Today's News

  • Local Buzz May 9, 2018

    Church Activities
    Port Royal Baptist Church will host a free and open to the public Faith & Film event in May. The film Of Gods and Men will be shown on Wednesday, May 2, and Wednesday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. A meal and discussion of the film will be held on May 16 beginning at 6 p.m. RSVP to (502) 947-5892.
    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Drennon Christian Church meets most Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Check our Facebook page for the current schedule.

  • Lady Cats split four games


    The Henry County Lady Cats got a busy week started with a road trip to take on the Owen County Lady Rebels in an important district seeding game and lost on a walk off base hit in the bottom of the seventh inning.

    The Lady Cats started well as Gracie Golden reached on a bunt hit. Haley Peyton sacrificed her to second before Gracie Brent singled to score Golden and give the Lady Cats a 1-0 lead.

  • EHS beats Gallatin, Burgin


    The Eminence Warriors hosted Gallatin County May 1st and came away with their first district win of the season.

    Gallatin County threatened in the first inning and appeared to have scored a run after a couple of errors by the Warriors. But the official scorer found that the Lady Wildcats had batted out of order and the batter who had driven in the run was called out and the run was disallowed.

  • Wildcats beat Gallatin, earn top seed


    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Gallatin County April 30 for the right to be the top seed in the 31st District tournament and came away with an easy 17-0 win in five innings.

    Daniel Murray started on the mound for the Wildcats and pitched a one-hitter, while striking out nine batters and walking two.

    The Wildcats led 1-0 going into the bottom of the third inning and erupted for 13 runs to put the game away.

  • Warriors fall to Panthers, Greyhounds


    The Eminence Warriors hosted Frankfort April 30 and fell to the Panthers 15-6.

    Frankfort jumped on top early with three runs in the first, three in the second and six in the third to lead 12-0 before the Warriors rallied to close the gap.

    Eminence scored a run in the bottom of the third when Allen Baxter got a one-out double and Marshall Metten brought him in with a base hit.

    Eminence cut the lead to 12-3 in the bottom of the fourth inning.

  • Cassidy retires from Hussey after 46 years on the job

    Dan Cassidy made a career out of his time at Hussey Copper. His time at the Eminence facility spanned 46 years.
    At 70 years old, Cassidy “wanted to walk out instead of being carried out.” Cassidy was paid well, liked his job, worked all the overtime he wanted, enjoyed employment at a good company and liked people at the plant. His co-workers in the wire department where he worked 28 years were “like a small family.”

  • Festival of Faiths recognizes Berry as local leader

    Organizers of the Festival of Faiths recently honored Tanya Berry as one of Kentucky’s “Women of Wisdom.”
    The observance that celebrates spirituality and inclusion honored Berry as part of “Kentucky Voices: Women of Wisdom,” alongside Sister Claire McGowan and Dr. Alex Gerassimides, women Berry said she knows and respects, and other advocates and activists.
    This occurred April 24 during the opening reception held at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville, where this year’s theme was “Sacred Insights, Feminine Wisdom.”

  • County loses state rent for courthouse

    With the state launching a courthouse renovation and expansion project, Henry County will see a reduction in the rent it gets during the fiscal year 2018-19 budget, officials discussed at an April 30 meeting.

  • Earth day observed with tree giveaway at HCECC

    Preschool students at the Henry County Early Childhood Center were visited by Shayna Gibson of the Henry County Conservation District Monday. On the heels of Earth Day, Gibson spoke with students about the importance of being good environmental stewards, and gifted students with a coloring book featuring “Sammy Soil” and a tree sapling to take home. Here, Adelynn Cravens is delighted to receive her “baby tree,” a white pine ready for planting from Gibson.

  • Mock Congress gives Henry County students insight into the work of the legislative branch

    At times they agreed, but on certain issues they were impassably divided. Much like our own Congress, students undertaking a mock session of legislation in Jim Hook’s American Studies classes learned just how wide the bipartisan aisle could be for our elected officials.