD for a job well done

    I would like to say thanks to Chief Carey Duncan and the entire (Eminence) Police Department for a job well done. Before you came to this town, it was impossible to get any sleep or to even watch T.V on weekends because of the parties, loud music and squealing tires. I had to move my bedroom to the back of the house but that didnt help. Now I can get my rest and feel safe. I've lived here for 30 years. I can honestly say Eminence is a good place to live. Thanks for the good work you do. You put your lives harms way each and everyday to protect and keep us safe.

  • Thanks for support of 2007 fall festival

    Eastern Elementary would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped with our 2007 Fall Festival. From all the businesses who donated food, items for our auction or money, to all of our many volunteers, to all of our parents, wonderful staff and students-thank you. We truly appreciate all of the hard work, dedication, time and support that was extended to us. Henry County is a great place to live and the Eastern Elementary family proves that every day.

    Our sincere thanks,

    Eastern Elementary PTO

  • Salute to veterans

    General Manager

    At times during Henry County High Schools Veterans Day Ceremony Friday morning, it was solemnly silent.

    The ceremony began with an unusual sound in the large gym - that of bagpipes as the school's JROTC cadets filed in.

    Larry Jeffries, who served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1959, was attending his third ceremony.

    "I can't get over how quiet they are," Jeffries said of the students watching the ceremony from the bleachers.

    The ceremony, he said, helps to heal hurt feelings for "all the ones who are not here."

  • Churches to hold special Thanksgiving events

    Staff writer and photographer

    Harvest Community Church will sponsor its first annual community Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving day, Thursday, Nov. 22, at the Eminence Community Center. All Henry County residents may attend, however those who cannot afford a Thanksgiving meal or have no one to share the holiday with are especially welcome.

    "Those are the individuals who are our biggest concerns," said Kevin Whitt, Harvest Community Church pastor.

  • Operation Henry County Cares to send packages to 167 soldiers

    Staff writer and photographer

    The Henry County High School class of '08 is collecting items for its sixth annual "Operation Henry County Cares" which provides a variety of supplies for soldiers stationed overseas.

    This year they've "adopted" 130 male and 37 female service members stationed in either Iraq, Afghanistan, or Kuwait; some of whom have a connection to the county.

    "This year is particularly special for us because two of the brigades we are supporting are being led by two Henry County graduates," said Judy Rice, Henry County High School Senior Sponsor.