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Today's News

  • Anniversary of tragedy is solemn

    In this week’s paper, you’ll find several stories focusing on the 20th anniversary of the Carrollton bus crash.

    The stories in this week’s paper represent just a fraction of those that were written for the event’s 20th anniversary, and we will make the rest available on our Web site, www.hclocal.com.

    Several papers took part in this effort, including the Carrollton and Elizabethtown papers who serve the communities most deeply affected by the accident.

  • Carrollton Bus Crash resulted in school bus design changes

    Landmark News Service

    Twenty years ago today Carrollton became famous for a tragic set of events that actually had its’ beginning at least twenty years earlier.

    What is known as “the Carrollton bus crash” happened at approximately 10:55 p.m. on that Saturday night as a church bus load of teenagers were returning from a day at Kings Island. Owen County resident, Larry Mahoney, was driving northbound in the southbound lane of I-71 with a blood alcohol level of 0.24.

  • Warriors busy on the track with thee meets in five days

    When Monday morning rolled around, the Eminence track athletes probably had some tired legs. And for good reason.

    The team competed in three meets last week - Shelby County All-Comers Tuesday, Henry County All-Comers Thursday and Kentucky Country Day Invitational Saturday - while two of the athletes also play on the baseball team and they participated in the school's Field Day at the Family Activity Center in Shelbyville Friday.

  • EHS Warriors drop to a 3-14 record with two more losses

    The Eminence baseball team lost to Williamstown (9-3) last Monday and Burgin (11-0) Tuesday, which dropped the Warriors to 3-14 on the season - counting two forfeit wins.

    Against Williamstown, Eminence was in front after the first inning and the score was tied at 3 after the fifth, but the host Demons poured it on in the final two innings to score six runs and come away with the convincing six-run win.

  • Cats claim first NCKC title since 2001

    For the first time in nearly seven years, the Henry County baseball team celebrated a North Central Kentucky Conference title, and it couldn't have come at a better time as the Wildcats needed a boost heading down the homestretch of the season.

  • Henry impressive Saturday at Kentucky Country Day

    When Cassey Fischer toed the starting line for the girls' 3,200-meter race Saturday afternoon in the Kentucky Country Day Invitational, she had one thing in mind - breaking the school record held by Megan Foree of 12 minutes and 27.28 seconds.

    Fischer, just an eighth grader, ran even splits throughout the eight-lap race and finished with her fastest lap of 1:22.

    In the end though, after an exhausted Fischer crossed the finish line, she barely missed the school record with her 12:37.73 time - just .45 seconds off Foree's mark, which will last at least another week.

  • Lady Warriors drop three more games but still improving

    The Eminence softball team tacked on three more losses last week, but the squad is still improving as the season nears the end.

    The Lady Warriors were defeated by Gallatin County (13-1) Monday, Evangel Christian (12-4) Wednesday and Owen County (8-0) Friday, which dropped the young squad to 1-12 with just a week remaining in the regular season.

  • HC Ladycats pick up pace late in season

    With the 31st District softball tournament just over the horizon, the Henry County Ladycats picked up their pace last week with wins over Holy Cross (2-0) Monday and Harrison County (10-0) Saturday, while taking a loss to Trimble County (6-0) Tuesday without five varsity starters.

    Following the 2-1 week, the Ladycats improved to 13-12 with the district tournament starting this Monday at Gallatin County. Henry, who has won the tournament in 2006 and 2007, will play the host Gallatin squad at 5:30 p.m.

  • Take a lesson athletes - Robbie Moore finishes career at Louisville

    Few Henry County athletes are offered a chance to play at the next level, fewer take that offer, fewer join a college team long enough to play that first game, fewer come back for a second season, and still fewer play a complete four seasons.

  • Tracksters will continue at next level

    After school hours, on a typical day, Larry Farmer can been seen running laps around the track, sprinting along the backstretch or gutting out grueling intervals. It's a routine that has brought the Henry County High School student from an average middle school runner with signs of potential to possibly the best distance runner the school has ever produced.