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Today's News

  • Residents speak against demolition

    City residents attended, a tense yet civil, Eminence City Council meeting with concerns of preservation and progress in their town.

    Eric Whisman, education and outreach coordinator for Preservation Kentucky, and Lance Minnis, Eminence resident and financial advisor, asked the council to request a 90-day stay of demolition for the Eminence Deposit Bank and the former Kings Auto Parts buildings that are on the National Historic Registry.

  • Sholar has a passion for people

     

    Clyde Sholar had an appreciation for people and a desire to care for them at an early age. His passion grew into numerous professions doing the same.

    Most residents in Henry County know Sholar as co-owner of the funeral home in Pleasureville, but last year he retired from the National Guard and United States Geological Survey as an emeritus scientist with honors commemorating his work as a pioneer in safety protocol.

  • Massie touts bills, blasts House

    The Henry County GOP had a packed house Saturday evening for their Lincoln-Reagan dinner.

    “Last year we had 75 people,” chairman Jon Park said. “I think we broke that tonight.”

    The tables were indeed packed with at least 100 attendees as the GOP heard from Congressman Thomas Massie (R-Ky. 4), State Senator Paul Hornback and others.

  • Henry County’s link to the Fugitive Slave Act

    Under a waxing moon on what likely was a warm night on Saturday, Aug. 5, 1843, a family of six slaves was spirited across the Ohio River from a plantation in Hunters Bottom in Carroll County to Jefferson County, Ind., where they began a treacherous journey to freedom – and an important place in U.S. history.

  • The Madness is near

     

     

    March is here. There is one weekend of regular season college hoops to go. After that conference tourneys, and then… it’s March Madness time!

  • Track Cats compete at Mason-Dixon Games

    The Henry County Wildcat track team wrapped up the indoor season by competing in the Mason Dixon Games in Louisville on Saturday.

    Cole Nelson led the way for the Wildcats with a 3rd place finish in the long jump. Cathryn Fischer also faired well in the long jump with a 6th place finish.

    Destany Crawford got 7th in the 60-meter hurdles, Connor Finley placed 6th in the same event and Morgan Miller finished 5th in the pole vault. The top eight finishers scored in each event.

  • Pioneers halt Warriors' run

    Stifling man-to-man defense brought the Eminence Warriors’ season to a grinding halt last week.

    The Warriors postseason run — their best in seven years — ended when they ran into Simon Kenton. The Pioneers defense was so tight, the Warriors shot just 22 percent from the field in a 64-33 loss in the first round of the 8th Region tournament.

    Warriors coach Chris Nethery summed the game up in a sentence.

    “Their defense forced us into a lot of bad shots that led to easy transition baskets for them,” he said.

  • Looking back onseason's highlights

    Another basketball season is complete in Henry County and it’s time to look back on some of the highlights of this past season.

     1 The EHS Warriors boys’ basketball team beat Gallatin County in the district tournament to make it to the regional tournament for the first time since 2000.

  • Eminence Archery
  • HCHS Track Hosts Cornhole Tourney