.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Martin defense pitches ‘purposeful lie’

    The trial of a Henry County man on charges that he illegally had a three-year sexual relationship with a minor continues today.

    Joseph David Martin, 39, of Turners Station took the stand in his own defense Tuesday, explaining the concept of ‘purposeful lies,’ as introduced by his attorney, Harley Blankenship.

    During opening arguments last week, Blankenship told the jury of 11 women and two men that while Martin initially confessed to the crimes he was charged with, he later recanted his confession.

  • Colors... by Picasso

    Robin McHone and her Eminence middle and high school art club students will host their fourth art club auction show on May 2 with original art pieces.

    The pieces range in mediums from weaving, pottery to furniture and two-dimensional art. Students love doing the pieces their own way.

    “I’m painting a Pablo Picasso chair. I call it Colors by Picasso,” said sophomore Bailey Jo Record.

  • Beshear presents sewer $

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and local officials celebrated the much-anticipated Community Development Block Grant for Eminence’s wastewater treatment expansion project last week.

  • Eric Davis named principal at NCES

    Eric Davis never wanted to work in a large school district.

    Davis said he and his wife Kimberlee made the decision for him to pursue the principal’s vacancy at New Castle Elementary as principal and he can’t wait to get started.

  • Cats claw wins over Bears, Panthers

    After two straight defeats last week, the Henry County Wildcats bounced back Saturday with what head coach Coach Zak Yates termed the best performance of the year.

    The Cats got on the scoreboard in the first inning when starting pitcher Aaron McClish drilled a two-out, solo home run.

    Spencer County came back with a solo home run of their own in the second inning to tie.

    Henry County then scored four runs in the third inning to take a 5-1 lead.

  • Lady Cats split in Cap City Classic

    In a loaded week, the Henry County Lady Cats lost to district foe Carroll County, and split four games in the Capital City Classic in Frankfort.

    HCHS 11-Ursula 6

    In the opening game of the tournament, the Cats beat Ohio’s St. Ursula Academy after falling behind 2-0 in the first inning. The Cats managed only one hit, a single by Paige DeBurger in the top of the first.

    St. Ursula came back in the bottom of the inning to score two runs on two hits and two errors.

  • Warriors get All A Win

     

    The Eminence Warriors reached a milestone last week, defeating the Williamstown Lady Demons in the first round of the All A Classic, 14-4.

    According to coach Bill Covington, it was the first All A tournament game win in recent memory.

    The Warriors’ bats were hot in this game, pounding out 16 hits.

    Savannah Mertz led the way with five hits and six RBIs. Kelsie Craigmyle also swung a hot bat with three hits and four RBIs. Leadoff hitter Serena Doktor reached base four times and scored all four times.

  • Baseball Warriors fall to Gallatin, Owen

    The EHS Warriors hosted the Owen Co. Rebels in the opening round of the All A Classic tournament Friday, but lost 14-0.

    The Rebels opened the scoring in the first with two runs on a walk, a double and two passed balls.

    Austin Jones led off the bottom of the inning with a single and a stolen base but his teammates could not advance him.

    Owen County scored five runs in the second on five hits and a hit batter.

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Travis Bell

    Travis is a sophomore on the Warriors’ baseball and football teams.

     

    What are your hobbies?

    Fish and hang out.

     

    What about non-school activities?

    Eminence youth group. I go on mission trips. I went on a mission trip to Haiti to help rebuild. Passport in Louisville to help families, cleaning up and rebuilding homes.

     

    How about school clubs?

    Latin Club.

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    Math.

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Whitney Raisor

    Whitney is a senior on the Lady Cats’ softball team.

     

    What are your hobbies?

    Fishing, camping and hunting.

     

    What about non-school activities?

    Cropper Baptist Youth Leader.

     

    How about school clubs?

    FFA and Outdoors Club.

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    P.E.

     

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    Country/George Strait.