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Today's News

  • Minton’s long path to Eminence

    When the Rev. Dr. Thomas Minton decided not to take an appointment playing football at the naval academy and dedicated his life to ministry, his mother was thrilled.

    But his father didn’t initially share the enthusiasm. His father always prided his children on their athletic achievements. According to Minton, the choice he made at the young age of 19 wasn’t easy.

    “I spent the better portion of the night in prayer,” Minton said. “After a few hours of sleep, I woke without a doubt in my mind.”

  • Non-injury accident

    An accident at the intersection of Kentucky 55 and 22 in Eminence on April 4 resulted in no injuries, but could have been much worse.

  • Easter Morning Service celebrates: Rising Son

    Photos by Jonna Spelbring Priester
    New Castle Christian Church hosted a sunrise service Easter morning in the Henry County Recreation and Services Park near New Castle. Members of a variety of churches attended.Chris Manntold the Ressurection Story while the sun began to peek through a cloudy sky.

  • School brief

    Eminence Preschool and Kindergarten
    registration

    Eminence preschool and kindergarten registration will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 13, and 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Eminence Elementary School.

    Children who will be 4-years old by Oct. 1 may be registered for preschool; all children must be registered even if the child has attended the Head Start program. Head Start children will not need to be screened, but must come to registration, fill out a packet and turn in all required records.

  • MaGruder serves as a page

    Submitted

    During the 2012 session of the Kentucky General Assembly in Frankfort, Allison MaGruder was chosen to be a page for a day. She was sponsored by Rick Rand, State Representative for Henry County. MaGruder is a sixth grade student at Henry County Middle School and the daughter of Thad and Karen MaGruder. Allison was very pleased with the event and considered it a legislative learning experience. She and her family are most appreciative to Representative Rand for making her feel so special. Pictured are MaGruder and Rick Rand at the podium in the House Chamber.

  • Jesus is still an unfathomable story

    By Michael Duncan

    After 54 years of being a Jesus-follower, 44 of those as a pastor, I confess that the Jesus story remains an unfathomable story.

  • Easter egg hunt at Eminence Christian Church

    Aima Watson dances with her Easter egg bucket on her head Saturday in anticipation of the egg hunt at the Eminence Christian Church, Sunday, April 1. Because of rain early in the day, the event was moved indoors.

  • Public Record for the week of April 4

    Marriages

    Maria Guadalupe Hernandez, 40, Eminence, to Cornelio Resendiz Sanchez, 31, Eminence.

    Property Transfers:

    Mark C. Leisten; Barbara L. Leisten; and AC Home Loans Servicing, LP FKA Countrywide Home Loans Servicing LP, by Joseph S. Yates, Master Commissioner, New Castle, to Secretary of HUD, Oklahoma City, Okla. 402 Broko Lane, Smithfield; $43,334.

  • Resident tells commission to move on

    Pleasureville City Commissioner Pam Bramblett was in the hot seat Monday night as residents and volunteer fire fighters released their frustration over recent meetings and letters to the editor.

    Former commission member Becky Edmondson opened the meeting with statements about recent meetings, coverage of those meetings and letters to the editor.

    “I do not believe for a second that Rodney or Verna intentionally did anything wrong,” she told the commission. “It was a mistake, we all make mistakes.”

  • N.C. adopts alcohol rules

    The New Castle City Commission read and adopted its alcohol ordinance Monday.
    Residents voted to allow alcohol-by-the-drink sales on Dec. 13.
    In order to promote economic development and tourism, the ordinance sets forth food service establishments must maintain 70 percent of sales from food in order to sell alcoholic beverages with a regulatory license fee of 5 percent on all sales.