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Today's News

  • Warriors fall to Lloyd, 77-67

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors played their last home game of the season Saturday night. With celebrations such as senior night and homecoming packing the schedule, they may have overlooked the on-court action a little.

    The Warriors led 12-10 after one period as Kemryn Jenkins scored nine points and Isiah Dixie hit a 3-pointer.

    After Josh Dotson hit one of two free throws to start the second period, Lloyd reeled off nine straight points to lead 19-13.

  • Carroll defeats EHS girls, 45-31

    sports@hclocal.com

    The visiting Carroll County Lady Panthers got off to fast start Saturday against the Eminence Warriors and used strong defense throughout the game to pull away for a 14-point win.

    The game started slowly with neither team scoring until Carroll hit two free throws with 5:35 left in the opening period.

    Kenya Vargas answered with a 3-pointer on the Warriors’ next possession to make it 3-2 with 5:09 left.

  • Sports Brief

    Henry County Little League baseball signups

    Baseball signups for the Henry County Little League will be held on the following dates and in the following locations:

    Feb. 9 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Henry County Public Library in Eminence.

    Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at the 4H building.

    Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at the 4H building.

    Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Henry County Middle School.

    Each child is encouraged to come with parents for signups to try on uniforms but is not mandatory.

  • Spencer signs with Tigers

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School quarterback and defensive back Trevyn Spencer signed with Georgetown College Feb. 1 in a ceremony held in the Henry County High School Library.

    Spencer, who was a three-year starter at quarterback and also played as a receiver this year, will be a slot back for the Tigers according to Henry County Coach Jason Spencer who is Trevyn’s father.

  • Wilson to play for Saints

    sports@hclocal.com

    Clay Wilson, a defensive end for the Henry County Wildcats’ football team, signed a letter of intent to play at Thomas More College in the Henry County High School Library Monday afternoon.

    Wilson was a defensive force with the Wildcats as he led the team in sacks and tackles for loss this season.

  • HCPS members recognized

    Henry County Board of Education members were celebrated at the Jan. 26 meeting in recognition of School Board Appreciation Month. Preschool classes presented each board member with a personalized painted wall plaque depicting the state of the Kentucky, as Danney Chisholm receives his above. Eastern Elementary School Principal Chelsey Tingle, left, handed a personalized basket to each board member. Henry County High Principal Shannon Sageser presented each member with an etched tumbler, created by the school’s engineering class.

  • Sheriff’s office says good-bye to Benham after 19 years of service
  • ‘The Miracle worker’
  • Don’t overlook the Earned Income, Child tax credits

    Millions of workers could overlook important federal tax benefits because they simply don’t know about them.  
    The Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit can make a real difference for workers who are struggling to make ends meet.  
    The Earned Income Tax Credit is a refundable tax credit available to qualifying lower-wage workers and their families.
    Workers earning less than about $50,000 from wages, self-employment or farming in 2016 could qualify.

  • Deadline to enter in the 4-H Communications Program is Feb. 27

    Henry County 4-H will hold its annual Communications Program on March 28, 6 p.m., at the Extension Office.
    Many past 4-H members state that public speaking is a skill learned in 4-H that had the greatest impact on their career success.
    The communications program allows youth the opportunity to explore and develop abilities in public speaking, personal expression and interaction with others. Youth have the chance to participate in speeches, demonstrations and the variety show. Youth can participate in more than one event.