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Today's News

  • HCPS reach out to the public for help on graduate standards
  • High moisture grows health problems

    Mold and mildew are two fungi that may appear from time to time in your home.
    They can trigger allergic reactions or asthmatic complications for certain people, so prompt removal is critical to protect your family’s health.
    Both mold and mildew are types of fungi that grow in moist environments, spread easily and live on various surfaces.
    Mildew is a type of mold that usually has flat growth and remains on the surface.
    Mold contains multiple identical nuclei and grows in patches of various colors and can penetrate beneath the surface of an infected material.

  • Warriors topple Owen, lose to Carroll

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Owen County Rebels in an important district seeding game Jan. 23 and used a strong third quarter showing to power their way to their third consecutive district win.

    Eminence took a 5-3 lead on a 3-pointer by Braedin Hinkley with 5:48 to go in the first period. 

    After an Owen County put back, Josh Dotson drained another 3-pointer for the warriors to make it 8-5, Dre Wright followed that with an inside basket to make it a five-point lead with 3:37 left in the opening period.

  • Wildcats down Demons

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Williamstown Friday night and came away with a 15-point victory despite a poor shooting night.

    Henry County used a strong inside game to overcome their shooting woes as they scored 38 of their 53 points in the paint.

    The Wildcats were up 12-8 after the first period and extended the gap to 15 points at 30-15 by halftime.

  • EHS girls drop three

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville Jan. 22 to take on Whitefield Academy and fell to the Lady Wildcats 81-67.

    The Warriors started out hot and outscored Whitefield 24 to 19 in the first period.

    But the Warriors could not sustain the offensive momentum into the second period as the Lady Wildcats outscored them 16-12 to cut the Warriors’ lead to one point at 36-35 going into halftime.

  • Lady Cats outlast Lady Raiders, 46-41

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Trimble County Lady Raiders Jan. 22 and after building a double-digit lead in the third period, held on to win by five points.

    Katherine Buckler got the Lady Cats off to a good start with a 3-pointer to open the game but Trimble County matched it with a long-range bomb of their own one minute later before the scoring slowed down for the rest of the period.

  • Jeffries takes second runner up in Miss Ky. County Fair Pageant
  • Dads turn out in high numbers

    Men from the community answered the call to get more involved in children’s education when they turned out in large numbers to Dads and Pizza Night at New Castle Elementary School, according to Principal Austin Hunsaker. The community members showed up to express their interest in the new mentoring program known as WatchDOGS. “It was a great night,” he reported. “We had 242 attend and over 60 sign up! Pending background checks, we will have many men serving as WatchDOGS for the remainder of the year. They definitely answered the call!"

  • New immunization requirements are coming to schools

    In a move to prevent contagious diseases in schools, Kentucky’s Department of Public Health issued new state rules that list required immunizations for Hepatitis A and Meningococcal ACWY must be administered to students before attending classes this August, according to school officials. The new requirements begin July 1.
    In addition to all current vaccine requirements,
    • All students in kindergarten through 12th grade must receive two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine and show proof to attend school in August

  • Every Slice Matters wants to make sure ‘Everyone Reads’

    New Castle Elementary wants to send a strong message by sending students home with books to encourage reading with their parents.
    At the beginning of the year, Hometown Pizza, through its non-profit Every Slice Matters, decided to launch a book drive, “Everyone Reads,” to stock the school with books students can take home.