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Today's News

  • Warriors clock Owen Co. Rebels, 44-7

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted Owen County Friday night and got off to a fast start that led to a 44-7 rout of the Owen county Rebels.

    The Warriors took the opening kickoff and returned it to their own 39-yard line. After a negative play on their first run, the warriors began to move the football steadily down field. On second and five from the Rebel 24-yard line, Dakadrian “Manno” Saunders took a handoff and ran it in for a touchdown only to have the play called back because of a blocking in the back penalty that made it 2nd and 15.

  • HCHS defeats Rebels, 5-2

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    The Henry County Wildcats picked up their second district road victory of the season Aug. 26 with a 5-2 win over Owen County.

    Angel Rivera scored 10 minutes into the game after receiving a pass from Kameron Behmke.

    Owen County responded three minutes later with a goal to tie the score.

    “We made a mistake in the back that allowed them to score their first goal,” HCHS coach Brian Oerther said.

    Kameron Behmke made it 2-1 two minutes later after receiving a cross from Dylan Hedrick.

  • Lady Cats defeated by Lady Rebels, 4-3

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    The host Lady Rebels built a 2-0 halftime lead Aug. 26 in a steady rain and went up 4-0 halfway through the second half, before the Lady Cats started a furious rally that came up one goal short.

    Ella White scored the Lady Cats’ first goal from 18 yards out after receiving a pass from Crowe with 17:54 to play.

    With 11:12 left, Crowe received a through ball from Catie Oerther and cut past a defender before scoring from 12 yards out.

  • Warriors bounce back with win over Owen

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    The Eminence Warriors got back on the winning track after their loss to Henry County earlier in the week when they traveled to Owenton and defeated another district rival, 3-1.

    The Warriors won the first set 25-15.

    “We played very well in the first set,” EHS Coach Ed Sweeney said. “We started strong with very aggressive spot serving and some power hitting from Madison Sweeney.”

    Owen County came back to take the second set 25-20.

  • EHS and HCHS run in Shelby Invitational

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    The Henry County Wildcats and Eminence Warriors traveled to Shelby County Saturday for the Rocket Run.

    Henry County got improved performances from most of their runners while the Warriors’ younger runners impressed in the elementary races.

  • Panthers nip Wildcats, 28-26

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    The Henry County Wildcats got off to a fast start in their first road game of the year at Carroll County Friday night but the Panthers came back to win, 28-26.

    The Wildcats got on the scoreboard first as Andrew Mays scored on a seven-yard run in the first period. The extra point attempt by Michael Soto made it 7-0.

    Mays scored again early in the second period on a six-yard run but Soto’s extra-point kick hit off the right upright to make it 13-0.

  • Special ambulance taxing district proposed

    The Henry County Fiscal Court unanimously approved the first reading Tuesday on an ordinance that would establish a special ambulance taxing district. Under the tax, real property, including personal property, autos, boats and planes would be taxed at six cents ($.06) per one hundred dollars of value for the 2020 calendar year.

  • Henry County lowers school tax rate, raises revenue

    Lowering taxes is nearly unheard of for school districts.

    But Henry County Public Schools (HPCS) board voted Aug. 22 to lower school tax rates for its 2019-20 school year.

    In a unanimous vote, board members approved a 4-percent tax with exonerations, reducing the rate per $100 from 74.3 previously to 73.9.

  • Bentley’s son cleared to testify at trial

    An Aug. 20 competency hearing for the 5-year-old son of Tasha Bentley, who is accused of the murder of the boy’s father, resulted in a determination that the child can testify at trial. His mother could face the death penalty.

    Although he was taped by law enforcement soon after the crime, Judge Karen A. Conrad was reportedly going to ask the boy questions not related to the murder, and attorneys were not allowed to speak with the juvenile at the private hearing.

  • Port Royal man escapes fire thanks to barking dog

    There’s a famous, award-winning novel “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Mark Haddon.

    In Larry Ingabrand’s case, a curious dog that barked him awake around 3 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, may have saved the Port Royal resident’s life.

    “The dog kept barking and woke me up,” Ingabrand said. “When I stood up, I smelled smoke. I grabbed my coat and shoes and got out.”