Today's News

  • You can cut calories while eating out

    Whether you’re trying to lose excess pounds or maintain a healthy weight, eating out in restaurants can sabotage your goals.  The following suggestions can help you downsize restaurant meals and maintain your weight and health when dining out:

    Plan for huge portions. To compensate, share an entrée with a dining companion or order a half portion or an appetizer for a main course. Be careful of appetizers, though; many are particularly high in fat.

  • Remembering Michael will help us serve others in need

    Remember Michael as the first grader who stood out from all the others at Campbellsburg Elementary School. I was a nervous, inexperienced new teacher of elementary P.E. and all those little faces just blended in as they gathered expectantly around me for their first day of P. E. Michael stood out. He was taller, he looked you in the eye and talked like a little adult. He seemed very self-assured even then.

  • Conversation: a necessity and a lost art in big cities

    In this week’s issue, I have written several profile stories, which show off our local talent.
    Whether it is a local musician, sound engineer and actor Jeff Downey or global agriculture missionary, FFA advisor and Henry County High School’s Vocational Agriculture teacher Lindsey Davie, Henry County continues to reveal hidden jewels within its hills and hollers.

  • Upton receives scholarship

    William Upton is the recipient of the John Stillwell Heady Scholarship. Upton is a 2010 graduate of Eminence High School and is majoring in business management at University of Kentucky. He is the son of Mike and Barbara Upton of Eminence.

  • Emily Grace Atchison

    Madalyn Marie Atchison announces the birth of her sister, Emily Grace Atchison, born Aug. 6, 2012, at Baptist Hospital East. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
    Parents are Kyle and Amanda Atchison.
    Grandparents are Sheila Atchison, New Castle; Raymond Atchison, Eminence; Bobby Rankin, Defoe; Sandy Jones and Roy Lockridge, Bagdad.

  • Kylee Jade Foree

    Bradley Foree and Cynthia Abbott announce the birth of their daughter, Kylee Jade Foree, born Aug. 1, 2012, at Baptist Hospital Northeast. She weighed  5 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long.
    Grandparents are Rodney and Kim Abbott, Emma Foree and the late Sherman Allen.

  • Grigsby-Puckett

    Charlie and Valerie Grigsby of Campbellsburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kellie Grigsby to James D. Puckett III, son of James and Lezlie Puckett, Milton.
    The wedding will take place on Sept. 28, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at Covenant United Methodist Church in La Grange. Invitations will be sent.

  • Students win bikes for walking club

    Wayne Morley and Bo Kasten won bikes for their participation in the 40/20 Mile Club. Eastern Elementary resumed the 40/20 Mile Club, a walking club for all Eastern Elementary Students. This involves the students walking one mile behind the school on their free time. In order to qualify, Kindergarten through 2nd grade walk 20 miles, while higher grades walk 40, between now and May. Last year there were more than 90 students walking/ running toward the goal.   At the end of the year we will draw two names for a bike.   

  • Harris talks to FCA

    Jason Harris talks to the Henry County High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes last week.

  • Public Record for the week of Aug. 29


    Eleschia Kay Eldridge, Smithfield, to Leonard John Eng, Smithfield.


    Brian Neil Barnett, Carrollton, and Renee Schmidt Diane, Pleasureville.

    Property Transfers