Today's News

  • Is freezing already causing watering problems?

    Luckily in Kentucky, we don’t have harsh winters, but we still have to deal with ice whether around our homes or in the barn.
    I have written before about the necessity of water for livestock and how important it is to have fresh, clean water at all times.
    Also, winter feed such as hays and grains are low in moisture, so the animals’ water needs can be increased during cold weather.
    If ice is present, your animals could become severely dehydrated. Below are a few options for keeping fresh water to your animals.

  • Family meals: Commit to ‘Dining In’

    The Norman Rockwell painting of the family sitting around the dinner table seems to have been relegated to bygone days.  
    The busier we get, the harder it is to have a family meal.  
    Dec. 3 has been designated as “Dining In Day” and hopes to help us realize just how important family meals are.
    According to a recent study conducted by Columbia University, there are some benefits to eating as a family, including better school success, instilling family values and dealing with weight concerns.  

  • Students lead the class
  • Eastern Students of the month

    October students of the month at Eastern Elementary School include, front, from left: Addi Cline, Karlie Woods, Dixie Jeffries.; second row: Eli Super, Azria Kelley, Conner Shaw, Josie Peyton; and, back: Arena Bohannon and Ellas Stivers.

  • Legal experts hold court with girl scouts

    On Tuesday, Nov. 22, Judge Diane Wheeler and Henry County Attorney Virginia Harrod took time out of their busy schedule to speak to Bethlehem Girl Scout Troop 207 about careers, the courts and being honest and fair as positive examples about the meaning and the code of the entire Girl Scouts, according to the leaders. After a question and answer session the girls honored the women with a thank you gift and special judicial cookies.

  • NCES Fun Run to send books to eastern Ky.

    Jessica Wilkerson’s class at New Castle Elementary has been holding a drive to send books to students in eastern Kentucky who are without, according to a news release. They have collected over 2,000 books.
    Now the class will raise the funds needed to send those books to Eastern Kentucky schools through a Christmas Fun Run. The cost is $10 for ages 13 and up, and $7 for kids 12 and under.  

  • Warrior Madness


    The Eminence Warriors boys and girls basketball teams were introduced Friday night with a lot of fanfare and then some on-court action.

    The lights were dimmed and a large video screen was used to introduce the players while music blared through the speakers for both teams before their respective intra squad scrimmages.

    Lucky fans were given gifts during a raffle drawing at halftime of both games.

    EHS girls guard Kenya Vargas was pumped up for the action as she warmed up before the scrimmage.

  • Local Buzz, Nov. 23, 2016

    Church Activities

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing is set for Thursday, Dec. 1, beginning at 7 p.m. at Pleasant View Baptist, 489 Wise’s Landing Road in Bedford. The public is invited.

  • Public Records, Nov. 23, 2016

    Grand Jury Indictments, Nov. 2016

    Sean D. Rosell, DOB 08/21/1992, Carrollton – four counts of wanton endangerment, first degree (police officer); fleeing or evading police, first (motor vehicle); fleeing or evading police, first (on foot); assault, third dåegree (police officer); four counts of criminal mischief, second degree; resisting arrest; reckless driving; and persistent felony offender, second degree

  • Talking turkey in Kentucky

    This week, our families and friends will sit down at the dinner table to celebrate Thanksgiving, the oldest of the American-based holidays.

    Nearly 400 years have passed since the most famous of these harvest feasts was held by the Pilgrims and Native Americans.  It didn’t become the holiday we recognize today, though, until President Washington and then President Lincoln helped solidify its place on the calendar, which Congress finalized in the 1940s by declaring it to always be on the fourth Thursday of November.