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Today's News

  • Growing in Grace Childcare opens in Eminence

     

    A new childcare facility specializing in providing services for infants and toddlers opened on Aug. 4 in Eminence. 

  • City workers wade into hornets' nest

     

    Eminence city employees neutralized a hornets’ nest on King Street Wednesday, after the aggressive wasps stung a resident of Hillcrest Street three times.

  • Organic farming has natural appeal

     

    Growing up next to corn and beans farms, running in between the corn stalks as a child and riding my grandpa’s tractor and combine, I can still picture the long straight rows in fields that appeared to run from a county road to the horizon.

  • Senate candidates spar at Farm Bureau forum

     

    BY TAYLOR RILEY

    LANDMARK NEWS SERVICE

  • Wildcats start season with loss, win

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcat boys’ golf team got off to a rocky start with a loss at Trimble County on Aug. 12, but came back for a victory over Gallatin County last Thursday.

    Trimble County 205 HCHS 206

    The Wildcats traveled to Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Bedford for the match of the season and found the hilly course difficult.

    The Raiders chose to hold the match on the back nine and the Wildcats had never seen that part of the course and struggled with many blind tee shots.

  • Lady Cats fall to Collins; 6th at anderson

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats’ golf team hosted Collins on Aug. 13 without the services of MacKenzie Peyton, who traveled to Northern Kentucky to play in the Notre Dame Invitational against some of the top players in the Kentucky and Ohio.

    The Lady Cats’ fell to the Lady Titans 198-206 with eighth-grader Maddie Hensely leading the way with a 40. Hensley was low scorer by five strokes for either team. Mary Borders and Clair Watts led Collins, each shooting 45.

  • And away we go! Fall sports begins

    This week the fall sports season really kicks into gear as all the local teams except cross country have contests scheduled.

    Once again I stare at my master schedule for the upcoming season and am filled with a mixture of excitement and wonder.

    The excitement comes from the possibilities ahead for our local teams.

    The wonder? Well, I just wonder how I’m going cover to it all.

    As usual I will depend on coaches to fill me in on away contests while I do my best to be in three places at once some evenings for home competitions.

  • EMS Warriors split first two games

    Submitted

    The Eminence Middle School football team opened the season Thursday with a 20-18 loss at home to Shelby East. Elijah Montero ran for 160 yards and three touchdowns for the Warriors.

    On Saturday the Warriors hosted Trimble County and came away 32-12 winners.

    Montero had both a kickoff and punt return for touchdowns.

    Quarterback Braedin Hinkley also had an improved outing, connecting with Deandre Wright for a 45-yard touchdown pass.

  • Sports Brief-Cornerstone Christian basketball camp

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will host a fall basketball camp each Saturday in September beginning Saturday Sept. 6 thru 27.

    The camp is for both boys and girls. The morning session is grades K thru fifth grade from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The afternoon session is grades sixth thru twelfth from 1p. m. to 4 p. m.. The camp will be led by current college coaches and Cornerstone Coaches Chris Armstrong and Jason Bradshaw.

    In the afternoon session there will also be recruiting exposure for high school kids. The cost is $70 if paid and registered by August 30.

  • Eminence serves free meals to elementary students

     

    All Eminence elementary students can get two nutritious meals for free every day of the 2014-2015 school year, according to educators.