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Today's Features

  • Allison Rice and Ben Risinger of Smithfield announce the birth of their daughter, Sophia Brooklyn Rice, born Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Baptist Hosptial East in Louisville. She weighed 6 pounds, 8.3 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Grandparents are Ann Pott, Smithfield, Robert Rice, Eminence, and Evonna and David Risinger, Taylorsville.
    Great-grandparents are Sharon and Larry Potts, Smithfield, Julie Brice, Eminence, and Brenda Risinger, Turners Station.

  • One July 3, 1813, Chestley Vest posted a marriage bond of 50 pounds in order to secure a license to marry Elizabeth (Eliza) Dean, daughter of John Dean.  David Taylor signed as surety on his bond.  The wedding, presided over by the Rev. Thomas Vandever, Minister of the Gospel, was held on July 4, 1813.

    175 Years Ago

  • Amanda Lee announces the birth of her son, Brantley Jaxon Lee born May 5, 2013, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 21 inches long.
    Grandparents are Rodney and Adrian Lee, Franklinton.
    Great-grandparents are Kathy Calvert, Cropper; and Annabell Knight, Lockport.

  • Patrick and Susan Perkinson announce the birth of their daughter, Bobbi Grace Perkinson born Feb. 27, 2013, at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
    Grandparents are Betty Smith, Columbia and the late Bobby Smith; Gary and Bonnie Perkinson, La Grange; and Pat Perkinson of New Castle.

  • Eminence Rotary Club inducted two new members on April 22nd, 2013.  Pictured are club President, Melvin Shiltz and member Michael Duncan welcoming new members Jill Fallis, Administrator of Homestead Nursing Center and Doug Schlosnagle, CEO of   United Citizens Bank and Trust Company.  The Eminence Rotary Club has been supporting The Henry County Community since 1928. For more information about our club, look for us on  Facebook.

  • Town and Country Homemaker Club shows well at State Cultural Arts Competition.  Melissa Beatty received a blue and champion in pen and ink with roughing. Yvonne Clark received a blue for her pen and ink,  a blue on her beaded jewelry, a blue on her original design jewelry, and a blue on her decorative painting. And Ruth Earl Harrod received a blue on her knitting and a blue and champion on her beaded scarf.

  • 200 Years Ago

    After being appointed guardian of Mitchell Young, infant heir of Robert Young, deceased, on May 3, 1813, John Woodfill and his sureties, Andrew Woodfill and Henry Banta, posted a $300 bond.  By posting the bond John Woodfill stated that he would faithfully discharge his duties as guardian of young Mitchell.

  • If you take the average American and ask them if they take prescription medications almost half will answer yes. 

    This shouldn’t come as a surprise given the fact that the media is flooded with pharmaceutical commercials on television, in magazines, and online.  Take a look in your medicine cabinet, kitchen cabinet, even the bottom of your purse – odds are you will find some type of pill.  Centers for Disease Control data published in 2010 highlighted increasing trends of prescription use in the United States.

  • Chris and Kelly Satterly of Drennon Springs announce the birth of their son, Chakotay Vernon Satterly, born Monday, March 25, 2013, at Norton Suburban Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Tim and Melinda Sharp, and Vernon and Carolyn Sharp, all of Drennon Springs.

  • Quentin Ray Suter announces the birth of his brother, Waylon Van Suter, born March 12, 2013 at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. He  weighed 7 pounds 8 ½ ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Parents are Jeremy and Kassie Suter of Port Royal.

    Grandparents are Wendell and Kathy Hawkins of Port Royal, Mike and Bonnie Suter, Westport; Wayne and Donna Beckley, Pleasureville.

    Great-grandparents are Charlie Frazier, Carrollton; Garnett and Esther Suter, Lexington; and Bobby and Sue Kelley, Smithfield.