Today's News

  • Family Dollar manager struck, money taken

    Several Kentucky State Police troopers spent several hours searching the Eminence area for a subject who reportedly robbed a Family Dollar manager as she left work Aug. 9, according to Trooper Josh Lawson.
    The Eminence Police Department had received a report from a witness to the incident, but the city officer could not respond as he already had a person in custody, Lawson, a KSP spokesman, said.
    A trooper who was nearby responded to investigate the incident outside of Family Dollar.

  • Trackside, local help the homeless

    Trackside Butcher Shoppe recently helped an Eminence resident make a donation of 440 pounds of pork to two homeless shelters in the region.
    MaShea Bramblett kept a pig for more than 10 years, until it grew to a little less than 900 pounds.
    When the time came to put the pig to sleep, Bramblett wanted something positive to come from it. She decided it would be good to donate the pork to Wayside Christian Mission in downtown Louisville and to Open Door of Hope Men’s Shelter in Shelbyville.

  • United Citizens Bank adds staff

    United Citizens Bank, headquartered in Campbellsburg, recently announced the additions its made to its staff in the last year.
    Evan Whiteaker joined United Citizens bank in July 2015 as a part-time teller at the Carrollton branch.  He resides in Carrollton.
    Rebecca (Becky) Bush joined United Citizens bank as a part time floating teller working at all locations.  
    Becky resides in New Castle with her husband Robert Reed Bush III and four children.

  • Summer’s busy, and there’s more to come

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

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  • New Castle receives National Register designation

    The National Park Service has added New Castle’s downtown to its National Register of Historic Places, according to an Aug. 15 news release from the Kentucky Heritage Council. The New Castle Historic District encompasses the virtually intact 19th century commercial district surrounding the Henry County Courthouse.
    New Castle’s application, written by Justin Carter of KIPDA, first won approval by the Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board in May before going to the National Park Service for final approval.

  • Betting the Farm

    When David and Deborah Clay bought a 42-acre farm near Point Pleasant in 2010, they didn’t know what to do with it until a thoroughbred mare trotted into their lives.
    Getting out of the gate with the one rescued racehorse led to the couple developing a stable of their own at D & D Drennon Creek Farm. Buying the land marked a return to Kentucky for David, who grew up in Louisville, after the couple retired from their military careers.

  • Everyone is welcome with homemakers

    The 93rd Annual Area Homemaker Meeting will be held on Oct. 11 in Bullitt County with morning refreshments to begin at 9:30 a.m.  
    The program will be presented by Steve Coomes, an award winning food, spirits and travel writer and the topic will be “Feast of Kentucky-Country Ham.”  
    Lunch will be catered by Linda Aldridge and the All the Way Shoppe.  The cost of the meeting is $15 and your checks made payable to the Henry County Homemakers must be turned in by Sept. 22.  

  • Louisville man charged after high-speed chase

    Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies caught up with a 31-year-old Louisville man, who had allegedly been lurking outside his ex’s Shelbyville home, in Eminence Friday evening after a high-speed chase.
    Deputies had received three calls to 42 Brookview Drive for harassment, and when they responded at approximately 6 p.m., they spotted the white Nissan with a loud exhaust they were looking for, according to reports from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.