Today's News

  • Proposed Innovation Act threatens American inventors

    By Thomas Massie, U.S. Representative

    At the recent Northern Kentucky Regional First LEGO League Robotics tournament, I marveled at the imagination and creativity displayed by so many young people.  

    In these students, I see the spirit of ingenuity and a culture of invention that have been critical to our nation’s economic success for over two centuries. 

  • Winter makes me SAD, but spring warms my soul

    I always know when spring is close at hand when I run out of vitamin D.

    For the past few years, I have purchased a 90-day supply of vitamin D in late December or early January to ward off symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

  • A lesson learned from Miss Daisy and Hoke

    Donna and I recently watched Driving Miss Daisy, a 1989 movie starring Jessica Tandy (Miss Daisy) and Morgan Freeman (Hoke).  I was amazed at how much of the story I had forgotten, or didn’t get, from 25 years ago.  

    What I remembered was a story about a cantankerous old woman and a tenacious old African-American man who managed to become friends in spite of their differences.  There was more to the story.

  • Local Buzz, March 11, 2015

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church Activities

    The Eminence Council of Churches will host a number of Holy Week Services beginning with Maundy Thursday hosted at the Eminence Christian Church at 7 p.m. with Rev. Charles Duncan preaching.

  • Public Record, March 11, 2015

    KSP arrests

    Jared C. Roberts, 20, Eminence – arrested March 5 at 152 Clear Creek Road, Eminence, by Trooper Ferris for Tampering with physical evidence; Possession of a controlled substance 1st-Heroin; Possession of a controlled substance 2nd; Possession of a controlled substance 3rd; Possession of marijuana; Probation violation x 2

  • Eminence Student Technology Leadership Program team advances to state

    Eminence has a record number of students advancing to the State Student Technology Leadership Program this year, according to a news release from Eminence Independent Schools.
    “I am so proud of our students, they produce amazing work everyday. It is nice to have a venue like STLP to showcase their work,” Sherry Curtsinger, middle and high school STLP coach, said.
    Eminence Middle School will be sending two showcases, “Shake It Off” and “Game On.”

  • Farmers can take nusiance deer and help feed the hungry

    Deer. To some, they are beautiful animals. To out-of-state sportsmen, Kentucky Whitetails are the stuff of which dreams are made. To farmers here in the Commonwealth, though, they are often a nuisance or worse, gobbling their way through soybean fields at a rapid and alarming rate.
    Thousands of acres of soybeans were lost to deer in Kentucky last year alone, and that’s a hard situation for farmers to stomach.

  • To ensure your vacation, save for your vacation

    As the snow falls and winter’s cold breeze hits your face, you can’t help but dream of summer when you can finally trade in those snow boots for flip-flops and walks on the beach.
    However, with the joy of summer comes some not so exciting realities like overspending.
    From family vacations to those extra classes at the gym to get that summer body, spending can increase rather drastically if you’re not careful.
    But don’t fear, summer saving can be easy with the help of a few easy tips.

  • 4-H communications and variety show is March 30

    The Henry County 4-H Communications Event and Variety Show is fast approaching.  
    The date for the competition is March 30 at the Henry County Extension Service office beginning at 6 p.m.   
    While the weather is chilly and we are all starting to suffer from cabin fever, what better use of your time than to write a speech or put together a demonstration.
    Why not invite a friend over and work on an act for the talent show?
    The Speech Contest is judged according to 4-H age, which is how old you were on January 1, 2015.  

  • Lucas-Hollon engagement

    Michael and Tina Lucas of Pleasureville, announce the engagement  and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Leslie to Alexander Hollon, son of Michele Guerin and Patrick and Melanie Hollon.
    The wedding will take place Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 3 p.m. in Pigeon Forge, Tenn with a reception to follow.