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Today's News

  • Warriors defeated by Carroll, 45-0

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Carrollton Friday night to take on the Carroll County Panthers and fell hard after starting the year 3-0.

    The Warriors reached the Panther five-yard line after a successful fake punt pass to Eli Montero and a diving catch by Mano Saunders on third and 15.

    “Our first drive was promising,” EHS Coach Tye Lawson said. “We made it to the five-yard line before it stalled out.”

  • Hensley leads golf team to victory

      sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Carroll County at the Henry County Country Club Sept. 10 and came away with a 185-225 victory on senior day for Maddie Hensley and Nikki Perkinson.

    Hensley led the Lady Cats with a 37. Perkinson shot 43, Carleigh Peyton shot 46 and Hannah Merowelli shot 59.

  • EHS defeats Carroll, 3-0

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Carrollton Thursday night to take on the Carroll County Lady Panthers in an important district seeding match and came away with a 3-0 win.

    The Warriors won the first set 25-11, the second 25-17 and the third 25-20.

  • HCHS blanks Eagles, 8-0

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Portland Christian Eagles Sept. 10 and got off to a flying start with three goals in the first eight minutes on their way to a 8-0 win.

    With 33:43 left in the first half, Christian Ramos got the Wildcats started with a shot from 18 yards out that beat the keeper at the left post. Parker Stephens assisted on the play.

    Stephens went from provider to goal scorer with 33:05 left when he received an outstanding cross from Dylan Hedrick and hit a one-touch shot from 10 yards out to make it 2-0.

  • Lady Cats beat Frankfort, CCHS

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Frankfort Lady Panthers Sept. 10 and came away with a 6-0 victory.

    Janey Thompson got the Lady Cats off to a fast start when she slotted home from the right side after receiving a pass from Mikaela Flowers with 33:07 left in the first half.

    Two minutes later Flowers scored a goal of her own from 13 yards out after receiving a through ball from Presley Crowe.

  • Wildcats squeak by Atherton, 23-21

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Atherton Rebels Friday night for homecoming and held on for a two-point win after building a 21-7 lead.

    The Wildcats pounded the ball between the tackles most of the night as they grounded out three sustained drives while Atherton relied on big plays to stay in the game.

    Henry County’s first touchdown drive started at the Atherton 48 late in the first period after the Wildcats recovered a fumble on a screen pass.

  • Local Buzz - Sept. 19, 2018

    Church activities
    Sulphur Christian Church meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday.
    Drennon Christian Church meets from 6 to 8 p.m. most Wednesdays. Check the Facebook page for the current schedule.
    Life Church will hold Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.
    The Church of St. John Chrysostom will offer the “Rite of Christian Invitiation of Adults (RCIA)” class this year. If interested in learning more about the Catholic church, call Father Mike Tobin at (502) 257-7557 or Deacon Butch Kinsella at (502) 257-7561.

  • Public Record - Sept. 19, 2018

    EPD ARRESTS
    Dana M. Hartell, 28, Louisville — arrested Sept. 4 on Eminence Road for a bench warrant, Jefferson
    Christopher E. Prewitt, 45, Eminence — arrested Sept. 6 on East Broadway for terroristic threatening, third, and harassment, no physical contact
    Kristen M. Logsdon, 35, Turners Station — arrested Sept. 19 on East Broadway for criminal possession of a forged instrument, second, counterfeit money, 10 counts

  • Keep grain bin safety in mind; it may save lives

    First off, I want to thank all of those that donated funds and time to create a massively successful first ever Henry County Youth Livestock Auction. The Henry County Youth Livestock Foundation put their hearts into this auction, and it showed.
    All projects from 4-H Livestock members, 4-H Fur and Feathers members and FFA member brought great prices, but the most impressive part was how supportive and generous the community was toward our youth. It makes me proud to be able to work in this fantastic county.

    Grain bin safety

  • HCMS students fundraise for essential items in backpacks for the homeless

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    Students in Tara McMahan’s community service class at Henry County Middle School were recently tasked with identifying a group of people, charity or project that was “near or dear to their hearts.”
    Because two of the students in the class, Mason King and Jacob Jeffries, had previously participated in projects that helped the homeless, they suggested doing something that would benefit the homeless in our area. The rest of the class agreed, and soon they were taking steps to sponsor a donation drive.