Today's News

  • What's in your gut? It may be the key to preventing colon cancer

    March is colorectal cancer awareness month, and the first Friday in March is National Dress in Blue Day an effort to knock out one of the top cancers causing death by encouraging everyone to learn about the causes of colon cancer and raise awareness by wearing blue.
    So it’s a good time for us to raise awareness about the third-most common cancer in the United States and talk about possible ways to prevent it.
    Recently, scientists have begun to show that a healthy gut may play an important role in colorectal cancer prevention.

  • Warriors fall to Rebels in tourney, 78-70


    The Eminence Warriors squared off against the Owen County Rebels Feb. 19 in the first round of the 31st District tournament and fell to the host school, 78-70. The Warriors, who had defeated the Rebels twice during the regular season, fell behind by double digits early in the game but dug their way out of the hole to take the lead briefly in the second half.

    The Warriors played most of the game without the services of starter Josh Dotson who left the game in the opening minutes because of a back injury.

  • EHS tops Lady Cats in district tournament


    The Eminence Warriors took on the Henry County Lady Cats in the first round of the 31st District basketball tournament and came from behind to win and advance to the semifinals.

    The Warriors fell behind early, as they could not make a field goal in the first period.

    The Lady Cats’ Savannah Medley scored the first basket of the game on an inside move before Ella White scored on a 12-footer to make it 4-0. White struck again with a move along the baseline to make it 6-0 before Katherine Buckler hit a free throw.

  • Wildcats beat Panthers in double-overtime


    The Henry County Wildcats and Carroll County Panthers split their regular season contests with both teams winning in the friendly confines of their gymnasiums. So it was only fitting that that the two teams meet on a neutral court in Owen County to decide the season series with a chance to play for a district championship and a berth in the regional tournament at stake. 

    When the game got under way it was intense from the opening tip with the lead seesawing back and forth by the quarter.

  • Wyatt Finnell signs with Thomas More


    Henry County High School student-athlete Wyatt Finnell signed a letter of intent to play for the Thomas More Saints’ football team next season.

    Finnell, a wideout on the Wildcats’ football team this season, signed in front of family and friends in the HCHS library Feb. 9.

    Finnell said signing with the Saints was an easy decision.

  • Reckoning with Addiction: Shorter lives and other effects

    By John Inscore Essick

    Port Royal Baptist Church

    The average lifespan for Americans has been going up since the 1960s.

    The HIV/AIDS epidemic caused a brief drop in life expectancy in 1993, but the average age began to rise again as we learned how to help those with HIV/AIDS live longer with the virus.

    Similarly, public health researchers suggest that the recent spike in opioid overdoses is also lowering life expectancy projections in the United States.

  • Grandparents of the year entry
  • Community leaders meet with students in Operation Preparation


  • Eminence Elementary Leaders for February
  • Eminence Education foundation attracts lots of supporters