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Today's News

  • Wildcats down Dragons in regional tourney

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats bounced back from their heartbreaking defeat in the 31st district finals with a 6-1 win over South Oldham in the first round of the regional tournament.

    Jaydon Berry pitched a complete game. He struck out six, walked two and gave up two hits in seven innings on the mound. The Dragons’ only run was unearned.

  • Three Track Cats compete at state meet

    sports@hclocal.com

    Three athletes from Henry County High School competed at the state Class AA track meet at the University Of Kentucky Friday.

    Cameron Johnson set a personal record in the triple jump with a leap of 42 feet, 10.75 inches to take third in that event. It was six inches farther than his previous best jump. Johnson also competed in the long jump and finished 12th with a jump of 19 feet, two inches.

    Connor Finley finished seventh in the 110-meter high hurdles with a time of 16.53.

  • Sports Briefs

    Chrissy Roberts basketball camp

    Chrissy Roberts’ annual basketball camp will be held June 20-21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Eminence High School gym.

    Cost is $50 and includes camp T-shirt, lunch and skills instruction from the Eastern Kentucky University women’s basketball coaching staff. Coach Roberts is an EHS alumnus who has been the head coach at EKU for eight years.

    Registration forms may be picked up at the Eminence High School front office.

    DeBurger named female athlete of the year

  • Summer Reading Program getting ready to heat up

    By Jesse Harp

    news@hclocal.com

  • ‘Once a Warrior, Always a Warrior’
  • Students will miss retiring teachers Morgan, Harper

    Two kindergarten teachers who have spent a combined 65 years getting young students started off right at Eminence and Eastern elementary schools decided to retire at the end of the 2015-16 year.
    After graduating from Henry County schools, Sarah Morgan spent her entire educational career at Eminence Elementary School.
    Lisa Harper first attended Eastern Elementary School as a student and returned there to lead her own classroom.

    Sarah Morgan  

  • Remembering those who served

    At the second annual Memorial Day program to honor Henry County’s fallen soldiers, the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, Henry County Unit 155, individuals gathered at Eminence Christian Church to recognize members of this community who had died in the line of service from World War I through Operation Desert Shield.

  • Lightning and storms pose some shocking hazards on the farm

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • One killed, one injured in Ky. 22 wreck

    Two brothers from Alabama received serious injuries after a single-vehicle crash on Ky. 22 near Bethlehem May 25 at 9 p.m., according to a news release from Kentucky State Police. One died afterwards from his injuries.
    A vehicle driven by Michael Trask, 27, was traveling westbound on Ky. 22 near the intersection with Ky. 573, when it left the road and struck a tree, Trooper Josh Lawson, spokesman for KSP Post 5, said.

  • Homemakers celebrate their 78-year anniversary

    The Henry County Extension Homemakers celebrated their 78th annual meeting this past week at the extension office.   
    The meeting opened with a Silent Auction to raise funds for the Kentucky Extension Homemaker Ovarian Cancer program and a collection of backpack food items that is being donated to the Family Resource Center.
    The program for the evening was a slide show by Steve Moore, retired ag agent. His topic was a review of the retirement trip that he and Cindy took to Hawaii this past fall.