Today's News

  • Fall sports teams suiting up



    Despite what the thermometer tells us, it is high school sports time again.

    The Henry County Lady Cats’ golf team has already played in several events. The Eminence and Henry County volleyball teams played their first regular season games last night, and my calendar is so full of games for the upcoming months that I have no place to put anything else.

  • Yates to lead off for Bat Cats

    Long-time Henry County High School assistant baseball coach Zak Yates has been named the head baseball coach for the Spring 2013 season.

    Yates takes over for Austin Hunsaker who will be the school’s interim assistant principal.

    “In my opinion, when I found out I couldn’t continue as coach he was the one and only option,” Hunsaker said. “ I put a lot of hard work into this over the past five years to make this program consistently competitive and Zak is the best choice to push them even farther.

  • Peyton starts off week with a win at Owen County


    Henry County High School golfer MacKenzie Peyton shot a 1–under par 71 at Perry Park on Wednesday, Aug. 1, to win the Owen County Invitational. Peyton went up against a tough field of 85 golfers that included the Sacred Heart and Shelby County teams that had finished first and second in the Henry County Invitational.

  • Hadden 5th, Klempner 6th in the Pepsi Tour tournament of Champions

    After a rough first day at Oxmoor Country Club, Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner settled down and finished strong to take 5th and 6th place respectively in the Pepsi Tour Tournament of Champions.

  • Mustangs run wild
  • Warriors ready for action
  • Stockpiling fescue pasture beats spring hay

  • Green up your home and weed out expenses

    Between running air conditioners, watering plants and keeping the kids cool on a hot summer day, many of us are seeing our energy and water usage rise with the temperatures. By making some small adjustments to your home, you can conserve more energy and water. Not only is this good for the environment, but it’s good for your finances.
    Here are some tips for conserving energy and water at home during the warmer months:

  • EIS staff member completes training

    A member of the Eminence Independent Schools’ central office staff has been recognized for completing training requirements in a professional development program sponsored by the Kentucky School Boards Association.

    At the 7th annual meeting of the Kentucky Organization of Superintendents’ Administrative Assistants, Terry Grider, secretary to the superintendent, achieved Level 5 of the KOSAA Academy, which includes training covering communications, information confidentiality, the Kentucky Open Meetings law and records management, as well as service projects.

  • Lightning: What You Need to Know

    Submitted by Bruce Owens


    Director, Henry County Emergency Management Agency

    • No place outside is safe when thunderstorms are in the area!

    • If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you.

    • When you hear thunder, immediately move to safe shelter.

    • Safe shelter is a substantial building or inside an enclosed, metal-topped vehicle.

    • Stay in safe shelter at least 30 minutes after you hear the last clap of thunder.