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Today's News

  • EHS students go to the school of rock

    Three Eminence High School freshmen and Curtis Moss, Eminence Independent Schools’ Music Director have turned music class into a rock band.

    Travis Fahey, Jay Monroe and Meagan Riley play traditional band instruments for the first 45 minutes of band class. The three students and Moss set aside another hour for dueling distorted Les Paul guitars accompanied by Riley’s belting vocals for school supervised sonic goodness.

    The ultimate goal for the band, so far unnamed, is to make a show out of it.

  • Ready to roll for snow

     State and county road crews ready salt trucks for the county’s more than 400 miles of roadways in anticipation of the winter storm season.

    At press time, Henry County’s forecast included rain and a 40 percent chance of snow with light accumulation in parts of the county Friday. Before dawn Friday morning, rain turned to snow, and on some roads, rested on patches of ice.

  • Schools reexamine safety

    Local school superintendents and law enforcement agencies at the city, county and state level say the tragedy in Connecticut will improve the security of local schools with continued coordination and collaboration between all agencies.

  • Cats get thriller win over Carroll

     

    It was just his sixth varsity start. But junior guard Landon New played beyond his experience at Carroll County, finding his range from beyond the 3-point line, and his stroke at the free throw line, to lead the Cats with 18 points in a crucial 59-57 district win.

    The Wildcats came into the game needing a win against a district opponent. The Wildcats had opened 0-2 in district play after falling to Eminence and Gallatin. The task appeared to be difficult — Carroll came into the game undefeated in all games at 4-0.

  • Shoot it like it's hot


    Last week didn’t start so well for the Eminence Warriors, as they fell 64-53 to Gallatin County at home.
    But the Warriors rebounded from the loss, and drummed two of their next three opponents scoring more than 90 points.
    By Saturday night, when they hosted the Portland Christian Eagles, the Warriors were cruising
    But the Warriors had their hands full with the Eagles’ prolific scorer Trenton Scroggy. The athletic guard torched Eminence for 52 points, but the Warriors had more firepower in the end and came out with the 5-point victory.

  • Lady Cats fall to two district foes

    In their first half against the visiting Owen County Lady Rebels, the Henry County Lady Cats played one of their best halves of the season. Despite showing improvement, the team fell to Owen 59-31.

    The highly regarded Lady Rebels struggled against the Lady Cats in the first half.

    While Henry County gave up 17 first quarter points they scored 10 of their own and according to Coach Todd Gilley handled some aspects of the game better than in recent games.

  • EHS girls pich up 2 wins

    Friday night the Warriors girls’ team found the basket often on their way to their highest offensive output of the young season against Heritage Academy, 55-25.

    The Warriors jumped on top using a new defensive weapon and then cruised to a lopsided win.

    “This was the first game that we used our press and I was very happy with it considering it was our first time,” coach Bill Covington said. We scored a lot of points off turnovers in the first quarter and did a really good job on the boards.

  • Eminence High School Student Athlete of the Week-Justin Mitchell

    Justin Mitchell is a sophomore on the Warriors’ football, basketball and baseball teams.

     

    What are your hobbies?

    Playing sports and shopping.

     

    What about non-school activities?

    Henry Christian Youth Group.

     

    How about school clubs?

    Pep Club, Senior Beta, STLP.

     

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    Biology.

     

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

  • Henry County Student Athlete of the Week-Kim Barmore

    Kim is a junior on the Lady Cats’ volleyball and basketball teams.
    What are your hobbies?
    Hang out with friends and reading. I don’t have much time for anything else with sports.

    What about non-school activities?
    Relay For Life.

    How about school clubs?
    FBLA, Student Council, Pep Club, FOR Club.

    What’s your favorite school subject?
    Chemistry.

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?
    I listen to everything/Taylor Swift.

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