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Today's News

  • And the winner is ...HCHS Media

    By Erin Melwing

    News Intern

    Several media students from Henry County High School attended the annual Kentucky High School Journalism Association state convention on May 6 at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Louisville. HCHS won 13 awards, including six first place awards in multiple categories.

    About 80 students are involved in media classes at HCHS. The students submitted roughly 50 entries this year in the AA category. Category placement is determined by school enrollment, according to Steve Galyon, media teacher.

  • Farmer, Foree named HCHS Athletes of the Year

    Sports editor

    During last Thursday’s Henry County High School Awards Night, seniors Larry Farmer and Kaitlyn Foree were named the top athletes during the 2007-08 school year. Farmer won the Ross Wallace Outstanding Male Athlete for the second consecutive year, while Foree won the Bev Parrish Outstanding Female Athlete for the first time.

    Athletes were nominated by Athletics Director Todd Gilley and varsity coaches, then selected by a committee composed of Gilley, Principal Graham Weid, head coaches and counselors.

  • News Briefs for May 21, 2008

    Local bank earns highest rating for safety and soundness

  • Ladycats easily defeat EHS, 13-0

    Sports editor

    In the only county showdown on the diamond this season, the Henry County Ladycats came away with a convincing 13-0 win over the Eminence Lady Warriors last Tuesday night.

    Henry’s Kaitlyn Foree ended her final home game of her career with a bang — pitching a perfect five innings and leading the Cats to an undefeated 9-0 home record this season. It was also Senior Night for Henry, and marked the last time Foree faced cross-town rival Eminence.

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 14, 2008

    Wednesday, May 21

    Karate classes will be held at the Community Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    Children’s Story and Craft hour every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasureville Christian Church. Community Library open to the public from 1 to 4:30 p.m. every Wednesday.

    Thursday, May 22

    TOPS 298 will meet at Orville Baptist Church. Weigh in 4:30 p.m. and meeting at 5 p.m. New members welcome.

    There will be a local emergency planning meeting at the Pleasureville City Hall at noon. Officers only.

  • Ninth Annual Jonathan Adams Memorial 5K Run and one-mile Walk this Monday

    The 9th Annual Jonathan Adams Memorial Run/Walk will be held this Monday — Memorial Day — starting at Eminence’s pool parking lot.

    The one-mile walk will start at 9 a.m., followed by a 5K run at around 9:30. The cost for participation is $10, and t-shirts will be given to the first 100 registered. There will also be door prizes that are supplied by many area businesses that sponsor the event each year. Proceeds go towards the Crusade for Children.

  • Baughman wins Southern Tennis Championships

    Henry Baughman of Smithfield won the prestigious Southern Open Tennis Championships — a Category II National Tournament in the men’s 70-and-older division in Jackson, Miss., May 15-18.

    In his first matchup, Baughman defeated Willis Anderson of North Carolina (6-4, 7-6). Anderson is currently ranked No. 2 in the 9-state Southern. Baughman then defeated Courtney Henderson of Texas (6-3, 6-2) in the semifinals, and Nick Mackarenko of Georgia (6-4, 6-0) in the finals. Mackarenko is the former No. 1 ranked player in the Southern.

  • Rockets blast away from EHS

    Sports editor

    The Shelby County Rockets scored four runs in the first inning, 16 in a big second, then added nine more in the third and two in the fourth for a dominating 31-0 performance over Eminence in the opening round of the 30th District tournament.

    Monday’s convincing win advanced Shelby to the district finals this Wednesday against either host Spencer County or Anderson County, while Eminence ended its season at 3-17 with its final chapter written to a disappointing year.

  • Welcome a new face to Henry County

    Driving down winding Kentucky backroads with the windows down while listening to music, laughing, the new $5 footlong deal at Subway restaurants, the smell of fresh cut grass, anxiously awaiting new episodes of Lost and Desperate Housewives, Espaol, meeting new people, writing...and these, Henry County, are just a few of my favorite things.

  • Dees returns from Gatton academy

    News Intern

    Instead of spending her senior year at Eminence High School, Kassidy Dees enrolled in the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. Her experiences at the academy led to not only academic growth, but personal growth as well.