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Today's News

  • Spring mowing: a must of all yearlong lawn duties

    As I write this column on Monday afternoon, I’m looking at a white landscape.  But the snow is rapidly disappearing, and it is likely that a rapid growth of lawn grass is not far behind.  That first spring mowing, usually in late March, begins your most important annual lawn duties.

    The first mowing makes the lawn look spring-like and very attractive.  So, when the first clumps of grass grow above the mowing height, mow, even if a lot of the yard doesn’t need to be mowed yet.

  • A visit with Ag Commissioner
  • Public Record for week of March 20

    Marriage

    Teather Wilson, 21, Turners Station,and Daniel Brierly,20, Tuners Station.

    Tabitha Gullet, 32, Campbellsburg, James Louden, 36, Campbellsburg

    Divorce

    Emil Cave, 45, Pleasureville, Lois Burba, 58, New Castle.

    Property Transfers

  • Create a people culture

    By Lance Minnis

     

    In last month’s column I talked about some of the things an entrepreneur needs to get started- marketing, financing, etc- but left the most important until now. This is the people.

  • Welcome to new members; business expo is coming soon

    Somewhere in Tyme with Roberta Blakemore and Bonnie Martin have both become a part of the Chamber. Their business is on Main in Eminence and it has a wide variety of antiques and collectibles arranged in an attractive setting.
    If you need help with GED, skill brush-up, job skills, keyboarding, and many other free classes offered by another new member Jefferson Community and Technical College for Henry Co. Adult Education, call Tricia Miracle at (502) 686-0726. Classes in many needed areas are offered in each of our towns.

  • Unemployment down in 97 counties

    Unemployment rates fell in 83 Kentucky counties between January 2012 and January 2013, while 33 county rates increased and four stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • Martin hearing to focus on hard drives

    A suppression hearing in the case of a Turners Station man charged with rape will include testimony about evidence found on computer hard drives.

    In 2011, Joseph Martin, 39, was charged with illegally having sex with a minor over the course of three years.

    In February, Commonwealth’s Attorney Courtney Baxter indicated in a Henry Circuit Court hearing that she would bring new charges against Martin based in part on child pornographic images found on computer hard drives.

  • Clubb switches to prosecutor

    Josh Clubb always knew he wanted to be an attorney, but didn’t know he would one day serve as Henry County’s first assistant commonwealth attorney.

    Kentucky Commonwealth Attorney Courtney Baxter hired Clubb as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney of the 12th judicial district. Judge Karen Conrad swore him in on Feb. 28. Clubb officially started his position on March 1.

  • Comer: Hemp is not controversial

    Ag in Kentucky is economic development.

    That’s Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer’s position.

    “Ag is the perfect industry to look at as we plan for the next 20 years of economic development in Kentucky,” he said during the annual Rotary-Farm-City lunch Monday.

  • A quick snow shower

    Parts of Central Kentucky were hit with a brief snow storm Sunday afternoon. A snowy scene from a farm on Bethlehem Road.
    Kentucky State Police worked 19 noninjury accidents Sunday, including one on U.S. 421 north of New Castle and three injury accidents.
    By Tuesday, most of the snow had melted.