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Today's News

  • Big premiere

     

    The Theatre Downstream will test the waters for performing arts in Henry County with its first production, “Moon Over Buffalo,” debuting Sept. 5. They hope interest in the community theatre will prove broad and deep.

  • Special EIS building tax will not return

     

    Eminence Independent Schools settled on a fiscal year 2014-15 budget, according to Superintendent Buddy Berry.  The board of education will seek a four-percent increase in tax revenue, but will not repeat the special building tax collected last year. 

  • Friends reunite while on military leave

     Getting in some rest and relaxation from their military service, former Henry County residents and friends Austin Woosley, Kendrick Warren and Chad Banner recently reunited when their leave brought them home at the same time.

  • Kentucky Connected wins Spirit Award

     

    By Kenny Colston

    Landmark News Service

  • Chisholm takes ALS plunge

     

    Tony Chisholm didn’t challenge friends or family, pop stars or presidents after the Campbellsburg man dumped buckets of ice water on his head as part of raising awareness about ALS. He challenged researchers to focus on a cure for the deadly disease.

  • Lady Cats romp over Jeffersontown

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Jeffersontown Thursday night to take on the Lady Chargers and came out with an 8-0 win after a slow start.

    “We had to try to navigate through Hurstbourne Lane traffic at rush hour which is near impossible,” Coach Shelby Pfeiffer said. “We arrived at 5:50 and the referees only gave us 15 minutes from the time we stepped off the bus. So, once again, we started shaky. But finally once we settled down the goals started coming.”

  • Wildcats pummel Panthers

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    The Henry County Wildcat football team hosted the Carroll County Panthers Friday night and came away with a 49-13 victory that was not as close as the score indicated. The Wildcats scored five first half touchdowns to lead 35-0 at halftime.

    After Carroll County recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff they were stopped on their first drive and forced to punt.

  • Golden Eagles fly past EHS

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    The Shawnee Golden Eagles were inhospitable hosts to the Eminence Warriors on Friday as they used big plays to win 50-14.

    “We started off on the wrong foot,” said Coach Paul McDowell. “We threw an interception on the first series and they returned it for a touchdown. Then we had two screen passes that were thrown behind the receiver and counted as fumbles and they recovered both of those and eventually scored off those turnovers.”

  • Lady Cats get first win at Owen

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    The Henry County Lady Cat volleyball team went on the road and got their first win of the season against district rival Owen County Thursday night. After dropping their first two home matches last week the Lady Cats got improved play from just about everybody in taking the match by scores of 25-17, 23-25, 25-16.

    In the first game the Lady Cats got ahead early and held off the Lady Rebels easily to go up 1-0.

  • Warriors down Lady Demons; fall to Carroll

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    The Eminence Warrior volleyball team hosted the Williamstown Lady Demons on Aug. 26 and came away with a hard fought 2-1 win.

    The Warriors fell behind early in the opening game when Williamstown went 6-3, but the Warriors reeled off four straight points on Kennedy Fitzgerald’s serve to go up 7-6. Destany Crawford had a kill in the run and Fitzgerald had an ace.