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Today's News

  • A call for Congress to repeal the Patriot Act

    By U.S. Representative Thomas Massie

    Congress faces a critical deadline, and time is running out.  On June 1, 2015, three provisions of the USA Patriot Act will expire.  The actions of the United States Congress between today and June 1 will affect the privacy and liberty of millions of innocent Americans.

  • Celebrating one year in Henry County

    This spring, my wife Beth and I have enjoyed several anniversaries that highlight our growing bonds with our new communities.

    With our transition eased by extended family long established in the region, we uprooted ourselves about 14 months ago from the mountains of Virginia, a place where we lived 17 years, to pursue great new opportunities here in Kentucky.

  • Lady Cats undefeated in district play

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats made the short trip to Eminence to take on the Warriors May 6 and slugged their way to a 20-5 win.

    The Lady Cats opened with six runs in the first inning but saw the Warriors strike back for four runs in their half of the inning to make it a two-run game.

    The Lady Cats came back for eight runs in the second inning and then cruised to the 15-run victory.

  • Warriors get first district win over GCHS

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Gallatin County Wildcats May 5 and defeated their district rivals 6-3.

    Cole Lawson gave a strong pitching performance and the Warriors’ offense came through with some clutch hits to get their first district win of the season.

    The Warriors jumped on top with two runs in the first inning. Trevor Payton led off with a single and Trey Gregory followed with a walk. With two outs Lawson doubled to left-centerfield to bring home both runs.

  • Wildcats get back on track, win 3

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats had a busy week starting with losses to district rivals Carroll and Owen counties.

    They bounced back Thursday with a win over Whitefield at home and then defeated KCD and Seneca on Saturday.

    Carroll Co. 9 HCHS 6

    The Wildcats played better against the Panthers than last week when Carroll won 9-1 at Henry County. On the return trip the Wildcats got their bats going but could not shut down the Panthers’ offense.

  • HCHS, EHS compete in track meet

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ Track team competed in their final regular season meet Thursday when they hosted an all-comers meet attended by Eminence, Trimble County, Carroll County and Collins.

    Several Wildcats won their events and several Warriors placed well.

    Connor Finley won the 110-meter hurdles and Jesse Potts won the 100-meter dash for the Wildcats. Sam Grigsby finished fifth in the hurdles and Cameron Paynter finished third in the 100-meter dash. No ties were available due to a timing malfunction.

  • Busy week for EHS softball team

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team started off a busy week on the diamond with a doubleheader at Owen County on May 4.

    The Warriors lost the first game of the doubleheader 10-0 and the second game, 11-0.

    In the first game Aaliyah Bailey got the only hits for the Warriors while Lyndsey Craigmyle had a walk and two stolen bases. Madison Dockter also walked and stole a base.

  • Dixie signs with Spalding University

    sports@hclocal.com

    Jalen Dixie had to wait a year, but his dream of playing college basketball is about to come true.

    Dixie, a 2014 graduate of Eminence High School and a standout basketball player for the Warriors, signed with Spalding University May 6 in a ceremony held in the EHS gym.

    Family, faculty and friends looked on as Dixie signed his name on the dotted line that committed him to suit up for the Golden Eagles next season.

  • Payton signs with St. Catharine college

    sports@hclocal.com

    Megan Payton has endured a lot of physical hurdles in her high school sports career but after a successful basketball and volleyball season, the Henry County High School senior has seen her hard work and perseverance pay off.

    Payton signed a letter of intent to play basketball for St. Catharine College May 5 in the HCHS library.

  • Field trip to europe

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