Today's News

  • Painting with Sharon
  • Kentucky to exceed 155 markets in 2011

    It’s that time of year. Spring is in the air. Temperatures are rising, flowers and trees are beginning to bloom, and farmers’ markets are opening up all across the state.

    “Farmers’ markets give consumers the opportunity to buy fresh, nutritious foods that they can serve to their families with confidence,” Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer said. “They also enable the growers to capture a larger share of the food dollar.”

  • H.C. Cattleman’s meeting set for April 25

    The Henry County Cattleman’s Association will meet at 6:30 p.m., Monday, April 25, at the Henry County Extension Office.   We’ll start with a sponsored beef supper and then hear from sponsors ADM Feeds and Southern States.  Other short topics will include our Veterinarian’s Report, FFA Update, FSA/NRCS Update, Phase I Update, and an Extension Update. 

    Please contact the Henry County Extension Office at 845-2811 by Friday, April 22, to register.

  • Wee Warriors participating in Stars for Kids Now

    Stars for Kids Now is a voluntary system for licensed and certified child care programs. Programs are given a 1 to 4 Star rating. All Star levels are measurable quality indicators about the state minimum requirements.

    Wee Warriors Educational/Recreational Childcare in Eminence has been awarded a 2-star rating indicating that the program is seeking quality standards beyond the requirements for facility licensure.

    To contact Wee Warriors child care program, call Rosalind Roberts at (502) 845-5427, ext 2473.

  • Time to register for 4-H teen conference

    The Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference will be held on the campus of the University of Kentucky from June 13-16.  The conference is for teens who have completed their freshman year of high school, sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have just graduated. 

    While attending the conference delegates will participate in several workshops and tracks of their choosing.  They will have an opportunity to take a campus tour and visit colleges within the university.  They will also participate in the election of 4-H State Officers for the upcoming year. 

  • From tobacco to berries to wine

    By Stephanie Hornback
    Landmark News Service

    Chuck Hall has always been a player, his wife, Ladonna, said, but not in the manner you usually think of when you hear a man described that way. He experiments with different foods and flavors to develop something uniquely his. “I like to play mad scientist,” Chuck said.

  • Public Records for the week of 04/20/11

    Tara J. Holstine, 24, Smithfield, to Cody R. Wise, 22, Smithfield.
    Keith W. Moore, 52, La Grange and Judy C. Clark, 58, La Grange.
    James McGaughey, 31, Shelbyville, and Kristy McGaughey, 27, Eminence.
    Property Transfers:
    Martha B. Hudnall, La Grange, to Ashley Amnons, La Grange. Lot No. 66 of Walnut Hills; $150,000.

  • Grand jury indicts Shuck

    A Pleasureville man charged with 20 counts of 1st degree rape has been indicted by the Henry County Grand Jury.

    Daniel Shuck, 37, was indicted last week on two of the rape charges, and a count of 4th degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, and as a 2nd degree persistent felony offender.

    He was arraigned the same day by Judge Karen Conrad in Henry County Circuit Court, and appointed a public defender.

  • 6 miles a day? All in a day’s work

    Jamie Osborne walks about 1,072 miles a year.

    Over the course of her 18-year career with the Eminence Post Office, she has walked nearly 34,000 miles. Her daily route is somewhere between six and seven miles long.

    Needless to say, Osborne is in pretty good physical shape.

    “The hardest part is the weather,” she said. Osborne can’t even count the number of times she has fallen on snow and ice, but she has never, ever broken a bone.

  • Cash reward offered in arson case

    The City of Campbellsburg is offering a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a series of arsons in the city.

    The city has experienced a variety of unsolved fires since April 2009, when the city’s fire department was severely damaged in a fire. The cause was later ruled to be arson, and has been identified as the potential first in a string of incidents.