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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Martin says team still improving

    Individually, the Eminence Lady Warriors are getting better, coach Carter Martin said after his team took a 28-24 loss to Silver Grove last Monday and a 41-22 loss to Dayton Tuesday to close out the Grant County Invitational.

    But as a team, they are still searching for their first win since winning their opener against Louisville Collegiate on Dec. 5. They have now dropped eight straight for a 1-8 start, including four games in the Gallatin Invitational.

    “We are getting better, and as long as we keep learning things every game I’m happy,” Martin said.

  • Community Calendar for the Week of December 31, 2008

    Wednesday, December 31

    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, January 1

  • Looking back...

    While the rest of the sports world continued to make headlines daily with new contract extensions, championship events, wire-to-wire moments and jaw-dropping scandals, here in Henry County we celebrated our own success and also had our own setbacks.

    We raised our hands in triumph. We lowered our heads in defeat. There were firsts. There were lasts. And in the end, there was plenty to smile about.

  • U.S. Census to get underway in 2009

    General Manager

    With 2009 just a day away, the United States Census Bureau is preparing for its once-a-decade project – conducting the U.S. Census.

    As part of that, the bureau’s offices throughout the nation will be recruiting for the enumerators who will do the footwork of counting the nation’s residents.

  • Circumstances unclear in teen’s death

    Staff writer/photographer

    A Henry County family is in mourning this week after learning that a family member reported missing last week has been found dead.

    Just what happened between Tuesday, Dec. 23, when 19-year old Brittany Wade of Smithfield went missing and Saturday morning, Dec. 27, when she was found is unknown.

    Wade was reported as a missing person to the Kentucky State Police Campbellsburg Post 5 last week.

  • December marks the start of a new era for Kentucky education

    December may be the mid-point of the school year, but for our public schools, colleges and universities, this particular month happens to be the start of a new era.

    First, the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education chose as its new president someone who spent the first half of this decade running the largest higher education system in the country: the State University of New York. Second, the Department of Education’s commissioner announced he would be stepping down soon due to health reasons.

  • A holiday greeting from Congressman Geoff Davis

    As we gather with friends and family to celebrate the holidays, I hope you will take a moment to reflect upon the joy and blessings in our lives.  We are fortunate each day to enjoy the freedom, equality and justice that make the United States the greatest country in the world.

  • HC Wildcats roll off a seven-game win streak to improve to 9-2 for the year

    In a 30-hour stretch Friday and Saturday, the Henry County boys’ basketball team was a perfect three of three in the Richmond Model Holiday Classic to win the tournament championship, then turned around the following day to open the Sayre Tournament with another win, which left the Wildcats at 9-2 overall and riding a seven-game winning streak heading into this week.

  • Ladycats hold off Owen Co. for first district win of season

    For the second consecutive game, the Henry County girls’ basketball team built a big lead, watched it dwindle in the closing minutes and held on down the stretch for the win.

    This time around, the Ladycats were able to hold off fast-charging Owen County, 50-48, Friday night to win their first district game of the season. It came on the heels of a 41-37 win over North Oldham that followed the same storyline with Henry clinging to a late lead. The two wins left Henry at 3-3 overall and 1-1 in district play.