Today's News

  • EHS advance with 3-2 win over Gallatin


    Faithe Axline’s two-out, two-strike RBI single in the fifth inning proved to be the difference between the Eminence Warriors and the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats in the first round of the 31st District tournament Sunday at Henry County High School.

  • Wildcats beat Trimble on senior day


    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Trimble County May 15 for senior day and came away with a win to send the upperclassmen off in style.

    Jaydon Berry pitched six innings of shutout ball and Justin Edens finished the game with a scoreless inning of work.

    Henry County scored two runs in the bottom of the first when Nic Riggins and Daniel Murray got back-to-back singles with one out before Edens drew a walk to load the bases.

  • Lady Cats drop three game


    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Shelby County May 15 and fell to the Lady Rockets by eight runs after entering the fifth inning with a 4-2 lead.

    Shelby County’s leadoff hitter, Hannah Webb led off the first inning with a home run to left field to give the Lady Rockets a 1-0 lead.

    Henry County loaded the bases in the bottom of the first with two outs but could not get a run across the plate.

    Shelby County took a 2-0 lead in the top of the third on a two-out single followed by a double.

  • Warriors fall to Rebels


    The Eminence Warriors baseball season came to an end in the first round of the district tournament as they lost 6-2 to the Owen County Rebels at Henry County High School.

    Owen County scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning.

    The Rebels added a run in the bottom of the second.

  • Sports Briefs

     Wildcats Basketball Skills Camp

    The Henry County Wildcat Basketball Skills Camp will be held June 11to13 at Henry County High School from 9 a.m. to noon.

    The camp is for boys ages K-8 grade.

    The cost of the camp is $40. There is a $5 discount for siblings. Walk up registrations will be accepted. Campers will receive a t-shirt for their participation.

    Camp will begin promptly at 9 a.m. Campers may be dropped off at the HCHS gymnasium. Parents and guardians are invited to watch their camper in action at any time.

  • The wet spring could mean it’s hard to make hay

    Hay season is here, and due to our cold, prolonged spring weather, we could be having some troubles.
    The cold spring definitely pushed back the harvesting timelines for most hay and haylage producers. It has only been in the last few weeks that producers are starting to think about being in the fields.
    For many farmers in Henry County, preserved forages are almost a way of life, and it’s essential to profits on most farms. Without a high-quality hay, many farms will struggle this fall and winter.

  • Meet the new editor of the Henry County Local

    “I became a journalist to come as close as possible to the heart of the world,” said American publisher Henry Luce.
    That’s exactly why I wanted to become a journalist, too, way back when I was five years old. At that age, I was reading dozens of books a week, and while others were playing outside, I was observing and literally taking notes.
    Perhaps I was always meant to have this title: I am now the editor of your local news source, the Henry County Local.

  • No more Eminence Days or Ren Fair

    After today, I will no longer earn my living by attending jousts at the Ren Fair, high school dances or graduation or Campbellsburg Day.
    To echo Rev. Michael Duncan’s recent column on retirement, my exit within approximately four years of Melissa Blankenship hiring me was a foregone conclusion as soon as I accepted the position.
    Beth and I knew an extremely slim chance of being able to stay existed after she completed her medical school requirements at the University of Louisville.

  • Reckoning with Addiction: An ounce of prevention

    By John Inscore Essick

    Port Royal Baptist Church 

    Benjamin Franklin famously wrote that “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  

    Franklin used this axiom in the early 1700s when pushing the city of Philadelphia to invest in fire safety and prevention.  

  • Airmail coloring winners