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  • Pair arrested for trafficking hydrocodone

    Two Henry County residents were arrested Feb. 13 in Carroll County while allegedly trying to sell hydrocodone.

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman said John P. Parker, 26, and Jessi M. Short, 19, both of New Castle were arrested at 7:01 p.m. Sunday night and charged with trafficking controlled substances second degree.

    Kinman said officers made the arrest during a controlled purchase that was allegedly made with the pair. He said Carrollton Police Department assisted the sheriff’s department.

  • To get along, get acquainted with yourself

    Michael Duncan, Pastor, Eminence Baptist Church

  • Church Directory

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church
    Rev. James Maroney
    9255 Main St., Campbellsburg • 532-0200
    Sunday School, 6:30 p.m.; Worship 7:30 p.m.


    Ballardsville Baptist Church
    Gary French, Pastor
    4300 S. Hwy 53, Ballardsville • 222-9165
    Sunday Early Worship, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.

    Berea Christian Church
    Anne Gregory, Pastor
    685 Franklinton Rd., Pleasureville
    Sunday School 10 a.m.; Worship 11 a.m.

  • Valentines for Mrs. Hart

    A few adjectives used to describe her are “tuned-in” to students, beloved, intelligent, tall, attractive, well-dressed.

    Former colleagues shared their thoughts about Liz Hart, who taught at Eastern Elementary School for many years.
    HCPS speech pathologist Jackie Hardesty worked and carpooled with Hart for 30 years.

    They still are the best of friends.

  • Potholes simple, dogs are tough

    Just what direction Henry County will take to provide animal services remains to be seen.

    Magistrate Roger Hartlage, appointed in January by Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent to lead the county’s animal control committee, said by e-mail that the first meeting has taken place, and there are many options.

  • No gamble in EHS junior’s future

    This is not the first nor the last time that the Eminence community expects to hear from EHS junior Nikki Gamble.

    Technology director Kim Dawson said Gamble was selected to join 15 other tech-savvy teens as an engineer at the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education Conference later this month.
    Working alongside state engineers, teams of two will set up computer networks for more than 200 vendors as well as break-away events.

  • Remembering the days of the Merriweather and King Street Schools

    Ron Wright is a school booster of a different time.

    Born and raised on Stone Street in Eminence in the 1950s, Wright’s goal is to revive the spirit of Eminence’s all-black schools. “I started school the year they built the King Street School,” he said.

    That is why Wright and a group of like-minded Henry County residents past and present formed the Merriweather and King Street School Fund.

  • 2011 tax season brings many changes

    Submitted by Tony and Alicia Chisholm
    Castle Court Tax

    As usual, tax season 2011 will bring many changes to the filing of your taxes.  Included are changes in the banking industry that will impact Refund Anticipation Loans, changes to tax law that will delay some types of filing, and requirements for any person paid to prepare income taxes to be registered with the IRS.

  • Shelbyville Author to hold local book signings

    By Sally Sanderson Fay
    Landmark News Service

    He may be a former Army sergeant and commercial truck driver who enjoys reading history and epic fantasy, but when David Frankel decided to write a book, he penned a romance novel.

  • Benefit Dance to be held February 26