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Today's News

  • Henry residents take part in Extreme Home Make Over; show to air Jan. 9

    Staff writer/photographer

    Local surveyor Adam West was sworn to secrecy when plans for Louisville’s second Extreme Home Makeover began to take shape.

    West already had assisted with the Patrick Henry Hughes home in 2006, and was ecstatic to be called in to help on the Lampe home.

     

  • Ministers, farmers & jugglers

    Staff writer/photographer

    Edens Echo Farm is comprised of a five-acre plot of land, enough for a big garden and small orchard, a few goats and sheep, plus chickens that lay and some to fry.

    The Adam and Eve who tend this Eden are Ben and Kristin Secaur, but they don’t tend it alone.

  • County teams advance to middle school state playoffs

    Henry County Middle School is still perfect at 8-0, Eminence Middle School has just one blemish on its record at 8-1, and both teams will play in the middle school state playoffs starting this week.

    It marks the first time both teams have qualified for the playoffs in one of the three divisions that make up middle school football in Kentucky. With Division 1 being the largest, Henry plays in Division 2 and Eminence in Division 3.

  • Frankfort wins again

    Frankfort’s perfect streak of district wins continues.

    Since the state’s football realignment in 2007, Frankfort has won all 16 of its District Four outings en route to three district championships and has established itself as one of the leading Class A programs in the area.

    Eminence has lost to the Panthers in their last five meetings, and it was no different on Friday night as Frankfort used its speed to jump out to an early 21-0 lead and cruised in for the 34-6 victory.

  • Eminence takes Anderson to tie-breaker third game

    An Eminence season that was highlighted by the volleyball squad celebrating more wins than the last four years combined came to an end Monday night with a 2-1 loss to Anderson County in the first round of the 30th District tournament.

    Playing inside the small but rowdy gym at Henry County High School, the Lady Warriors forced a tie-breaker third game in the best-of-three series but could not pull out another win over a team they had beaten just one week earlier. Despite the loss, it was a fitting end for a team raising its expectations.

  • Rick Ouellette Family Benefit

    A benefit in honor of Rick Ouellette, Neighbors Helping Neighbors, will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2010. Rick recently passed away from pancreatic cancer and all proceeds will go to help the family with expenses they have accumulated during this time. The event will take place from 4 to 11 p.m. at the Steel Tech Shooting Range and will feature food, music and fun for the entire family. Robby Cox will play from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and Six Miles South will take the stage from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Admission will be $8 for everyone over the age of 8. Kids 8 and under are free!

  • Soccer squad ends season with 1-12 record

    With the Henry County boys’ soccer team deciding to forgo its chance at a postseason this year, the season finale for the Wildcats was last Tuesday night in a 10-0 loss to Martha Layne Collins High School.

  • Veterans Day Assembly

    The annual HCPS Veterans Day Assembly will be from 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, in the high school gymnasium.

    All veterans and their families as well as members of the community are invited to attend.

    Veterans also are invited to a free breakfast prior to the assembly.

    Report directly to the cafeteria by 8:50 a.m. and sign in at the registration table.

    The meal is sponsored by the HCHS Corps of Cadets and the Youth Services Center.

    Breakfast guests will be escorted to their assembly seats at 9:45 a.m.  

  • Henry Co. knocked out by Lexington Catholic

    Playing against a middle school that doesn’t even exist, the Henry County Middle School football season came to an end on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the Division 2 State Playoffs.

    Henry was perfect at 8-0 during the regular season, and beat Owen County and Western in the first two rounds of the playoffs. But against Lexington Catholic — a team composed of separate middle schools in the Lexington area but is allowed to play as a single team — Henry lost 14-12 to end what was a remarkable season. Maybe the best ever for HCMS.

  • Ky Chamber PAC endorses Rick Rand

    With four weeks left before the election, it is make-or-break time for many candidates.  In Kentucky, our legislature contains many true statesmen who should be kept in office.  Rep. Rick Rand is of these statesmen.