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  • Ground breaking in Campbellsburg
  • Baughman finishes third

    Henry Baughman played in the first of four National Tennis Championships — the grade 2 National Indoor for men 75 & older — in Houston, Texas.

  • Warm weather advances fruit season

    The unseasonably warm temperatures won’t absolve farmers in Henry County from the danger of frost, but it will accelerate the season for fruit bearing plants by as much as two weeks. 

    The recent temperatures reaching 70 degrees and above pose the greatest threat to Paul Tokosh’s Hillview Farm and Orchard, which includes 20 acres of apple, nectarine and peach trees. He also grows asparagus, potatoes and several varieties of berries. The warm weather will wake trees from their winter dormancy and the process cannot be reversed.

  • Meeting to focus on KY 146 changes

    The reconstruction project of KY 146 between Pendleton at KY 153 and U.S. 421 continues to create many concerns and contention for property owners along the route.

    Residents and public officials agree changes need to be made to increase safety and decrease accidents along the roadway.

    In an attempt to discuss those changes, representatives from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and a project designer will host a public meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at New Castle Elementary School.

  • Minton’s long path to Eminence

    When the Rev. Dr. Thomas Minton decided not to take an appointment playing football at the naval academy and dedicated his life to ministry, his mother was thrilled.

    But his father didn’t initially share the enthusiasm. His father always prided his children on their athletic achievements. According to Minton, the choice he made at the young age of 19 wasn’t easy.

    “I spent the better portion of the night in prayer,” Minton said. “After a few hours of sleep, I woke without a doubt in my mind.”

  • Easter Morning Service celebrates: Rising Son

    Photos by Jonna Spelbring Priester
    New Castle Christian Church hosted a sunrise service Easter morning in the Henry County Recreation and Services Park near New Castle. Members of a variety of churches attended.Chris Manntold the Ressurection Story while the sun began to peek through a cloudy sky.

  • Non-injury accident

    An accident at the intersection of Kentucky 55 and 22 in Eminence on April 4 resulted in no injuries, but could have been much worse.

  • Easter egg hunt at Eminence Christian Church

    Aima Watson dances with her Easter egg bucket on her head Saturday in anticipation of the egg hunt at the Eminence Christian Church, Sunday, April 1. Because of rain early in the day, the event was moved indoors.

  • Resident tells commission to move on

    Pleasureville City Commissioner Pam Bramblett was in the hot seat Monday night as residents and volunteer fire fighters released their frustration over recent meetings and letters to the editor.

    Former commission member Becky Edmondson opened the meeting with statements about recent meetings, coverage of those meetings and letters to the editor.

    “I do not believe for a second that Rodney or Verna intentionally did anything wrong,” she told the commission. “It was a mistake, we all make mistakes.”

  • N.C. adopts alcohol rules

    The New Castle City Commission read and adopted its alcohol ordinance Monday.
    Residents voted to allow alcohol-by-the-drink sales on Dec. 13.
    In order to promote economic development and tourism, the ordinance sets forth food service establishments must maintain 70 percent of sales from food in order to sell alcoholic beverages with a regulatory license fee of 5 percent on all sales.