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  • Schlosnagle receives prestigious FFA American Star Award

    By Todd Martin

    Landmark News Service

    As a young girl, Chelsey Schlosnagle started selling eggs to friends, neighbors and church members as a fun way to be involved with the poultry on her parents’ farm.

    Maybe thirty dozen or so,” she said.

  • Film features actors from Shelby and Henry Counties

    By Beth Herrinton-Hodge

    Landmark News Service

    Two award-winning Shelby County filmmakers have completed their second feature film, The Hepburn Girls, shot in and around Shelby County and using several familiar faces.

    Ashley Raymer-Brown and Rachael Yeager donate a labor-of-love to their film production projects, from developing scripts, selecting the actors and filming locations, shooting and editing the film, and raising funds for production. Many of the expenses have been borne out of their pockets.

  • Trouble in Zen: Retreat residents file lawsuit in Carroll County

    By Phyllis McLaughlin

    Landmark News Service

    Seven residents of a Zen retreat off of Gilgal Road in Carroll County have filed a civil suit against three other members, including the Bodhidharma Monastery’s spiritual leader.

    The suit, filed Oct. 28 in Carroll County Circuit Court, alleges breach of contract against the defendants – Buddhist monk Ha Hong Luu, board president; Huang Tran of Crestwood, board vice president; and Catherine Pham of Germantown, Md., board secretary.

  • Attic Fire on fairview

    On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Eminence Firefighters responded to a fire on 163 Fairveiw Court. No one was injured from the fire and the residents were able to get most of their pets out except for a few cats. Robert Wilson holds Sugar who firefighters found sitting in a window inside the house — scared but okay. A firefighter created a vent inside the home.

  • Sheriff, F.C. at odds

     

    Henry County Fiscal Court’s special meeting last week depicted the divide between fiscal court and the sheriff’s regarding  budget protocol, personnel policy and the issue of nepotism.

  • EPD officer harassed at store

    An Eminence Police officer went shopping with his family and received a level of customer service he didn’t expect.

    On Thursday, Nov. 7, Lt. O.C. Jones, of the Eminence Police Department, accompanied his wife and 4-month old daughter to the Walmart in La Grange to get pictures developed.

    While the family shopped, according to  a La Grange Police Department report, Charles A. Jackson II and a juvenile, both Henry County residents, approached Jones’ family.

  • State audit asks Sheriff’s Office to repay $670 to calendar account

    In its annual review of the Henry County Sheriff’s Department, the state auditor’s office declared $670 in disbursements to be inappropriate and that they must be repaid.

  • Berry accepts Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award

    Wendell Berry was honored as the 2013 winner of the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award as part of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Sunday, Nov. 9.

    Berry joins other distinguished writers like Elie Wiesel, who wrote about his experience in German concentration camps, Barbara Kingsolver and Studs Terkel.

    “In a time that spends so many words and dollars upon conflict, it is encouraging to be noticed for having said a few words in favor of peace,” Berry said during his acceptance speech.

  • Veterans honored

    Henry County veterans were honored Monday at Henry County High School. The Henry County’s Air Force JROTC served veterans breakfast and the Henry County High School Choir sang during the ceremony. Many students and residents attended to thank veterans for their sacrifice and service to the country. 

  • Take 5 with Randy Fehler

    Basic bio

    Music Director at Franklinton Baptist Church since April 2000

    Life long resident of Louisville

    Graduated from Bishop David High School.

    Attended Kentucky Wesleyan College.

     

    How did you get involved with music?