Today's News

  • EHS holds football banquet


    The Eminence Warriors held their annual football banquet Dec. 15 where awards for the season were announced.

    Award winners were as follows:

    PAC All-Conference-Shelby Armstrong, Marcus Garduno, Cornelius Sanford, Mitchell Golden, DeMarcus Bailey, Hayden Hoofman, Jalen Dixie, Trevor Payton.

    Academic First team- Cornelius Sanford

    PAC Best Defensive Back-Shelby Armstrong

    Middle School PAC All-Conference-Cameron Capps, Jacob Shaw

  • Henry County Youth Basketball League
  • A look into my crystal ball for 2014

    By Joe Yates

    My predictions starting with January 2014 will include ‘Duck Dynasty’ patriarch Phil Robertson, in an episode that was recorded before his infamous GQ interview, announces that he is converting to Islam. Before anyone could say “Allah Akbar!” the folks who had signed the petition demanding that Phil not be suspended from the show lit up the switchboards at the A&E television network to say that, on second thought, never mind, we’re cool with A & E’s initial decision. Facebook immediately goes dark.

  • Henry County High School Student of the week Deiven Paris

    What is your favorite subject?

    Woodshop class. My dad is in construction and I’ve always been interested in building things.

    What do you do for fun?

    I go fishing. Hang out with my brother or friends around town.

    What do you want to do when you grow up?

    I want to work in construction and work with electricity and building houses.

    Do you like music?

    I like country music. I like Toby Keith, Conway Twitty and Luke Bryan.

    Do you have any pets?

  • Eminence High School Student of the Week Emily Coomes

    What is your favorite subject?

    Math and English. Both numbers and grammar come easily to me.

    Do you belong to any clubs?

    The volleyball team, Pep Club, junior class secretary and student council secretary.

    What do you do for fun?

    Hang out with my friends, go to the mall and go out to eat.

    Do you like to read?

    Yes I read mysteries. I liked the book “Pushing the Limit” by Katie McGarry.

    Do you like music?

    Country music. I like Jason Aldean and Chris Young.

  • Years ago in Henry County

    By Hammer Smith

    In January 1814, the attorney for the County Court of Henry County filed the following information concerning a murder that occurred in the County.

    On Jan. 15, 1814, America, a slave who was the property of Little Berry Wells of Henry County, was charged with murdering Nicholas, a slave who was the property of John Evans, a resident of Henry County. America was charged with preparing and administering a poison to Nicholas, causing his death.

  • History saved at auction

    By Brad Bowman


    A historical marker commemorating the Low Dutch Colony who settled in Henry and Shelby Counties will return to Henry County after it had been missing for more than 30 years.

  • A recipe not just for a happy holiday but a merry life

    By Brad Bowman


    Long before iPods, Xboxs and Playstations, Sarah Foree and her family enjoyed the simpler things during the holidays.

    Foree and her brother Tom would anticipate Christmas with expectations not filled with images of the latest electronic gadget or fancy clothes dancing in their heads, but the time they spent together as a family preparing for the holidays.

  • Public Record for the week of December 31


    Bonnie Lynn Brock, 38, Pleasureville to Leslie Todd Rankin, 44, Pleasureville.


    Tyler Wilkerson, 39, Smithfield from Donna Wallace, 35, Smithfield

    Thomas Gene Nicholson, 26, Eminence from Kathie Holland, 19, Shelbyville

    Property Transfers

    Estate of Morris Steven Cook, by and through Jason Brown Executor, Shelby to Gary Cook, Eminence a lot butting Blackaby Lane, Eminence $3,500.

  • Young farmers sow future

    By Stephanie Doyle


    A group of farmers hopes to establish themselves as agricultural leaders in Henry County – and are trying to fulfill that dream by forming a new club called Henry County Ag Connections.

    Although some of them already knew each other, the 10 guys bonded during the most recent leadership program at the Henry County Chamber of Commerce.