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Today's News

  • Sundays remind us of God's loving care
  • Local Buzz May 9, 2018

    Church Activities
    Port Royal Baptist Church will host a free and open to the public Faith & Film event in May. The film Of Gods and Men will be shown on Wednesday, May 2, and Wednesday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. A meal and discussion of the film will be held on May 16 beginning at 6 p.m. RSVP to (502) 947-5892.
    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Drennon Christian Church meets most Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Check our Facebook page for the current schedule.

  • Lady Cats split four games

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats got a busy week started with a road trip to take on the Owen County Lady Rebels in an important district seeding game and lost on a walk off base hit in the bottom of the seventh inning.

    The Lady Cats started well as Gracie Golden reached on a bunt hit. Haley Peyton sacrificed her to second before Gracie Brent singled to score Golden and give the Lady Cats a 1-0 lead.

  • EHS beats Gallatin, Burgin

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Gallatin County May 1st and came away with their first district win of the season.

    Gallatin County threatened in the first inning and appeared to have scored a run after a couple of errors by the Warriors. But the official scorer found that the Lady Wildcats had batted out of order and the batter who had driven in the run was called out and the run was disallowed.

  • Wildcats beat Gallatin, earn top seed

     sports@hcloclal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Gallatin County April 30 for the right to be the top seed in the 31st District tournament and came away with an easy 17-0 win in five innings.

    Daniel Murray started on the mound for the Wildcats and pitched a one-hitter, while striking out nine batters and walking two.

    The Wildcats led 1-0 going into the bottom of the third inning and erupted for 13 runs to put the game away.

  • Warriors fall to Panthers, Greyhounds

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Frankfort April 30 and fell to the Panthers 15-6.

    Frankfort jumped on top early with three runs in the first, three in the second and six in the third to lead 12-0 before the Warriors rallied to close the gap.

    Eminence scored a run in the bottom of the third when Allen Baxter got a one-out double and Marshall Metten brought him in with a base hit.

    Eminence cut the lead to 12-3 in the bottom of the fourth inning.

  • Earth day observed with tree giveaway at HCECC

    Preschool students at the Henry County Early Childhood Center were visited by Shayna Gibson of the Henry County Conservation District Monday. On the heels of Earth Day, Gibson spoke with students about the importance of being good environmental stewards, and gifted students with a coloring book featuring “Sammy Soil” and a tree sapling to take home. Here, Adelynn Cravens is delighted to receive her “baby tree,” a white pine ready for planting from Gibson.

  • Mock Congress gives Henry County students insight into the work of the legislative branch

    At times they agreed, but on certain issues they were impassably divided. Much like our own Congress, students undertaking a mock session of legislation in Jim Hook’s American Studies classes learned just how wide the bipartisan aisle could be for our elected officials.

  • Eminence TSA team bring home awards from first events

    Eminence Middle School launched its first Technology Student Association (TSA) Chapter, a career and technical student organization, by placing in four competitions, according to a news release.
    Students traveled to the Crowne Plaza in Louisville to compete with students from across the commonwealth.
    Thirty different events that are designed around engineering and technology were offered for students. Eminence participated in seven of the events and placed in four.

  • Six local students selected as ‘Governor’s Scholars’

    Five Henry County High School students and one Eminence High School junior will attend the Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) this year.
    Rebekah Huff, Gabriel Hughes, Abigail Lyons, Camryn McManis and Lydia White, all HCHS juniors, and Cristina League, an Eminence student, will attend the GSP program at one of three Kentucky colleges for five weeks during summer break.
    Each applicant chooses up to three areas of interest then administrators weigh those choices against availability. The program begins at staggered dates throughout the summer. Students anticipate assignments soon.