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Today's News

  • The Louisville Metro area offers new destinations for regional locals

    A trip to the Louisville metropolitan area doesn’t always cross many locals’ minds, but a continuing revitalization of the area may change your mind.

    In this week’s one tank trip, I looked for a mix of family friendly destinations and those couples could enjoy.

    Travelers can reach downtown’s West Main Street in less than hour on the weekend. Unless an event clogs up the Third Street exit, you can find accessible parking at street level and save parking money for something more enjoyable.

  • Random kindness

    Eminence High School students didn’t know what school had in store for them last Wednesday, an early release day.

    Motorists traveling through Eminence may have seen students from the sophomore, junior and senior classes weed the flower bed across from Dairy Queen, holding signs in front of Eminence City Hall or even washing windows on Penn Avenue.

     Eminence Middle and High School Principal Shannon Treece said the staff gave the students a ‘Change the day Challenge.’

  • ACT data skewed

    Changes in the 2013 ACT score reports make comparisons in trend data for county schools moot.

    The ACT entrance exam included two different variables in its score reporting this year: students who received time extended accommodations and whose scores previously didn’t count; and ACT changed its benchmark scores, which are considered predictors of the ability of a student to make a B or C in related college courses.

  • Lady Cats defeat Carroll, Atherton

    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team hosted the Carroll County Lady Panthers and the Atherton Rebels on Aug. 13 and came away with a victory.

    The Lady Cats’ MacKenzie Peyton, who has had a busy season, took the day off to practice and her young teammates were able to pull out a victory without her.

    Henry County totaled 229 strokes, while Carroll County shot 243 and Atherton shot 246.

  • Cats beat Cats, Fall to Raiders, Rockets

    After opening their season with a loss to Trimble County on Aug. 13, the Henry County Wildcats boys’ golf team roared back with a 192-196 win over Gallatin County.

    Alex Hadden, who shot 40 and took individual honors, led the Wildcats. Isaac Klempner was the second lowest scorer in the match with a 47. Jakob Beckley shot 52 followed by Robbie Cruse with a 53. Dillon Allen, the Wildcats fifth player, shot 55.

  • Powell right at home at Midway

    Karie Powell, a 2010 graduate of Henry County High School is entering her senior year at Midway College. Powell, a former Lady Cat softball player, began her career at Midway as the starting shortstop and now plays the outfield and both middle infield positions.

  • Cybriwsky named Warrior Cross Country coach

    Laryssa Cybriwsky has been named as the new cross country coach at Eminence High School. Cybriwsky is in her first year as a sixth grade English and science teacher at Eminence Middle School.

    Cybrwisky ran cross country and track at Paintsville High School. She made the state championships in both sports three consecutive years. 

    In college Cybriwsky majored in middle school education. This is her first teaching and coaching job.

    She is residing in Eminence and is excited about the opportunity to coach.

  • Sports Brief-Cornerstone Christian Fall Basketball Camp

    Cornerstone Christian Fall Basketball Camp

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will have a fall basketball camp Saturdays from Sept. 7 to 28.

    Chris Armstrong and current college coaches will lead the camp, which will focus on individual instruction, offensive moves, ball handling, shooting, passing, defensive techniques and agility.

    Kindergarten through 5th grade will meet from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Sixth through 12th grade both boys and girls will meet from 1 to 4 p.m.

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Destiny Dale

    Destiny is a senior on the Warriors’ volleyball team.

    Parents: William and Stephanie Dale.

    What do you do for fun?

    Help babysit my little sisters and spend as much time with my family and friends as possible.

    How about school clubs?

    Senior Beta and Pep Club.

    Favorite school subject and why?

    Math, because I feel like I’m good at it and it clicks with me.

    Favorite TV shows?

    Duck Dynasty, Law and Order SVU and any kind of wedding shows.

    Favorite movie?

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Conor Lyons

    Conor is a junior on the Wildcats’ golf team.

    Parents: Brent and Robin Lyons.

    What do you do for fun?

    Well, we do a lot of farming although I don’t know how much fun that is. I like to go to Louisville and go shopping. I like to spend time with my friends as much as possible. I like to play golf outside of the team.

    How about school clubs?

    FBLA and Pep Club.

    Favorite school subject and why?

    U.S. History because I’m a patriot. I love America. I like history in general really, not just U.S.