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Today's News

  • Public Record for the week of May 22

    Divorces

    Kenneth Hamilton, , 35, Crestwood, and Louicindy Hamilton, 27, Sulphur.

    Robert Dixon Jr., 42, Pendleton, and Tammy Dixon, 51, Pendleton.

    Larry Sculley Sr., 63, Turners Station, and Phyllis Sculley, 51, Turners Station.

    Sean Mudd, 33, Simpsonville, and Cassandra Mudd, 31, Eminence.

    Property Transfers

  • ‘I gave him two $5s’

    A man broke into a New Castle home Thursday night, robbing the resident at gunpoint before fleeing on foot.

    Nancy Clark said by the time she heard the sound of her back door getting kicked in on La Grange Road in New Castle, the unidentified man was in front of her.

    “I was just sitting in my living room and heard this big bang,” Clark said. “By the time I heard he was right here in front of me.”

  • Comer takes hemp to the hill

    After a three-day blitz on Washington, D.C., this month, James Comer, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture, felt assured industrial hemp had enough support for legalization.

    Jonathan Miller, member of the Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission, former state treasurer and deputy political director for the Clinton/Gore 1992 presidential campaign, traveled with Comer and State Sen. Paul Hornback for nonpartisan talks.

  • A home of history and heart

    Diana Powell and Garry Baxter love family and country life.

    The couple’s recent renovation of Powell’s grandparent’s home led them not just on a journey of family history, but a discovery of historical significance for Henry County.

    Powell grew up in Woodford County and spent summers at her grandmother Pearl Duncan Powell’s house on Drennon Road. Her grandparents had bought the home in the 1920s and operated a dairy farm and grew tobacco.

  • Smith-Berry celebrating 11 years; introducing new wines

    Chuck Smith thinks there’s a wine for everyone.

    The Smith-Berry Winery’s multi-medal win earlier this year may have proven just that.

    Wineries throughout the United States put more than 5,500 entries of their best-bottled wines on the table for the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. Smith said competition officials waived the winery’s entry fee just to have him, a winery from Kentucky, in the competition.

  • Outstanding Educator - Eminence Independent Schools: Kristan Lively

    The Henry County Chamber of Commerce honored Kristan Lively as an outstanding educator for Eminence Independent Schools.

    Basic Bio

    Originally from Kentucky moved to Arizona and graduated from Joseph City High School.

    Attended Spalding University for a business undergraduate degree and masters in education.

    Currently working on leadership program at University of Cumberlands.

     

    What do you think led to you being chosen for Outstanding Educator?

  • C’Burg Station building could be ready in six weeks

    The Campbellsburg Station Community Center may be six weeks from completion.

    The playground, however, is still months away from becoming a reality.

    Monday night, city council members got a tour of the building that will serve as the community center, and an update from Craig Bratton.

    Bratton said some line items, like excavation and painting, would exceed budget, while some items like plumbing were under budget.

  • Time to go treasure hunting
  • Public Record for the week of May 15

    Marriages

    Amber Marie Coppersmith, 19, Turners Station, to Aster Junior Abner, 31, Turners Station.

    Divorces

    Kenneth Joseph Hamilton, 35, Crestwood, and Loucindy Lynn Hamilton, 27, Sulphur.

    Robert Milton Dixon Jr., 42, Pendleton, and Tammy Sue Dixon, 51, Pendleton.

    Larry Sculley Sr., 63, Turners Station, and Phyllis Ann Miles Sculley, 51, Turners Station.

  • McClish slam fuels Cats' win

    Seth Williams was already pitching a good game for the Wildcats last week against Williamstown.

    In five complete innings of work, he coughed up just five hits, struckout nine and allowed no walks in the first round of the North Central Kentucky Conference tournament.

    But Aaron McClish had a good day, too. McClish, was 4-4 at the plate, including a grand slam for extra flavor.

    That grand slam, a no-doubt shot to left field, came as part of a seven-run fourth inning that gave the Cats an 11-0 lead.