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Today's News

  • Remembering the days of the Merriweather and King Street Schools

    Ron Wright is a school booster of a different time.

    Born and raised on Stone Street in Eminence in the 1950s, Wright’s goal is to revive the spirit of Eminence’s all-black schools. “I started school the year they built the King Street School,” he said.

    That is why Wright and a group of like-minded Henry County residents past and present formed the Merriweather and King Street School Fund.

  • 2011 tax season brings many changes

    Submitted by Tony and Alicia Chisholm
    Castle Court Tax

    As usual, tax season 2011 will bring many changes to the filing of your taxes.  Included are changes in the banking industry that will impact Refund Anticipation Loans, changes to tax law that will delay some types of filing, and requirements for any person paid to prepare income taxes to be registered with the IRS.

  • Shelbyville Author to hold local book signings

    By Sally Sanderson Fay
    Landmark News Service

    He may be a former Army sergeant and commercial truck driver who enjoys reading history and epic fantasy, but when David Frankel decided to write a book, he penned a romance novel.

  • Benefit Dance to be held February 26

  • BIRTH: Zayden Nickolas Newton

    Zackery Izaah Newton announces the birth of his brother, Zayden Nickolas Newton born, Monday, January 17, 2011 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long.

    Parents are Beth and Obie Newton of Eminence.

    Grandparents are Tami Perry and Tom Thurman, Eminence; Joe Payton Jr. and Theresa, Port Royal; and Ann and David Fuller, Frankfort.

  • Smile Kentucky! provides treatment for local students

    Submitted
    More than 120 children will receive free, comprehensive dental treatment today, thanks to Smile Kentucky!, a community partnership that addresses what the U.S. Surgeon General calls “the most common unmet health need in the nation.” The University of Louisville School of Dentistry and six dental offices will host children from Bullitt, Trimble, Henry and Meade Counties.

  • SCHOOLbriefs

    Goodlet named to Deans List
    Thomas A. Goodlet Jr., son of Thomas and Tina Goodlet of Eminence, has recently been named to the Dean’s List at Northern Kentucky University for the fall semester with a GPA of 3.75. Goodlett is a 2009 graduate of Henry County High School and is currently a sophomore at the university.

  • Dana Toy is sub of the semester

  • Public records for the week of February 2, 2011

    Sheriff’s Dept arrests
    Bobby Long, theft by unlawful taking, arrested by Dean Murray on 1/24.
    Michael Kemp, theft by unlawful taking under $500, arrested by Rick Nelson on 1/25.
    Brian K. Lindsey, failure to appear; felony nonsupport; possession of marijuana; drug paraphernalia, arrested by Dean Murray on 1/25.
    Jeffrey A. Roberts, 1st degree burglary; nonsupport, arrested by Danny Stivers on 1/26.
    District Court
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  • Local students of the week - Campbellsburg Elementary School

    Lauren is in the 5th grade.

    Principal Mark Johnson said Lauren is a little bit shy, but more outgoing than her sisters.

    “She represents everything good that Campbellsburg Elementary is,” he said. “She is kind, nice and cares about other people.”