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Today's News

  • FFA hosts Burger Bash during FFA week

    After Future Farmers of America members park their tractors at Henry County High School, they go right into the next FFA Week tradition, the Burger Bash, where they invite community members in for food hot off the grill. Alongside the crowd of locals who visited the event, this year featured a special guest speaker, the Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles.

  • EHS falls to Owen

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Owenton April 26 to take on the Owen County Lady Rebels in a district seeding game and fell 12-2 in five innings.

    The Lady Rebels struck for four runs in the first and five in the second before the Warriors got two back in the top of the third.

    Jadyn Browning led off the third inning and was hit by a pitch. Alexis Shields followed and drew a walk. Browning advanced to third on a wild pitch during Shields’ at bat. Shields stole second.

  • Local Buzz, April 26, 2017

    Church Activities

    Join area churches at Eminence Christian Church from 3:30 until 5 p.m. on April 30 for a gospel sing-along.  Come ready to sing some of your favorite hymns and gospel songs.  Select a favorite and we’ll all “make a joyful noise unto the Lord.”   Everyone is welcome!

  • Public Records, April 26, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Michael Mitchell, 36, Simpsonville — arrested April 17 at Campbellsburg Road by Trooper Housley for DUI, first; careless driving; failure to produce an insurance card; and possession of an open alcohol container

    James Lepping, 42, Custer —  arrested April 19 at 489 Pendleton Road by Trooper Johnson for possession of a controlled substance, first, meth; and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Graduate Information

    If you are the parent of a home-schooled senior and would like his or her information included in our 

    upcoming special section recognizing the county’s senior class of 2017, please provide the following information:

    •Student’s name

    •Parents’ names

    •Grandparents’ names

  • Communication in the time of emojis

    As I finished writing a thank you note the other day, I congratulated myself on stubbornly upholding what some consider an old-fashioned practice rarely seen these days.

    At second glance, I was dismayed at the messiness of my cursive writing, which some suggest might also be a thing of the past.

  • Wildcats drop two, win one

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Carrollton April 18 for a district seeding game and came away with an 8-7 loss.

    The Wildcats got off to a good start with two runs in the top of the first. Leadoff hitter and pitcher Jaydon Berry walked to open the game. Blake Prather followed and reached on an error to give the Wildcats runners on first and second with no outs. Berry and Prather advanced on a passed ball.

  • Warriors fall to Gallatin Co.

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors baseball team hosted Gallatin County April 18 and took an early lead only to see the Wildcats come back for the 12-run win.

    Gallatin scored a run in the top of the first on a single, a walk and a double.

    Eminence took the lead in the bottom of the inning with a two-out rally. Marshall Metten and Trey Gregory drew walks before Hunter Gnagie doubled to right field to drive in both runs.

  • Lady Cats beat Lady Panthers

    sports@hclocal.com

    Pitcher Haley Miles had a great day at the plate to lead the Henry County Lady Cats to a 15-4 home victory over the Carroll County Lady Panthers April 18.

    Miles went four for four and drove in seven RBIs. She had a double and a triple among her four hits. Miles also went the distance on the mound giving up four runs on six hits and walking three.

    The Lady Cats led 4-0 after two innings but Carroll County got one back in the top of third.

  • Track Cats compete in NCKC championships

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats’ track team traveled to Verona April 19 to compete in the North Central Kentucky Conference championships.

    Jesse Potts, Trevyn Spencer and Alex Hutton led the way for the Wildcats.

    Potts had a third-place finish in the100-meter dash and a fourth-place finish in the 200-meter dash. Spencer finished third in the long jump and eighth in the 200-meter dash. Hutton had his best finish of the year with a third-place finish in the300-meter hurdles.