Today's News

  • Eastern Elementary Student of the Week: Ben Fisher

    Ben Fisher is 10 and in 5th grade.
    Principal Sharon Bright said Ben is a remarkable young man with great solid values and is a wonderful leader. He plays violin in the orchestra. “He wanted to play a solo for the PTO,” she said. “His mom has to tell him to stop practicing.”

    How did you celebrate Easter?
    We went to an Easter Egg Hunt at Lockport Baptist Church. They had an Easter breakfast with hash browns and eggs. Then we went to the cross and sang and read a passage from the Bible.

  • 50th Anniversary: Hayden

    Constance and George (Pete) Hayden will celebrate 50 years of marriage on April 29, 2011. They were married in 1961 in Eminence. Constance, the former Connie Henderson, retired from General Electric Company and George retired from Fischers Packing Company.

    The Haydens have three children: Veronica, Alan (Dena) and David, all of Louisville. They also have five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
    The couple will celebrate with family and friends and a later vacation is planned to the Holy Land.

  • 50th Anniversary: Young

    Wm. Rodney and Linda Stivers Young will celebrate 50 years of marriage. They were married on May 7, 1961, at Pleasureville Christian Church. Rev. William Decker performed the ceremony and Rev. Jack Austin of Pt. Pleasant Christian Church assisted.

    Rodney is the son of the late Raymond and Mary Alice Young. He is semi-retired from PBI Bank. Linda is the daughter of the late Ralph and Mable Stivers. She is a homemaker.

  • Birth: Noah Braylin Hill

    Teresa Hughes of Shelbyville announces the birth of her son, Noah Braylin Hill, born Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 8 pounds and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Noah has one sister, Hailey Hughes, age 10.

    Grandparents are Vicky and Randy Kelly and Johnnie Tindal.

  • Birth: Joseph Brady Tingle

    Derek and Chelsey Tingle announce the birth of their son, Joseph Brady Tingle, born March 3, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 8 pounds 5 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long.

    Grandparents are Michael and Brenda McGlothin, Sulphur and Joe and Venedia Tingle, New Castle.

    Great-grandparents are Nick and Glenna Coleman and Eva C. McKee.

  • Public Records for the week of 04/27/11

    Bridget M. Edens, 20, La Grange, to Travis D. Preston, 19, La Grange.
    Larry L. Harp Jr., 20, Shelbyville, and Katie I. Wright, 42, Pleasureville.
    Donnie Allen Briscoe, 64, Pleasureville, and Rita L. Rucker, 57, Pleasureville.
    Property Transfers:

  • Eminence’s Doane named clerk of the year

    Had the Kentucky Municipal Clerk Association’s Clerk of the Year Award been available sooner, Eminence City Clerk Sandy Doane probably would not have had to wait 30 years to receive one.

    She is only the third recipient of the annual prize.

  • ‘Surface Slide Only’

    The topsoil shift at Lake Jericho dam is a ‘surface slide only,’ according to a state official.

    The ruling from the Kentucky Division of Water’s Marilyn Thomas meant the evacuation order for Sulphur was lifted, and residents could return to their homes.

  • 5” by the bucket

    According to the five-gallon bucket in the back of Emergency Management Director Bruce Owen’s pick-up truck, New Castle had received at least five inches of rain over the weekend.

    “It’s a wonderful measuring device,” he said.

    Owens and his bucket were right according to the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network. New Castle got 6.21 inches between Monday, April 18 and Monday, April 25, 5.23 from Friday through Monday morning.

  • June 30 KHS deadline is looming

    The June 30 end-of-contract date between Henry County and the Kentucky Humane Society is rapidly approaching.

    Magistrate Roger Hartlage, who is leading the county’s committee on animal control, said last week that the county is waiting for Valleyview Landfill to sign a piece of property over to Trimble County. From there, Henry and Trimble Counties will function under an inter-local agreement to operate an animal shelter that will serve residents in both counties.