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Today's News

  • Animals key to Davis’ life

    On a farm near Campbellsburg Joy Davis and her husband wanted to get back to the country.

    More than ten years and a petting zoo later, Davis’ only regret may be she doesn’t have more land.

    Joy Davis had grown up on the farm in Missouri just as her husband did in Kentucky. In 1999, the couple lived in Maryland and decided the time was right to move.

    Davis started working at the Henry County Animal Clinic and found her first petting zoo acquisition in an unexpected situation.

  • HCHS Marching band ready for new season

  • Second Wind Dreams

    Second Wind Dreams Project-Sewing for Seniors:  Edith Tennill, a member of the Second Wind Dreams Committee organized a sewing workday at the New Castle United Methodist Church this past Saturday to make a special fabric bib for residents at Homestead Nursing Center.  There were volunteers from the Smithfield Christian Church, the New Castle Baptist Church, the Simpsonville United Methodist Church, the Pleasureville United Methodist Church and of course the New Castle United Methodist Church working on the project from 10:00 until 2:00 and they completed about 60 bibs.

  • Henry County Biggest Loser

  • Chamber summer fun is for everyone

    The Henry County Chamber of Commerce Car Show will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Harry Hill Park. Admission is free, and entertainment will be provided by DJ Rick Johnson. There also will be cake walks, kids games and 50-50.

  • Jobless rate down in all but 12 counties

    Unemployment rates fell in 108 Kentucky counties between June 2011 and June 2012, while 12 county rates increased, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 5.8 percent. It was followed by Fayette County, 6.5 percent; Union County, 6.6 percent; Oldham and Shelby counties, 6.7 percent each; Hancock County, 6.8 percent; and Daviess, Franklin, Owen and Scott counties, 7 percent each.

  • Weston Wayne Brierly

    Jackson Marshall announces the birth of his brother, Weston Wayne Brierly, born Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Norton Suburban Hospital.  He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.
    Parents are Brittany Marshall and Dexter Brierly.
    Grandparents are Karen and Don Louden, Ted Chisholm, all of Eminence; Rita and Phil Brierly, Smithfield and Edith Brierly, Franklinton.
    Great-grandmother is Nellie Chisholm, Pleasureville.

  • Medlin-Simpson

    Todd and Patty Adams of Eminence and Anthony Reynolds of Shelbyville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Trish Medlin of Shelbyville to Glenn Simpson of Eminence.
    The groom-elect is the son Charlotte and Charles (Sonny) Simpson of Eminence.
     

  • Dees to hit the diamond for Georgetown

    Former Eminence high school softball player Shelby Dees will be joining the Georgetown College Tigers’ softball team when play begins in 2013.

    Along with Sandy Young of Allen County-Scottsville and Rachel Simms of Bullitt East, Dees rounds out a strong recruiting year for the Tigers.

    According to Georgetown Coach Thomas Thornton in a news release, these three players will add versatility to the team.

  • History-making Olympics

     

    The 30th Olympiad is now in the history books and it will be remembered for many things, including all the athletes who will be remembered as the best their respective sports have ever produced. Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and the beach volleyball duo Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh all cemented their place in Olympic and sporting history with dominating performances yet again.