Today's News

  • Assault w/ a bow & arrow

    An Eminence man was indicted last week on charges stemming from an incident in which he allegedly held his girlfriend hostage with a bow and arrow.

    Marvin Dyer, 36, was indicted on four counts: first degree wanton endangerment, fourth degree assault, unlawful imprisonment, and alcohol intoxication in a public place first and second offense.

    He was arraigned in Henry County Circuit Court on the same day of his indictment, June 9.

    Dyer was arrested by EPD on April 16 and was taken to Carroll County Detention Center, where he remains.

  • Council scraps ‘trash day’

    A city-wide “trash day,” scheduled for June 25 in Eminence has been cancelled.

    Initially cancelled because of an inability to get notice of the trash day to residents in time, the Eminence City Council opted to discontinue the program.

  • Teen’s mother, grandmother serve as Relay for Life inspiration

    Henry County’s newest Relay for Life team is named for two very important people in Jakob Beckley’s life. Beckley,13, soon will begin eighth grade at Henry County Middle School. He also is the youngest Henry County Relay for Life team organizer.

    The M&M Relay for Life team is named in honor of Beckley’s mother, Melodye, and grandmother, Marilyn Heightchew. He said his grandmother was instrumental in the establishment of the Henry County chapter. Melodye Beckley was just 17 when her mother died and took up the torch after she passed.

  • County on track to take over animal control July 1

    There are just 16 days left until Kentucky Humane Society exits Henry County. When they do, the new Henry County Animal Services will be ready to hit the ground running.

    Dan Flinkfelt, hired by the Henry County Fiscal Court in May to be the new animal control officer, said the county is in the process of setting up accounts for ordering supplies, and working on state licenses for shelters.

  • Post 5 troopers honored
  • Public records for the week of June 8, 2011

    Zoning permits
    Greg Black, 876 Eminence Road, New Castle, 5/2, storage building, fee $26, value $1,800.
    Troy Popp/Jill Stamper, 1521 Watkins Lane, Pleasureville, 5/2, garage, fee $86, value $6,700.
    Jon Smith/Blitz Building, 3319 Lake Jericho Road, Smithfield, 5/5, Indoor batting cage, $576, value $41,050.
    Scott George/Randy Troutman, 575 Wolf Pen Branch Road, 5/9, 2 story room addition, fee $98, value $70,000.

  • KEHA holds 78th annual state meeting

    The Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association convened in Bowling Green May 9-12, for their 78th State Meeting.  More than 600 attendees from across the state took part in the four-day meeting which celebrated “Homemakers-Rockin’ to the Beat.”

  • Commodity field day is July 21

    Mark your calendars for July 21 and plan to attend the UK All Commodity Field Day at the Princeton Research Farm . Commodity tours, youth activities, Family and Consumer Science programs and exhibits, as well as over 40 Educational Exhibits under one of the big tents will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Central time. Lunches prepared by various Kentucky Commodity groups will be available for purchase.

  • 50th Anniversary

    Wendell and Carole Truman of Bethlehem will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 18, 2011. They were married at Berea Christian Church in 1961.

    They have one son, Alan Truman and two daughters, Amy Truman Miles and Angela Truman Batts. They also have five grandchildren: Tyler Truman, Alex Miles, Haley Jo Miles, Kayley Batts and Aubrey Batts.

    They are both members of Pleasureville Baptist Church where Carole is the organist. They both love eating out, spending time with their grandchildren and are avid UK fans.

  • 50th Anniversary

    Charles and Helen LeCompte will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 16, 2011. They were married in Lockport by Bro. B.C. McMurray.

    They have four children: Denny, Chuck and Richie LeCompte and Jeana Bramblett. They have eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.