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Today's News

  • Wildcats end skid vs. Seneca

    sports@hclocal.com

    After starting the season 9-2 and going on a five-game winning streak to start April, the Henry County Wildcats’ baseball team hit a rough patch. They started last week with losses to district rival Gallatin County and conference rival Walton-Verona. Add in a loss to Bullitt Central and the Wildcats had their first three-game losing streak of the season. But they got back on track with a 7-1 win over Seneca Friday night.

    Gallatin Co. 2 HCHS 1

  • College update: Derek Jeffries

    sports@hclocal.com

    Former Henry County High School basketball player Derek Jeffries recently finished his second year at Transylvania University where he plays on the Pioneers’ basketball team while majoring in accounting.

    Jeffries’ college basketball career got off to a dismal start when he suffered a serious injury in the last open gym before basketball practices started in October of his freshman year.

    Jeffries broke his tibia and fractured his tibial plateau at the top of the tibia near the knee.

  • Warriors lose to Demons, Rebels

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors fell to the Williamstown Demons on April 21 by a score of 9-3.

    The Warriors jumped on top in the first inning on Austin Jones’ two-out single that scored Josh Fleig from second base.

    But Williamstown answered with three runs in their half of the first and never looked back. They scored two more in the second to make it 5-1

    Eminence scored single runs in the fourth and sixth innings to keep the game close.

    Williamstown got four insurance runs in the sixth to put the game away.

  • Warriors softball drop three

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Bedford on April 21 to take on the Trimble County Lady Raiders in a doubleheader.

    Trimble won the first game 15-6. The Warriors led 1-0 after the first inning but the Lady Raiders came back to score three runs in the second and seven in the third to take command.

    Lyndsay Craigmyle had a double and triple in the game for the Warriors but left the game when she injured her knee while sliding into third base. She also had three RBIs in the game.

  • Lady Cats fall to Western Hills

    sports@hclocal.com

    Rain led to a dearth of games for the Henry County Lady Cats last week as their district matchup with Carroll County was postponed on April 20 and their scheduled games for Saturday in the Lady Wolverine Classic were washed out.

    That left only a matchup with the host Western Hills Lady Wolverines on Friday night.

  • Top testing scores

    Prior to the monthly Board of Education meeting last week, Eminence Independent Schools honored students from fourth through twelfth grade who had received proficient or distinguished scores on their most recent KPREP and end of course examinations. Of the nearly 200 students honored, several had earned high marks in more than one subject area.

  • Second Wind Dreams special sewing day

    Extension Master Clothing Volunteer Ethel Baker worked along with 14 other Second Wind Dream volunteers to create 60 dining vests for the residents at Providence New Castle from donated fabric at the Henry County Extension Office last Saturday.  The vests create a more dignified way to help people stay mess free at meal times and during the day.  The volunteers were able to get creative and sew beautiful reversible vests in a variety of colors.

  • Jackson services on angus association board
  • Sharing essential information on essential oils

    By now, you’ve likely heard about essential oils, but may not be familiar with what they are and their benefits and risks.
    Essential oils are highly concentrated oils derived from plants.
    While used for centuries, their popularity has recently soared, especially among individuals looking for natural healing options rather than prescription medications.  
    Our U.K. health specialist has shared some information from the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota on the subject of aromatherapy.
    Aromatherapy is how essential oils are used.

  • Kentucky's efforts toward energy efficiency

    Even before it became a state in 1792, Kentucky’s energy potential was well-known.

    It all began in 1750, when Dr. Thomas Walker, one of Kentucky’s early explorers, discovered coal here, and our profile began expanding significantly 40 years later, when the first commercial coal mine opened in what is now Lee County.