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Today's News

  • Future looks bright for girls' soccer after first varsity year

    Sports editor

    The Henry County Ladycats ran into the best team they have played all season Monday night, which also happened to be the opening round of the 16th District tournament and the season finale for the Cats’ inaugural season.

  • Say no to misleading candidates

    When I read the letters to the editor in the Henry County Local last week, I was very impressed that Mr. (Howard) Roberts and Councilman (Shawn) Bright chose to shed the light on tactics used by one of this year’s candidates for the Eminence City Council. It is, in my opinion, that her tactics have proven the type of council member she would be. I personally believe that neither the people, nor the City of Eminence, can afford to have this type of leadership! The decisions that we make on election day are of the upmost importance.

  • Return of the paper ballot

    By Cindy DiFazio

    Staff writer/photographer

    When Henry Countians cast their ballot in November, the results will be tabulated — and reported — much faster than in previous years.

    Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson was in New Castle last week to demonstrate the new paper ballot voting machine Henry County voters will use for the first time this fall.

  • Lady Warriors end season on high note despite the 2-0 loss

    Sports editor

    Eminence’s volleyball team put up a good fight in its final match of the season, but came up just short as host Anderson County sent the Lady Warriors away after two games Monday night in the opening round of the 28th District tournament.

    Eminence, the No. 4 seed, played the underdog role well in the opening game of the best-of-three series, holding the early lead and building it to 11-7 midway through the eye-popping start. Anderson, the No. 1 seed, then used a couple of spurts to even up the scoreboard and open up its own lead.

  • Drennon ride to benefit local man

    By Cindy DiFazio

    Staff writer/photographer

    Renee Shaw of Pleasureville says her husband Doug is lucky to be alive.

    On Aug. 15, Doug Shaw was involved in a farming accident that left his pelvis broken in several spots. He also suffered a broken right shoulder blade and two broken ribs.

    “With all the fractures in his pelvis.” she said, “he had two pins in each side and an external fixator bar to hold the pins.”

  • Eminence inducts its fourth class to the Hall of Fame

    Sports editor

    The fourth class of the Eminence High School Hall of Fame was recognized at halftime of the high school football game Friday night and officially inducted the following day. It includes two current EHS football coaches, two former superintendents, a librarian, a school board member, a golfer, and a former teacher and coach.

  • Slinging Dirt

    Wasn’t enough dirt slung into the Eminence swimming pool recently?  Now, let’s check back with Paul Harvey for the rest of the real story.

    In a letter to the editor a former councilman finally confirmed that the city is indeed “planning” on building a new firehouse ... duh!

  • It's about the personal challenge

    I am waist deep in lake water with mud squishing underfoot as the starter says “Go!” I start mad paddling as 100 other arms make a unique turbulence on all sides.  Three people bump into me and I see only their goggles, caps and hands.

  • Warriors race on 'very tough' Capital View course, Hernandez leads the wat

    Sports editor

    At Eminence’s cross-country practice last Friday — the day before the Warriors would compete at the Capital View Classic — coach Scott McClamroch told his runners the course would be “a bit challenging but not too bad.” He found out otherwise the following day when his runners raced on the toughest course they will see all season long. With very few flat spots and long, windy hills, Capital View has a reputation as being a tough course that produces slow times.

  • Ladycats close out regular season with first trip to All 'A'

    Sports editor

    Playing in the first-ever All “A” Classic State Volleyball Tournament, Henry County’s volleyball team won its pool play, advanced to the Gold Division for the top 16 teams and went 3-2 during the two-day event. The Ladycats had the 28th District tournament — which started just a few days later — on their minds, but still left the Mid-America Sports Complex with solid performances after two games Friday night and three games Saturday.