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Today's News

  • Student-Athlete of the Week-Renee Toole

    Renee is a sophomore on the Warriors’ volleyball team
    What are your hobbies?
    I have a photography business called Renee & Co.
    What about non-school activities?
    I am a member of the Eminence Baptist Church Youth Group.
    How about school clubs?
    Senior Beta, Student Voice Team, Pep Club, Youth Coalition. I am also one of five sophomores involved in the Bellarmine Program. I take English 101 and Human Geography.
    What’s your favorite school subject?
    English.

  • Student-Athlete of teh Week-Eddie Jones

    Eddie is a junior on the Cats’ soccer, cross country and track teams.

    What are your hobbies?
    Bike riding and hunting.
    How about school clubs?
    Technology Student Association, Pep Club.
    What is your favorite school subject?
    History.
    What is your favorite music style/artist?
    Pop I guess. Bob Marley.
    Who are your favorite sports teams/athletes?
    In track and cross country I like the Oregon Ducks. In the NFL it’s the Denver Broncos. My favorite athlete is Pre (Steve Prefontaine).

  • Mustangs win in Bullitt Tournament

    Submitted
    The Mustangs baseball team played in Sheperdsville the weekend of Sept. 22 in the Bullitt County Fall Classic. The Mustangs won all four games they played, outscoring its opponents 33-8.
    On Saturday they beat the Lexington Champions 4-2 and the Indiana MVP’s 10-0. Sunday, in the single elimination tournament, they beat Lexington Champions team again 5-0. In the championship game they played the Bullitt County Cougars and won 14-6.

  • Sports Briefs

    U7 travel baseball tryouts for the 2013 season
    Open baseball tryouts for next year’s 7-year old travel team will be from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Settle’s Gym in Shelbyville. The child’s birthdate should be between May 2005 and April 2007. Please call or text (502) 220-2558 or e-mail kybombsquad@gmail.com for more information or to schedule another time.

  • Golden finishes 3rd, Buckler 8th in NCKC Championships

    A pair of cousins on the Henry County cross country team are carrying on the family tradition.

    At the NCKC Championships on Oct. 9, eighth grader Lilly Golden finished 3rd in the girls’ 5k race. Her cousin, junior Cathryn Fischer, finished 11th.

    Seventh grader Katherine Buckler finished 8th, giving the girls team three all-conference finishers.

  • Plant bulbs now for spring blooms

    Fall is the time to think about all those flowers we associate with spring: daffodils, crocus and other easy-to-grow flowering bulbs. If you aren’t growing any spring-flowering bulbs in your landscape, you are missing out on some easy-to-grow plants that provide early color to your garden.

    These bulbs are planted in fall because it corresponds to the end of their natural dormancy.  Most of these plants begin root growth in fall, followed by a cool stratification period necessary for proper flower development and then shoot growth in late winter and early spring.

  • Antioxidants are natural cancer fighters

    Antioxidants are substances found in food. They may help block damage to cells in the body caused by free radicals. Free radicals are substances formed during normal body processes. If not blocked, free radicals may contribute to the development of certain diseases, including cancer and heart disease.

  • Flat tire makes for memorable trip

    By Candy Clarke

    The season for moose and caribou hunting in the Interior of Alaska was about to end. On Wednesday night, neither my husband, Frank, nor I had a moose. I suggested we try hunting for caribou Thursday - something we had not yet tried. We secured the necessary permits and loaded our gear. We were all smiles and optimistic about our new venture.

  • Eleanor Gray Dewitt

    Rebecca Holdredge and Bobby Dewitt, St. Louis, Mo., announce the birth of their daughter, Eleanor Gray Dewitt, born Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 at Missouri Baptist Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
    Grandparents are Ellen and Wayne Holdredge, St. Louis, Mo., and Marty Dewitt, Eminence, and the late Roy Dewitt.

  • Scriber-Bramblett

    Mr. and Mrs. Jack Scriber of New Castle announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Erin Katherine Scriber to Phillip Ryan Bramblett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Bramblett of Pendleton. The wedding will take place Nov. 17, 2012, at Duncan Memorial Chapel in Crestwood. A reception will follow at the St. Matthew’s Community Center in Louisville. Invitations have been sent.