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Today's News

  • Warriors win three, drop one

     sports@hclocal.com

    Eminence hosted Frederick Fraize Thursday night and used pressure defense and good shooting from beyond the 3-point arc to come away with a 20-point win over the Aces.

    The Warriors started slowly and were tied at six with 5:41 left in the opening period. But Mano Saunders hit two free throws at the 5:16 mark to start a 9-2 run to give them a 17-8 lead.

    After a Fraize 3-pointer stopped that run, the Warriors scored the last eight points of the first quarter to lead 25-11 going into the second period.

  • Lady Cats drop two district games

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Carroll County Dec. 12 and fell to the Lady Panthers in an important district matchup.

    Carroll County jumped out to a 9-1 lead before the Lady Cats could get their offense on track.

    Janey Thompson hit a free throw with 2:55 left in the first period to make the score 9-2 before Carroll County scored on a drive to the basket to stretch the lead to nine points.

    But Henry County outscored the Lady Panthers 6-4 in the final two minutes of the period to trail 15-8 going into the second quarter.

  • Lady Dragons outgun Warriors

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the South Oldham Lady Dragons Dec. 11 and found themselves in a shootout from the opening tip.

    Aaliyah Bailey hit two free throws just 13 seconds into the contest but that would be their last lead of the night as they played catch-up the rest of the way.

    South Oldham followed with an 8-0 run before Camille Scott hit a runner in the lane and Tavi West scored on a layup to make it an 8-6 game with 5:15 left.

  • Chamber launches Junior Leadership at middle school

    By Holly Kinderman 

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year ~ Christmas is almost here!

    We are less than a week away from Christmas and I’m sure some of you have last minute shopping to do, so don’t forget our small businesses here in Henry County that have unique gifts and gift certificates available.

  • Paul Harris fellows Honored at Rotary
  • Eminence students win special summer learning program prize

     On Nov. 28, students at Eminence Elementary School were treated to a live animal show. The show was presented by Animal Tales and sponsored by the Henry County Public Library. Students earned the special show during the Summer Learning contest at the public library by being the elementary school to collectively earn the most badges over the summer.  Students earned badges by reading, writing, completing math, science, art activities and more.

  • Local Buzz for Dec. 20, 2017

    Church Activities

    Eminence First Presbyterian will hold its annual Christmas Eve candlelight communion service Dec. 24 at 11 p.m. Everyone is invited.

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. 

    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Public Record for Dec. 20, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Tyler Ashanti, 32, Louisville — arrested Dec. 11 at Interstate 71, 36 mile marker north bound, by Trooper Ferris for speeding 20 mph over; no registration plates; failure to produce insurance card; operating on a suspended or revoked license; failure to surrender revoked operator’s license; possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia; and a warrant

  • Avoid inviting insects inside your home on firewood

    It is starting to feel a little more like winter. The temperature is dropping, and we have even had a few hard frosts. 

    Back home in West Virginia, the cold temperatures meant one thing — it’s time to start wheel barrowing firewood to the wood burning furnace in the basement. 

  • How do trees withstand the cold and the ice?

    We have all seen the typical winter scene in Kentucky with snow, barren trees and open fields, but you may not realize that trees have coping mechanisms to help them survive the winter.