Today's News

  • Ellis Family celebrates five generations

    While visiting family over the holidays from Pittsburgh, Rose Benedict wanted to remember their reunion by taking two five-generations photos with her father and mother. In one, her father John W. Ellis joins Benedict, Benita M. Netherton, Destiney M. Cook and Tymprynce M. Neal, going oldest to youngest from the right. In the second, Benedict’s mother, Arlis M. Ellis, steps in. The Ellises live in Campbellsburg. The family got together at the Best Western in La Grange Dec. 24.


    Mr. Corey Webb and Miss Hannah Embs wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their mother, Aimee Elizabeth Louden to Walter Mason Branhan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Branham of Waddy. Aimee is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Louden of Sulphur.
    The bride is a 1989 graduate of Henry County High School and a graduate of Kentucky College of Technology. She is presently employed at the medical practice of Dr. Siraj Siddiqi in LaGrange.
    The groom is a 1991 graduate of Paul G. Blazier High School. He is currently employed at Ficosa in Shelbyville.

  • Stevie Bernice Lyons

    Stevie Bernice Lyons

    Steven and Leslie Lyons of Turners Station would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Stevie Bernice Lyons, born November 21, 2014, at Norton’s Hospital. She weighted 4 pounds and 10 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.
    Siblings are Bryant Chayse Mitchell, Ethan Craig Lyons, Derrek Zachary Lyons, and Abbi Michelle Warren.
    Grandparents are Joyce Sizemore, Dean Warren, Pam Warren, Steve Lyons Sr., Brenda Cox and the late Bill Cox.

  • Biven celebrate 50-year anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Thomas Biven of Cox’s Creek, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 24, 2014. They were married on Nov. 24, 1964 in Jeffersonville, Ind.
    Mr. Biven retired from Jeff Boat in Jeffersonville, Ind. in 2007. Mrs. Biven, the former Jessie Grace Smith from Henry and Shelby Counties, was a homemaker.
    They have two daughters, Kim Nalley, Bardstown and Robin Casey, Cox’s Creek; three grandsons; a granddaughter; two step-granddaughters; a great-grandson, a step-great-grandson and three step-great-granddaughters.


    7 Angus Farms, Turners Station, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, said Bryce Schumann, CEO of the organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.
    The American Angus Association, with nearly 24,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world.
    The association records ancestral information, keeps production records on individual animals, and develops selection tools for its members.

  • This quiz can guide New Year’s resolutions

    Each year, almost half of Americans develop New Year’s resolutions to improve different aspects of their lives. Often these resolutions involve health and personal finances.
    Specific examples include saving money, reducing debt, losing weight, quitting smoking and increased physical activity.

  • Coming up: GAP, cattlemen’s conference

    Henry County farmers and homeowners will have several opportunities over the next couple of months to learn about many agriculture enterprises, including forages, beef cattle, bees, turf care, grain crops, tobacco and poultry.  
    Also on the agenda is a series for new and beginning farmers, particularly those with small acreages.  
    It is the season, during our cold winter months, when many organizations and commodity groups have their annual conferences and the Extension Service has producer meetings.   

  • Getting around Drennon Springs by wagon and water

    By Eleanor Jones Sharp

    Once Dr. Tom Jerry Smith told me, “Keep on writing!” He knew I was excited to write about bits and pieces about Drennon Springs.
    When some teenagers at Drennon Springs decided how fun time begins, we chose to have some hilarious fun. It was snowing, in all probability about three inches had fallen. It was enough to go sleigh riding.
    We were ready to go for a gigantic one-horse, or rather one-mule, sleigh ride on a two-horse sled we had.

  • Rebels outrun Warriors, 88-63


    The Eminence Warriors ran into a buzz saw when they hosted the Owen County Rebels Dec. 22. The Rebels were hitting on all cylinders with good ball movement and deadly accurate 3-point shooting. The Rebels played so well in the opening period that they didn’t need the offensive services of their best player, Carson Williams, who is widely considered to be the best player in the 8th Region.

  • Lady Cats toughen up


    The Henry County Lady Cats faced a daunting task in their final game of the Food Pantry Holiday Classic. They would be playing their fourth game in four days and they would be facing the Campbellsville Lady Eagles, the hosts of the tournament, who had the luxury of sleeping in their own beds throughout the tournament.