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Today's News

  • Work like a girl

    Photos by Kristin Beck, Landmark News Service

  • Signs of 'sundowner syndrome

    If you care for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease you may notice that they get increasingly agitated, anxious, more confused or aggressive as the sun begins to set.
    These symptoms may be associated with sundowner syndrome.
    Sundowner syndrome causes people to be confused at the end of the day and into the night.
    It is common for individuals who are sundowning to pace, wander, ignore directions and not sleep well.

  • Eminence teacher named digital innovator by PBS LearningMedia

    Jennifer Montgomery, an English and Spanish teacher at Eminence Independent Schools has been named a 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator.
    Montgomery is among a diverse group of 100 tech-savvy educators from across the country selected for her passion and commitment to innovative teaching practices that integrate digital media and technology in the classroom.
    Over the next year, these tech-savvy educators will take part in a yearlong professional development program, preparing them to act as digital learning ambassadors in their local schools and communities.

  • Massie visits HCMS

    Rep. Thomas Massie recently stopped by the Henry County Middle School to visit with students there.

  • Grease is the word for Henry County's spring show

    The world of 1950s Chicago Greasers will come alive onstage April 23 through 26 in the John W. Smith Jr. Auditorium at Henry County High School.  
    While most famous for the movie version starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, Grease began its life as a highly successful stage musical.  
    When the original Broadway show closed in 1980, the 3,388 performances made it the longest running musical to date.  

  • Guild's craft show, farmers' market spring up

    April showers bring May flowers, and we certainly should have a great showing of May flowers.  
    I hope all is well, and that business is thriving after the winter storms we endured.  
    I am happy to welcome a new member to the Chamber.
    Keller Williams/Bluegrass Homes and Farms with Tommie Tingle and Linda Jackson Bailey are ready to serve your real estate needs.  
    You can reach them at (502) 379-1490 or by e-mail tommietingle@kw.com.  
    While they are affiliated with Keller Williams, their focus is on Henry County.  

  • On the run from zombies

    New Castle Service Park was invaded by the walking dead Saturday. Henry County Middle School sponsored its first Spring Zombie Attack 5K, at which runners were provided streamers to carry through the race that zombie middle school students tried to snatch away from them. The zombie that collected the most streamers was promised a prize. Monies raised from the event will be used to provide end of the year activities for the school.HCMS Principal and avid runner Zach Woods avoided zombies Dillon Hoskins and Dawson Allen with a nifty spin move.

  • Lady Cats go to 4-0 in district play

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats started last week with a tough loss to Western Hills before defeating two district opponents. They then travelled to Florida where they split games with two highly regarded teams in the Florida Beach Bash on Sunday.

    Western Hills 2 HCHS 1

    The Lady Cats hosted Western Hills March 30 and played one of their best games of the season against a quality opponent in the Lady Wolverines.

  • Wildcats pummel Central, Eminence

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcat baseball team managed to get two wins last week before the rains came and wiped out the rest of their scheduled games for the week.

    On March 30 the Wildcats defeated Central 17-7 and the following day they defeated county rival Eminence 24-3.

    HCHS 17 Central 7

    The Wildcats fell behind 4-0 in the top of the second inning but rebounded with five runs in their half of the inning to take the lead.

  • EHS softball falls to Carroll

    spots@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Carrollton March 31 to take on the Carroll County Lady Panthers and came away with a 9-2 loss.

    The Lady Panthers scored two runs in the first and one run in the second and third innings to jump on top 4-0. They added two more in the fourth inning and looked like they would pull away from the Warriors, but Eminence came back to get two runs in the fifth to make it 6-2.