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Today's News

  • Wildcats rout St. Patrick, 64-40

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats found themselves playing in the first game of the day in the final round of the Henry County Invitational Tournament on New Year’s Eve against the Maysville St. Patrick Saints.

     It was not the game they wanted to play but the Cats struggled in their first two games of the tournament against Atherton and Bishop Brossart. That left them playing in the consolation opener at 10 a.m. and the Cats made the best of it, pulling away for a 24-point win.

  • EHS girls fall to Newport

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors’ girls’ basketball team traveled to Newport Saturday looking for a better result than the one they had against the Ladycats in their first meeting of the season.

    The first quarter was encouraging as the Warriors took an 8-5 lead.

    Both teams started in zone defenses and the Warriors had better success than the Ladycats in finding openings. Kenya Vargas and Emilie Ethington both hit 3-pointers for the Warriors and Destany Crawford added an inside basket.

  • Warriors fall to Eagles in overtime

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford on Dec. 29 and 30 to take part in the first annual Jim Hurst Holiday Classic named for the longtime Raider coaching legend.

    Ft. Knox 57 EHS 54 OT

    The Warriors got off to a fast start against Ft. Knox in the final game of the tournament with Kemryn Jenkins getting a couple of driving scores sandwiched around a Jake McKinley 3-pointer.

  • Scoring drought dooms Lady Cats vs. WHS

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    The Henry County Lady Cats got off to hot start in their first game of teh new year Saturday in Roy L. Winchester Gymnasium.

    The Lady Cats, who have had trouble offensively for much of the season, jumped out to a 16-11 lead on the Williamstown Lady Demons in the first period.

    But then disaster struck. Haley Miles’ runner that gave the Lady Cats that 16-11 lead would be the last points the Lady Cats scored for over 13 minutes spanning three quarters.

  • Ellis Family celebrates five generations

    While visiting family over the holidays from Pittsburgh, Rose Benedict wanted to remember their reunion by taking two five-generations photos with her father and mother. In one, her father John W. Ellis joins Benedict, Benita M. Netherton, Destiney M. Cook and Tymprynce M. Neal, going oldest to youngest from the right. In the second, Benedict’s mother, Arlis M. Ellis, steps in. The Ellises live in Campbellsburg. The family got together at the Best Western in La Grange Dec. 24.

  • LOUDEN-BRANHAM ENGAGEMENT

    Mr. Corey Webb and Miss Hannah Embs wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their mother, Aimee Elizabeth Louden to Walter Mason Branhan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Branham of Waddy. Aimee is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Louden of Sulphur.
    The bride is a 1989 graduate of Henry County High School and a graduate of Kentucky College of Technology. She is presently employed at the medical practice of Dr. Siraj Siddiqi in LaGrange.
    The groom is a 1991 graduate of Paul G. Blazier High School. He is currently employed at Ficosa in Shelbyville.

  • Stevie Bernice Lyons

    Stevie Bernice Lyons

    Steven and Leslie Lyons of Turners Station would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Stevie Bernice Lyons, born November 21, 2014, at Norton’s Hospital. She weighted 4 pounds and 10 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.
    Siblings are Bryant Chayse Mitchell, Ethan Craig Lyons, Derrek Zachary Lyons, and Abbi Michelle Warren.
    Grandparents are Joyce Sizemore, Dean Warren, Pam Warren, Steve Lyons Sr., Brenda Cox and the late Bill Cox.

  • Biven celebrate 50-year anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Thomas Biven of Cox’s Creek, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 24, 2014. They were married on Nov. 24, 1964 in Jeffersonville, Ind.
    Mr. Biven retired from Jeff Boat in Jeffersonville, Ind. in 2007. Mrs. Biven, the former Jessie Grace Smith from Henry and Shelby Counties, was a homemaker.
    They have two daughters, Kim Nalley, Bardstown and Robin Casey, Cox’s Creek; three grandsons; a granddaughter; two step-granddaughters; a great-grandson, a step-great-grandson and three step-great-granddaughters.

  • 7 ANGUS FARMS JOINS AMERICAN ANGUS ASSOCIATION

     
    7 Angus Farms, Turners Station, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, said Bryce Schumann, CEO of the organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.
    The American Angus Association, with nearly 24,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world.
    The association records ancestral information, keeps production records on individual animals, and develops selection tools for its members.

  • This quiz can guide New Year’s resolutions

    Each year, almost half of Americans develop New Year’s resolutions to improve different aspects of their lives. Often these resolutions involve health and personal finances.
    Specific examples include saving money, reducing debt, losing weight, quitting smoking and increased physical activity.