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  • Cull parole revoked

    Staff writer/photographer

    Almost two years after being charged in the death of his two-month-old grandson, Campbellsburg resident David Cull is heading back to prison.

    In November 2009, Cull, 52, was sentenced to five years each for the Feb. 14, 2008, reckless homicide of his grandson, Xavian Cull, and for tampering with physical evidence. The sentences were to be served concurrently.

  • Have a slice of pie

    Every year, Americans spend more than $700 million on pies in grocery stores. That doesn’t include pies purchased in restaurants or price clubs, or through food service agreements.

    If you’re curious, that comes out to more than 186 million individual pies.

    According to a survey by Crisco and the American Pie foundation, nearly 20 percent of Americans say their favorite pie is apple, followed by pumpkin (13 percent), pecan (12 percent), banana cream (10 percent) and cherry (9 percent).

  • Pleasureville woman picked to be Princess

    Staff writer/photographer

    A 22-year old Pleasureville woman has been chosen as one of five princesses in the 2010 Kentucky Derby Court.

    Megan Imel, daughter of Phillip and Velda Imel, is a senior at the University of Louisville. The 2006 Henry County High School graduate is majoring in fine arts photography and communications.

  • EIS gets VSA award

    Eminence Independent Schools is the recipient of a 2010 VSA Arts Inclusion Award.

  • ATF investigating traffic cone explosion

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms now is in charge of investigation an accident in Port Royal.

    On Tuesday, Jan. 19, Kentucky State Police responded to an explosion on Maddox Ridge Road in the Port Royal Area. According to a KSP press release, troopers discovered a woman, Clarissa Tackett, 21,  with minor injuries sustained from an explosive device. Her step-father, Phil Brierly, owns the home where the explosion took place. She was taken to an Urgent Care center by family members, and was treated and released.

  • Public Records for the week of November 25, 2009

    Divorces

    Forrest Earl Mathis Jr., 56, Eminence, and Peggy Lee Spencer, 53, Campbellsburg.

    Nathan R. Shaw Sr., 48, Eminence, and Norma Shaw, 44, Eminence.

    Property Transfers

    Ronald E. and Nancy Young, Turners Station, to Darrell C. Hayden Jr., Turners Station. Property in Henry County; fair market value is $750.

    Gregory and Michelle R. Jamison, La Grange, to Timothy P. Faith, Pendleton. Property in Henry County; $110,000.

  • Public Record for the week of September 23, 2009

    Sheriff’s Department Arrests

    Kimberly S. Peach, contempt of court, arrested by Bill Hudson on Sept. 10.

    Michael Harp, failure to register as sex offender, arrested by Danny Stivers on Sept. 10.

    Betty L. Hon, possession of a controlled substance; trafficking in marijuana, less than 8 ounces; possession of drug paraphernalia. Arrested by Rick Nelson on Sept. 10.

    Edward G. Harris, failure to appear, arrested by Keith Perry on Sept. 10.

  • As temps drop, risk of chimney fires is up

    Staff writer/photographer

    Fireplaces provide warmth and a cozy glow in winter, but Henry County’s assistant emergency management coordinator Denny Washburn said a fireplace can be dangerous if the chimney is not properly maintained.

    Washburn, who also is Pleasureville’s fire chief, said Henry County has experienced three heating-related fires in recent weeks.

  • Public Record for the week of October 7, 2009

    Marriages

    Janie Annette Mazza, 40, Sulphur, to Stephen Marchell Beach, 45, Sulphur.

    Property Transfers

    Vivian and Theresa Powell, Campbellsburg, to Richard L. and Susan Vonnahme, Murray. Property in Henry County; $89,298.

    Charles and Joyce McCormick, Sulphur, to James W. and Iris D. Aneszko, Sulphur. Property in Henry County; $40,000.

  • Public Records for the week of August 12, 2009

    Divorces

    Jerome Smith, 40, New Castle and Crystal Lynn McCoy, 34, New Castle.

    Michael Eugene Cundiff, 46, Eminence, and Patricia Ann Cundiff, 43, Pleasureville.

    James Alan Meister, 39, Pendleton, and Leslie Jean Meister, 40, Pendleton.

    Joseph Wortham Sr., 28, Smithfield, and Rebekah Wortham, 26, New Castle.

    Christopher Lee Ellis, 32, Shelbyville, and Tina Marie Booher, 28, Smithfield.

    Henry County Sheriff’s Department arrests