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Today's Features

  • By the rude bridge that arched the flood,
    Their flag to April’s breeze unfurled,
    Here once the embattled farmers stood,
    And fired the shot heard round the world.

    The shot heard round the world was fired at the battle of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson penned the words above commemorating the beginning of our Revolutionary War.

  • Eugene and Katie Mahoney will celebrate their 60-year anniversary on Dec. 22. They were married on Dec. 22, 1956. They have three children, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

  • Ray and Martha Nelson of Campbellsburg will celebrate their 50-year wedding anniversary on Dec. 14, 2016.

  • Christmas is just around the corner. Families and friends are planning for that perfect celebration as is so often portrayed in advertisements and in those beautiful cards we send and receive.
    There are Christmases that turn out that way. In our memory banks, we all have one or more of those perfect Christmases when it all came together.
    The problem is that Christmases are not always all we hope for them to be.
    There are those Christmases that fail to live up to our hopes.
    Someone who could have been present chose not to be.

  • Ashley Baker and Nicolas Wilhoite of Turners Station, were married September 17, 2016, at Smith-Berry Winery.
    Ashley is the daughter of Robbie and Terry James and Keith and Linda Baker. She is a registered nurse at Norton Healthcare.
    Nicholas is the son of Jerry Wilhoite and the late Rita Hamilton. He is a logger.
    They have two children, Ava Byers and Waylon Wilhoite.

  • In the poem, “Trees,” Joyce Kilmer spoke the truth: “I think I shall never see/A poem as lovely as a tree.”
    Of all the living things I see, trees are my favorite. I mourn when one dies, and I cringe when someone cuts a living one down.
    One of my favorite trees was a large mulberry that grew in the backyard of my childhood home.
    It had perfect limbs for a climbing boy, and climb it I did. From high up in its branches, I could see forever. Of course for a boy, “forever” was not as far as it is for the man the boy became.

  • Eminence-resident Samantha Thompson (center), a dispatcher at Kentucky State Police Post 12
    in Frankfort, received her KSP Telecommunications Academy diploma from KSP Deputy Commissioner
    Alex Payne (right) and Blake Smith, KSP Post 16-Henderson Telecommunications Shift Supervisor and KSP Telecommunications Academy adjunct instructor (left), on Oct. 21 in Frankfort. The training included 236 hours of instruction during a six-week period. A 2014 graduate of Eminence High School, Thompson is the daughter of Dennis and Melissa Thompson of Eminence.

  • The Henry County Public Library recently announced that library staff members Natalie Jeffries and Leslie McBride have completed the Public Library Institute (PLI). The Institute is offered yearly through the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.
    PLI is an intensive two-week library science experience. During the Institute public library training was conducted and included hands-on and role-play activities. Topics such as customer service, library marketing, youth and adult services, cataloging, collection development and technology were covered.

  • Church Activities

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. 

    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.

    Civic Organizations