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Today's News

  • USPS cutting hours

    Henry County residents can expect reduced hours at their local post offices by March with a reduction of hours in other locations.

    The cost cutting strategy will save the postal service what it hopes is an estimated half billion dollars annually.

    The U.S. Postal Service made a two-year strategy for reducing its lost revenue and financial instability by reducing hours across the nation.

    The U.S. Postal Service examined post offices throughout the county based on customer usage and have already had town meetings about the reduction.

  • Eminence and bank ‘grew up together’

    In 1967, John Heady, chairman of the Farmer’s Deposit Bank, wrote in a 100th year anniversary booklet that the bank and Eminence had grown up together.

    The building, which still stands on land given as a gift in 1871 by the Moody Hotel owners, will be demolished by the end of February as part of a development and new growth for the CVS pharmacy in Eminence.

  • Local named among the state’s best mid-sized weeklies

    Friday night, the Henry County Local was named as one of the top mid-sized weeklies in the state by the Kentucky Press Association.

    During the organizations Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers 2012 contest, the Local won 15 individual awards. The combined awards earned the paper 2nd place General Excellence in the mid-sized weekly division.

    Individual awards were:

    Brad Bowman

    First place General News for his story titled Small Voices, about child sexual abuse.

    Second place Best Business/Agribusiness story.

  • Thousands of acres... all for you

    A hike in the outdoors can prove therapeutic even during the winter months when one needs to ward off the weariness of cabin fever.

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources owns and manages about 2,629 acres along the Kentucky River in Henry and Owen Counties where residents can do precisely that.

    On Kentucky 561 outside of Orville near Gest, a tract of the wildlife management area open to the public offers a hiking trail with a pond and an open field where dove hunts and other department activities are free for the public.

  • EHS student athlete of the week-Jamie Martin

    Jamie is a junior on the Warriors’ basketball and softball teams.

    What are your hobbies?

    Music; I play in a Christian band.

    What about non-school activities?

    Eminence Baptist Youth Group, Youth Coalition.

    How about school clubs?

    Pep Club, Junior Class Treasurer, Student Council, Odyssey of the Mind, Yearbook staff, Manager - middle school basketball team.

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    Math and/or history.

  • Lady Cats exorcise Lady Demons

    The Henry County Lady Cats got another strong offensive performance from Kim Barmore and Cheyenne Clark in defeating the Williamstown Lady Demons 51-43 on Jan. 15. It was the second game in a row that the Lady Cats broke the 50-point barrier.

    The Cats struggled early in the year to reach even 30 points but now have three games over 50 since their 55-41 win over Carroll County on Dec. 28.

  • Cats defuse Rockets

    With 5.6 seconds left on the clock, and the score 51-50 in Shelby County’s favor, Henry County’s Derek Jeffries rebounded a missed Shelby County shot and started down the floor.

    He was heading for a last-second desperation shot, but head coach Enoch Welch called a timeout as the senior approached half-court.

    The Cats set up a sideline out-of-bounds play that led to a 52-51 Wildcat victory.

  • EHS girls slay Wyverns

    The Warriors played the St. Francis Wyverns on Jan. 15 and came out on top 37-20. The Warriors used a 12-2 second quarter to open up the lead and cruised in the second half to the 17-point win despite serious foul trouble throughout the game.

    Sherry Brees led the Warriors in scoring with 14 points and Savannah Mertz added 11 points.

  • Warriors fall to Owen in All A

    When the Eminence Warriors first met the Owen County Rebels this season, Eminence pulled off a big upset.

    The Warriors surely were hoping for another upset Friday night as they paired up against the Rebels again in the semifinals of the 8th region All A Classic tournament. But it was not to be.

  • EHS student Athlete of the Week-Jalen Dixie

    Jalen is a junior on the Warriors’ basketball and football teams.

     

    What are your hobbies?

    Playing basketball and hanging with friends.

     

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    Math.

     

     

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    Rap/Kendrick Lamar.

     

     

    What’s your favorite sports teams/athletes?