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  • Smithfield shop offers a little bit of everything

    Staff writer/photographer

    Traci Robertson is at the heart of  TJ’s, a bright red storefront in the picturesque village of Smithfield. The sound of wind chimes urges browsers to come in and have a look around while seasonal decorations and bright yellow mums keep company with locals gathered on the front porch sipping sodas and swapping stories.

  • Do you know the signs?

    Executive Director

    Do you know the signs?

    Signs are everywhere in our lives. We live by them so that we have more order and less chaos. When we see a red light, we know to stop; when we see a “do not enter sign,” we know the area is forbidden; and when we see ice and snow on the roads, we know that we should proceed with caution. Signs give us a sense of control which makes living a little easier.

  • DVD rental a new feature at Norm's

    Staff writer/photographer

    The addition of a DVD rental kiosk makes Norm’s Food World in Eminence a one-of-a-kind store in the area. Store manager Steve Wood said the community response has been good. “It’s catching on,” he said. “They’re getting to be a real big item.”

     

  • Five vie for four seats on Pleasureville commission

    By Cindy DiFazio

    Staff writer/photographer

    When Pleasureville voters choose their city commission members, they’ll have four incumbents and one newcomer to choose from.

    Candidates for Pleasureville City Commission are Gary Grigsby, Vic Harrod, Pam Whitaker, R.L. Wilson and newcomer Sandra Woods.

  • Public Record - September Sheriff's Report

    Civil Summons

    Eva S. Armstrong; served by Tommy Benham

    Murray Armstrong; served by Tommy Benham

    Debbie Bowman; served by Bill Hudson

    Robin E. Broughton; served by Tommy Benham

    Michael S. Butts; served by Tommy Benham

    Margaret E. Capito; served by Tommy Benham

    Kimberly D. Carta; served by Bill Hudson

    Central Bank; in Jefferson County; served by Tommy Benham

    Darrell G. Curnutte; served by Tommy Benham

    Bettie L. Curnutte; served by Tommy Benham

  • This is only a test

    Jonna Spelbring Priester

    General Manager

    At about 9:30 Saturday morning, roughly half a dozen Safety Kleen employees stood at the plant’s main gate on La Grange Road, waiting somewhat impatiently. “Where are they? What’s taking so long?” some asked.

  • Local 8-year-old fighting leukemia

    By Cindy DiFazio

    Staff writer/photographer

    He was supposed to start third grade at Eastern Elementary School this year. But a high fever and red rash led eight-year old Seth Tingle’s family physician to diagnose him with a virus in June, but something much worse was happening inside Seth’s body.

  • News Briefs for October 8, 2008

    County issues no burn order

    Henry County Judge Executive John Logan Brent issued a no burn order on Thursday, October 2.

    “Effective immediately all outdoor open burning in Henry County is prohibited. This burn ban will stay in effect until the county receives a substantial rainfall or until further notice. To report violators please call the Kentucky State Police at 532-6363. Thank you for your cooperation.”

    Notice to Taxpayers

  • Public Record for the week of Oct. 8, 2008

    Marriages

    Brenda Barnes Mertz, 45, Eminence, to Kenneth Ray Ingram, 38, Eminence.

    Lynetta C. Bohannon, 36, Turners Station, to Timothy O. Eddlemann, 45, Louisville.

    Divorces

    Johnnie W. Janes, 45, Chaplin, and Wanda Mae Brown, 59, Eminence.

    Property transfers

    Edwin L. Cohen, Louisville, to James E. Cohen, Turners Station and Nancy L. Noblitt, Turners Station. Property in Henry County; $189,600.

  • Drennon ride to benefit local man

    Staff writer/photographer

    Renee Shaw of Pleasureville says her husband Doug is lucky to be alive.

    On Aug. 15, Doug Shaw was involved in a farming accident that left his pelvis broken in several spots. He also suffered a broken right shoulder blade and two broken ribs.

    “With all the fractures in his pelvis.” she said, “he had two pins in each side and an external fixator bar to hold the pins.”