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Today's News

  • CVS to present plan to Triple S

    Four months after taking over Smith-McKenney in the Village Plaza shopping center in Shelbyville, CVS will move its store to the intersection of U.S. 60 and the Shelbyville Bypass, where the condemned Wesley Apartments now stand.

    The company presented its long-awaited development plan to the Triple S Planning Commission at its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stratton Center.

    The plan calls for a 13,225-square-foot retail center, with a pharmacy and drive-through, and includes 69 parking spaces.

  • Panthers dominte Cats

    When the Henry County Wildcats and Carroll County Panthers met last week, it appeared that another barnburner between the district rivals was underway.

    But a 6-1 Panthers’ run in the 1st quarter dashed that hope; the Panthers never

    looked back in a 29-point victory that hurt the Wildcats’ chances of a high seed in the district tournament.

  • Mitchell's Grand

    It happened quietly over the holiday break. Eminence Senior Brandon Mitchell surpassed the 1,000-career points mark in Metcalfe County.

    Acknowledgement of the accomplishment was planned for Friday night’s game against Evangel Christian once Mitchell got his first basket of the game; though it took a little time to get there — Mitchell had a tough offensive night.

    The crowd and Mitchell had to wait until late in the third quarter before he finally scored.

  • Lady Cats hold their ground

    Illness decimated the Henry County Lady Cats last week.

    Henry played its third game against Carroll County down three starters — Colleen Coomes, Cheyenne Clark and Haley Bramblett. Kim Barmore played despite being sick herself.

    Despite being down three players, the Lady Cats came into this game hoping to get another victory — they’d beaten Carroll in the North American Steel tournament six days prior — against their rivals in a district seeding game.

  • Random thoughts from a random brain

    The past week in the sports world has brought a few questions to mind:

    • How do we expect kids to display sportsmanship when the adults around them do not?

    • How can the Big East still be considered a step below the powerhouse conferences after what Louisville did to Florida?

    • Did anyone out there know that there is such a thing as the GoDaddy.com Bowl?

    • Will there still be 35 bowl games when the new bowl playoff system is put into place?

    Sportsmanship

  • EHS-Student Athlete of the week-Trent Overall

    Trent is a junior on the Warriors’ basketball team.

    What are your hobbies?
    Chilling with friends and playing basketball.

    What’s your favorite school subject?
    Social marketing.

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?
    Hip Hop and R&B/Drake.

    What’s your favorite sports teams/athletes?
    U of L and the Lakers/ Kobe Bryant and Kyrie Irving.

    What’s your favorite thing about playing sports?

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the week-Ashten Pennington

    Ashten is a junior on the Lady Cats’ basketball team.

    What are your hobbies?
    Reading and watching UK games on TV. It’s about all I have time for outside of basketball.
    What about non-school activities?
    Medical Explorers. We help out in the community with things like Heart Walk.
    How about school clubs?
    FCA and Beta.

    What’s your favorite school subject?
    Social studies.
    What’s your favorite music style/artist?
    Country/Lady Antebellum.

  • Sports Briefs

    The Kentucky Storm football team will have another organizational meeting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Henry County Public Library, 172 Eminence Terrace.
    Coach and organizer Richard Smith said the first signup meeting produced much interest. “There was so much interest that it looks like we are definitely a go on this,” he said.
    The second meeting will give others a chance to sign up to play and there will also be fundraiser and other organizational issues that will be covered.

  • New studies put students in top ranks

    The General Assembly returns to the Capitol this week, kicking off another legislative session.

    As is always the case during odd-numbered years, the House and Senate are scheduled to meet for 30 working days, with the first four set aside to elect leaders of both chambers and establish committee assignments for the next two years.  We will then return in early February to begin voting on bills, wrapping up our work by the end of March.

  • Local student of the week: Eminence MIDDLE SCHOOL Joseph Leopold

    Joseph is an 8th grader at Eminence Middle School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    Science. I love experimenting and testing things. Ever since I was a kid I wanted to be a scientist. I like things that make you use your brain and I like a challenge.

    What do you do for fun?

    I’m a black belt in Kung Fu. When I was younger, I would watch Jackie Chan and liked all the cool techniques and moves he did. My dad signed me up. I also play pitcher, short stop and in the outfield on the baseball team.

    Do you have any pets?