Local News

  • Pleasureville Christian Church welcomes new pastor

    Staff writer/photographer

    Pleasureville Christian Church has welcomed a new minister

    Pastor Johnny Lewis brings at least one new idea with him, asking people to become fans of the church on Facebook.

  • Owner always wanted to have a peddler’s mall

    Staff writer/photographer

    The New York Times July 21, 1969, headline reads “Men walk on moon,” but the plastic-bagged historic paper, in pristine condition, is not housed in some museum. It’s for sale at the newly opened Tiffany’s Great Bargains Flea Market at 5247 S. Main Street in Eminence.

    Operator Melissa Carroll said she plans to fill the 3,500 square foot space with everything a peddlers’ mall patron’s heart could desire.

  • Henry County Proposed Budget - Revenue

    Henry County Budget

    Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2010


    * items listed with just a $1 entry are done so to keep that particular account number open.

    Revenue Summary:

    General Fund - $3,918,846

    Road Fund - $1,093,470

    Jail Fund - $570,245

    LGEA - $81,900

    Federal Grants - $16,000

  • Holiday trash pick up delayed

    Rumpke trash pick up normally scheduled for Friday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Jan. 1, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 26, and Saturday, Jan. 2.


  • Finding Country Treasures on Main Street

    Staff writer/photographer

    Tim Tingle almost rhymes with Kris Kringle. Aptly, Tingle and a few hardworking elves recently put finishing touches on a magical Christmas shop right in the middle of downtown Eminence.

    Country Treasures, Antiques, Florals and Consignments opened for business at 5241 Main Street just in time for Light Up Eminence.

  • Help needed for Pendleton family

    Calvary Baptist Church’s pastor Brent Coley is asking for the community’s help for Pat and Janie Harris who lost their Pendleton mobile home and everything in it last Thursday, December 10.

    He said the church has paid for the Harrises and their eight-year old daughter Rebecca to stay at a hotel in LaGrange until the end of this week, but after that the family will have no place to go.

    “They probably need some short-term housing to rent,” Coley said, “a couple of weeks or 30 days.”

  • CFD project clogged with problems

    General Manager

    With a packed meeting room, the Campbellsburg City Council heard a variety of concerns Monday night about the rebuilding of the city’s fire department.

    Too few electrical outlets and overhead lights as well as no clear plan for placement of the department’s washer, dryer and furnace dominated Monday night’s discussion.

  • New Castle volunteer is ‘giving back to God’ by helping others

    Staff writer/photographer

    New Castle resident Phyllis Smith began to feel like one of the crew at Cook’s Pharmacy this month, though she never collected a paycheck.

    Smith spent several hours a day several days a week volunteering at the Eminence store to help local residents choose a child to sponsor from the Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Teddy Bear Tree.

    By the last day of the charity drive, just four names were left out of more than 100.

  • Holiday tradition

    General Manager

    The air was crisp and cool Saturday morning as volunteers from the Bethlehem area gathered to set the stage for their single biggest event.

    It takes countless volunteers to prepare, and a total of 12 actors for each of the three nightly shifts in the manger scene. There are, according to one event organizer, 144 characters over the course of the event.

    Kevin Croxton joked that volunteers have done the live nativity scene so many times now, that preparation has become automatic.

  • United Citizens Bank & Trust: A model community bank

    United Citizens Bank & Trust: A model community bank

    Doug Schlosnagle, CEO of United Citizens Bank & Trust, Campbellsburg, proudly accepted a 5-star superior rating from Bauer Financial, Inc., of Coral Gables, Fla. A 5-star rating for financial strength and stability is the highest rating attainable from Bauer Financial, the nation’s bank rating firm for more than 25 years, and is based on the overall financial condition of the bank.