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Today's News

  • Warriors fall in first round

    A season marred by injuries is over for the Eminence Warriors, who fell to Bellevue 64-6 in the first round of the Kentucky High School Class A playoffs.

    Bellevue scored early and often in racking up 36 first-quarter points to put the game away early.

    The Warriors got on the scoreboard in the second quarter when DeMarcus Bailey ran it in from one yard out for the team’s only touchdown.

    A 45-yard pass from Jalen Dixie to Shelby Armstrong set up the touchdown run.

  • Changing the focus

     

    With the end of the fall sports season I was able to focus on college sports a little this weekend.

    After traveling to the Kentucky Horse Park for the State cross country meet on Saturday I headed to Commonwealth Stadium where I ‘enjoyed’ watching the Kentucky Wildcats play the Missouri Tigers with another old retiree, Terry Petree.

  • Redhounds down Wildcats 24-10

    Despite home-field advantage and giving their all, Henry County fell to Corbin, 24-10, in the first round of the Kentucky High School Class 3A playoffs.

    The Wildcats started strong and held a 10-3 advantage at halftime but could not keep the offense moving in the second half as Corbin rallied for the right to advance to the second round to play district rival Wayne County.

  • Logsdon competes in first state meet

    Henry County High School sophomore Josh Logsdon competed in his first state cross country meet on Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park and finished the Class 2A meet in the middle of the pack at 135th out of 215 runners. Logsdon’s time was 19:14 on the moderately difficult state meet 5k course.

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Daniel Lloyd

    Daniel is a junior on the Warriors’ football team

    Parents Warren Lloyd and Beth Jones

    What do you do for fun?

    Fishing and camping.

    How about school clubs?

    Archery, Beta and FCA.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    Math, because it always has a definite answer and I can work it out.

    Favorite TV shows:

    River Monsters.

    Favorite Movie:

    Harlem Nights

    Favorite music style/artist:

    Hip hop or rap/Hopsin.

    Favorite food:

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Tyler Singleton

    Tyler is a senior on the Wildcats’ football team.

    Parents Connie and Ricky Singleton

    What do you do for fun?

    I like to hunt and fish and piddle.

    How about school clubs?

    FBLA.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    Math because you get to solve real life problems.

    Favorite TV shows:

    Friday Night Lights and Sports Center of course.

    Favorite Movie:

    Any football movie: Friday Night Lights, We Are Marshall, Forrest Gump – it had some football in it.

  • Sheriff, F.C. at odds

     

    Henry County Fiscal Court’s special meeting last week depicted the divide between fiscal court and the sheriff’s regarding  budget protocol, personnel policy and the issue of nepotism.

  • EPD officer harassed at store

    An Eminence Police officer went shopping with his family and received a level of customer service he didn’t expect.

    On Thursday, Nov. 7, Lt. O.C. Jones, of the Eminence Police Department, accompanied his wife and 4-month old daughter to the Walmart in La Grange to get pictures developed.

    While the family shopped, according to  a La Grange Police Department report, Charles A. Jackson II and a juvenile, both Henry County residents, approached Jones’ family.

  • State audit asks Sheriff’s Office to repay $670 to calendar account

    In its annual review of the Henry County Sheriff’s Department, the state auditor’s office declared $670 in disbursements to be inappropriate and that they must be repaid.

  • Berry accepts Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award

    Wendell Berry was honored as the 2013 winner of the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award as part of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Sunday, Nov. 9.

    Berry joins other distinguished writers like Elie Wiesel, who wrote about his experience in German concentration camps, Barbara Kingsolver and Studs Terkel.

    “In a time that spends so many words and dollars upon conflict, it is encouraging to be noticed for having said a few words in favor of peace,” Berry said during his acceptance speech.