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Today's News

  • Edhub on target

    Eminence Independent Schools Board of Education members were treated to a walk-through of the Edhub after their meeting last Tuesday night. 

     

    Still under construction, the largest expansion and renovation project the district has ever undertaken remains on schedule to open and be available for use at the beginning of the next school year.

  • Auction of New Castle business cancelled, still up for grabs

    The sale of Leslie’s Pub in New Castle has drawn considerable interest, according to auctioneer Bill Menish. So much so, it nearly sold before it was to be auctioned.

  • Apartment complex gets tax credits

    The Kentucky Housing Corporation has granted the Woda Group the tax credits it needed to build a $6.7 million apartment complex for seniors in Eminence, according to Vice President Tammy Stansbury.

    With a presence in 13 states and an office in Shelbyville, the development, construction and management company is a leading affordable housing provider, said Stansbury, who leads the Woda’s operations in Kentucky. 

  • Community asked to join fight against drugs

    Incarcerating people who suffer from substance abuse addiction hasn’t solved the drug problem, so concerned Henry County citizens will gather April 28 at Henry Christian Church to see if there’s another way.

    Addressing a problem as pervasive as substance abuse will require the community to work together, said Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent. 

  • Lady Cats move to 3-0 in district play

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Williamstown April 19 to take on the Lady Demons and came away with a 17-4 win despite scoring in only two innings.

    But those two innings were huge as Henry County scored eight runs in the third inning and nine in the fifth to end the game on the 10-run rule.

    Both teams failed to score in the first two innings before the Lady Cats broke the game open in the third.

  • Berry stifles Panthers in Cats' 6-1 win
  • Warriors whip Whitefield

    sports@hclocal.com

    After taking two big losses against district rivals to start the week, the Emience Warriors dropped a heartbreaker to Burgin before finishing a busy week with a win over Whitefield Academy Saturday.

    EHS 10 Whitefield 5

    The Warriors hit the ball well against the Wildcats and jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two innings.

  • EHS beats Burgin, 16-15

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team played five games last week and got their first win Friday night when they outslugged Burgin 16-15.

    The Warriors got off to good start when they scored three runs in the bottom of the first.

    Amiya Hunt and Jadyn Browning drew one-out walks before Emilie Ethington singled to drive Hunt home. Clarice Wilkerson drew a two-out walk to load the bases before Serena Dockter doubled to score Browning and Ethington.

    Burgin scored five runs in the top of the third to take a 5-3 lead.

  • Jacob Watson signs with Union College

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School football player Jacob Watson, a running back and linebacker, signed with the Union College Tigers Friday afternoon in a ceremony in the Henry County High School Library.

    Watson also played as a guard on the Wildcats basketball team.

    “I’ve been talking to them for about three months and I needed to get my ACT score up,” Watson said. “I was able to do that last week and I texted their coach and he said that they wanted to sign me.”

  • Legislature addresses potential crisis

    For more than a decade now, the most pressing long-term problem in Kentucky has been the growing liabilities of our public retirement systems for teachers and state employees.

    Both systems had far more than they needed a dozen or so years ago, but two recessions since then have swept most of those gains away.