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Today's News

  • Lady Cats fall to two district foes

    In their first half against the visiting Owen County Lady Rebels, the Henry County Lady Cats played one of their best halves of the season. Despite showing improvement, the team fell to Owen 59-31.

    The highly regarded Lady Rebels struggled against the Lady Cats in the first half.

    While Henry County gave up 17 first quarter points they scored 10 of their own and according to Coach Todd Gilley handled some aspects of the game better than in recent games.

  • EHS girls pich up 2 wins

    Friday night the Warriors girls’ team found the basket often on their way to their highest offensive output of the young season against Heritage Academy, 55-25.

    The Warriors jumped on top using a new defensive weapon and then cruised to a lopsided win.

    “This was the first game that we used our press and I was very happy with it considering it was our first time,” coach Bill Covington said. We scored a lot of points off turnovers in the first quarter and did a really good job on the boards.

  • Eminence High School Student Athlete of the Week-Justin Mitchell

    Justin Mitchell is a sophomore on the Warriors’ football, basketball and baseball teams.

     

    What are your hobbies?

    Playing sports and shopping.

     

    What about non-school activities?

    Henry Christian Youth Group.

     

    How about school clubs?

    Pep Club, Senior Beta, STLP.

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    Biology.

     

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

  • Henry County Student Athlete of the Week-Kim Barmore

    Kim is a junior on the Lady Cats’ volleyball and basketball teams.
    What are your hobbies?
    Hang out with friends and reading. I don’t have much time for anything else with sports.

    What about non-school activities?
    Relay For Life.

    How about school clubs?
    FBLA, Student Council, Pep Club, FOR Club.

    What’s your favorite school subject?
    Chemistry.

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?
    I listen to everything/Taylor Swift.

  • Sports Briefs
  • Time puts all things in perspective

     

    I have some stories and people that I can’t shake.

    One story involved a woman, Ms. Anna Marie Davis, who at 103 years old still had a lucid mind and sharp memory. I interviewed her while working as the roving reporter for Landmark Community Newspaper in Bardstown. She turned 103 last year and had a sister who lived to 105.

  • Make a successful breakfast plan

    We all know that breakfast is important so, what can we do to improve our chances of consuming a healthy breakfast before we face the world?  We need to plan ahead.  Just like we pack lunches the night before and set up our crock-pot for supper, we need to plan for our morning meals.

    Steps to Breakfast Success:

    • Add breakfast items to your grocery list: oats, whole grain cereals, fresh, frozen, dried and/or canned fruits and veggies, low-fat cheese, and skim milk, almond, soy, or coconut milk and light yogurt.

  • EQIP applications due soon

    Henry County Farmers/Landowners are encouraged to visit the NRCS office in New Castle now to receive information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding opportunities.  Applications for Environmental Quality Incentives Program will be in the Jan. 18, 2013, ranking period.  The application process for 2008 Farm Bill conservation programs is continuous, but funding selections are made at specific times during the year.  

  • Teen retreat approaches


    The Distrtict 3 Teen Retreat is just around the corner.
    The retreat will be Jan. 18-19, 2013, at the Cincinnati Airport Marriott in Northern Kentucky. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m., with fun filled workshops and plenty of time to get to know other teens throughout the fourteen county district.  Friday evening there will be a movie and snack get together as well as time to swim in the indoor pool.  On Saturday morning there will be two additional workshops.  

  • Winchell gets first deer

    Moses Winchell got his first deer recently. We felt the 8-year-old summed up the story quite nicely.
    “Hi my name is Moses Winchell. I am 8 years old.  I got a 10 point buck  with a 243. It was a huge buck!  I got it in rut. We had been in the blind for about 1 hour. Then my Uncle taps me, I look up, I see the buck! And then I shoot. Then he takes off. And then he drops.
    “The end.”