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Today's News

  • School briefs, Feb. 14, 2018

    17 local students earn honors at UK
    The University of Kentucky has released its dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. A total of 7,296 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance, and 17 of those were from Henry County.

  • Warrior pride shows throughout homecoming week
  • Campbellsburg Recognizes January Students of the Month
  • Local Buzz Feb. 14, 2018

    Church Activities
    The Eminence United Pentecostal Church will host a “Dealing with and Conquering Depression” seminar every Monday evening in February at 7 p.m. in the church basement. This will be free and open to all Henry County residents. Stephanie Seniour will teach the seminar. There will be free coffee and refreshments.
    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room.
    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • EHS comes back to win vs. Lady Cats

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Henry County in round two of the local rivalry Friday night and got revenge for their earlier loss to the Lady Cats with a 14-point victory.

    Ella White’s 3-pointer gave Henry County a 3-2 lead after Lexi Tillett opened the scoring with an inside basket.

    Savannah Medley scored inside to make it 5-2 before Tavi West hit a 3-pointer to tie it with 4:52 left in the opening period.

  • Wildcats take round two of rivalry, 70-67

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats fell behind the host Eminence Warriors by as much as 10 points in the first half before coming from behind to win round two of the local rivalry, 70-67, Feb. 6.

    The Wildcats got off to a good start as Zack Foree drained a 3-pointer to open the scoring in the first period. After Maurice Richardson countered with two points on a 15-foot jumper, Tyler Raisor scored on a put back to make it 5-2 with 4:24 left in the opening period.

  • Warriors top Aces, 71-62

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Cloverport Saturday to take on the Frederick Fraize Aces and came back from a 10-point first half deficit to get their 14th victory of the season.

    The Warriors led 23-20 after a fast-paced first period but Fraize outscored Eminence 27-14 in the second period to lead 47-37 at halftime.

  • Lady Cats defeat Washington

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats won a game of big runs over the Washington County Lady Commanders Saturday.

    The Lady Cats started the game with a 3-pointer from Katheirne Buckler that ignited a game-opening 9-1 run.

    Washington County pulled to within three points at 9-6 with 1:08 left in the opening period before the Lady Cats pulled out to a 13-8 lead after a put back by Savannah Medley to end the first period.

  • Castillo is a Kentucky Youth Career Center success story

    After completing sophomore-level education, Zach Castillo was out of school for two years before Henry County Judge Executive John Brent referred him to the Kentucky Youth Career Center (KYCC), according to a news release. There, he worked with staff members to set and achieve personal and professional goals.
    Castillo now attends Job Corps, which is the largest free residential education and job training program for young adults ages 16 to 24.
    At Job Corps, Castillo is working toward earning his high school diploma and CDL certification.

  • Making a Difference Day

    Students and Friends of the Library pitched in on projects during the first annual Make a Difference Day, Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Henry County Public Library.
    Volunteers made greeting cards for a nursing home, toys for an animal shelter, cookies for first responders, bookmarks for the bookmobile and toiletries for a women and children’s shelter.
    Henry County High School seniors Gabe Adams, 18, and Emma Topp, 17, wanted to give back to the community. “The library has always been here for me, so I want to give back,” Adams said.