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Today's News

  • Don't leave me at the controls

    While there are some things I can manage to control — organizing a basketball game, planning a party, finishing off the leftovers at the dinner table — there are some things I should obviously never, ever be in charge of. Just ask my wife Sandra.

  • Coach D's memory will live on

    They came in jeans and shirts, ties and suits. They came as current players, former players, students, coaches, family and friends. They filed in Eminence’s gym, found a seat in the stands and glared out onto the court almost like they were there to watch a game.

  • UK helps improve life in Henry County

    Residents of Henry County may not realize the ways the University of Kentucky continually touches their lives, by providing education to 39 young Henry Countians in the 2008-09 academic year, assisting business people, advising homemakers and agricultural enterprises and offering guidance on health care.  

    UK’s 2008-09 academic year began with nine Henry County freshmen, 10 sophomores, eight juniors and eight seniors attending classes, along with four others pursuing graduate degrees or professional degrees in nursing, medicine, pharmacy and law.

  • Lady Warriors split Spencer, Riverside double header

    In what was supposed to be just one game Saturday afternoon, two different opponents showed up which left the Eminence girls’ basketball team playing a double header against Spencer County and Riverside Christian.

    Riverside was originally scheduled but scratched when it was thought the school that’s located in Breathitt County couldn’t make the trip, so Spencer was scheduled in its place. But when Saturday rolled around, both schools showed up. Eminence decided to go forth with both games.

  • A look back at the news and events of 2008

    JANUARY

  • There is no greater gift than the gift of hope

    At this time of the year our thoughts turn toward gifts and giving. However, there is no greater gift than the gift of hope. In our community there was someone who lost their job months ago. With no income and no immediate family, they in turn lost their electric, their water and relying on wood for heat, they were down to just seven sticks of firewood.

  • Every new year is a cause for celebration

    New Year’s Eve has never meant a huge celebration for my husband and me.

    We were married on Dec. 28, and our second daughter was born Dec. 27. Between those occasions and Christmas, we have never been much in the mood to party on New Year’s Eve. Still, for about 20 years when I was younger, I eagerly looked forward to Dec. 31, more than any other holiday.

  • Henry County boys 11th in 8th Region's first Litkenhous Rankings of the season; Eminence High boys 16th

    In the first boys’ Litkenhous Ratings of the season that were released earlier this week, Henry County High School’s basketball team is ranked 11th in the 8th Region while Eminence High School is ranked 16th.

    The Litkenhous is a computerized power ranking of each high school team in Kentucky based on a formula that includes record, strength of schedule and margin of victory. Games against out-of-state opponents are not included in the ratings.

  • This is the year I’ll stick to that resolution

    General Manager

    I’m terrible at keeping resolutions. But then, I imagine that most people are.

    Like many people, I’ve made a variety of New Year’s resolutions over the years. They’ve ranged from the standard resolutions to exercise more and lose weight to trying to get the dishes done at the end of each day.

    I came close to making it this year — I somewhat silently resolved to exercise more. A couple of weeks later, I took the first step toward that and bought a mini-stair stepping machine.

  • Warriors drop their final two games at Gallatin tourney

    The Eminence boys’ basketball team lost its final two games of the Gallatin Steel Invitational Monday and Tuesday to leave the invitational at 0-4 and 1-8 overall.

    The Warriors, whose one win this season was against Kentucky School for the Deaf in their opener Dec. 2, lost to Gallatin County (80-32) last Saturday, Meade County (69-43) last Sunday, Ludlow (59-47) last Monday and Spencer County (52-44) last Tuesday. Since the opening win, the Warriors have now dropped eight straight.