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Today's News

  • Jitter, foul trouble mar opener

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team opened the season at home against Paris on Saturday evening and fell to the Lady Hounds 58-33.

    For the Warriors it was a matter of first game jitters to open the game and foul trouble in the 4th period that doomed them to defeat.

    The Lady Hounds opened a 14-4 lead in the first period on the strength of their best player, Alexis Tye, who had 8 points in the opening frame.

  • Don't worry hoops fans, it will get better

     

     

    It was a rough week for local basketball fans. Our high school teams went a combined 1-6 and the Big Blue Cats lost another game — at home no less.

  • Eminence Student Athlete of the week

    Mitchell is a junior on the Warriors’ basketball and football teams.

    What are your hobbies?
    Hanging out with friends.

    What about non-school activities?
    Eminence Baptist Youth Group
    I do yard work for my church.
    I also build wagons for the kids at Kosair’s Hospital as part of Senior Beta.

    How about school clubs?
    Senior Beta, Voice Team, Pep Club, FCA and Spanish Club for 2 years.

    What’s your favorite school subject?
    Math

  • Henry County Student Athlete of the Week

    Haley is a junior on the Lady Cats basketball team.

    What are your hobbies?
    Hunting and fishing. I killed a wild pig. You want to see a picture?

    What about non-school activities?
    I am part of Orville Baptist Church Youth Group and I took part in the Kentucky Teen Institute. We did a campaign to make the school campus smoke-free.

    How about school clubs?
    FCA, Pep Club and FFA although I couldn’t be a part of FFA because of my medical classes this year.

  • EMS wins PAC Championship

    Submitted
    The 2012 Pioneer Athletic Conference football banquet was held on Nov. 20 in Sheperdsville. The Eminence Middle school football team won the championship. Pictured are the three Warriors who were selected to the all-conference team with their coaches.

  • Sports Briefs

    7U Travel Baseball Ball Tryouts for the 2013 Season
    There will be open baseball tryouts for the 2013 7-year-old travel team.  Tryouts will be from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Shelbyville’s Settles Gym. Birthdates for participants must be after April 2005. Please call or text (502) 220-2558 or email kybombsquad@gmail.com for more information.

    Kurtz competes in cross country nationals

  • A past due Thanksgiving notice

    My parents and grandparents ingrained a sense of thankfulness in all of us in my family.

     I am past due, since the holidays approach more rapidly every year, on giving my thanks in the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday.

    First and foremost, I must thank local historian Hammer Smith for allowing me to divert his attention every few weeks from important research.

  • Growing up in Eminence during WWII

    Editor’s note: The following was written by the author in response to a question from his grandson, Colby

     

    By Anthony T. Ellis

    Colby, to answer your question, how did I join the Navy? I received a NROTC scholarship from high school. There were 2,500 of us selected nationwide from 35,000 applicants. The idea was to supplement the officer graduates from the Naval Academy since the academy wasn’t producing enough officers to man the fleet.

    We were given regular commissions vs. reserve commissions.

  • 1837: Ellis, Drane to build new jail

    200 Years Ago

    On a motion by Hezekiah Fore, at the December term of County Court, it was ordered that Gavin Adams, Rhody Hendricks, Daniel Warble and Peter Kinder, or any three of them, being first duly sworn to view and mark a road to run from Fore’s (Foree’s) Ferry on the Ohio River to the town of New Castle. After examining the way chosen fairly and impartially they were to report their findings to the court.

  • Student of the Week: Eminence Middle School Josephine Scott

    Josephine Scott is a 6th grader at

    Eminence Middle School.

     

    What is your favorite subject?

    Social studies. I like learning about the Civil War and slavery and how people were treated long ago.

     

    Do you have any pets?

    We have a guinea pig named Bugsy, three dogs named Lady, Bear and Polly.

     

    What do you like to do for fun?

    I hang out with my friends and listen to music. We like to play soccer too.

     

    Where do you want to travel?