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Today's News

  • Wildcats fall to Cougars

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats were facing an uphill battle when they traveled to Sheperdsville to take on the Bullitt Central Cougars Thursday night. They were without starting big man Jackson Jeffries, who is out with a hamstring injury, and their sixth man, Brennen Peniston, who has a torn ACL.

    The Wildcats fell behind early as Bullitt Central came out firing. After one quarter of play the Cougars led 18-9.

  • EHS girls' defense stymies Fraize, 41-8

    spots@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ hosted the Frederick Fraize Lady Aces Friday night and came out with a 41-8 win.

    The Warriors got off to a fast start by forcing several turnovers that they converted into easy layups.

    “The big key to the game was that we came out ready to play and with good energy,” Coach Zach Adair said. “Also, I thought our ability to get out and run in transition gave us a lot of easy points. Our defense played hard and moved well. They had a very hard time scoring.”

  • Youth Softball signups

    Submitted

    Henry County Little League softball and t-ball signups are going on now. The leagues are fully chartered and insured through Little League International.

    Softball is for girls ages 6-18. Costs for softball will be $75 per player. There is a $10 dollar discount offered for each additional child signed up.

    T-ball is for both boys and girls ages 4-6. Costs for t-ball will $40 per player with a $10 discount for each additional child signed up.

    Signups are every Saturday in January at the Henry County High School gym from 9 to 11 a.m.

  • Sports Briefs

    Cornerstone Christian spring basketball league

    Submitted

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will have an eight-week basketball league beginning Feb. 28. The league games will be played on Saturdays. The practices will be one night a week, either on Monday or Thursday night at each coach’s discretion.

    The ages are K through eighth grade boys and girls. Girls and boys will be on separate teams in third through eighth grade

    The cost is $70 if paid and registered by Jan. 31. Registration after this date will be $80.

  • From Agriculture's Past
  • Retail food prices rise

    Retail food prices across the Commonwealth continued their year-long pattern of growth in the fourth quarter of 2014 according to the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Federation’s latest Marketbasket Survey. The December 2014 survey results identified the total cost of 40 basic grocery items as $129.14, or 1.7 percent higher than the previous quarter. This is the seventh consecutive quarter that the Marketbasket Survey total resulted in an increase and is also a new all-time high.

  • Stay active while aging

    Staying physically active is especially important as we age. Beginning around age 50, we lose 1 percent of our muscle mass each year. Over time, this can negatively affect quality of life and our ability to maintain functional independence. 

  • Local Buzz for Jan. 21

    Arts & Crafts
    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church Services
    The church sanctuary at Eminence Christian Church, 5333 S. Main Street in Eminence is open each Wednesday from noon until 1 p.m. for quiet prayer  and reflection. All are welcome to come and go as time allows.
    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room.
    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • School briefs Jan. 21

    WKU Dean’s and President’s lists

  • HCMS students test the waters

    Henry County Middle School eighth graders recently worked from the banks of Towne Creek in New Castle to test the water and learn about pollution and conservation.
    The Henry County Conservation District awarded the school’s science department a grant so the students can conduct hands-on investigations in water quality, according to educator Larisa McKinney. Science teachers also teamed up with the University of Kentucky’s agriculture department in the Project Based Learning Watershed Initiative to enhance the curriculum.