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Today's News

  • Legacy of service speaks louder than the Chief

    I used to think Gary Lucas was kind of a jerk. 

    I had a run-in with the Eminence Fire Chief some years ago. I had arranged to take a group photo of his department and arrived as scheduled to do so. Gary asked where I’d like for them to stand. Looking around, I prepared to make a suggestion.

    That’s when I unintentionally insulted one of his fire trucks.

  • Wildcats squeak by Atherton in overtime

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Henry County Invitational Tournament last week and found the going tough as they lost to Christian Academy of Louisville, 73-50 and Collins 57-50.

    The Wildcats took on Atherton in their final game of the tournament and came away with a thrilling 67-65 overtime win against the Rebels.

    The Wildcats tied the score at 65 on a free throw by Gavin Jameson with 56 seconds left.

  • Rebels romp past Warriors

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owenton Dec. 29 to take on district rival Owen County. The Rebels are one of the favorites to win the 8th Region tournament this year and showed why with an impressive shooting display.

    The Rebels hit 10 3-pointers en route to scoring 81 points in the 31-point win. Guard Vince Toftness led the Rebels with five treys and 24 points. Eighth Region player of the year candidate Carson Williams scored 21 points and guard Chad McDonald contributed 12 points.

  • EHS girls lose lead late vs. Calvary

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team traveled to Northern Kentucky Saturday to take on the Calvary Christian Lady Cougars.

    The Warriors led for most of the game before falling by a score of 35-32.

    The Warriors were up 5-2 after the first period as Emilie Ethington hit a 3-pointer and Lyndsay Craigmyle scored her only basket of the game.

    The Warriors outscored the Lady Cougars 10-8 in the second period and led 15-10 going into halftime. Madison Dockter dominated the period with eight points.

  • Lady Cats win one in Florida

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Florida last week to play in the Indian Rocks Christmas Tournament.

    The Lady Cats came away with one win and two losses as well as a good bonding experience according to Coach Todd Gilley.

    “The trip was great for chemistry building,” Gilley said. “This group already had good chemistry and love each other, but this trip made them even closer.

  • Ulis stands tall for Big Blue

    The smallest man on the floor has had the biggest impact on his team in the University of Kentucky’s last two wins.

    Tyler Ulis scored 21 points and had eight assists against Louisville on Dec. 26 when the Cats pulled out a two-point win against the Cardinals.

    One week later Ulis put up 20 points, 10 assists and six steals in a very convincing win against Ole Miss in the Wildcats’ SEC opener.

  • Public record for 01/06/2016

    KSP arrests
    Montrel Hobbs, DOB 10-3-1993, Louisville — arrested Dec. 29 at Turners Station Road by Trooper Sturgill for a warrant
    Paul Perius, DOB 7-1-1994, Leander, Texas — arrested Dec. 29 at Interstate 71, north bound at Campbellsburg by Trooper Whalen for possession of marijuana

  • When winter finally arrrives, be prepared on the farm

    By Levi Berg

  • Resolve to get organized in the New Year

    The beginning of the New Year offers the opportunity to refresh and reset ourselves in a variety of different ways.
    One of the ways to do that is to get organized.
    Organization can help you feel more prepared for daily life and the unexpected situations which may arise over the next few months.  
    January is National Get Organized Month. In recognition, consider incorporating these “clutter-free” practices in your home, that were shared by some of our Extension Specialists.

  • Stivers Joins Napa

    James (J.T.) Stivers has joined the NAPA Auto Parts Store of La Grange as an account manger for the Oldham and Henry county areas. Stivers is a lifelong resident of Shelby County, graduated from Shelby County High School, and earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Sullivan University. He and his wife Lorri live in Cropper with their two sons.