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Today's News

  • Warriors beat Owen, Carroll to earn third seed

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owenton Jan. 24 to take on the Owen County Rebels with a chance to wrap up a berth in the 2-3 seed game. The Warriors got off to a slow start but eventually took the lead and never relinquished it in winning their fourth district game of the year.

    Owen County led 16-11 after the first period due to a sluggish start from the Warriors on the offensive end.

  • EHS girls down Whitefield

    sports@hclocal.com

    After falling behind early in the first quarter, the Eminence Warriors battled back to take the lead midway through the first period and trailed only once more in the game as they defeated the Whitefield Academy Lady Wildcats Jan. 24.

  • Wildcats beat Rebels, 63-65

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Owenton Thursday night for their final district seeding game of the season and came away with a 63-56 win.

    The Wildcats were aggressive going to the rim from the outset and got some timely long-range shots in a game HCHS Coach Enoch Welch called “complete” except for free throw shooting.

    The Wildcats led 16-11 after the first period.

  • Protect yourself from the No. 1 cause of women’s illness and death

    Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of illness and death for women and kills more than all forms of cancer combined. February is Women’s Heart Health Month, and it is a great time for women to start taking better care of their hearts all year round.
    It’s important to know your personal risk for heart disease and family history.
    Common risk factors for heart disease include elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, smoking, diabetes, a sedentary lifestyle and being overweight or obese.  

  • Sign up now for 4-H summer camp

    Start planning now to attend 4-H Camp this summer.  Henry County will be attending Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp from June 6 to 9 for youth who are 9 years old through those who have just completed the eighth grade.  
    The theme for this year is a spin-off of Star Wars, “May the Clover be With You.” Campers will enjoy all the usual camp classes, such as canoeing, fishing, kayaking, archery, rife, high ropes, low ropes, swimming, nature and recreation.

  • Get your pastures ready to reduce grass tetany

    One thing about farming is that you always have to look towards the future, and one thing to look forward to is spring pastures.
    In early spring, cool season grasses start growing at a rapid rate. When this happens, magnesium may not be as available to your livestock, and when magnesium is low, your livestock can encounter grass tetany.
    Grass tetany is a metabolic disorder caused by reduced magnesium (Mg) levels in the animal’s blood.

  • Henry High has two in running for scholarship

    Emily Rice and Whitney Jeffries, students at Henry County High School, have been named as semifinalists for the 2017 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program, according to a news release.
    Rice and Jeffries rank with approximately 1,900 high school seniors who are in the running for 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 each.
    Students are selected to advance to this next phase based on academic excellence, leadership and service demonstrated in school and community activities.

  • EIS students get interested in messy science
  • First Baptist Church still strong after 152 years

    Formed just as the Civil War came to a close and two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, a group met to worship in an abandoned stable in Needmore Alley. More than 150 years later, the First Baptist Church of Eminence continues to preach and reach out to fellow worshippers.

  • Now hiring bus drivers

    A shortage of bus drivers has administrators at Henry County Public Schools exploring options to ensure full coverage of its 26 bus routes.
    At the last meeting of the Henry County Board of Education, Superintendent Tim Abrams discussed the issue with board members explaining that the full-time substitute driver and a garage employee were driving every day and that two current vacancies meant that the bus garage’s lead mechanic and HCPS Transportation Director Kevin Whitt, both of whom are trained drivers, were also faced with driving every day.