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Today's News

  • News Briefs for April 30, 2008

    Library News

    • Computer Classes

    May computer classes at the Henry County Public Library will begin with an introductory class on Tuesday, May 6, at 2 p.m. Follow up your introductory class with Microsoft Word for beginners on Tuesday, May 13, at 2 p.m. Looking for a new job? Brush up on your resume skills on May 13, at 6 p.m. at the Making a Resume Class. Topics for the rest of the month include Microsoft Excel and Google applications. Classes are limited to eight participants so call us at (502) 845-5682 or stop by to reserve your spot today.

  • The Director's Chair

    General Manager

    She started off, quite simply, as an audience member in 1999.

    Now, almost eight years later, Ashley Raymer-Brown of Eminence is directing a play at Shelby County Community Theater in Shelbyville. The play, “Cactus Flower,” debuts May 9.

  • Yikes! It's a bit scary

    I’m not going to lie, I’ve had enough panic attacks lately to keep me huffing and puffing for days. After trying to ride my bicycle to work and home on a daily basis, I’ve learned that I’m no macho man. Us skinny, muscleless guys usually aren’t, but it just took me a few weeks of biking on the Henry County roads to figure that out.

  • Going for fourth NCKC title

    Sports editor

    The Henry County softball team moved one step closer in winning its fourth straight North Central Kentucky Conference Tournament last Wednesday night when the Ladycats defeated Carroll County in first-round action.

    The Ladycats, who won their first NCKC title in 2005, wasted no time in putting away the Lady Panthers, scoring nine runs in the first inning and pulling away to a 16-0 victory after three innings of play.

  • Lady Warriors try to dig out of early holes

    Sports editor

    For the Eminence softball team, it’s been a familiar scenario — getting behind in the first inning and trying to dig out of the early deficit. And this was no different last week as the Lady Warriors lost to Spencer County (10-0) Thursday and Bardstown (16-2) Friday in two home games.

    Eminence has lost every game they’ve trailed this season, with just one win coming against Caverna (19-0) April 12.

  • Ladycats winless at Capital City Classic

    Sports editor

    It wasn’t exactly what the Henry County Ladycats wanted, but their three loses at the Capital City Classic over the weekend wasn’t as bad as the loss column might indicate.

    Henry took a 3-1 loss to Scott County Friday, then turned around on Saturday and took a 3-2 loss to Assumption and 3-2 loss to Franklin. Assumption and Franklin are ranked just outside the top-25 in the latest Kentucky Softball Coaches Association Poll, while Scott is ranked fourth.

  • Wildcats get refocused after going flat

    Sports editor

    The Henry County Wildcats dropped two baseball games last week to leave them at a still impressive 12-4 mark, but it might have been just what the Cats needed after riding an eight-game winning streak.

    “I think our kids hit reality that every game is tough and a battle,” Henry coach Austin Hunsaker said. “We have to stay mentally focused every inning, every bat, every pitch. I think we learned that what we did in previous games doesn’t really matter.”

  • Warriors pleased with Shelby performances, coach says

    Sports editor

    Athlete per athlete, the Eminence Warriors might have had the best team performance at the Shelby County All-Comers last Tuesday night, scoring 44 points between five tracksters and finishing fifth in the team standings.

    The Warriors also left with a little more pride after producing five top-three finishes and one first-place. They were up against much larger schools, including Shelby County, Waggener, Male, Southern, Franklin County and Spencer County.

  • First win of season for Warriors

    By Tommie Kendall

    Sports editor

    The Eminence players hooted, hollered and gave high fives while jumping around the baseball field last Wednesday night. They couldn’t keep it in, not after they earned their first win of the season with a 7-4 outing over Evangel Christian.

    It was the Warriors first win in almost a year, and it couldn’t have come at a better time.

  • Cats compete against some of the best teams in state

    Sports editor

    The Henry County track team had just eight athletes compete at the Eastern Relays, held at the University of Louisville’s track complex Saturday, but the Cats left Louisville with some of their best individual performances of the season.