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Today's News

  • Marvin refuses to leave anyone starvin’

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Marvin Whitesides doesn’t know anything, but food.

    Staring at a Belvedere in a dealer window, certain he had to have it, his father told him he could have the car, but he would have to get a job to pay for it.

    At 16 years old, Whitesides went into the food industry to pay back his loan to his father. He had no intentions of aspiring as a restaurateur, but 34 years later he can’t imagine doing anything else.

  • The Big Chill

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    With an anticipated high of 13 degrees, Tuesday’s rising temperature started to offer a reprieve from the ‘polar vortex’, a low pressure system with fast winds, which descended on Kentucky with temperatures averaging at -4 degrees for Henry County.

    Due to an increase in the wind chill factor topping at -25 degrees, according to the National Weather Service, with surface winds at 10 to 20 mph Henry County was under a wind chill warning until 10 a.m. Tuesday.

  • Conservation program helps landowners

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    The Natural Resources Conservation Service will accept applications up to Jan. 17, for an Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) Wildlife Initiative for landowners to improve the wildlife population.

    Wildlife Biologist Terri Estes with the Natural Resource Conservation Service can help landowners with a conservation plan that includes introducing native grass planting, tree/shrub plantings, edge feathering and forestry patch clearcuts.

  • Two suspects arrested after chase

    By Brad Bowman
    editor@hclocal.com
    Louisville Metro Police have arrested two suspects involved in the two-county chase originating in Henry County and ending in Trimble County.
    On Decmeber 29, 2013, Hazelett pursued the suspects from I-71 in Campbellsburg to outside Bedford in Trimble County before the vehicle they were driving crashed resulting in a countywide alert with seven Kentucky State Troopers and a canine unit assisting at the scene.

  • EHS plays in Pineville toruney

    The Eminence Warriors opened the Pine Mountain Classic on Friday against Middlesboro and fell to the Yellowjackets 75-66.

    After getting off to a slow start that saw them fall behind 13-7 after one period, the Warriors fought back to within two points at 30-28 going into halftime by outscoring Middlesboro 21-17 in the second period.

  • Wildcats runner-up in H.C.I.T.

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Trimble County Raiders Thursday night in the first round of the Henry County Invitational Tournament and came away with a 17-point victory after a tough first half that saw the Raiders claw back to within striking distance on several occasions.

    But the Wildcats’ depth took a toll in the second half as the Raiders foul trouble and lack of depth began to show.

  • Lady Cats compete in Raceland Tourney

    The Henry County Lady Cats found themselves in a huge hole to start the game against the host Raceland Lady Rams on Thursday night in the first round of the Ohio River Classic, but came back to get a hard-fought 40-38 win to advance to the semifinals of the winner’s bracket on Friday against Russell.

    “We looked like we hadn’t practiced in two days and then got on a bus and rode three hours,” said Coach Todd Gilley. “We had more turnovers than shot attempts in the first quarter. At one point in the second period we were down 15.”

  • Warriors get first win vs. Brown

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team won their first game of the season Friday against the Brown Lady Bears in the second round of the Beth Haven Holiday Classic.

    The Warriors overcame a short bench due the absence of three players for various reasons and pulled out a two-point victory, 30-28.

    The Warriors sealed the win when Emily Ethington hit two free throws with five seconds to go give the Warriors the lead. Brown could not answer those free throws in the final seconds and the Warriors’ young team celebrated a victory.

  • EHS holds football banquet

    Submitted

    The Eminence Warriors held their annual football banquet Dec. 15 where awards for the season were announced.

    Award winners were as follows:

    PAC All-Conference-Shelby Armstrong, Marcus Garduno, Cornelius Sanford, Mitchell Golden, DeMarcus Bailey, Hayden Hoofman, Jalen Dixie, Trevor Payton.

    Academic First team- Cornelius Sanford

    PAC Best Defensive Back-Shelby Armstrong

    Middle School PAC All-Conference-Cameron Capps, Jacob Shaw

  • Henry County Youth Basketball League