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Today's News

  • Community Calendar for the week of March 3, 2010

    Wednesday, March 3

    Children’s Story and Craft hour every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasureville Christian Church. Also, the community library at the church is open to the public.

    The Henry County Band will be selling Little Caesar’s Pizza, cookie dough and pie kits through March 5. You may order from any band student or email Margie at mfassio@insightbb.com to place your order. The proceeds from the fundraiser go toward the purchase of music, repairs and supplies needed by all students.

  • It’s an emotional finish for the Ladycats

    In an emotional finish to a basketball season with plenty of highs and few blemishes, the Henry County Ladycats took a 47-37 loss to Owen County in the opening round of the 31st District tournament last Tuesday night.

    Playing at Gallatin County High School, the Ladycats were denied the chance to reach the district finals and advance to the 8th Region tournament for the first time since 2005. The Cats won their final seven regular-season games and their 15-10 overall record is the best in six years, when the 2004 squad went 20-7.

  • Duncan: ‘Cancer to me is faces and names’

    Staff writer/photographer

    It started with a simple goal: bike 300 miles, and raise some cash for charity.

    But in 2009, Eminence Baptist Church’s Rev. Michael Duncan surpassed his initial goal, biking 501 miles and raising $2,200 for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. The effort made him the top individual fundraiser in Henry County last year.

    Along the way, Duncan lost 20 pounds and lowered his resting heart rate to 56 beats per minute.

  • EHS girls no match for Anderson

    The Eminence Lady Warriors had just three players score points, went through long stretches with no scoring output and committed 39 costly turnovers, adding up to a 68-12 loss to Anderson County in the opening round of the 30th District tournament last Tuesday night.

    It ended the basketball season for the Lady Warriors with a 2-27 record, while Anderson improved to 16-8, went on to beat Shelby County for the district title on Friday night and advanced to the 8th Region tournament this week. Shelby hosted the district tournament this year.

  • Next on the agenda ... an agenda

    General Manager

    It took two out of control meetings in a row for Pleasureville Mayor Rodney Young to bang the gavel, saying he’d had enough.

    After Monday night’s meeting became a shouting match between commissioners, former commissioners and city residents, Young used the gavel, hitting the gavel’s pad several times trying to gain control of a meeting that had veered wildly off track.

  • Highland Renaissance 24-Hour Race Sponsored by PBI Bank

    The Highland Renaissance site in Eminence will host a 24-hour footrace on March 13-14, starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday and finishing at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Due to Daylight Saving’s Time, which falls during the event, the finishing time has been pushed back one hour to get in the total 24 hours.

  • QUICKrecall

    Academic teams from five area elementary schools gathered Saturday at New Castle Elementary School for the District Governor’s Cup competition.

    The host school took the overall first place finish, with 41.83 points, while defending champion Eastern took second place overall with 34.5 points.

    Eastern defended its first place quick recall win from 2008, while New Castle took second place, Campbellsburg took third and Gallatin County Upper Elementary took fourth.

  • Dress in Blue on March 5

    The Colon Cancer Alliance encourages you to dress in blue Friday, March 5 to promote awareness about colon cancer and encourage people to get screened.

  • 8th Region tourney starts this week at HCHS

    Starting this Wednesday, Henry County High School will host the boys’ 8th Region tournament once again.

    Playing inside the legendary Roy L. Winchester Gym, first-round games are Wednesday and Thursday, semi-final games are next Monday and the championship game is Tuesday. The winner advances to the Sweet 16 Basketball Tournament inside Rupp Arena.

  • Warriors are knocked out by Shelby

    Shelby County’s 72-40 beating of Eminence High School last Tuesday night eliminated the Warriors from the 30th District tournament and ended their season at 5-21.

    Shelby, who hosted the district tournament this year, improved to 20-5 with the Eminence win, beat Anderson County for the district title on Friday night, and plays North Oldham this Thursday in the opening round of the 8th Region tournament. Meanwhile, the Warriors ended the season with five wins, their most in three seasons.