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Today's News

  • Sulphur PO meeting to be held

    By PHYLLIS McLAUGHLIN
    Special to the Local
    Sulphur-area residents are encouraged to attend a meeting this week with U.S. Postal Service representatives regarding the future of the post office that serves that village in northern Henry County.
    The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at Sulphur Christian Church, 8447 Sulphur Road.

  • Farmer vs. a farmer in ag commissioner race

    By Stephen Lega
    Landmark News Service
    One candidate to be Kentucky’s Commissioner of Agriculture has done stand-up comedy. His opponent thinks his campaign is a joke.
    The Democratic candidate, Robert “Bob” Farmer of Louisville operates his own marketing firm, in addition to his occasional comedy performances. James Comer of Monroe County, the Republican candidate, is a farmer who has also served as a state representative.

  • Public record for the week of Sept. 28

    Divorces

    • Terry Douglas McCoy, 53, Pleasureville, and Aleina McCoy, 47, Bagdad.
    • Michael Anthony Trame, 45, Independence, and Dracie Fay Wilson, 47, Turners Station
    • Carroll Wayne Lyons Jr., 26, Eminence, and Brandy Nicole Lyons, 22, Eminence.
    • Timothy J. Haag, 51, Campbellsburg, and Loijell Hagg, 33, Campbellsburg.

    Sheriff’s Dept arrests:

  • Lyons-Wright

    Randall Lyons and Janice Shely of Bethlehem announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Samantha Lyons to Kevin Wright, son of Gerald Wright, Pendleton and Karen Wright, Louisville.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Henry County High School and a 2011 graduate of the University of Kentucky.

    She is employed with both Henry County and Eminence Independent Schools.

    The groom-elect is a 2005 graduate of Henry County High School. He is a Conductor at CSX.

  • Spaulding-Smith

    Barbara and Victor Ray Fallis of Pleasureville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Julia Dawn Spaulding of New Castle to Anthony Lee Smith of New Castle, son of Doug and Cindy Smith, Bagdad.

    The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Cornerstone Christian Academy and is pursuing a career in nursing.

    The groom-elect is a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in Horticulture.

  • Grigsby, Clark exchanged vows Sept. 10

    Laurie Beth Grigsby and William Harold (B.J.) Clark Jr of Frankfort were united in marriage at 1 p.m., Sept. 10, 2011.

    The wedding was held at Pleasureville Baptist Church with Rev. Ray Eastman officiating the ceremony. Music was “Tangled Up in You” by Aaron Lewis and “Only You Can Love me this Way” by Keith Urban.

  • Oct. 9 is annual statewide 2nd Sunday

    Mark your calendar today—the next statewide 2nd Sunday is Oct. 9. 2nd Sunday is designed to get individuals, families and children moving and engaged in activity—whether they bike, walk, run, play or participate in fun and healthy activities.

    The idea for Kentucky’s focus on movement was inspired by a similar, popular event in Bogota, Columbia, where officials close more than 70 miles of roads to vehicles, opening them to local residents for exercise every Sunday.

  • Regional beef field day is set for Oct. 4

    The Henry County Extension Service and the Henry County Cattleman’s Association would like to invite you to the Regional Beef Field Day on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Taylor Cattle Farm at 7980 Hanna Road in Shelby County. 

    Registration will begin at 4 p.m., with farm tours starting about 5 p.m. 

    Topics and presentations will include limit feeding options, the Pfizer 50K program, carcass ultrasounding, and Marketing Options, as well as the History and an Overview of the Taylor Cattle Farm.

  • Plenty of after school activities for 4-H

    There are many opportunities for youth ages nine to 19 to develop new skills right after school.  The activities are held at the Henry County Cooperative Extension service from 3:30 to 5 p.m.  All of these activities are free!

  • Is it ADHD, or just acting up?

    Meet 6-year-old Jimmy. He likes to climb all over furniture, run around and often speaks out of turn. His mom reports that she is worn out because Jimmy just won’t mind. His teacher says that Jimmy doesn’t pay attention in class and won’t finish his assignments. Is he just a stubborn six-year-old boy with lots of energy or does he have a true disorder that needs medical treatment?