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Today's News

  • Henry Co. recognized by state as ready to work

    As president of Eminence Speaker, Chris Rose knows how much of a benefit the recent Kentucky Work Ready Community in Progress designation can help Henry County He expects it will help the workforce, businesses and the community as a whole.
    The designation means that local workers have the required skills to master jobs that innovative companies have to offer, according to state and local officials.

  • Primary voters choose clerk, magistrates

    Turnout for the May 20 Primary Election in Henry County topped that of Kentucky as a whole, as residents went to the polls to select federal, state and local candidates.
    After all the ballots were cast and County Clerk Juanita Lashley calculated the turnout, the figures showed that 3,322 out of 11,449 registered Henry County voters had participated in the primary
    The 29 percent who showed up to vote in the county made it a slightly healthier turnout than that of the state, at 27 percent.

  • Johnson leads five Cats at state meet

    The Henry County track team sent five runners to the state meet on Friday with Cameron Johnson leading the way in the triple jump.

    Johnson, a sophomore, finished seventh with a jump of 41-04. Five of the six competitors who finished ahead of Johnson were seniors, making him a contender in the triple jump next year.

  • Cats Advance to region

    The Henry County Lady Cats took advantage of playing on their home field during the 31st district tournament last week by beating Eminence and Carroll County to advance to the 8th Region tournament.

    The Lady Cats were the fourth seed in the tournament and had to play three games to win the district title. They came up short in the championship game against Gallatin County, falling to the Lady Wildcats 6-1.

    HCHS 15 EHS 0

  • Warriors bow out in tourney

    The Eminence Warriors’ baseball season ended on May 19 in the first round of the 31st district baseball tournament when they fell to the
    Owen County Rebels 10-0.

    After Austin Jones doubled to start the game for the Warriors, they struggled to string together hits and failed to score.

    Owen County got a run in the bottom of the inning. Cole Lawson got the first batter out in the inning before a walk, a stolen base and an error moved the runner to third. A sacrifice fly brought the runner home to make the score 1-0.

  • Wildcats fall in district to Panthers

    The Henry County wildcats’ baseball season came down to one bad inning on May 20 as the Carroll County Panthers scored four runs in the third inning and went on to win 6-2

    The Wildcats outhit the Panthers 8-6 but could not overcome seven free passes and three errors. The Wildcats also stranded 10 base runners.

    The bottom of the third inning started for the Panthers with the teams still scoreless but Carroll County sent ten batters to the plate as the scored four runs on two hits, two walks, one hit batter and two Wildcat errors.

  • Peyton plays in Women's U. S. Open qualifier

    Henry County Lady Cat golfer Mackenzie Peyton competed in a U. S. Open qualifier at Indian Hill Golf Club in Winnetka, Illinois on May 19 and finished tied for 23rd in a field of over 60 golfers. The golfers played 36 holes on the day and Peyton finished with a 76 in the first round and an 82 in the second round. Peyton’s first round score left her tied for eighth.

    She had 14 pars in the first round with three bogeys and one double bogey. In the second round Peyton had two double bogeys, eight bogeys and a birdie.

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Logan McClellan

    Logan McClellan is a senior on the Wildcats’ baseball team.

    Parents-Bruce McClellan, Linda McClellan and Rick Mathis

    What do you do for fun?

    I like to hang out with friends; I like to fish a lot and spending time with my family.

    How about school clubs?

    FBLA

    Favorite school subject and why:

    History. I like learning about the past, especially U.S. history.

    Favorite TV shows:

    The Walking Dead and SportsCenter

  • Public record for the week of May 28

    Eminence PD Arrests

    Elizabeth P. Winters, DOB 09/07/95, Pleasureville, arrested May 18 on West Broadway by Officer Wilson for careless driving, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc, aggravated circumstances, first offense, possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle, persons 18-20 possess/purchase/attempt to purchase or have another purchase alcohol.

  • Good to graduate, good to go?

    Graduating is weird. Seriously, it’s one of the most bizarre ceremonies we, as human beings take part in. We wear some ugly robes and hats, trudge across a stage, take a piece of rolled-up paper from some other robe-wearing goons and-voila!-you’re an adult.