Today's News

  • KSP HQ calls on Woosley to oversee 911 statewide

    Kentucky State Police leaders have tapped the KSP Post 5 communications supervisor as a go-between for the state agency and those local governments that it provides 911 services for.
    Kevin Woosley, who had worked at Post 5 since 2001, accepted the offer to fill the newly created position of 911 business and financial manager working out of the state police headquarters in Frankfort.

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  • EIS’s Berry considered for top Ky. education position

    “I believe being a finalist has been a testament to all the hard work of our students and staff at Eminence and of our focus on creating the future of what schools can be. I feel Kentucky stands poised for unprecedented educational achievements. While I’m disappointed to not be chosen, Kentucky is, and always will be, my home and I can’t thank the Kentucky Board of education enough for allowing me to be a part of the conversation for its future. I fully support and trust their expertise on whomever they select to lead Kentucky’s schools.”

  • HC schools feel forced to hike taxes

    The members of the Henry County School Board reluctantly approved a 4 percent tax rate increase at a special hearing Thursday night.
    “I don’t want to do it, but we don’t have a choice,” board member Harold Bratton said. “If we don’t do it this year, that’s money we’ve lost from now on.”

  • Galbraith Road fire claims one life

    A Texas woman is thought to have lost her life in a fire Friday night. Human remains were found in the burnt log home Saturday after the fire was contained.

    According to Kentucky State Police, circumstantial evidence points them to an identification of the victim, but they will decline to make an official announcement until the state medical examiner’s office can do so with certainty.

  • Taking care of veterans should be a priority

    One of the ongoing challenges our country faces is making sure our veterans receive the full benefits they have rightfully earned.

    Unfortunately, as we discovered during a legislative meeting earlier this month, there are still some who are either unaware of what is available or who have become mired in bureaucracy.  The good news is that, thanks to the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA), we are making great strides in closing these twin gaps.

  • I'm going to need a giant can of hairspray

    Donald Trump and I have something in common, and it’s not the size of our bank accounts.

    Much like Trump, I, too, will report for jury duty this week. However, I won’t arrive in a limo, I won’t be allowed to park in a no parking zone and there won’t be any paparazzi there to capture my entry into the courtroom. 

  • Local Buzz, August 26, 2015

    Church Activities and Services

    Franklinton Baptist Church will have a community picnic and entertainment at the Franklinton Community Center on Saturday, Aug. 29. Entertainment will be provided by Eminence Singers and Magician Terry Kelly. The meal will begin at 5 p.m. and the entertainment at 6 p.m. 

  • Public Records, August 26, 2015

    KSP arrests

    Kody R. Smith, 22, Owenton — arrested Aug. 12 at Citation Lane, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Sudduth for robbery, first

    Darrin A. Owens, 31, New Castle  — arrested Aug. 13 at 1659 LaGrange Road, New Castle, by Trooper Dykes for execution of a bench warrant

  • Warriors trounce Trimble


    What a difference a year makes.

    Last season the Trimble County Raiders mauled the Eminence Warriors 43-0. Friday night the Warriors returned the favor with a 52-12 victory on the Raiders’ home field in the season opener for both teams.

    Freshman Eli Montero ran for 190 yards on 12 carries and caught two passes for 61 yards to lead a potent Warrior attack.