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  • Take a trip through time

    As time continues to fly by, many of us have made the comment, “I really would like to go to (fill in the blank with your favorite dream).” One thing we all know is that if we don’t go ahead and realize our dream, we may never have the opportunity to experience the wonders of travel.

    Even in Henry County we have a travel agent who is ready to help us use that time we have left to create a once (or twice or more) experience. Take the Time Travel, located in Lockport, will help you get it all together at a reasonable price.

  • EIS board member advances academy

    By law, Kentucky requires its local school board members to take annual professional development classes. But a member of the Eminence Independent Board of Education has gone beyond minimum mandates in state law, earning advanced certification in support of their work for this community’s children and public schools.

  • New Castle Spring fling set for June 14

    Plans are underway for the 26th Annual New Castle Spring Fling. The date this year is Saturday, June 14. The time will be from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.

    We will have arts and crafts, flea markets, food booths, exhibits, and farmers’ market. We still have room for you or your group to set up a booth. Booths are free for non profit organizations.

  • Public Record for the week of April 30, 2008

    Marriages

    Julee Anne Sharp, 52, Madison, Ind., to Mark Allen Sharp, 41, Madison, Ind.

    Divorces

    Mohaned Fathi Hassan, 32, New Castle, and Carolyn Marie White, 22, Louisville.

    Timothy W. Crowe, 46, New Castle, and Sherry Leah Crowe, 43, New Castle.

    Harrison P. Stewart, 65, Pleasureville, and Margaret C. Stewart, 56, Little Rock, Ark.

    Property transfers

  • One year later - ALS is breaking even

    General Manager

    A little more than one year after advanced life support ambulance services became available in Henry County, officials agree it was worth the initial debate and added cost.

    Judge-Executive John Logan Brent said the first year was smooth, with the service operating with a relatively negligible financial impact.

    “As far as making a direct impact in patient health, we know of a handful of occasions that it has, (but) that’s been very difficult to measure.”

  • News Briefs for April 30, 2008

    Library News

    • Computer Classes

    May computer classes at the Henry County Public Library will begin with an introductory class on Tuesday, May 6, at 2 p.m. Follow up your introductory class with Microsoft Word for beginners on Tuesday, May 13, at 2 p.m. Looking for a new job? Brush up on your resume skills on May 13, at 6 p.m. at the Making a Resume Class. Topics for the rest of the month include Microsoft Excel and Google applications. Classes are limited to eight participants so call us at (502) 845-5682 or stop by to reserve your spot today.

  • The Director's Chair

    General Manager

    She started off, quite simply, as an audience member in 1999.

    Now, almost eight years later, Ashley Raymer-Brown of Eminence is directing a play at Shelby County Community Theater in Shelbyville. The play, “Cactus Flower,” debuts May 9.

  • In the interim

    General Manager

    In October 1997, Port Royal Baptist church asked former Campbellsburg Christian Church pastor Carl Rucker to serve as their interim pastor.

    They asked him to serve while they looked for a new pastor. Two weeks into his temporary stay, Rucker was approached again.

    “In the second week in November, they said ‘would you stay with us through December,’ to which I responded that I would,” Rucker said. “About the middle of December, they asked if I would stay with them through 1998.”

  • News Briefs for April 23, 2008

    Local bank earns highest rating for safety and soundness

  • Locals make long trek to celebrate Papal mass

    General Manager

    Saturday morning, several Henry County residents embarked on a 30-hour road trip. Jason Harris, Henry County Middle School math teacher, said it was a trip well worth the time.

    They were on a holy pilgrimage of sorts. Their destination? New York City’s Yankee Stadium.