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Today's News

  • Rankings done away with for latest report card

    Gone are the school ratings from the Kentucky Department of Education’s school report cards, one year after Henry County High and Middle schools fell into “distinguished/progressing” category, but the percentages of those passing the standardized test and comparison with state averages remain.

  • Disadvantaged gap shows up in EIS scores

    After examining the recently issued school report cards, Eminence Independent Schools educators say they see a need to close the gaps for the disadvantaged students, according to Assistant Superintendent Thom Coffee.

  • Public record for Oct. 4, 2017

    Grand jury, September

    James F. Beverly, DOB 10/6/1982, Eminence — flagrant non-support

  • Socializing is important to continuing good health
  • What to do when a sinkhole opens on the farm

    Occasionally, I will have a question about sinkholes, and how to handle them. Before I get started on how to handle a sinkhole, remember: Never use a sinkhole as a dumping site!

  • Breathe Easy

    The residents on McCoun and Fallen Timber roads will breathe easier when crews come to resurface their county highways soon.

  • Lady Cats win NCKC golf tourney

     sports@hclocal.com

    Maddie Hensley’s 68 combined with an 81 by Nikki Perkinson powered the Henry County Lady Cats to an upset win over Owen County in the NCKC golf tournament.

    Walton-Verona athletic director Kyle Bennett, who presented the trophies after the tournament, said that he couldn’t recall a lower score by a girl than Hensley’s at the NCKC tournament. “And I’ve been around a long time,” Bennett said.

  • Wildcats take NCKC title

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats golf team traveled to Sugar Bay Thursday to play in the rain-delayed North Central Kentucky Conference championships and ran away from the field to win by 20 strokes over second-place Carroll County.

    Alex Hadden won his third individual title after winning in a playoff his seventh-grade year and then repeating that feat last year as a freshman. This year, Hadden shot 73 to win by two strokes over his teammate, Isaac Klempner. It was Klempner’s second runner up finish in a row.

  • Lady Cats take round two in rivalry match

     sports@hclocal.com

    When the Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Eminence Warriors on Aug. 29, the Warriors dominated the match and came away with a 3-0 win. But the Lady Cats came out aggressive in the return match in Eminence Sept. 19 and came away with a hard-fought 3-2 win.

    Kaylee Tingle opened the scoring for the Lady Cats with a kill to make it 1-0. The Lady Cats went on to score the next four points to lead 5-0.

    Eminence closed within two points at 7-5 before the Lady Cats pushed the lead to six at 12-6 and forced an Eminence timeout. 

  • Wildcats get two district wins

     soirts@hclocal.com

    A five-goal outburst by Parker Stephens led the Henry County Wildcats to a 7-3 road win over Owen County Sept. 19.

    Stephens scored about 12 minutes into the game when he received a pass from Devin Shaw to make it 1-0.

    Less than 30 seconds later Stephens scored again.

    Owen County recovered from the early onslaught to get a goal on a through ball with 20:13 left in the first half. With 16 minutes to go, they scored again on a 25-yard free kick to make it 2-2.