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Today's News

  • EHS routs Waggener

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Louisville April 18 to take on the Waggener Wildcats and came away with their first win of the season in a game that lasted only three innings.

    The Warriors scored 16 runs in the first and eight in the second while pitchers Audrey Wilkerson and Amiya Hunt combined on a one-hitter.

    Audrey Wilkerson pitched one inning and struck out three batters while walking one.

    Hunt pitched two innings, struck out five batters, walked one and gave up one hit.

  • Passeron enjoys American experience

    sports@hclocal.com

    When French exchange student Tristan Passeron tried out for the Henry County High School soccer team nobody batted an eye. Everyone expected him to do that because the American perspective is that every European boy is raised playing the game.

    But Passeron raised some eyebrows when he went out for the most American of sports, baseball.

    The truth is Passeron likes America’s pastime much more than he likes soccer.

  • Students recognized for their Unbridled Learning results

    Students were honored at the April Eminence Independent Schools Board of Education meeting for their performance on last year’s Unbridled Learning Accountability tests. In total, 273 students beginning with last year’s third grade who earned either a proficient or distinguished in any subject area were recognized.

  • EIS students discuss their legacy
  • Stivers recognized by Duke University TIP

    Avery Clay Stivers, a seventh grade student from Henry County Middle School, is among the students being honored by the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) for their exceptional scores on the ACT or SAT, according to a news release. He will be recognized at a ceremony at Western Kentucky University on May 19.
    Duke TIP’s Seventh Grade Talent Search identifies students across the United States who have scored at or above the 95th percentile on a grade-level standardized test.

  • Five locals named Governor’s Scholars; Kent to attend the Governor’s School of the Arts

    The Governor’s Scholars Program is a summer residential program for outstanding high school students in Kentucky who are rising seniors.
    The program originated in 1983 as a result of Kentucky leaders’ concern that the state’s “best and brightest” were leaving the commonwealth to pursue educational and career opportunities elsewhere without fully understanding the potential of their talents at home.
    Students who are selected attend the program without charge.

  • What happens in pastures during the dog days of summer

    Right now, hay fields and pastures are lush and green, but what happens during June, July and August? The summer slump starts for our cool season grasses.
    Right now our fescues, orchard grasses and others are doing great, but when the summer heat starts, the cool season grasses just don’t produce.
    One potential way to overcome the summer slump is to incorporate warm season annuals into your forage system.

  • Warm winter likely to result in more tick bites now

    A mild winter can have its downside. One is that more ticks probably survived than normal. The result is more hungry ticks out earlier than usual, according to Lee Townsend, extension entomologist with the University of Kentucky College of Ag, Food and Environment.
    Typically, warm weather brings ticks out of hiding to find the blood meal they need to continue their life cycle. In the past two weeks, Townsend has received calls about ticks on both people and pets.

  • Henry County 4-Hers bring home ribbons from district communications events

    The 4-H District 3 Communications Event was held at the La Grange Community Center on Saturday, April 15.  To be eligible for the district event participants had to compete at the county level in which they live and be chosen as class champions. The counties that participated were:  Bullitt, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble, Oldham and Henry.

  • Local Buzz, April 19, 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!