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Today's News

  • EQIP applications due soon

    Henry County Farmers/Landowners are encouraged to visit the NRCS office in New Castle now to receive information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding opportunities.  Applications for Environmental Quality Incentives Program will be in the Jan. 18, 2013, ranking period.  The application process for 2008 Farm Bill conservation programs is continuous, but funding selections are made at specific times during the year.  

  • Teen retreat approaches


    The Distrtict 3 Teen Retreat is just around the corner.
    The retreat will be Jan. 18-19, 2013, at the Cincinnati Airport Marriott in Northern Kentucky. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m., with fun filled workshops and plenty of time to get to know other teens throughout the fourteen county district.  Friday evening there will be a movie and snack get together as well as time to swim in the indoor pool.  On Saturday morning there will be two additional workshops.  

  • Winchell gets first deer

    Moses Winchell got his first deer recently. We felt the 8-year-old summed up the story quite nicely.
    “Hi my name is Moses Winchell. I am 8 years old.  I got a 10 point buck  with a 243. It was a huge buck!  I got it in rut. We had been in the blind for about 1 hour. Then my Uncle taps me, I look up, I see the buck! And then I shoot. Then he takes off. And then he drops.
    “The end.”

  • 60th Anniversary

    John and Arlis Ellis of Campbellsburg will celebate 60 years of marriage on Dec. 20, 2012. The couple was married Dec. 20, 1952, in Two Harbors, Minn.
    John is a U.S. Air Force veteran. The couple has a daughter, Rose Mae; a son, Johnny J.; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

  • Luke Mathan James

    Camden James announces the birth of his brother, Luke Mathan James, born November 8, 2012. He weighed 9 pounds 2 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Parents are Jerry and Tracy James.
    Grandparents are Doug and Darlene Tipton, Terry and Robbie James and Fred and Donna Feltner.
    Great-grandparents are Harold and Edna Tipton, L.T. and Willie Belle James and Don and Martha King

  • Public Record for the week of Dec. 19

    Property

    Cecil and Vicki Whitaker, Pendleton, to Jason Whitaker and Hillary Whitaker, Campbellsburg, $35,000 for lot #38 of Whitaker Estates in Henry County.

    Scott Abell and H&R Block Bank, a Federal Saving Bank and Joseph S. Yates, Master Commissioner to H&R Block Bank, Tennessee, $71,096 for  5722 South Main Street Eminence.

  • Activity points toward CVS arrival

    Recent activity in Eminence indicates the arrival of a CVS store will happen possibly in 2013.

    On Dec. 10, Mayor Drane Stephens announced at Eminence City Council new businesses have opened on Eminence’s Main Street based on what is happening across the street.

    “A new toy store is opening, the Hispanic people will reopen the clothing store instead of focusing on their store in Owenton and a new resident has opened a pet store,” Stephens said. “Because things are happening across the street.”

  • To 5th grader kindness matters

    What the world needs now, Kylie Jo Turner says, is a little more kindness.

    While a 3rd grade student in Mercer County, Kylie watched the Rachel’s Challenge story.

    Rachel’s Challenge is the story of Rachel Scott, the first victim in the Columbine High School shooting in 1999. Prior to her death, Scott made it a point to be kind to others, and encouraged people around her to do the same.

    The story has been presented to students throughout the nation, and was presented in Eminence and Henry County schools last year.

  • 18-year-old sentenced to 11.5 years

    Staff

    An 18-year-old former Henry County resident will be sentenced to 11.5 years in prison after accepting a plea agreement last week in Henry County Circuit Court.

    The sentencing for Cody Russo, of Crestwood, was passed to Jan. 10, while a presentencing investigation is completed.

  • The life Aquatica

    As a child, Travis Sullivan would get kicked out of his house for bringing home snakes and lizards. Now, he runs a business doing just that.

    Sullivan, a Florida native, started working with exotic fish, aquariums and reptiles at age 4. He owned his first business in his early 20s.Sullivan’s love for nature and animals led him to an apprenticeship with a man who had monkeys and he also learned how to do bronze and copper sculpting.