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Today's News

  • Fiscal Court gets boost of excess fees despite budget disagreements

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Despite differing opinions on the Henry County Sheriff’s Budget, fiscal court received excess fees over the budgeted amount from the sheriff’s office in addition to excess fees from the Henry County Clerk in February’s meeting.

    Henry County Clerk Juanita Lashley’s office reported $3,176,394.57 total generated revenue for 2013 and presented the court with $96,846.14 in excess fees.

  • Enough talking, let’s do something

    By Joe Yates

    I am issuing a challenge. Instead of simply talking about Black History month, let’s do something about it.

  • Lady Cats Crush Seneca 61-22

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Seneca on Saturday afternoon and were clicking on all cylinders as they ran away from the Red Hawks for a 61-22 victory.

    The game opened with Henry County going on a 10-0 run led by four points from Haley Bramblett and a basket each from Cheyenne Clark, Colleen Coomes and Shelby Mullins.

    Seneca finally got on the scoreboard on a putback with 4:36 left in the opening period. The Lady Cats led after one period by a score of 14-3.

  • Coach 'Fro' say goodbye to EHS

    Steve Frommeyer’s 30-year run as head coach of the Eminence Warriors’ football team came to an end on Feb. 11 when he called his team and coaches together to let them know that he was moving on. It is a familiar scene in high school and college sports. Coaches move around a lot. But this scene was different. Frommeyer devoted the majority of his career to tiny Eminence High School.

  • Coaches, players honor Frommeyer

    When asked to comment on Coach Steve Frommeyer’s 30-year stint as Eminence Warriors’ football coach many former players and colleagues could not stop talking. Here is a sampling of what they had to say.

    Mark Meadows, Frommeyer’s trusted assistant for many years:

    “We coached together for about 22 years off and on. He’s been great for the school and the football program. When he came here the program was about dead.

  • Warriors drop three in tough week

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Trimble County Raiders on Thursday night and fell behind by fifteen points in the first period. The Warriors played the Raiders evenly throughout the rest of the game but couldn’t close the gap and fell 73-56.

  • Rockets blast Wildcats

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Shelbyville on Saturday afternoon to take on the Shelby County Rockets and fell by fourteen points.

    “We got off to a slow start in this game,” Coach Enoch Welch said. “Robbie Cruse came in and really gave us some energy off the bench. He scored 10 of our 20 first half points.”

    The Wildcats found themselves down by six points after the first period when they scored only six points. Cruse’s efforts in the second period kept the Wildcats close as they trailed by seven at halftime, 27-20.

  • Warriors fall to Amazons

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Louisville on Feb. 11 to take on the Collegiate Amazons and fell 51-8.

    The Warriors were blanked in the first half as the Amazons’ pressure defense took its toll on the young team from Eminence.

    “They started off pressing,” Coach Zach Adair said. “We were able to get in the right alignment and we broke the press a lot, but we were not able to hit any shots. As the game wore on we turned it over more.”

  • Henry County Girls Youth Softball Signups

     

    Several local residents have formed a group called Henry County Girls Youth Softball with the intention of resurrecting youth softball leagues in the county.

    Mike McIntosh, a member of the committee said that the group wants to keep girls from having to travel to Shelbyville for youth softball leagues like last year.

  • Wildcat JV Update

    The Henry County JV team defeated Gallatin County 51-43 on Jan. 28. Above, Jackson Jeffries, Gavin Jameson and Coleton Aneszko all led the team in scoring with 11 points. Ethan Tuggle chipped in nine points.

    On Jan. 31 the JV Cats defeated Williamstown 55-26. Jeffries led the team with 13 points, Bodie Clark added nine points while Aneszko scored eight and Jameson seven.

    On Feb. 1 the Wildcat JV took

    on the Shelby County Rockets and came away with a 42-39 win. Tuggle led the way with 14 points and Jeffries added 10 points.