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Today's News

  • Early spark gives Cats 20-0 lead, defeat Wolverines 20-7

    By Tommie Kendall

    Sports editor

    In Henry County's first ever home field playoff game Friday night, the Wildcats surged out to a 20-0 lead during the first 13 minutes of play and fought off Western Hills for the 20-7 win.

    Henry's opening spark eventually fizzled out, but it was enough for the Wildcats to earn their first playoff win in school history, continue a six-game home winning streak and advance to second-round action.

  • Smith receives award he helped to create

    General Manager

    He has served, for more than 30 years, the children of Henry County. And for his dedication and devotion, the Henry County Chamber of Commerce honored John W. Smith Jr., with the Patrick Henry Award Saturday night.

    After several speakers attested to Smith's character and humor, Smith sat with a knowing grin on his face, and his wife at his side.

    Michael Duncan, the evening's emcee, described Smith as one born to his particular mission. "John W. Smith Jr., tonight's honoree, was born to be a supporter of education," he said.

  • Do you know about "the other high blood pressure?"

    November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month. Pulmonary Hypertension, or PH, is a simplified name for a complex health problem - continuous high blood pressure in the pulmonary artery in the lungs, resulting in an enlarged heart which can also lose its ability to pump. In the U.S. PH affects an estimated 100,000 people of all ages and ethnic backgrounds.

    PH is underdiagnosed, as doctors often confuse the symptoms with other health conditions. These symptoms include:

    * shortness of breath

    * fainting

    * dizziness

    * chronic fatigue

  • 6th Annual Operation Henry County Cares: We have not forgotten

    Since the War in Iraq started, the support has weakened for our soldiers, especially wounded soldiers who are overseas. I know that our great community can do a lot to help in this matter. The Senior Class of 2008 and I would like to invite you to join us in supporting troops who are serving overseas. This is a special year for us because two of the brigades we are supporting are being led by two Henry County graduates and it is only fitting that we begin this year's soldier drive on Veteran's Day. As with years past, we adopt groups and support them for the entire school year.

  • Warriors end season against quick Frankfort squad, 54-6

    Sports editor

    The Eminence Warriors' football season came to a screeching halt Friday night in the opening round of the state playoffs when they took a 54-6 loss to Frankfort High School. The lopsided game ended the Warriors' 2007 campaign at 6-6 and advanced the Panthers to second-round action against Trimble County this Friday night.

  • Veteran's Day ceremony was a great honor for veterans

    I had the opportunity last week to attend the Veteran's Appreciation Day Ceremony at the Henry County High School. It was great to see such honor given to those who truly deserve recognition. It was a first class program and everyone involved did an outstanding job.

  • November is National Home Care Month

    With more Americans aging, the demand for healthcare services delivered in the home is growing. In fact, this year, more than 11 million Americans will utilize home care services. November is National Home Care Month and we want to celebrate it with these patients and honor all the compassionate caregivers that make a difference everyday for our nation's seniors.

  • Four county runners compete at cross state championships

    Sports editor

    The best high school runners in Kentucky merged at the State Horse Park in Lexington Saturday to take part in the KHSAA State Cross Country Championships, including three runners from Henry County High School and one from Eminence.

  • Oldham needs to be a better neighbor .....

    Last year, the residents of Shelby County were approached from a group of people about the possibility of forming an Airport Authority Board to check into the possibility of locating a regional airport in Shelby County. It does not matter if you were for or against it, I believe all can agree it was presented to the people and the residents spoke - there was not enough support for such an endeavor.

  • Kudos to EPD for a job well done

    I would like to say thanks to Chief Carey Duncan and the entire (Eminence) Police Department for a job well done. Before you came to this town, it was impossible to get any sleep or to even watch T.V on weekends because of the parties, loud music and squealing tires. I had to move my bedroom to the back of the house but that didnt help. Now I can get my rest and feel safe. I've lived here for 30 years. I can honestly say Eminence is a good place to live. Thanks for the good work you do. You put your lives harms way each and everyday to protect and keep us safe.