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Today's News

  • Cats snap six-game streak

    The longest winning streak for the Henry County boys’ basketball team since Derek Springate took over the program last season hit a road block with two losses.

    The Wildcats entered last week with six straight wins, dating back to the Henry County Invitational Tournament in December, but lost to both Grant County (71-60) and East Jessamine (53-51) for a 9-8 overall record.

  • So close for EHS girls

    The Warriors were close to pulling off their first win in more than a month, but had to settle with a 52-50 loss to Covington Latin instead.

    The Eminence girls’ basketball team, which has not won a game since beating Evangel Christian on Dec. 7, had the lead with less than two minutes to go on Saturday night. But the visiting Covington squad went on an 8-0 spurt and held on to its advantage in the closing seconds. It was the 14th straight loss for the Warriors and dropped them to 1-15 overall.

  • Clark scores 62 in three games

    Taylor Clark scored 62 points in three games last week and the Henry County girls’ basketball team was able to string together three consecutive wins for the first time this season.

    Led by Clark in all three outings, the Ladycats beat North Oldham (39-31) last Wednesday, Grant County (55-42) on Friday and Spencer County (53-42) on Saturday during a four-day stretch. The Cats started the week with a 5-7 record, and finished it at 8-7.

  • Gallatin loss secures Henry County the fourth seed

    Regardless how the Henry County girls’ basketball team plays this Saturday in what will be its final 31st District game in the regular season, the Ladcyats will be the fourth seed in the district tournament next month.

  • Henry boys only county team ranked top-10 in region

    According to the Courier-Journal Litkenhous Ratings, the Henry County boys’ team is 10th in the 8th Region and is the only team in the county ranked among the top-10.

    The Litratings compare Kentucky high school teams based on a computer analysis of the scores of all sanctioned games involving in-state teams. The most recent girls’ list was released on Friday and the most recent boys’ list was released Tuesday morning.

  • Community Calendar for the week of January 19, 2011

    Wednesday, January 19
    A Healthy Journey For Two Educational Baby Shower at Henry County Health Department (behind Henry County Courthouse) from 2 to 4 p.m. Call Jamie Koenig at (502) 845-2882 ext 19 or Jackie Engle at (502) 439-4591 for more information or to RSVP.
    Thursday, January 20
    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. until noon on Thursdays.

  • Promoting pride and progress in HC

    In 2010, the Henry County Chamber of Commerce, for the first time, issued awards to a variety of individuals and businesses in Henry County. The awards recognized those folks for their unique contributions to the county.

    Those awards return again in 2011.

    Outstanding Emergency Services Personnel —All emergency personnel, paid and volunteer, are eligible for this award, which recognizes the winner’s role in the county’s emergency services.

  • 4-H beginning knitting classes ready to start

  • Henry leadership evident at state conferences

    Henry County was well represented at three major state agriculture conferences last week at the Lexington Convention Center.  Local agricultural leaders worked in the Kentucky Cattleman’s Association, the Kentucky Horse Council and the Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative.  Leading workshops, participating in committee meetings, and serving as voting delegates, these local leaders helped their organizations shape direction and policy in some very important issues which affect many Henry Countians as well as farmers across the Commonwealth. 

  • It’s Sew Fine begins April 12

    A Sewing Expo will be held at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton on Tuesday, April 12, and Wednesday, April 13.

    The 2011 Sewing Expo schedule includes registration starting at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 12, followed by make-it-and-take-it session of a patchwork name tag until noon.  Tuesday afternoon participants take a half day class offering a variety of options including: Old Blocks…New Tricks, Working with Wool-Embroidery Envelope, Mastering Miters, Texture Magic and more.