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Today's News

  • Extension memories to be celebrated Jan. 23

    They have worked to improve our lifestyle through new cooking ideas and recipes, community projects and cultural advancement, and this year the Henry County Homemakers will celebrate their 73rd year and on Sunday, Jan. 23, from 2-4 p.m., we will be recognizing Extension Leaders from Homemakers, 4-H and Agriculture at a special reception to be held at Twin Oaks Assisted Living here in New Castle.

  • Timely tips for cattlemen

    Here are a few tips from the UK Beef Cattle group for management of the beef herd at this time of year. 
    For spring calvers, body condition is important, so plan an adequate winter program for cows to be at least body condition score 5 (carrying enough flesh to cover the ribs) before the calving and breeding season.  This will help them to breed early in the spring.  Thin cows should be fed to regain body condition prior to winter.

  • Henry County Cattlemen

    eon and Joyce Creech, above, of Eminence were named ‘Henry County Cattleman of the Year’ for 2010 during Monday evenings Annual Cattleman’s meeting at the Extension Office. The 2011 Henry County Cattleman’s Board of Directors and Officers, below, were elected during Monday evening’s annual meeting.  Seated, from left to right: Treasurer Mary Bryant, Phillip Douglas, Vice President Judy Jackson, and Larry Bryant.  Standing, same order:  Brad Hargrove, Lloyd Gray, President Justin Atchison, Chris McBurney, and Secretary Johnny Allison.

  • Public records for the week of December 15, 2010

    Marriages
    Britney E. Hatter, 19, Pleasureville, to Jonah B. Woods, 22, Pleasureville.
    Victoria Hernandez Sanchez, 17, Eminence, to Jonathon Elizer Negron, 16, Clarksville, Tenn.
    Emma Idalia Silva, 40, Pleasureville, to Marcos  Rojas, 33, Pleasureville.
    Suzanne H. Sparrow, 52, Pleasureville, to Terry D. Moore, 60, Pleasureville.
    Divorces
    Timothy Michael Chapman, 41, Pendleton, and Donna Merdina Warren, 49, Pendleton.

  • Snow, cold temperatures close school

    At around 8 a.m. Tuesday, the familiar yellow lights of a school bus were flashing on Fairview Court as Eminence students were picked up for school, one day after students throughout the region enjoyed their first snow day of the school year.

    At the same time, Louisville’s Fox-41 reported that Eminence Independent Schools were closed for the day. While weather related, it wasn’t because of the snow.

  • Ice skating, sledding were popular ‘old time’ fun

    Children raised during the Great Depression and post-WWII may not have had much in the way of material comforts, but according to Henry Countians of that generation, it did not stop them from having good, clean winter fun.

  • Real Lessons about Money, Life

    It was quick, but a dose of reality nonetheless for Henry County and Eminence Middle School students last week as the eighth grade students, and some seniors, took part in the annual Reality Store. During the event, students were assigned an annual salary.

    Above, seniors Luke Clark, Jacob Hayden and Kat Wyatt visit Doug Bates at the Reality Store’s housing booth.At left, eighth grader Brandon Maddox listens while a volunteer explains his options for groceries.

  • $16k in back taxes owed on 1 property

    Pay up... or see your name in print.

    That’s the next course of action the City of Eminence will take to try to get unpaid property taxes from 2003-2009.

  • Judge to teen: ‘you have everything to lose’

    A 16-year-old defendant charged with a very adult crime will be allowed to visit his mother, but is not allowed to have visitors outside of his immediate family.

    Cody Russo appeared in Henry County Circuit Court last week for a regular hearing. The teen was indicted in April for 1st degree robbery and 1st degree assault, both class B felonies, as well as bribing a public servant, a class C felony, and class A misdemeanors of marijuana possession and conspiracy to commit bribing a witness.

  • Eminence Elementary School December Students of the Month

    Submitted by Penny Bland
    Pictured are the Eminence December students of the month. They are: Breigh Banta, Taylor Payton, Zackery Newton, Curtis Ethington, Messiah Sanders, Mariah Perry, Kenya Vargas, Abelardo Reza, Nathan Goss and Shelbie Roberts. Absent: Josephine Scott.