Today's News

  • Courthouse could shift to Cooks in June

    When the renovation and expansion of the Henry County Courthouse begins, all functions and services will move to the old Cook’s building in Eminence, according to the Administrative Office of the Courts’ manager of facilities.
    Though a few of the lease details have yet to be settled at this time, state officials set the date of June 1 for the 14,475-square-foot building to be ready for court to convene at the temporary facility, according to the AOC’s Danny Rhoades.

  • 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.

  • Wildcats lose to Trimble, Iroquois


    The Henry County Wildcats travelled to Bedford Feb. 13 to take on the Trimble County Raiders for the third time this season. The Wildcats had won the previous two meetings between the teams but the third time was the charm for the Raiders as they defended their home court with a 51-44 victory.

  • These doctors want to prescribe a cigarette tax for Ky.

    February marks American Heart Month, a time when people are encouraged to take charge of their health and enact a heart-healthy lifestyle to help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. In the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. And while several factors can increase a person’s risk for developing heart disease, Kentuckians in particular are vulnerable because of our high smoking rates, which are among the highest in the nation.

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  • New Castle’s academic team advances to regionals

    On Saturday, Feb. 10, New Castle Elementary’s Academic Team participated in the District Governor’s Cup competition, and the team came in second place overall, according to teacher Rebecca Marrilla. The FPS team tied for first place and will advance to regional on Feb. 26. The Quick Recall Team came in second place and will advance to regional on March 3.

  • Henry County’s unemployment rate fell to 3.1 percent in December

    Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties, stayed the same in two (Estill and Hickman counties) and rose in one county (Bath County) between December 2016 and December 2017, according to a news release from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the commonwealth at 2.6 percent.

  • A Modern Milkmaid LLC joins the chamber and other goings on

    By Holly Kinderman
    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    Jumping right into it!
    I want to start off by saying welcome to our new chamber member,
    A Modern Milkmaid, LLC, a marketing consulting business, was established in 2017 by Carilynn Coombs. Coombs offers a full marketing suite from traditional marketing and digital marketing all the way to brand development. She started her company because she saw a need in the community and industry for professionals who could offer flexible, reasonably priced marketing services to small rural and agricultural businesses.