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Today's News

  • September at the Public Library

    Today, parents make sure their kids have the supplies they need to be successful in school as well as extracurricular activities. Kids have uniforms for soccer, helmets for bike riding and new backpacks and binders for school. However, they might have overlooked the most important supply of all, a library card.

  • Local ACT scores below state average

    General Manager

    In the first round of mandatory ACT testing of all high school juniors, both Henry County Public and Eminence Independent Schools fell below the average state composite score.

    Eminence juniors had a composite score of 18.2 and Henry County juniors a composite score of 17.4, compared to the state composite of 18.3.

  • A brief history of fashion

    Staff writer/photographer

    Floyd Creek’s impeccable WWII uniform hangs smartly from a mannequin’s shoulders in the Military Room at what is hoped to be a new museum in New Castle.

    The 87-year-old Eminence resident was proud to contribute to Barbara Ann Callahan’s new enterprise — in New Castle’s historic Heritage House — that displays historic clothes and memorabilia. “It was the first thing he did when he found out I was opening the museum,” she said.

  • State push to prevent, protect underage drinkers

    Over the years, as the number of counties offering alcohol has increased, there has been a greater push by the state to ensure that underage drinkers are being protected.

    It’s been a largely successful effort so far, according to information from the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), which has two main programs that ensure those serving alcohol know the law, and know that they are being watched.

  • Warriors put four quarters together in 34-13 KCD win

    Sports editor

    For TJ Cooper, Friday was a career night as the Eminence Warriors came away with a 34-13 win over the visiting Kentucky Country Day Bearcats to start the season at an unscratched 2-0. And for head coach Steve Frommeyer, it was a game to remember.

  • Ladycats shift focus to their first All 'A' golf tournament

    Sports editor

    The Henry County Ladycats were disappointed with their play in their two outings last week, but are definitely ready for their first trip to the All “A” Classic State Golf Tournament this Saturday in Richmond, head coach Kathy Peyton said.

  • HC ties Gallatin with 180

    Sports editor

    After nine holes Thursday at the Henry County Country Club, the host Wildcats and Gallatin County were both sitting with an even 180. With a playoff hole needed to decide the outcome, and daylight quickly running out, the two squads decided on a tie.

    “Our players came out and shot exactly what I was hoping they would. I thought they played really well,” said Steve Dent, who had to miss the match due to a golf coaching conference. HCHS Athletics Director Todd Gilley filled in as the coach.

  • Lady Warriors continue to improve on court, coach says

    Sports editor

    A week after earning their first victory of the season over Evangel Christian, the Eminence Lady Warriors are looking to add another check in the win column.

  • Stillwater Lake finishes season

    Stillwater Lake hosted the final water ski competition of the season in Eminence Sunday, Aug. 31. Stillwater opened the statewide water skiing competitions June 14 with a slalom-only event, hosted the Kentucky State Water Ski Championships July 12-13 with all three events — slalom, tricks and jumps — and finished off with another slalom-only event Aug. 31. It attracted some of the top slalom competitors in the area, including Stillwater owner and state record-holder Leon Leonard.

  • Soccer team holds first lead but can't pull out home win

    Sports editor

    When Jarrod Singleton scored the first goal of the game last Tuesday night on Henry County’s home field, the Wildcats looked destined to win the school’s first boys’ soccer game after starting their inaugural season with two losses. Eventually, the team’s first lead of the season was erased and the visiting squad from Fairdale High School left with a 6-3 win. It was the first time HCHS hosted a boy’s soccer game in school history.