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Today's News

  • The fifth class inducted to the Eminence Hall of Fame

    The Eminence High School Hall of Fame got six new members over the weekend when the fifth class was recognized at halftime of Eminence’s football game Friday night and officially inducted Saturday with a ceremony inside the high school’s cafeteria.

    Joining the first four classes were Ed Berry, Sr., Bill Brammell, Dewayne Douglas, Kent Floyd, William Leslie Land and Jim McAlister. The Hall of Fame is not just for athletes, but for those that contributed the most to make EHS what it is today, Eminence principal Steve Frommeyer said.

  • Cassey Fischer, Eric Phillips lead Henry cross country squad at Greater Louisville Classic

    Racing quantity and quality, the Henry County cross country team toed the starting line against the top area runners at the Greater Louisville Classic at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park in Louisville on Saturday and finished with some impressive results.

    The meet was packed with four college races, four high school races and two middle school races, which made it the largest college cross country meet ever held in the South.

  • Courthouse clock ticks again

    Staff writer/photographer

    Dennis Yeary isn’t quite sure of the day the New Castle courthouse clock stopped ticking, but he is positive of the time and pretty sure why.

    “The clock’s been stuck at 11:55 since it was struck by lightning,” he said. Yeary estimated the strike occurred earlier this summer.

    David Neal, who restored the original clock, was contacted to make the repair. “It’s such a unique profession,” Yeary said.

  • HC girls drop soccer games at Scott, Spencer

    With the 16th District Tournament starting Monday night, the Henry County girls’ soccer team dropped games to Scott County and Spencer County last week, and close out the regular season with games at Owen County and George Rogers Clark. The Ladycats entered this week with a 0-9-2 record.

    Despite the Scott and Spencer losses, head coach Shannon Snider was still impressed with how his team performed. It is just Henry’s second year having a soccer program and the tough schedule is not an easy one.

  • It’s Ladycats over Eminence in second county showdown

    The Eminence Lady Warriors played well in spurts against their visiting cross-county rival last Wednesday night, but Henry County came away with 25-8 and 25-15 wins to end the best-of-three series and sweep the Warriors during the regular season.

    The Ladycats, who improved their overall record to 15-5 entering this week, were never seriously challenged in the first game but faced a much-determined Eminence squad in game two. Henry took the lead for good after breaking open a 9-9 tie. The second game was full of long volleys and hard hits in an intense atmosphere.

  • UK wants you to get moving

    Staff writer/photographer

    The University of Kentucky wants you to get moving Sunday.

    The university is promoting Second Sunday events all over the state from 2 to 6 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 11.

    Although UK Cooperative Extension Agent Maryellen Garrison said Henry County has no officially planned events, she hopes people will get out and enjoy physical activities that afternoon.

  • Officers are appreciated

    After reading the “Busted!” article on the front page of the Sept.

  • Results, stats from Saturday’s Henry County Youth Football League games

    New Castle 37, Eastern 0: The New Castle Chiefs defeated the Eastern Colts, 37-0, on Saturday in the varsity division of the Henry County Youth Football League.

    During the first quarter, Nick Riggins came up with a fumble recovery; Gavin Jameson scored on a 52-year run and the 2-point conversion was a pass from Cameron Sanders to Jameson; and Isaiah Raisor had a fumble recovery. During the second quarter, Ethan Tuggle scored on a 45-yard run and Andrew Mahoney had a kick recovery to put the Chiefs ahead 14-0 at the half.

  • Chelsey’s Chicks

    Staff writer/photographer

    For Chelsey and Jared Schlosnagle, finding eggs isn’t just an Easter event.

    The 17-year old entrepreneur from Cropper and her 16-year old brother knew from a very young age that there might be more than just fun to finding eggs.

    With their parents’ sponsorship and guidance, Chelsey’s Gourmet Pasture Eggs produces free-range eggs that are sold to retailers such as Whole Foods and Valu Market as well as restaurants and bakeries.

  • Henry is 16th at Sixth Region golf tournament

    Capping off an impressive 2009 season that saw the Wildcats finish with strong performances down the final stretch, Henry County High School finished 16th at the Sixth Region golf tournament last Tuesday on a cold and windy day.

    The top two teams advanced to the state tournament, along with the top three individuals not on a qualifying team. Henry’s top four golfers finished with a 406, which placed them ahead of Jeffersontown at 417, Waggener at 417 and Moore at 578.