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Today's News

  • Eminence routs Riverview

    One week after their own drubbing, the Eminence Warriors turned the tables and routed the Riverview (Ohio) Eagles, 50-6.

    Initially, it looked like it would be a long night for the Warriors. They took the opening kickoff and started their first series at their own 38-yard line. Three plays later the Warriors punted from their own 27, after losing 11 yards on three plays.

  • Cats outrun Rebels

    The Henry County Wildcats’ defense and special teams shone Friday night as they rolled 41-7 over the Owen County Rebels, in a game that was even more one-sided than the score indicates.

    The Cats had scored all 41 of their points by the six-minute mark in the second quarter. A running clock and generous substitutions by the Wildcats’ coaching staff meant that the Rebels would get their only touchdown in the rest of the game.

  • Peyton first, Hensley secoond in Warren East Invitational

    MacKenzie Peyton shot a four-under 70 to win the Warren East Invitational and Maddie Hensley, a seventh-grader, shot 76 to finish second in the 67-golfer field. Kathy Peyton, who was standing in for her husband Willie as coach for the Lady Cats, was excited about their performance.

  • Coach's Corner-Jason Spencer

    Basic Bio

    Age

    40

    Birthplace

    Middletown, OH

    High School

    Wayne County

    College

    Union College

    Teaching position

    Special Education Teacher

    Coaching Background

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Corey Roberts

    Corey is a senior on the Warriors’ football team.
    Parents: Mike and Annetta Roberts.
    What do you do for fun?
    I read a lot. I like mentoring younger kids and weightlifting.
    How about school clubs?
    Ag club, pep club and I help around with others like academic team.
    Favorite school subject and why:
    Expository writing at Bellarmine because I plan to go into journalism and it helps and I like to write.
    Favorite TV shows:
    Whatever football is on.
    Favorite Movie:
    Clash of the Titans and Radio.

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Jessica Holcomb

    Jessica is a senior on the Lady Cats’ soccer team.
    Parents Stacey Hughes, James Hughes.
    What do you do for fun?
    I like to hunt, fish and hang out with friends.
    How about school clubs?
    FFA, HOSA (nursing club) and pep club.
    Favorite school subject and why:
    Nursing classes because it gets me prepared for my career.
    Favorite TV shows:
    Pretty Little Liars and Duck Dynasty.
    Favorite Movie:
    Soul Surfer
    Favorite music style/artist:
    Country/Jason Aldean.
    Favorite food:

  • Campbellsburg wins elementary school boys race, New Castle wins girls race

    Submitted

    The Henry County High School cross country team hosted a county-wide elementary cross country race on Thursday at Harry Hill Park. Ninety-four students from Eastern, New Castle and Campbellsburg Elementary schools participated in the one-mile race.

    Third-grader Luke Lyons of Campbellsburg Elementary won the boys race with a time of 7:46.26. Another third-grader, Luther Davis of New Castle was second just six seconds later. Fourth-grader Ben Beccera of Campbellsburg was third in 8:25.94.

  • Comer makes hay over hemp

    Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer thinks letters of support will clarify the U.S. Department of Justice’s position and may give the green light to Kentucky’s hemp production.

    On Aug. 29, James M. Cole, a deputy attorney general with the U.S. Department of Justice, sent a memorandum for U.S. attorneys on the subject of guidance regarding marijuana enforcement in all 50 states.

  • Walker arrested again on meth production

    Kentucky State Police arrested a Henry County man during a traffic stop for alleged meth production less than two weeks before his sentencing on a pending family meth case.

    Trooper Brodie Jodry stopped a vehicle without taillights that Geremy Walker, 39 was riding in on Sunday, Sept. 1, two miles north of Bedford on U.S. 421. 

    Jodry found several ingredients used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine in the vehicle.

  • Council passes tax raise

    After three years with no tax increase, the Eminence City Council voted Monday night to increase real estate property taxes.

    Under the new rates, a homeowner will pay $8 more for a home valued at $100,000.

    During the public hearing on tax rates Wednesday, Sept. 4, Mayor Drane Stephens asked council members if they had any thoughts or concerns about the proposed tax increase while the council waited for potential resident attendees. Council member Danny Meadows said he had received numerous calls from residents on fixed incomes and voiced his concerns.