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Today's News

  • Fischer, Phillips headed to Class 2A state

    Cassey Fischer became the first runner from Henry County to qualify for the state meet in the three longest races on the track, Eric Phillips is making his first trip to state, and both distance specialists will be competing against the best in Class 2A this Thursday at the University of Louisville.

  • District tournament games pushed back

    Stormy weather conditions continue to hamper the 2011 baseball and softball seasons, right up to the end.

    As the postseason started on Monday night, a storm swept through the area, causing local first-round games to be delayed and eventually postponed until at least Tuesday. More storms are expected the rest of this week, leading up to Monday’s 8th Region tournaments. It might be a tricky postseason to get in all needed games.

  • EHS track ends year at region

    In what assistant track coach Steve Frommeyer described as a very promising year,

    Eminence’s track season came to an end at the Region 5 Championships last Tuesday night in Owen County as no Warrior qualified for the Class A state meet, hosted by the University of Louisville this Friday.

    The tracksters got a late start to the season, shortening the training time and total meets, starting after the school’s spring break and ending last Tuesday. Frommeyer said it was a good year.

  • Henry baseball, softball win NCKC titles

    After the weather delayed and delayed and delayed the North Central Kentucky Conference baseball and softball tournaments, pushing both to the final weekend of the regular season with the district tournaments just days away, both Henry County teams are conference champions.

  • Freedom is anything but free

    For many Americans, Memorial Day signals the beginning of summer.  But, more importantly, Memorial Day is a day for us to remember and give thanks to all those who have given their lives in service to our nation and to preserve the freedom we enjoy. 

    As a West Point graduate and former Army Ranger, I am especially mindful this Memorial Day of our troops serving in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, around the world and here at home. 

  • Local buzz for the week of May 25, 2011

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

  • Is personal training right for you?

  • LeMay receives Frist Award

    Frankfort Regional Medical Center’s parent company, HCA, recently announced that Arnie Lemay, Director of Engineering at Frankfort Regional, was the employee recipient of the 2010 Frist Humanitarian Award –the company’s highest honor. Lemay is from Eminence.

  • Be prepared during storm season

    There are forecasts for more severe storms each day this week and just over the weekend, a twister cleared a six-mile path through Joplin, Miss. leaving at least 116 people dead.

    Monday evening a storm with 60-mile per hour winds blackened Henry County skies and littered the countryside with debris.

    Henry County Emergency Management director Bruce Owens has asked county residents to be prepared.

  • Taking the bugs out of summer

    Spring is here, and Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner.  Our family loves the warmer weather and the chance to camp, go to the lake and spend time outdoors. 

    As much as I love spending time outdoors, I have to remind myself to take precautions so pesky mosquitoes and other summer pests don’t ruin the weekend.  The mosquito population is sure to be especially plentiful and buzzing this year with all of the recent flooding and remaining pools of water.