Today's News

  • Warriors finished in 32-0 outing

    Suffering its biggest loss this season, the Eminence baseball team was dominated by Shelby County, 32-0 in five innings, on Monday night in the first game of the 30th District tournament.

  • Crusade for Children funds come back to Henry County

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    If local firefighters haven’t been through your neighborhood yet, get your donations ready — it’s time for the 57th annual WHAS Crusade for Children.

    The annual event is a huge project for fire departments in the region as they raise funds for the Louisville charity. While the event itself takes place June 5-6, some Henry County fire departments will start collecting donations this week.

  • The problem of underage drinking

    We are nearing the time where many young people will celebrate a lifetime of accomplishments as they graduate from high school and move toward their life goals.  Family and friends will gather together for a festive occasion to commemorate this awesome milestone.

    Traditionally, this is also a time when alcohol enters into the mix and brings tragic results for all involved.  Alcohol is the most commonly used drug among American youth and it kills 5,000 teens every year.

  • Health care law will increase spending

    Just over a month ago, Americans watched with some apprehension as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law.  Time and again, taxpayers were promised that health care reform would slow the growth of health care costs for families, businesses and government.  Although the dust has barely settled, new revelations about the impact of the act suggest that, despite the promises, it will increase health care costs for individuals, businesses and taxpayers.

  • Board made an excellent choice

    I believe that the school board made an excellent choice. In my acquaintance with Buddy I have found him to be a sharp, polite, intelligent, caring person. He could have chosen a career in the construction industry, but decided to blaze his own trail of educating young people and helping them to be all they could be. The pupils are already excited and I feel that Buddy is up to the challenge to take EIS to the next step of excellence in education Once again I commend the school board for this excellent choice.

    Garold Hyatt


  • Four vie for jailer’s seat

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    In less than two weeks, Henry County residents will cast their votes in a primary election for, among other things, jailer.

    But Henry County has no jail, so just what does the county jailer do?

    “The jailer is strictly a transport officer,” Henry County Judge Executive John Logan Brent said.

  • Coach says EHS is still progressing

    After celebrating their best stretch of softball in at least a decade, the Eminence Lady Warriors dropped both of their games last week for a 5-9 overall record entering the second half of the season.

    The Lady Warriors, who were coming off three consecutive wins for the first time since scores were kept by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association in 2002, lost to Carroll County (6-3) on Tuesday and Spencer County (12-2) on Thursday. Bill Covington, the new coach in charge of rebuilding the program, said his players are still progressing despite the two losses.

  • St. X meet preparation for region

    Led by first-place finishes from Brittany Crawford and Alexa King, the Henry County track team competed at the Coach Cooper/Brother Borgia Invitational hosted by St. Xavier High School all day Saturday. Afterwards, first-year Henry coach Sedrick Williams said the focus is shifting towards next Wednesday’s all-important regional championship.

  • Reality TV’s appeal " and benefits

    Do you watch the reality shows on television?  The number and variety of topics for such programs boggle the mind. Yet it seems as if there’s a promo for a new reality show every week.

  • Eminence picks a Berry as super

    Staff writer/photographer

    When Claude “Buddy” Berry IV left his teaching post at Eminence High School in April 2009 he promised Principal Steve Frommeyer and the school board he’d return. “Don’t let my classroom get cold,” he said. “I’m not leaving for good. I’m in for the haul.”