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Today's News

  • Community Calendar for the week of April 8, 2009

    Wednesday, April 8

    Karate classes will be held at the Community Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    Children’s Story and Craft hour every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasureville Christian Church. Also, the community library at the church is open to the public from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

    Thursday, April 9

     

  • Mayor wins tie-breaker

    While North Carolina was running away with a convincing win over Michigan State in the men’s NCAA basketball finals Monday night, the Henry Hoopla contest was the polar opposite with this year’s competition closer than ever.

  • Spring fling pageants

    The Spring Fling is Saturday, June 13.  This year children’s pageants wil be featured again. There will be Tiny Tots, Little Miss and Mr. Spring Fling pageants.  The Tiny Tots pageants will be for boys and girls one to three years in age.  The Little Miss and Mr. Spring Fling pageant will be for boys and girls ages four to five.  All children entered in the pageants must be residents of Henry County. 

  • Eminence limited on numbers at Shelby Co. track meet

    The Eminence track team was supposed to compete in three meets last week, but shrunk that number to just one and only took four athletes.

  • Relay for Life happenings

    Relay For Life in Henry County is approaching quickly, scheduled for Friday, June 26, at the Henry County High School Track. Below is a list of upcoming activities that are taking place throughout the county in an ongoing effort to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society (all proceeds will benefit Henry County Relay For Life):

    • Tuesday, April 14 — Team Captains Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Henry County 4H Building at the fairgrounds. All captains are encouraged to attend.

  • EHS Warriors fall to Shelby and Paris twice for 0-4 start

    After dropping three games last week, the Eminence High School baseball team is currently 0-4 overall and 0-1 in 30th District play.

    The Warriors have found their rhythm defensively and at the plate — they have fewer errors and more hits than this time last year — but have struggled on the pitcher’s mound, which has led to the winless start. They lost to Shelby County, 20-1, Monday night, then lost both games of a double header against Paris, 13-4 and 15-2, Saturday

  • An angel in Henry County

    At Henry County High School it’s senior project time and throughout their senior year students had to pick a mentor to work with them.  I wanted to take the time to acknowledge a wonderful woman in this county who gave of her time, her talent and wisdom when she didn’t have to. Most of you may know her as she is involved in lots of different clubs and activities here at home. Her name is Malissa Beatty.  She really is a hometown hero.  She is a local artist here in town and an outstanding member of our small community.

  • 70 years, day by day

    General Manager

    It was May Day more than 70 years ago when they first met.

    A young William Mason spotted Sarah during May Day festivities and the rest, as they say, is history. Today, the Masons will celebrate their 70th anniversary.

    William was so taken with the young woman he met that day, that later during their courtship, he would ride a bicycle from Eminence to Frankfort just to see her.

  • Both 30th District teams advance to 8th Region finals

    After the semifinals Monday night at Roy L. Winchester Gymnasium in New Castle, the stage is set for the boys' 8th Region tournament finals between Anderson County and Shelby County Tuesday night. Tip off is 7 p.m. at Henry County High School.

  • April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

    April is a very special month at OVEC Head Start and Early Head Start!

    Since the 1970s, April has been recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Blue ribbons, the national symbol for child abuse and neglect awareness, can be seen almost everywhere — tied to car antennas, street lamps, business doors and pinned on the shirts of people who care about children and families.