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  • New Castle citizens ask for protection

    Stolen vehicles, home robberies and car break-ins.
    Several citizens again approached the New Castle City Commission at its monthly meeting to urge its members to address crime in the town by adding additional police protection.

  • Centenarian Celebration planned

    In honor of Older American’s Month in May, KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is planning the a Centenarian Celebration, according to a news release.  
    The goal is to recognize and honor citizens who live in the seven-county KIPDA region, who are 100 years old or older, including those in Henry County.  
    Exceptions will be made for individuals who are 99 years old, turning 100 this year.

  • Farmers can take nusiance deer and help feed the hungry

    Deer. To some, they are beautiful animals. To out-of-state sportsmen, Kentucky Whitetails are the stuff of which dreams are made. To farmers here in the Commonwealth, though, they are often a nuisance or worse, gobbling their way through soybean fields at a rapid and alarming rate.
    Thousands of acres of soybeans were lost to deer in Kentucky last year alone, and that’s a hard situation for farmers to stomach.

  • To ensure your vacation, save for your vacation

    As the snow falls and winter’s cold breeze hits your face, you can’t help but dream of summer when you can finally trade in those snow boots for flip-flops and walks on the beach.
    However, with the joy of summer comes some not so exciting realities like overspending.
    From family vacations to those extra classes at the gym to get that summer body, spending can increase rather drastically if you’re not careful.
    But don’t fear, summer saving can be easy with the help of a few easy tips.

  • Rand is 'on call'
  • History of the Washington Lodge recognized
  • Trevor Payton selected as a Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation winner

    A fitness project founded by an Eminence student four years ago led him to swear off high-calorie drinks. It also contributed to his receiving $20,000 from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.
    Each year, the foundation provides $3 million worth of awards to 150 students out of the more than 100,000 who apply, according to information from its website at http://coca-colascholars.org/.

  • Fundraising for path underway

    Taking action to improve the community, Leadership Henry County Class of 2014 has launched a project to make the pond at the new park more accessible to the public.
    Among the beneficiaries of the 140-foot-long and 4-foot-wide path that ends in a 12-by-15 foot landing at the pond will be the residents of Cedar Lake Park Place.

  • Shooting leads to theft cases, arrests

    After an accidental shooting in a vehicle injured an Eminence man Feb. 26, the resulting investigation led to charges against two others in burglaries and thefts both here and in Covington in Northern Kentucky, according to an Eminence police report.
    Police got involved after a report that a gun went off in a vehicle in which Tylor Roby, 19, of Eminence was a passenger, according to information from Major O.C. Jones of Eminence Police Department.
    Eminence police responded to 4717 Jackson Road, because the victim had been transported there.

  • New ordinance to ban vandals, bullies from Eminence’s Coach D Park

    Defacing Eminence property, swearing and bullying are all violations that can get an offender banned from Coach D Park for at least 60 days and fined up to $250.
    Eminence City Council adopted rules and regulations pertaining to use of the park at their February meeting, after getting fed up with a number of acts of vandalism.
    In the future, anyone caught breaking the rules for the first time could result in a 60-day suspension from the park.