Today's News

  • BRIEF: Pleasureville increases deposit

    Beginning in 2011, new water and sewer customers in Pleasureville will pay a $125 deposit, up from $60.

    The increase comes after the city, and some landlords, were left holding the bill for tenants who had moved out.

  • BIRTH: Dylan Blake Delahanty

    Shawn, Gregory, Tyler and Joshua announce the birth of their brother, Dylan Blake Delahanty born Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Parents are Jeff and Leslie Delahanty.

    Grandparents are Mike and Lee Delahanty, Pendleton; Steve Nation, Shelbyville; and Sheryl Wilson, Eminence.

    Great-grandmother is Rose Nation of Shelbyville.

  • WEDDING: Pettingill

    Sara E. Yount and Jeffrey L. Pettingill, both of Louisville, were united in marriage Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, in Kauai, Hawaii. Todd Fuerte officiated the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Leonard and Linda Yount of Pleasureville. She has a Ph.D. from the University of Louisville and is currently employed as the Dean of Graduate Admission at Bellarmine University.

    The groom is the son of Lou and Diana Pettingill of Ft. Meyers, Fla. He has his master’s degree from Capitol College and is currently employed with Humana, Inc.

  • Fisher addresses Youth Coalition

    Travis Fisher, a senior at Eminence High School and recent graduate of KSP’s Drive to Stay Alive Academy, recently spoke at a Youth Coalition meeting. Fisher presented his plans to share what he learned at the Academy with the community and enlisted the support of Youth Coalition. Fisher hopes to get the message out about the dangers of drunk, drugged and distracted driving.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Eldridge-Kelley

    Tom and Diana Eldridge of Pleasureville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer-Sue Nicole to Timothy Allan Kelley Jr. (T.J.), son of Tim Kelley of Pleasureville and Devona Rankin of Georgia.

    The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Henry County High School and is employed with the Department of Corrections.

    The groom-elect is a 2000 graduate of Eminence High School and is employed with Louisville Gas and Electric.

    The wedding will take place on Jan. 22, 2011, at Henry Christian Church. Invitations will be sent.

  • WEDDING: Nichols

    Jeremiah Nichols and Davida Bailey of Eminence were united in marriage on October 25, 2010 at Duncan Memorial Chapel in Crestwood.

    The honor attendants were friends of the bride, Coley Wentworth, Eminence; and Amanda Joiner, Shepherdsville. Junior bridesmaids were Alexis Bailey, daughter of the bride, and flower girl was Kaleigh Nichols, daughter of the groom.

  • EPD promotes Jones to sergeant

    After first thanking God, Eminence Police Department Sergeant O.C. Jones Jr.,  paused, wrestling to keep his emotions in check after being promoted from patrolman.

    Eleven seconds later, he continued, thanking his wife Rebekah and his parents, O.C. Sr. and Lou Jones, for their support.

    Without his parents, Jones said, none of his work and successes would have been possible.

    During the short ceremony at EPD’s Depot Avenue office, Rebekah Jones and O.C. Jones Sr. put the new sergeant’s chevron pins on his lapel.

  • Henry Baughman Tennis Complex opens

    Henry Baughman Sr. once built his family a tennis court on their farm in Stanford. Now, 60 years later, one was built in his son’s name.

    Lindsey Wilson College officially opened the Henry Baughman Tennis Complex with a ceremony on Oct. 8. The $425,000 project included expanding the courts from three to six, and adding lights, bleachers and a new playing surface.

    Baughman made the lead gift to help fund the huge upgrade, and with his legendary tennis career was given the naming rights of the complex.

  • Finals set for the Kentucky state playoffs

    After 20 grueling weeks of high school football in Kentucky, including 15 weeks of Friday night games, the finals of the state playoffs are set for this weekend.

  • Basketball has arrived

    When the Eminence High School football players were dropping like flies with all the late-season injuries, Eminence basketball coach Chris Nethery was clenching his teeth.

    Secretly, I was too.

    More than half of the football players finished the year injured, and with most of those players playing both sports, Nethery is left trying to put the pieces back together.

    It’s typical at a school the size of Eminence, but is worse this year. Nethery described the scene as the most injuries he has had to start a basketball season.