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Today's News

  • Gentle Giants

     

     

    Some people say Oscar Ethington’s fame as a draft horse champion comes from his hard training and expertise, but Ethington claims the lord blessed him and he knows it.

  • Fishing trip turns into big mix-up

     

     

    Two years ago my father-in-law Chuck bought a used johnboat and the small outboard engine that went with it.

    We couldn’t wait to get out on Taylorsville Lake in it; he had lived on the lake for a while and we had talked about a guys’ day out on the lake for a while. We finally set a date during spring break in early April.

  • Eminence coaches acentuate the positive

    By Greg Woods
    Sports Editor
    Improvement is the theme for this year’s EHS baseball and softball teams. The coaches believe that they made significant strides in making the programs more competitive this year. Both baseball coach Mark Payton and softball coach Bill Covington feel the future is looking brighter as they consider what took place this year.

  • Kicking it up a notch

    By Greg Woods
    Sports Editor
    When Chet Ervin graduated from Henry County High School, he was, undeniably, the best kicker in team history.
    Ervin parlayed his ability to kick a football into a career as a sports agent.

  • Payton, Hernandez resign from EHS Baseball

    By Greg Woods
    Sports Editor
    When the Eminence Warriors take to the baseball diamond in 2013, it will be with a different coaching staff.
    During the EHS spring sports banquet last week, head coach Mark Payton announced his resignation after leading the program for five years. Payton also announced the resignation of assistant coach Travis Hernandez.
    Payton played baseball and football at EHS from 1993 to 1996.

  • Lady Cats host hoops camp

    Photos by Greg Woods
    42 girls participated last week in the Henry County Shooting for the Stars Basketball Camp. Here the participants are shown with coaches Todd Gilley and Bruce Blanton and the HCHS girls basketball players who acted as counselors at the camp.
    At left, Former Oldham County basketball coach Gary Forrest speaks at the Shooting for the Stars basketball camp.

  • Baughman wins Indianapolis


    Henry Baughman won both singles and doubles in the Midwest Clay, Category II National tennis championships, held in Indianapolis, Ind., June 15-18.  In singles, he defeated Byron Tapp of Indiana 6-1, 6-1: Alan Messer of Ohio 6-1, 6-0 and J.B. Hayes of Indiana in the final, 4-6, 6-4, 6-0. Later, he teamed with Hayes to defeat Messer and Dave (Ind.) 6-2, 6-2 and Stevens and Hicks (Imd.) in the doubles finals, 6-3, 6-2.

  • Biggest Loser, 2012 edition, starts July 15

    Last year’s Biggest Loser participants lost a total of 609 pounds so be getting your teams together for the 5th Annual Biggest Loser Contest which will be running from July 15th  through September 24th .  Registration begins the 1st day of the weigh-in.  Late entries will be accepted.  The contest will end on September 24, 2012 and the awards celebration will be on October 15, 2012.

  • Rose rosette disease targets Knockout Roses

    Having a rose which is resistant to many of the problems of the old roses has made Knockout Roses very popular around Henry County.  However, a new disease called Rose Rosette has appeared in the landscape, and it can certainly take out the Knockout.

  • CVS looking at Eminence location

    According to Eminence Mayor Drane Stephens, CVS is looking at Eminence as a possible location for one of its stores.

    During Eminence’s last city council meeting, Tammy Sharp asked the council to dispel rumors by answering if CVS planned to put a store in Eminence.  Sharp, has been an employee at Cook’s Pharmacy and True Value Hardware for 17 years. She asked the council about the various rumors of CVS Pharmacy coming to Eminence with concern for the impact on the community and her coworkers.