Today's News

  • Ol’ fashioned hankies and buttons at Twin Oaks

    At  2 p.m., Thursday, June 30, we will spend an interesting afternoon thinking about a time when the pace was slower and people actually put lace on the edges of their hankies instead of using Kleenex!

  • Ag tour of New Zealand to be presented at Cattlemen’s meeting

  • Public records for the week of June 15, 2011

    Tracie Lynn Lambert, 34, Eminence, to Justin Wayne Mertz, 27, Eminence.
    Amy Michelle Lyons, 30, Pleasureville, to Christopher Glenn Bohannon, 28, Pleasureville.
    Brittany Victoria Durrett, 23, Campbellsburg, to James Allen Lewellyn Jr., 23, Campbellsburg.
    Tiffany Lynn Rucker, 23, Pleasureville; to Shane Charles Harris, 25, Shelbyville.
    Candy Lee Congleton, 31, Pendleton, to John Joseph Drury II, 43, Pendleton.

  • Spring Flingin’
  • 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.