Today's News

  • Updates on spring sports

    Now that the weather appears to be a little kinder to us — I did get a suntan during my needed weekend getaway to Cumberland Lake — it’s time to take a look over the first few weeks of the spring season. There have been plenty of highlights.

  • A turning point for fiscal responsibility

    Shortly before midnight on April 8, House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and President Barack Obama reached an agreement on a bill to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year that includes substantial spending cuts and averted a government shutdown. 

  • Local Buzz for the week of 04/13/11

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Chamber of Commerce
    The Patrick Henry Award dinner, honoring Martha Tarry Simpson, will be held Tuesday, May 17.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Nehus-Hanson

    Jeffery and Lisa Nehus of Fort Thomas announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Allyson to Michael Hanson, son of David and Karen Hanson, Pleasureville.

    The bride-elect graduated from Highlands High School in 2006 and obtained a degree in Biology from WKU in 2009. She is currently employed as a CNA at The Medical Center in Bowling Green.

  • Local Faith: The Easter parade

    by Michael Duncan

    Pastor, Eminence Baptist Church

    I sometimes forget how many years I’ve lived (a nice way of saying I sometimes forget how old I am).  Whenever my mind starts recalling old songs, I’m reminded.

    As a child, I loved sitting in the living room listening to my mom’s records.  You remember records, don’t you?  They were round discs made of vinyl.  You placed a disc on a turntable, gently placed the stylus arm down onto the disc, and there was music—beautiful stereophonic music. 

  • Local students of the week: Jaelynn Graves

    Jaelynn Graves is 10 and in 5th grade.

    What’s your favorite class?

    Science. I like to work with cells.

    Do you know what you want to be?

    I’d like to be a vet.

    What would you tell your younger brothers about middle school?
    Fifth grade is kind of hard. The teachers are nice, but the school work is hard.

    What book are you reading?

  • Local Students of the Week: Kendra Jackson

    Kendra Jackson is 14 and in the 8th grade.

    Social Studies teacher Amy Treece said Kendra was nominated as student of the week by all the 8th grade teachers. “She is one of the most responsible eighth graders I’ve ever worked with,” she said. “She’s self-motivated, has a good outlook and gives 110 percent every day.”

  • Eminence Elementary Students of the Month
  • Campbellsburg’s Smith part of FIRST team

    Caeleb Smith, of Henry County, traveled with his FIRST Robotics team, The Engineers of Kentucky – Team 2783, to compete in the 2011 Boilermaker Regional Competition at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., March 18 and 19.

  • USDA info reveals that beef numbers are down

    Beef cow numbers decline
    USDA has released their annual cattle inventory report and as expected, beef herd liquidation continued during 2010 despite the stronger fall markets. Cow numbers fell by 1.6 percent, and the number of heifers held for beef replacements fell by about five percent.