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Today's News

  • Search begins for new HC Chamber director

    I want to give a warm welcome to KU/LG&E as new members of the Chamber.  Our utility companies are wonderful supporters of our Chamber.

    As most of you are aware, I will be retiring from the Executive Director’s position on June 30.  The search has begun for a new director.  The position is listed in the classified section of this week’s Local, and I hope you will consider applying.  

  • Warriors whip Brown. Trimble

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville Feb. 9 to take on the Brown High School Bears and came away with a 71-57 victory.

    Three-pointers by Alex Perdue and Kemryn Jenkins put the Warriors up 6-5 early in the game. From there they outscored the Bears 9-4 the rest of the first period to lead 15-9.

    Perdue nailed another long 3-pointer to open the scoring in the second period and give the Warriors a nine-point lead. Two free throws by Jake McKinley ended an 8-0 run to open the quarter and give Eminence a 23-9 lead.

  • Wildcats down KCD; fall to Walton, Shelby

    By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    A strong defensive performance in the third quarter propelled the Henry County Wildcats to a 12-point victory over the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats in Louisville on Feb. 9.

    The Wildcats held the Bearcats to just two points in the period to take command of what had been a close game through the first two periods.

    The Wildcats led 13-11 after the opening period and increased the lead to seven points late in the second period.

  • EHS girls fall to Brown

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team took on the Brown Bears in Louisville on Feb. 9 and fell despite leading for most of the game.

    The Warriors led after one period, 6-4. Kenya Vargas and Destany Crawford each scored three points in the period.

    The Warriors’ defense was even stingier in the second period and they outscored the Bears 6-2 to lead 12-6 at halftime. Crawford, Madison Dockter and Lyndsay Craigmyle scored the Warriors’ baskets in the second period.

  • Lady Cats win over Spencer, Whitefield

    By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Louisville Feb. 10 to take on the Whitefield Academy Lady Wildcats and came away with a 53-43 victory that was keyed by stingy third quarter defense.

    The Lady Cats opened well with senior center Megan Payton and junior forward Sarah Foree leading them to an 18-13 lead after the first quarter. Payton had seven points in the period and Foree had four.

  • Celebrating UK's 150-year anniversary
  • Eastern students of the month

    Eastern Elementary School students of the month for January include: (back, from left) Rhyauna Spears, Gracie Broughton, Destiny Nelson, Ty Lyons, Dominic Escobar  and Steve Lopez; (front row) Makenzie Murphy, Landon Smither, Nicholas Bryan, Kayli Hedges and Gracie Walls.

  • Spring events will be here before you know it

    Spring Events and Activities:

  • Henry County Republican host chili dinner
  • County will miss Moore as agent

    I was hacking away at knee-high weeds that were blanketing my garden, leaving a swath of herbicular carnage in my wake when I noticed a car slow, then pull into my driveway.

    I couldn’t see who got out of the car, but I had a sharp garden tool in my hand, so I felt confident I could protect myself against whatever threat was about to pose itself to me.

    “Hello there, Melissa,” said a friendly voice making its way into my weedy nightmare.