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  • Homemade Pie and Ice Cream coming to Prospect

    By Tracy Harris

    Landmark News Service

    North Oldham residents with a sweet tooth will have a new place to grab a bite when a new dessert shop opens in Prospect.

    Popular local chain Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen will open in mid-October on U.S. 42 at the corner of River Road.

    Pie Kitchen owner Adam Burckle said the company has looked for a Prospect location for about four years — and thinks he found the perfect spot in the former Java Brewing Company.

  • Chamber summer fun is for everyone

    The Henry County Chamber of Commerce Car Show will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Harry Hill Park. Admission is free, and entertainment will be provided by DJ Rick Johnson. There also will be cake walks, kids games and 50-50.

  • Jobless rate down in all but 12 counties

    Unemployment rates fell in 108 Kentucky counties between June 2011 and June 2012, while 12 county rates increased, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 5.8 percent. It was followed by Fayette County, 6.5 percent; Union County, 6.6 percent; Oldham and Shelby counties, 6.7 percent each; Hancock County, 6.8 percent; and Daviess, Franklin, Owen and Scott counties, 7 percent each.

  • We have new members, familiar events coming up

    We welcome new members any time during the year, and they always receive a full year of membership.

  • Jobless rate down in all but 10 counties

    Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate fell to 8.3 percent in April 2012 from a revised 8.6 percent in March 2012, making it the lowest unemployment rate in the state since November 2008, according to the Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • UCB gets 5-Star rating

    Submitted

    United Citizens Bank & Trust, Campbellsburg, has been recognized as a 5-Star Superior bank by the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm, BauerFinancial Inc.

  • O’Nan joins C’Burg Chiro

    After getting four dry sockets from wisdom tooth extraction, Lindsay O’Nan got an infection into her blood. That misfortune led her on a painful path to her new profession.

    Dr. Lindsay O’Nan is from Henderson and attended Georgetown College for her undergraduate studies. During Christmas break in 2007, she had all of her wisdom teeth removed. Blood clots did not form and resulted in her having four dry sockets.

  • Leadership ‘12: Girl Power


    The Leadership Class of 2012 is changing the rules of the past.  Instead of the class running from October-June, this class began in March and will graduate in November.  This lets new experiences not featured in other classes as the summer brings new opportunities to explore Henry County.

  • 2012 Leadership class; More power myths

    Congratulations to all of our Chamber award winners pictured last week in the Local.

    I also want to share information about our newest Leadership Henry County class. I will be going in detail about them in a future column, but today I want you to know who is learning about our beautiful county:  Jill Fallis, director of Homestead Nursing Center; Irene Smith; Helen Moore; Jo Ann Adams, owner of Sweet Home Spun; Joyce Meyer, webmaster; Kelly Dockter, Extension Assistant; Karen Shannon, and Connie Snowden.

  • It’s Allabout U

    Kathy Singleton and Stephanie Decker signed on for life when they decided to open All About U salon.  Quitting, failing, or retiring isn’t an option for them.

    The two met at Hair Designs in New Castle, where they worked together for nine years. They talked about exactly how they would want their own place to be, but Decker didn’t take Singleton seriously when she suggested they open their own salon.