Today's News

  • Statistically, HCHS and EHS are among the best

    Sports Editor

    With the state playoffs just around the corner, Henry County and Eminence are wrapping up another regular season with the postseason starting Nov. 14.

  • A view from the sideline

    Instead of the typical column I write in each week’s paper, I’ve decided to get a look from inside the huddle — from a player that is going through the ups and downs of a high school football season full of bumps and bruises.

  • Warriors win unofficial 8-man state title

    Sports Editor

    Following Eminence’s 46-6 victory over North Hardin Christian late Monday night, Zach Raisor was handed a plaque for Defensive Player of the Game, Ed Berry received the plaque for Offensive Player of the Game and TJ Cooper and the rest of the Warriors hoisted the winning trophy in the air.

  • Injury-riddled Cats to host Spencer County

    Sports Editor

    The Henry County football team has caught the injury bug lately, but will have to play through it against Spencer County this Friday.

  • Faith and Government

    “Politics and religion don’t mix.” : No argument here. By dictionary definition, politics is 1) the art or science concerned with winning and holding control over a government 2) competition between competing interest groups or individuals for power and leadership. Religion, a term often misapplied to indicate one’s faith, is a personal set or institutionalized system of attitudes, beliefs and practices that are associated with one’s faith.

  • Signups for Teddy Bear tree end Oct. 31

    Staff writer/photographer

    Tri-County Community Action Agency director Bryan Raisor said Henry County families who qualify under federal guidelines may register their children through Oct. 31 to receive Christmas gifts through the Teddy Bear Tree.

    The Teddy Bear Tree is operated by the Tri-County Community Action Agency.

  • Meadows gives pool fundraiser $ to education

    General Manager

    Craig Meadows knows a little bit about service to his school and community.

    The 2008 Eminence High School graduate took on quite a task for his senior project when he decided to hold a fundraiser for the Eminence swimming pool project. The project required a lot of work and held earlier this year, the benefit concert raised more than $2,000 for the project. Just a few days later the project was sent back to the drawing board by the Eminence City Council.

  • Vote for candidates who have “best interest” in mind

    I have watched appallingly as a group of citizens have taken our small community and created havoc at every turn. The Making Waves group headed up by Manda Gingrich  has turned our community into a virtual war zone. Friend is now against friend, family member against family member, and neighbor against neighbor — how sad.

    The original direction given to Making Waves was for them to solicit pledges of funds to assist with getting the old swimming pool open — no funds were to be collected by this group.

  • High school soccer, volleyball continues postseason

    Sports Editor

    All four high school teams from Henry County — HCHS volleyball, EHS volleyball, HCHS boys’ soccer and HCHS girls’ soccer — were eliminated in the opening round of the postseason Oct. 13. Afterwards, Oldham County went on the sweep the 16th District soccer tournaments and Shelby County came away with the title in the 28th District volleyball tourney.

  • Community Calendar for the week of November 5, 2008

    Wednesday, November 5

    HCMS Site Based District Meeting will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the HCMS Conference room.

    Eastern Elementary SBDM council will meet at 4 p.m. in the school library.

    Orders for Angel Food Ministries will be taken at New Castle Christian Church from 9 a.m. until noon.

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