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Today's News

  • Deposit Bank is history

    Eminence’s historic district got a permanent alteration last week as developers demolished several buildings, making way for a CVS Pharmacy and McDonald’s.

    Among the demolished were the former Eminence Deposit Bank building, the former Foree Automotive building and what once was Slaughter’s Dry Goods.

    A spokesperson for Project Builders of Atlanta, who works with the Five Star Development Company, said the developers knew how much the bank building meant to the community.

  • City considering economic development

    When the Pleasureville City Commission gathers next week for its monthly business meeting, economic development likely will be on the agenda.

    At least two commission members are devoted to revitalizing the city, and if this month’s meeting was any indication, so are many residents.

  • Case charged with sexual misconduct

    A Henry County man pled not guilty last week in Henry County District Court to having sex with a 14-year-old girl and sending her numerous obscene images on a cell phone.

    Adam Case, 19, of Eminence allegedly had sex with the girl three times and sent her more than 10 images of his genitals and obscene material on a cell phone.

  • Banta hired as an assistant VP of Citizens Deposit Bank

    Henry County native Zach Banta loves coming back home and working in the county he’s from.

    Citizens Deposit Bank recently hired Banta as a business development officer and the assistant vice president of the Eminence branch. Banta graduated from Henry County High School in 2003. He graduated from UK in 2007 where he majored in telecommunications with a minor in business.

    “I had been working at Citizens Union Bank in Shelbyville and I am really glad to come back home and to the community I grew up in,” Banta said.

  • ‘It goes to a good cause’

    Tim Casey always wondered where his donation money for the American Cancer Society went.

    In January, Casey went to the emergency room after experiencing an exorbitant amount of pain and swelling in his stomach. The hospital kept him. Four days later test results indicated he had biliary cancer.

    “They did an X-ray, biopsy and blood test,” Casey said. “I had worked the day before and I have never been really sick a day in my life. I was shocked.”

  • Lady Cats down Lady Raiders

    The Henry County Lady Cats opened their season with a slugfest against Trimble County on Friday evening in Bedford. The Lady Cats fell behind early and then battled back to win the game 13-8.

    Freshman Shelby Ray who had 5 RBIs for the Cats knocked in the winning run in the 6th with a groundout that scored senior Krista DeBurger.

  • Warriors dominate early

    The Eminence Warriors started the season off on the right foot with a 10-8 victory at Lexington Christian, and followed that up with a 15-0 trouncing of Beth Haven the next night.

    The Warriors opened their home schedule against Beth Haven with 9 runs in the first inning, settling the outcome early.

    The Warriors showed patience at the plate in drawing several walks and getting timely hitting from Savannah Mertz, who had two doubles in the game. The Warriors drew seven walks in the first inning and were helped by a passed ball and wild pitch from Beth Haven.

  • Selection Sunday leads to Blue Monday

     

     

    The mood in Big Blue nation on Monday must have matched the weather outside… dreary.

    The Wildcats have tumbled from the heights of a national championship in 2012 to the depths of playing in Moon Township, Penn., in the first round of the NIT this year.

  • EHS boys open season with two losses

    The Eminence Warriors opened the season with two games on the road last week. On Thursday they fell to Valley 11-1. On Friday Bullitt Central defeated the Warriors 15-1.

     

    Valley 11, EHS1

    The Warriors started the season by scoring a run in the top of the first inning at Valley but the Warriors couldn’t generate any more offense the rest of the way. Valley tied the score in the bottom of the first and then went on to score in each inning thereafter to win by 10 runs in seven innings.

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Mack McKee

    Mack is a senior on the Warriors baseball team.

     

    What are your hobbies?

    Shooting, playing basketball and football and hanging out with friends.

     

    What about non-school activities?

    D. J. on the weekends. Work at the Henry County Country Club.

     

    How about school clubs?

    Academic Team, Pep Club, Ag Club, Beta Club, Latin Club.

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    Social Studies.