Today's News

  • Wildcats beat Panthers in double-overtime


    The Henry County Wildcats and Carroll County Panthers split their regular season contests with both teams winning in the friendly confines of their gymnasiums. So it was only fitting that that the two teams meet on a neutral court in Owen County to decide the season series with a chance to play for a district championship and a berth in the regional tournament at stake. 

    When the game got under way it was intense from the opening tip with the lead seesawing back and forth by the quarter.

  • Wyatt Finnell signs with Thomas More


    Henry County High School student-athlete Wyatt Finnell signed a letter of intent to play for the Thomas More Saints’ football team next season.

    Finnell, a wideout on the Wildcats’ football team this season, signed in front of family and friends in the HCHS library Feb. 9.

    Finnell said signing with the Saints was an easy decision.

  • Reckoning with Addiction: Shorter lives and other effects

    By John Inscore Essick

    Port Royal Baptist Church

    The average lifespan for Americans has been going up since the 1960s.

    The HIV/AIDS epidemic caused a brief drop in life expectancy in 1993, but the average age began to rise again as we learned how to help those with HIV/AIDS live longer with the virus.

    Similarly, public health researchers suggest that the recent spike in opioid overdoses is also lowering life expectancy projections in the United States.

  • Grandparents of the year entry
  • Community leaders meet with students in Operation Preparation


  • Eminence Elementary Leaders for February
  • Eminence Education foundation attracts lots of supporters
  • Warriors wallop Wolverines, 74-63


    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Walden Wolverines in their final home game of the season and celebrated senior night with an 11-point victory.

    Both teams got off to a slow start after senior night festivities but Trey Gregory’s put back got the Warriors ahead with 5:52 left in the first period.

    After Walden tied it, Josh Dotson scored on a layup to give the Warriors the lead for good.

    The Warriors finished the opening period leading 10-6 before opening up the offense in the second period.

  • EHS girls defeat Villa Madonna, 50-39


    The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team travelled to northern Kentucky Friday night to take on the Villa Madonna Blue Lightning and came away with a win that was more lopsided than the score indicates.

    Eminence jumped out to a 26-9 lead after one period of play as senior Tavi West exploded for 14 points in the opening quarter. West hit three 3-pointers in the opening frame.

  • Lady Cats down Trimble


    The Henry County Lady Cats took on the host Trimble County Lady Raiders Feb. 13 and came away with a seven-point victory in a low-scoring affair.

    Henry County led by three points at 9-6 after the first period. Their defense was even stingier in the second period as they outscored the Lady Raiders 8-2 to lead 17-10 at halftime.

    The Lady Raiders improved in the third period and outscored Henry County 12-6 to pull within one point going into the final period of play.