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Today's News

  • Boot camp takes sustainability into the kitchen

    The James Beard Foundation hosted a chef boot camp in Louisville this week focusing on regional food systems and taking the sustainability issue into the kitchen where Henry County farmers’ products matters most.

    Two Louisville chefs, Kathy Cary of Lilly’s and Levon Wallace of Proof on Main will join a dozen other chefs from across the nation to participate in the boot camp.

  • Lawrenceburg couple charged with endangerment in hoarding case

    Landmark News Service

    Two people are now behind bars after police found them and their 2-year-old child living in a home filled with animal and human feces, and garbage reportedly piled several feet high throughout.

    Michael W. Hutchens, 24, and Anna G. Mauer, 24, both of 104 Beth Drive, Lawrenceburg, were each charged with one count of second-degree wanton endangerment.

    They are both currently lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center and are likely to be arraigned by video Monday morning in Anderson Circuit Court.

  • DNA tests show latest Waddy attacker is a dog

    A DNA test of a sample of saliva from a mutilated calf killed April 17 in Waddy – the latest in a long string of animal maulings – has narrowed down the species of the killer to a dog.

    “It is definitely a domestic dog,” Animal Control Supervisor Rusty Newton said.

    However, Newton said the test was not sophisticated enough to identify a specific breed of dog.

  • Spotlight on Eminence Speaker: April Sute

    Submitted by Josh Martin

  • KSP holding training session at HCHS Saturday

    The Kentucky State Police Post 5 and Henry County Sheriff’s Office will hold a joint active shooter training session Saturday, May 11, at the Henry County High School.  

    The training is designed to improve law enforcement’s response to school shootings.

  • Former Cats have mini-comp

     

     

    Two former Henry County Wildcat athletes have made the Derby mini-marathon an annual mini-competition between themselves.

  • Henry could tie for first in the district

    The Henry County Wildcats could get the top seed in the district tournament, set to start the week of May 20, but who will be the top seed is sill in question.

    The Cats fell to Carroll last week, 7-2, leaving both teams with just one loss in district play. While the Cats have completed their district schedule, Carroll has a game to finish against Owen County. The Panthers were leading 8-0 when the game was called because of rain.

    The first two innings between the Wildcats and Panthers belonged to the pitchers as both teams had just one base runner.

  • Lady Cats break slump, beat Spencer

    The Henry County Lady Cats’ softball team wanted to get back on track after going through a six-game losing streak. They got what they wanted as they downed the visiting Spencer County Lady Bears 12-2 in six innings Thursday night.

    The Lady Cats who have hit the ball well even through their losing streak got timely hits and better defense to get the 10-run victory.

  • Warriors rout KCD, Williamstown

    The Eminence Warriors softball team picked up two wins last week in convincing fashion.

    On Friday they needed just five innings to take care of Williamstown, 12-2.

    After retiring the Lady Demons in order in the first inning, the Warriors scored three runs in the bottom half of the inning.

    Serena Doktor led off with a hit. Lyndsay Craigmyle followed by reaching on an error by the pitcher. Savannah Mertz hit a two-run triple to deep left field with one out. Brenna Raisor got a two-out single to score Mertz.

  • EHS student athlete of the Week-Savannah Mertz

    Savannah is a sophomore on the Warriors’ softball and basketball teams.

    What are your hobbies?

    Hunting, fishing and riding 4-wheelers.

    What about non-school activities?

    Jehovah’s Witness Church in Shelbyville.

    How about school clubs?

    FFA and Latin club.

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    Math.

     

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    Pop/John Mayer, The Fray and Eric Church.