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Today's News

  • Junior historians obtain flag
  • At session's end several new laws hit the books

    Legislative sessions tend to be remembered for just a handful of new laws, and this year’s, which ended April 15, is no different.

    The budget was understandably the most prominent, with its chief highlight being the significant amount of new money the General Assembly put toward the unfunded liabilities of our public retirement systems.

  • Not all medications can or should be stopped 'cold turkey'

    By Drane Stephens, Eminence Apothecary

    I often get question about the proper way to stop taking a medication. 

    How to stop a medicine isn’t always clear-cut and generally depends on dose, duration of therapy, reason for stopping, etc. 

    But using a “start slow to go low” approach can usually help limit discontinuation symptoms or other problems for patients. 

  • HCHS track competes at NCKC, St. X

    sports@hclocal.com

    Cameron Johnson won the long jump and triple jump to lead the Henry County track team to a third place finish at the North Central Kentucky Conference Championships at Walton-Verona April 19.

    Johnson set a personal record in the long jump with a leap of 20 feet, 6.5 inches, which put him nearly a foot ahead of his closest competitor.

    In the triple jump Johnson beat Owen

    County’s Carson by six inches with a leap of 40 feet, seven inches.

  • Student recognized
  • Lady Cats move to 3-0 in district play

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Williamstown April 19 to take on the Lady Demons and came away with a 17-4 win despite scoring in only two innings.

    But those two innings were huge as Henry County scored eight runs in the third inning and nine in the fifth to end the game on the 10-run rule.

    Both teams failed to score in the first two innings before the Lady Cats broke the game open in the third.

  • Berry stifles Panthers in Cats' 6-1 win
  • Warriors whip Whitefield

    sports@hclocal.com

    After taking two big losses against district rivals to start the week, the Emience Warriors dropped a heartbreaker to Burgin before finishing a busy week with a win over Whitefield Academy Saturday.

    EHS 10 Whitefield 5

    The Warriors hit the ball well against the Wildcats and jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two innings.

  • EHS beats Burgin, 16-15

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team played five games last week and got their first win Friday night when they outslugged Burgin 16-15.

    The Warriors got off to good start when they scored three runs in the bottom of the first.

    Amiya Hunt and Jadyn Browning drew one-out walks before Emilie Ethington singled to drive Hunt home. Clarice Wilkerson drew a two-out walk to load the bases before Serena Dockter doubled to score Browning and Ethington.

    Burgin scored five runs in the top of the third to take a 5-3 lead.

  • Jacob Watson signs with Union College

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School football player Jacob Watson, a running back and linebacker, signed with the Union College Tigers Friday afternoon in a ceremony in the Henry County High School Library.

    Watson also played as a guard on the Wildcats basketball team.

    “I’ve been talking to them for about three months and I needed to get my ACT score up,” Watson said. “I was able to do that last week and I texted their coach and he said that they wanted to sign me.”