Today's News

  • High moisture grows health problems

    Mold and mildew are two fungi that may appear from time to time in your home.
    They can trigger allergic reactions or asthmatic complications for certain people, so prompt removal is critical to protect your family’s health.
    Both mold and mildew are types of fungi that grow in moist environments, spread easily and live on various surfaces.
    Mildew is a type of mold that usually has flat growth and remains on the surface.
    Mold contains multiple identical nuclei and grows in patches of various colors and can penetrate beneath the surface of an infected material.

  • Warriors topple Owen, lose to Carroll


    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Owen County Rebels in an important district seeding game Jan. 23 and used a strong third quarter showing to power their way to their third consecutive district win.

    Eminence took a 5-3 lead on a 3-pointer by Braedin Hinkley with 5:48 to go in the first period. 

    After an Owen County put back, Josh Dotson drained another 3-pointer for the warriors to make it 8-5, Dre Wright followed that with an inside basket to make it a five-point lead with 3:37 left in the opening period.

  • Wildcats down Demons


    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Williamstown Friday night and came away with a 15-point victory despite a poor shooting night.

    Henry County used a strong inside game to overcome their shooting woes as they scored 38 of their 53 points in the paint.

    The Wildcats were up 12-8 after the first period and extended the gap to 15 points at 30-15 by halftime.

  • EHS girls drop three


    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville Jan. 22 to take on Whitefield Academy and fell to the Lady Wildcats 81-67.

    The Warriors started out hot and outscored Whitefield 24 to 19 in the first period.

    But the Warriors could not sustain the offensive momentum into the second period as the Lady Wildcats outscored them 16-12 to cut the Warriors’ lead to one point at 36-35 going into halftime.

  • Lady Cats outlast Lady Raiders, 46-41


    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Trimble County Lady Raiders Jan. 22 and after building a double-digit lead in the third period, held on to win by five points.

    Katherine Buckler got the Lady Cats off to a good start with a 3-pointer to open the game but Trimble County matched it with a long-range bomb of their own one minute later before the scoring slowed down for the rest of the period.

  • Student’s MLK portrait wins statewide award

    Celebrating the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. led to an Eminence Middle School seventh-grader earning statewide recognition for her painting of the civil rights leader.
    Jayden Ballard won first prize in the Governor’s Office of Minority Empowerment Visual Art Contest for a portrait of King. The theme of the contest was “reflecting on our past in order to build a brighter future.”
    Ballard’s painting had its genesis during the Project Lead the Way class with teacher Kendra Waddell, who also informed the students about the contest.

  • Ky. 55 widening work not included in six-year plan

    Though the latest recommendations in the state’s latest six-year road plan moved construction on Ky. 146 back four years, that road remains on the plan. The same cannot be said of a proposed widening on Ky. 55 in Eminence.
    Andrea Clifford, spokeswoman for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), explained in a Jan. 23 e-mail what caused the state’s priorities to change in general when it comes to road projects.

  • Kids stay home amid social media storm

    With the juveniles involved in an alleged shooting threat at Henry County High School Jan. 24 detained by law enforcement, the school operated on normal schedule Jan. 25. This caused a storm of critical comments by parents on social media about the way school officials handled sending notifications to families.

    Many posts indicated parents would not send their students to school on Jan. 25, and even more comments criticized the school district for failing to inform parents about the situation sooner.

    Charges filed

  • Jeffries takes second runner up in Miss Ky. County Fair Pageant
  • Fire destroys home on Lucas Road near Henry-Shelby line

    By Lisa King
    Landmark News Service

    No one was injured in a blaze that destroyed a home in Henry County in the pre-dawn hours Monday morning.
    The Shelby County Fire Department provided backup assistance to the Eminence Fire Department, and Shelby County Fire Chief Bobby Cowherd said that crews responded at 1:331 a.m. to a structure fire at 2290 Lucas Road in Smithfield.
    Upon arrival of the blaze, near the Shelby-Henry county line, crews discovered a single-family home fully involved with heavy fire.