Today's News

  • Pinwheels for prevention

    These and other OVEC Eminence Head Start and Early Head Start classes planted “Pinwheels for Prevention”during April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month in hopes of raising child abuse awareness.  Teachers include Pat Bastin,  Amanda Case, Megan Corbett, Samantha Gibson, Lakaii Hedges, Danielle Kelley, Amanda Lee, Crystal Watkins and Pat Wright.  Not pictured is Adrian Lee, who helps organize the awareness campaign.

  • Eminence students earn STLP and robotics competition awards

    Eminence Independent School district may be small but it had a big showing at the State Student Technology Leadership Program Conference held at Rupp Arena on March 26, according to an EIS news release. Students from the district received seven awards with more than 6,000 students from all across the state competing.
    Tatiana Perez Harris won an award for serving on the State STLP Social Media Team.
    Megan Riley received an award for her live reporting from the stage at Rupp Arena.  

  • Jr. Historians compete at UK
  • Local Buzz, April 29, 2015

    Church Activities & Services

    The Men of First Baptist Church will host a Barbeque/Car Wash as a Men’s Day Project on Saturday, May 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a bake sale and ice cream social sponsored by the Women of First Baptist. Donations are welcomed. Location is First Baptist Church at 5706 South Main Street in Eminence. Contact Rev. Charles H. Duncan Jr., Pastor, at 845-5431 for info.

  • Public Record, April 29, 2015

    Grand Jury Indictments, April 2015

    Jared Roberts, Eminence – Possession of controlled substance, first degree, second offense (heroin) and possession of drug paraphernalia

    Brandon L. Emerson, Turners Station – Trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Freedom of speech comes with accountability

    A recent news article that went largely unnoticed involved a young girl and her class photo.

    An Ohio eighth-grader named Sophie chose a black t-shirt with the word “FEMINIST” in white letters across the front to wear on class photo day. She had worn the shirt before, it did not break any dress code standards and no one said anything to her about it on that day.

  • Track Cats take third at NCKC


    The Henry County track team traveled to Walton-Verona on April 21 to compete in the North Central Kentucky Conference championships. The girls and boys teams both finished third in the competition.

    On the boys’ side, Cameron Johnson led the way with a first place finish in the triple jump. He also finished fourth in the long jump and fifth in the 200-meter dash.

    Connor Finley finished second in the 110-meter hurdles despite falling on the final hurdle. He also finished third in the long jump.

  • Wildcats end skid vs. Seneca


    After starting the season 9-2 and going on a five-game winning streak to start April, the Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team hit a rough patch. They started last week with losses to district rival Gallatin County and conference rival Walton-Verona. Add in a loss to Bullitt Central and the Wildcats had their first three-game losing streak of the season. But they got back on track with a 7-1 win over Seneca Friday night.

    Gallatin Co. 2 HCHS 1

  • College update: Derek Jeffries


    Former Henry County High School basketball player Derek Jeffries recently finished his second year at Transylvania University where he plays on the Pioneers’ basketball team while majoring in accounting.

    Jeffries’ college basketball career got off to a dismal start when he suffered a serious injury in the last open gym before basketball practices started in October of his freshman year.

    Jeffries broke his tibia and fractured his tibial plateau at the top of the tibia near the knee.

  • Warriors lose to Demons, Rebels


    The Eminence Warriors fell to the Williamstown Demons on April 21 by a score of 9-3.

    The Warriors jumped on top in the first inning on Austin Jones’ two-out single that scored Josh Fleig from second base.

    But Williamstown answered with three runs in their half of the first and never looked back. They scored two more in the second to make it 5-1

    Eminence scored single runs in the fourth and sixth innings to keep the game close.

    Williamstown got four insurance runs in the sixth to put the game away.