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Today's News

  • Public Records Dec. 24, 2014

    Grand Jury Indictments
    Erica D. Barreiro-Rapp, Monroe, Ohio – tampering with physical evidence; possession of controlled substance, first degree, first offense (heroin); possession of controlled substance, third degree, first offense (alprazolzm); carrying concealed deadly weapon; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; and speeding

    William S. Lisby, Shelbyville – possession of controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine)

  • Thanks for donations

    I wanted to thank all the Henry Countians who donated Christmas Cards (old and new) to Henry County’s Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. With your help we reached our goal of 1,000 cards. The cards were distributed to the Veterans’ Hospitals in Louisville and Lexington, as well as the Providence and Twin Oaks homes in Henry County.
    Next year with your help, we hope to include residents at additional veterans’ facilities. Now is the time to start saving cards for next year’s project.

  • Annual event never ceases to amaze

    By today’s standards, it’s not much of a show.
    There are no flashing lights, no loud, chest-thumping music and very few moving parts.
    By all accounts, the annual Living Nativity in Bethlehem should be a real snooze-fest.
    To the contrary, the manger scene held nightly in the little town of Bethlehem is amazingly captivating.

  • Warriors slay Wyverns, 76-55

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville Friday night to take on the St. Francis Wyverns and came away with a 21-point victory. The Warriors used strong pressure defense in the final period to pull away in what had been a tightly contested game for three periods.

    The Warriors took a nine-point lead after one period of play only to see the Wyverns come back to within one point at halftime.

    The third quarter saw the Warriors edge the margin back out to three points at 47-44.

  • EHS girls defeat St. Francis

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Louisville Friday night and came away with a hard-fought 48-41 win over the host St. Francis Wyverns.

    The Warriors trailed at the end of the first quarter by a score of 14-13. St. Francis’ Alexis Nelson, a freshman guard, scored all of the Wyverns points in the period.

    The Warriors shut her down in the second period and outscored their host 14-8 to lead 27-22 going into halftime.

  • Rebels outrun Wildcats, 71-54

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Owen County in a district matchup Friday night and were the victims of poor transition defense as they fell to the Rebels by a score of 71-54.

    “We played well in the half court but their transition points margin was exactly the margin of the final score,” Coach Enoch Welch. “That really was the story of the game. Their guards got too many points in transition because we got caught in the middle of the floor. We did not get back on defense fast enough.”

  • Lady Cats fall to Owen, 50-44 in overtime

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Owen County Lady Rebels in a district matchup Friday night and came out on the losing end of a seesaw battle that went to overtime before the Lady Rebels were able to pull out a 50-44 win.

    Owen County jumped on top 5-0 and maintained the lead throughout the first period. An Owen County put back made it 13-8 at the end of the first period.

  • January is National Blood Donor Month

    Have you ever donated blood?
    Here is some information from our UK Health Specialist that may encourage you to donate.  The American Red Cross, the largest blood collection organization in the United States works across the nation to collect blood to help others in need. Every year about 9.2 million people donate blood. It is estimated that about 20 percent of those volunteers are donating for the first time.

  • Wildcats come back for 63-61 win

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats dug themselves a deep hole against county rival Eminence Dec. 9 at Eminence before fighting back to win 63-61 in the first meeting of the teams this season.

  • Lady Cats defeat Warriors. 51-28

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats made the short journey to Eminence Dec. 8 and came away with a 51-28 win. The game showed marked improvement for the young Warriors while Henry County got their first victory of the season.

    Megan Payton dominated inside in the early going and showed some shooting range with a 3-pointer to open the game. Payton scored nine points in the first quarter as the Cats jumped out to a 14-3.