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Today's News

  • Warriors win three

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Carroll County on Feb. 17, exactly one week after being pummeled by the Panthers, 72-43, and came away with a hard-fought 51-45 victory.

    The Warriors used disciplined offense and tenacious half court defense to get out to an early lead and then had to weather a comeback from the Panthers.

    In the first period Jalen Dixie opened the scoring just 13 seconds into the game with a 3-pointer. Carroll scored the next four points to take the lead briefly before the Warriors took control.

  • Warriors close with three losses

    By Greg Woods
    sports@hclocal.com
    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Louisville on Feb. 18 to take on Whitefield Academy where a slow start and pressure defense by the Lady Wildcats spelled doom for the young Warrior team. Whitefield came out on top 39-14.
    “We started out okay,” Coach Zach Adair said. “It was only 2-0 after three or four minutes but their 2-2-1 full court press started to cause us problems. We made one mistake and then it turned into two then three or four and the game got away from us.”

  • Wildcat JV Update
  • Sports Brief-3-on-3 and Corn Hole Tournaments to Benefit Kosair

    submitted

    A 3-on-3-basketball tournament and a corn hole tournament will be held on Saturday, March 8 at the Eminence High School gym.

    There will be a $15 per team entry fee for the basketball tournament and a $3 per person or $6 per team entry fee for the corn hole tournament.

    Admission for non-participants is $3. Concessions will be sold.

    All proceeds will go to Kosair’s Children’s Hospital. Make checks payable to Children’s Hospital Foundation.

  • What's in a name anyway?

    By Guest Columnist Col. Mark Fassio

    Maybe it’s just me, but I have this visual of Joe Yates as the nosy old biddy next door who peeks through her window at what the neighbors are doing in their yard and mutters about what nuisances they are.

    Really, Joe: fussing over what the GOP calls its get-together? Here’s a news flash: no. one. cares. Let’s examine the rest of your previous article, shall we?

  • Spend money in February not just on valentines, but your own heart

    By Lindsey Seel

    February is a big month for hearts. We see them everywhere; on cards, made out of candy, scribbled on notebooks —all in preparation for February 14th. With so many reminders of love around, the one heart you may forget to care about is the one beating inside your chest.

  • Reduce your risk for kidney stones

    If you have ever had a kidney stone, you won’t soon forget the experience. Kidney stones can cause pain so intense some say it’s almost as bad as childbirth. It is estimated that one in ten individuals will have a kidney stone at some point in his or her life.

    Kidney stones are solid pieces of material that form in the kidney when there are high levels of certain substances in the urine. Urine is made in the kidney then passes through a small tube called the ureter and into the bladder.

  • Public Record for the Week of Feb. 26

    Sheriff Arrests

    David Webster, FTA, arrested by Rick Nelson on 2/18.

    Justin Rankin, FTA, arrested by Rick Nelson 2/20.

    KSP Arrests

    John W. Nichols, 25, of La Grange was arrested on 2/17 on I-71 at mile marker 32 southbound in Campbellsburg by Trooper Hindman and charged with DUI 1st; speeding 20 MPH over the limit; failure to produce insurance card.

    Tonya L. Simpson, 35, of Bedford was arrested on 2/18 at Pendleton Road in Sulphur by Trooper Lauck and charged with dUI 1st-aggravated; no registration plates; improper equipment.

  • Forum: Awareness about heroin problem

    By Kenny Colston

    Landmark Community News Service

    A coalition made up of school, criminal justice and health professionals are hosting a forum to increase awareness of heroin in Oldham and surrounding counties.

    Heroin Hits Home: Our Community’s Response will take place on Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m. in the North Oldham High School Auditorium.

  • Black History: Schoolhouse’s future uncertain

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Eight black schoolhouses once operated in Henry County and now only three of those structures survive.

    The Campbellsburg schoolhouse on First Street doesn’t function, like the remaining two, as a residential property and its future remains uncertain.