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Today's News

  • Drivers: be aware of farm equipment

    With the coming of planting season, we see an increased amount of farm equipment sharing our roads and highways.  The following was written by my counterpart in Gallatin County, David Hull, and appeared in their paper a couple of weeks back.  The message is appropriate for us, too.

  • Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference, June 11-14

    With summer just around the corner, it’s time for Kentucky 4-H teens to register for the 2012 Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference.
    The conference will be June 11-14 at the University of Kentucky, and is open to all 4-H’ers who have completed the ninth grade through the age of 18.
    During the conference, 4-H members have the opportunity to experience dorm life in UK residence halls, attend educational and recreational workshops and meet new friends from across the state. 

  • Conservation district cost share program announced

    The Henry County Conservation District will accept requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share and Environmental Stewardship Program from May 14 to June 15.

    The two programs were created to help agricultural operations protect soil and water, and were established by the Kentucky General Assembly in the 1994 and 2000. Over 17 years, about $120 million has been approved to plan, design and install best management practices on about 14,200 farms to protect soil resources and water quality.

  • Eminence Elementary Students of the month
  • Doane receives Builder of Man award
  • Warriors find their swing against Paris

    In a week where the Eminence Warriors struggled with hitting, they perked up with a strong 10-3 win over Paris.

    “We knocked the leather off the ball in this game,” head coach Mark Payton said, noting that the team hit .411 on the game, one of their best performances of the season.

    Paris jumped out to a 2-0 lead in what Payton said has become a pattern for the Warriors: get down early, settle down, come back.

  • Lady Cats avenge Gallatin loss

    The Henry County Lady Cats were still smarting from an 11-0 spanking at the hands of Gallatin County when they took the field against the team from Warsaw on Wednesday, April 25.

    The pain reliever for that spanking would be a defeat over their district rivals in the first round of the North Central Kentucky Conference tournament.

    And that’s exactly what they did, despite finding themselves in a hole early. They fought back to get the 5-4 victory in extra innings.

  • Warriors 2-1 in tough week

    In a steady rain, the Eminence Warriors put a 13-2 hurtin’ on Bardstown High School last week.

    “We played in a steady rain, which is never fun, but the girls stayed focused and played really well,” head coach Bill Covington said.

    The Warriors got out to an early lead, and built upon it in the shortened game. Morgan Smith had two hits, Kelsie Craigmyle had a hit; Brenna Raisor had a hit; and Shelby Dees, Covington said, hit the ball well. The team’s defense was strong, he added, and the team committed just one error.

  • Cats take two against Grant

    Picking up where they left off on March 19, the Henry County Wildcats swept a double-header against Grant County on Friday.

    The first game on the night was a continuation of a game that began on March 19, but was suspended due to darkness after eight innings tied at 4-4. The Wildcats had had a 4-1 lead going into the seventh but allowed three runs in the inning to force the game into extra innings. After a scoreless eighth inning the umpires stopped play.

  • Track Cats take third, fourth at NCKC

    As they squared off against their area rivals, the Henry County girls track team took fourth place, despite a pair of first place finishes. The boys team took third place, also despite a pair of first place finishes.

    Freshman Destany Crawford won the 100-meter hurdles and eighth grader Teagan Fish won the 400-meter dash to lead the girls team.