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Today's News

  • EHS basketball moves to 31st

    The Warrior-Wildcat rivalry just got more heated.

    In what was the only change to the 8th Region for the 2011-12 basketball season, and one of only three changes in the whole state, Eminence has made the jump from the 30th to the 31st District.

    When Shelby County split into two high schools this year, the 30th District had five teams: Shelby, newly-formed Martha Layne Collins, Spencer County, Anderson County and Spencer. Meanwhile, the 31st District had four teams: Henry County, Gallatin County, Owen County and Carroll County.

  • Cut spending and avoid a shutdown

    Congress is currently working to come to an agreement on funding the government through the remainder of the fiscal year ending in September before the current stop-gap measure expires on March 18.  Just as urgent is the need to begin to cut out of control spending, reduce the deficit and address our national debt which will increase confidence in the economy, and make room for the private sector to grow and create jobs.

  • GUEST COMMENTARY

    Long after a legislative session is in the history books, it is often remembered by just one or two of its most prominent bills.  Early last week, the General Assembly gave its overwhelming approval to the one that will almost certainly top this year’s list.

  • Local Buzz

    Arts and Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.
    Chamber of Commerce
    The Henry County Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking dinner on Tuesday, March 29.
    The Patrick Henry Award dinner, honoring Martha Tarry Simpson, will be held Tuesday, May 17.

  • The learning curve of forgiveness

    Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.” (Matthew 18:21-23 ESV)

  • Church Directory

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church
    Rev. James Maroney
    9255 Main St., Campbellsburg • 532-0200
    Sunday School, 6:30 p.m.; Worship 7:30 p.m.
    Ballardsville Baptist Church
    Gary French, Pastor
    4300 S. Hwy 53, Ballardsville • 222-9165
    Sunday Early Worship, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.
    Berea Christian Church
    Anne Gregory, Pastor
    685 Franklinton Rd., Pleasureville
    Sunday School 10 a.m.; Worship 11 a.m.

  • Know your risk for type 2 diabetes

    Anybody can develop diabetes, but some people are more at risk than others.  For example, if you have a family history of diabetes, you are at increased risk for developing the disease, especially if a close family member–mother, father, brother, or sister–has diabetes.

  • Spring calving season approaches

    The spring calving season should be in full swing now, and top priority for all our cattle producers is firstly to get a live calf and secondly to keep cows in sufficient body condition to rebreed early. Calving areas should be accessible and as clean and free of mud as possible. Pastures which have good sod and are close to handling facilities work best. Dr. Pryor spoke to the Cattleman’s Association last week, mentioning some of these tips and reminders:

  • Public Records for the week of March 9, 2011

    Divorces
    Robert Franklin Way, 44, Pleasureville, and Ethel Jean Way, 44, Pleasureville.
    Chester Smith III, 43, Crestwood, and Kimberly Jean Smith, 44, Campbellsburg.
    Zoning permits
    David and Deborah Clay, 2900 Point Pleasant Rd., Eminence, 2/1, house, fee $311.30, value $445,000.
    Thomas Beck, 6971 Campbellsburg Road, Campbellsburg, 2/3, storage building, fee $11, value $30,000.
    Teresa Faith, 457 Hickory Hill Road, La Grange Road, 2/8, type I manufactured home and garage, fee $316, value $80,000.

  • Local students of the week - New Castle Elementary

    Celia Berry is 6 and in first grade.

    What’s your favorite subject?
    Math and “free choice.”

    What is that and what do you choose?
    “It’s when you get to pick out something to do,” she said. “I like to draw roses and horses.” Celia learned to draw her favorite things from her dad who she said also likes to draw. “His horses and roses are realistic,” she said.

    What’s your favorite snack?
    Chocolate ice cream.