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Today's News

  • Warriors pull out 4-3 win over LCA

    In previous seasons, it might not have turned out this way.

    Thursday afternoon, the Eminence Warriors pulled out a 4-3 win against Lexington Christian Academy.

    “We didn’t play particularly well, but we still found a way to win,” head coach Bill Covington said.

    The team lacked focus, Covington said, striking out nine times in the game — the poorest batting performance of the season. “We have not done that the entire year, even against some decent pitchers,” he said.

  • Youngest members shine for Cats’ track team

    In their latest venture, a home meet on Tuesday April 10, some of the Henry County High School track team’s youngest members roared the loudest.

    Freshmen Destany Crawford and Jesse Mann got 1st place finishes in the 100-meter hurdles and pole vault, respectively, to lead the team.

  • Morris gets a turkey

    Chance Morris shot this 25lb 11 inch beard 1” spears turkey on a family farm this past Sunday, April 8. Chance is a sixth grade student at Henry County Middle School.

  • Baughman wins

    Henry Baughman won the 75 and over singles title in the Southern Hardcourt Tennis Championships, in Augusta, Ga., this past weekend. Baughman was seeded No. 1 and got a first-round bye, then defeated Jack Myers (Ga.) 61,-6-2 in the semi-finals. He defeated Dick Briggs (Ala.) 6-0, 6-1 in the finals for the championship.

  • Local Buzz week of April 18

    Arts and Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Henry County Arts and Craft Guild meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Henry County Extension Office. For more info call (502) 845-4560.

    Church Services

  • Passing the budget is job No. 1

    During even-year legislative sessions, no other bill gets more attention than the budget, which is understandable, because no other bill directs so many of the General Assembly’s priorities.

    Even so, that doesn’t undercut the importance of other legislation also set to become law, and as my colleagues and I prepare to wrap up the 2012 Regular Session this coming Thursday, there are more than a few of these bills that deserve mention.

  • We should support our local farmers

    Last week I met and talked with a few local farmers. I interviewed tobacco and corn farmer Mark Roberts who works on a large production scale; and people on the smaller scale like Ed Nelson, who sell at local farmers markets. Nelson considers being called a farmer a compliment.

    Paul Tokosh is in between the large and small production scale. He works 16 acres growing pears, apples and asparagus. He also grows blackberries, strawberries and blue berries. He sells to Hilltop produce in Shelbyville and goes to several other counties before also selling here.

  • Rotary Club hosts Farm City Day

    Submitted by Lance Minnis

  • Local Buzz for the Week of April 11, 2012

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Henry County Arts and Craft Guild meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Henry County Extension Office. For more info call (502) 845-4560.

    Church Services

  • Start planning your estate today

    Have you ever asked yourself the “what if” questions? What if something should happen to me today? What if something should happen to my spouse or business partner? What if I have an accident that leaves me incapacitated?

    No one likes to think about these questions. But the answers are very important to your surviving family members. Taking the time to answer those questions can provide peace of mind. It also can mean that your wishes for asset distribution following death will be followed.