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  • P’ville man threatens center

    By Tom Barr

    Landmark Community News Service

    A domestic dispute has led to the arrest of a Pleasureville man.

    Randall Eugene Carman, 43, was taken into custody on Wednesday without incident by the Kentucky State Police and the Christian County Sheriff’s Department.

    The arrest came after Carman had allegedly made threats directed at the staff of the Bullitt Alternative Center, located behind Bullitt Central High School.

  • Trusting Life

    By Brad Bowman
    editor@hclocal.com

    Ethan Zoeller will celebrate a two-year anniversary this Thursday. Not for his birthday, but for receiving a transplant that saved his life.

    When Shane and Carmine Zoeller looked at the results of an ultrasound and they knew something wasn’t right with their unborn child. Their son’s stomach wasn’t processing material and blockage was occurring somewhere.

  • Fiscal Court gets boost of excess fees despite budget disagreements

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Despite differing opinions on the Henry County Sheriff’s Budget, fiscal court received excess fees over the budgeted amount from the sheriff’s office in addition to excess fees from the Henry County Clerk in February’s meeting.

    Henry County Clerk Juanita Lashley’s office reported $3,176,394.57 total generated revenue for 2013 and presented the court with $96,846.14 in excess fees.

  • Take 5 wtih Lori Abney

    Basic bio

    Henry County, Pendleton native

    Henry County High School 1992

    Education

    Bellarmine University undgrad nursing 1999

    Spalding University Family Nurse Practitioner graduate

    Work

    Family Nurse Practitioner at Dr. Gatewood’s Family Medicine, Campbellsburg.

    Neonatal Kosair Children’s Hospital

    Hosparus

    Neonatal Follow-up Program at UofL

    Why did you decide to go into nursing?

  • EIS District makes school one-to-one

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    With lighted prize wheels, a virtual racing game, a cash booth and basketballs, Eminence Superintendent Buddy Berry delivered the news of a one-to-one electronic device initiative school wide to students with a bit of surprise and delight.

    The entire student body, kindergarten through seniors, assembled in the Eminence School gymnasium last Thursday and participated in games.

  • Grimes brings grit

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes came to Henry County Monday and told local officials, farmers and attendees she will make prosperity her priority for women and Kentucky farmers.

    Accompanied by U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan), the first female senator in Michigan, Grimes spoke with a bit of wit and grit about her vision if elected as Kentucky’s first female senator, and against her opponent U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell.

  • Local man charged with sex abuse

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    A Henry County man has been charged with two counts of sexual abuse with a minor under 12 years old.

    The Henry County Grand Jury indicted Kevin L. Crouch, 40, of Pendleton, with two counts of 1st degree sexual abuse, a class C felony.

    According to the grand jury indictment, the victim was less than 10 years old at the time the alleged abuse occurred

  • Woman gets 5 years after infant tested for heroin

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    A Henry County woman gave birth to a baby born with traces of cocaine, heroin and marijuana in its system and will serve five years on probation violations.

    Henry County Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad ordered Tiffany Gibbs, 23, of Pleasureville, to serve five years on numerous probation violations per Commonwealth Attorney Barry Moore and probation and parole officer, Matt Hudson’ recommendations.

  • Henry County Black History: The Fisher Family

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    One of the oldest African-American families in Henry County, the Fisher family, came to Eminence and started farming, but family values sowed a tradition of service.

  • Farm Bill gives and takes away

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Vanceburg) celebrated with other Kentucky legislators the amendment for hemp production, which survived the passing of the Farm Bill in early February.

    The amendment is a small victory toward making hemp farming a reality in Kentucky.