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Today's News

  • UCB to open new location in Eminence

    United Citizens Bank will add an Eminence branch by 2014 in the building formerly occupied by Five Star gas station, and projects additional expansions.

    Doug Schlosnagle, CEO of United Citizens Bank and Trust, said the bank’s board will accept bids for the additional construction needed at the location, but at this time, doesn’t have an exact opening date.

  • Eminence Middle School students get writing lesson from Ky author

    Jennifer Montgomery wanted her eighth grade students to learn about writing.

    The Eminence language arts teacher invited Contemporary Young Adult Kentucky author Katie McGarry to help.

    On Friday, Nov. 15, McGarry shared her experiences with Montgomery’s Eminence Middle School students.

  • Canadian archeological dig doesn’t produce Henry Countian’s remains

    Canadian archeologists discovered two anomalies thought to be shallow grave shafts after analyzing preliminary ground penetrating radar results. Foster Bartlett, a Henry Countian who enlisted in the War of 1812, remains weren’t found.

    One of those graves was believed to contain to the remains of Henry Countian Foster Bartlett, who enlisted in the Kentucky Mounted Infantry during the War of 1812. The archeologists finished the dig last week.

  • Schlosnagle receives prestigious FFA American Star Award

    By Todd Martin

    Landmark News Service

    As a young girl, Chelsey Schlosnagle started selling eggs to friends, neighbors and church members as a fun way to be involved with the poultry on her parents’ farm.

    Maybe thirty dozen or so,” she said.

  • Film features actors from Shelby and Henry Counties

    By Beth Herrinton-Hodge

    Landmark News Service

    Two award-winning Shelby County filmmakers have completed their second feature film, The Hepburn Girls, shot in and around Shelby County and using several familiar faces.

    Ashley Raymer-Brown and Rachael Yeager donate a labor-of-love to their film production projects, from developing scripts, selecting the actors and filming locations, shooting and editing the film, and raising funds for production. Many of the expenses have been borne out of their pockets.

  • Trouble in Zen: Retreat residents file lawsuit in Carroll County

    By Phyllis McLaughlin

    Landmark News Service

    Seven residents of a Zen retreat off of Gilgal Road in Carroll County have filed a civil suit against three other members, including the Bodhidharma Monastery’s spiritual leader.

    The suit, filed Oct. 28 in Carroll County Circuit Court, alleges breach of contract against the defendants – Buddhist monk Ha Hong Luu, board president; Huang Tran of Crestwood, board vice president; and Catherine Pham of Germantown, Md., board secretary.

  • Attic Fire on fairview

    On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Eminence Firefighters responded to a fire on 163 Fairveiw Court. No one was injured from the fire and the residents were able to get most of their pets out except for a few cats. Robert Wilson holds Sugar who firefighters found sitting in a window inside the house — scared but okay. A firefighter created a vent inside the home.

  • Boys of summer...in the fall

     By Joe Yates

    It seems odd to write about baseball at Thanksgiving, but I blame the proximity of that holiday to the end of the modern baseball season. When I was a kid if your team had the best regular season record in its league it went to the World Series, and it was all over by early October.

  • Warriors fall in first round

    A season marred by injuries is over for the Eminence Warriors, who fell to Bellevue 64-6 in the first round of the Kentucky High School Class A playoffs.

    Bellevue scored early and often in racking up 36 first-quarter points to put the game away early.

    The Warriors got on the scoreboard in the second quarter when DeMarcus Bailey ran it in from one yard out for the team’s only touchdown.

    A 45-yard pass from Jalen Dixie to Shelby Armstrong set up the touchdown run.

  • Changing the focus

     

    With the end of the fall sports season I was able to focus on college sports a little this weekend.

    After traveling to the Kentucky Horse Park for the State cross country meet on Saturday I headed to Commonwealth Stadium where I ‘enjoyed’ watching the Kentucky Wildcats play the Missouri Tigers with another old retiree, Terry Petree.