Today's News

  • Lady Cats split pair to open season

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Lady Wolverines of Western Hills on Thursday night and looked like they were on their way to a second straight victory to open the season when the wheels came off.

    After a slow start that found the Lady Cats trailing 15-10 at the end of the first period, the team played very well for 2.5 quarters before Western Hills put on a furious rally to send the game into overtime. The Lady Wolverines pulled away in the extra period for a 56-51 win.

  • Warriors fall to Paris

    The Eminence Warriors girls’ basketball team traveled to Paris to take on the Paris High School Lady Hounds on in their season opener on Saturday and fell 40-5.

    The Warriors had trouble with the Lady Hounds’ pressure defense and committed numerous turnovers that led to easy baskets.

    The Warriors’ half court defense kept it close early according to Coach Zach Adair.  “Our 3-2 zone defense wasn’t bad. It was 6-0 about halfway through the first period. What killed us were turnovers that were converted into points.”

  • Local Hoops Season off to a Good Start

    The high school hoops season got underway last week and most area teams got off to a good start. On Monday the Henry County Wildcats went to North Bullitt and won by 18 points and by all accounts didn’t play that well in the first half. It’s always a good sign when you can win by 18 points and feel that you have lots of room for improvement.

    On Thursday the Cats hammered a poor-shooting Western Hills team and, again, coaches and players felt they could have done better.

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Month-Trevor Payton

    Trevor is a junior on the Warriors’ football, basketball, baseball and track teams.

    Parents-Mark and Tiffany Payton

    What do you do for fun?

    Attend church, spend time with family, watch sports and attend school.

    How about school clubs?

    Beta, Pep, Student Council president, Voice Team.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    History, because I like learning about how events shaped our country.

    Favorite TV shows:

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Month-Shelby Mullins

    Shelby is a senior on the Lady Cats’ basketball team.

    Parents-Kristy and David Mullins

    What do you do for fun?

    I enjoy playing X-box, which most people are surprised to learn, and I like to go shopping, which most people expect from a girl.

    How about school clubs?

    Beta Club.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    Peer tutoring, because when I go into that room – no matter how my mood has been all day, those kids put me in a good mood.

    Favorite TV shows:

  • Spots Brief-Peyton Captains Kentucky Team

    MacKenzie Peyton was honored by her teammates at the Hurricane Cup when they elected her captain of the team for the tournament that was held at Sea Island, Ga., from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1.

    Team Kentucky finished sixth in the coed tournament that was played with a Ryder Cup-type format. Team Florida won the tournament.

    According to the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour website the first round consisted of nine holes of alternate shot and nine holes of best ball. The second round was a traditional 18-hole singles competition.

  • Hartsell, Spencer Honored
  • Diet and nutrition’s role in disease prevention

    Evidence is mounting that a healthy diet can help protect you from some diseases. What you eat--or don’t eat--may help prevent heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis and type 2 diabetes. Here’s some information from the University of Kentucky on how to use your diet to help reduce your risk of disease.

    Heart disease

    To help prevent heart disease, you need to keep your blood cholesterol, blood pressure and weight under control. Healthy eating habits can help you accomplish this, as well as reduce your risk for stroke.

  • Agriculture receipts set new record

    Hundreds of Kentucky farmers traveled to Louisville last week for the Annual Farm Bureau Convention, and the UK Ag Economics team discussed the economic data for the present year, with an outlook for 2014.

  • Kentucky State Troopers arrested a Pendleton man Tuesday during meth bust in Bedford.

    Kentucky State Police received information that meth was being cooked at Estelle Lane in Bedford. Troopers obtained a search warrant and entered the residence and found ingredients allegedly used for meth production and drug paraphernalia.

    Nathaniel Townsend, 33, of Pendleton was arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine; possession of methamphetamine and meth precursor; possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Police also charged Charity Purvis, 34, of Milton and Joseph Turner 38, of Carrollton for the same offenses.