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Today's News

  • Eminence edges Gallatin, 12-6

    Brad Tapia caught a pass from Dre Banta in the back of the end zone, then the Eminence Warriors held Gallatin County from scoring on four tries in a wild finish that gave Eminence a 12-6 overtime victory, a 4-2 overall record and a perfect 2-0 start in district play.

  • Wreck shuts down 71

    The collision of two tractor trailer trucks on I-71 last week closed the interstate for several hours.

    The two trucks collided on I-71 around 4 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 1, and resulted in long delays throughout the morning rush hour and beyond.

    The driver of a northbound truck, John Hauser of Akron, Ohio, struck a semi that had stopped in the right lane. Hauser’s vehicle rolled over into the median and both vehicles caught fire. Kentucky State Police reported the semi that was stopped had experienced power failure.

  • The fifth class inducted to the Eminence Hall of Fame

    The Eminence High School Hall of Fame got six new members over the weekend when the fifth class was recognized at halftime of Eminence’s football game Friday night and officially inducted Saturday with a ceremony inside the high school’s cafeteria.

    Joining the first four classes were Ed Berry, Sr., Bill Brammell, Dewayne Douglas, Kent Floyd, William Leslie Land and Jim McAlister. The Hall of Fame is not just for athletes, but for those that contributed the most to make EHS what it is today, Eminence principal Steve Frommeyer said.

  • Cassey Fischer, Eric Phillips lead Henry cross country squad at Greater Louisville Classic

    Racing quantity and quality, the Henry County cross country team toed the starting line against the top area runners at the Greater Louisville Classic at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park in Louisville on Saturday and finished with some impressive results.

    The meet was packed with four college races, four high school races and two middle school races, which made it the largest college cross country meet ever held in the South.

  • Courthouse clock ticks again

    Staff writer/photographer

    Dennis Yeary isn’t quite sure of the day the New Castle courthouse clock stopped ticking, but he is positive of the time and pretty sure why.

    “The clock’s been stuck at 11:55 since it was struck by lightning,” he said. Yeary estimated the strike occurred earlier this summer.

    David Neal, who restored the original clock, was contacted to make the repair. “It’s such a unique profession,” Yeary said.

  • HC girls drop soccer games at Scott, Spencer

    With the 16th District Tournament starting Monday night, the Henry County girls’ soccer team dropped games to Scott County and Spencer County last week, and close out the regular season with games at Owen County and George Rogers Clark. The Ladycats entered this week with a 0-9-2 record.

    Despite the Scott and Spencer losses, head coach Shannon Snider was still impressed with how his team performed. It is just Henry’s second year having a soccer program and the tough schedule is not an easy one.

  • It’s Ladycats over Eminence in second county showdown

    The Eminence Lady Warriors played well in spurts against their visiting cross-county rival last Wednesday night, but Henry County came away with 25-8 and 25-15 wins to end the best-of-three series and sweep the Warriors during the regular season.

    The Ladycats, who improved their overall record to 15-5 entering this week, were never seriously challenged in the first game but faced a much-determined Eminence squad in game two. Henry took the lead for good after breaking open a 9-9 tie. The second game was full of long volleys and hard hits in an intense atmosphere.

  • UK wants you to get moving

    Staff writer/photographer

    The University of Kentucky wants you to get moving Sunday.

    The university is promoting Second Sunday events all over the state from 2 to 6 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 11.

    Although UK Cooperative Extension Agent Maryellen Garrison said Henry County has no officially planned events, she hopes people will get out and enjoy physical activities that afternoon.

  • Officers are appreciated

    After reading the “Busted!” article on the front page of the Sept.

  • Results, stats from Saturday’s Henry County Youth Football League games

    New Castle 37, Eastern 0: The New Castle Chiefs defeated the Eastern Colts, 37-0, on Saturday in the varsity division of the Henry County Youth Football League.

    During the first quarter, Nick Riggins came up with a fumble recovery; Gavin Jameson scored on a 52-year run and the 2-point conversion was a pass from Cameron Sanders to Jameson; and Isaiah Raisor had a fumble recovery. During the second quarter, Ethan Tuggle scored on a 45-yard run and Andrew Mahoney had a kick recovery to put the Chiefs ahead 14-0 at the half.