Today's News

  • Time to register for 4-H teen conference

    The Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference will be held on the campus of the University of Kentucky from June 13-16.  The conference is for teens who have completed their freshman year of high school, sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have just graduated. 

    While attending the conference delegates will participate in several workshops and tracks of their choosing.  They will have an opportunity to take a campus tour and visit colleges within the university.  They will also participate in the election of 4-H State Officers for the upcoming year. 

  • From tobacco to berries to wine

    By Stephanie Hornback
    Landmark News Service

    Chuck Hall has always been a player, his wife, Ladonna, said, but not in the manner you usually think of when you hear a man described that way. He experiments with different foods and flavors to develop something uniquely his. “I like to play mad scientist,” Chuck said.

  • Public Records for the week of 04/20/11

    Tara J. Holstine, 24, Smithfield, to Cody R. Wise, 22, Smithfield.
    Keith W. Moore, 52, La Grange and Judy C. Clark, 58, La Grange.
    James McGaughey, 31, Shelbyville, and Kristy McGaughey, 27, Eminence.
    Property Transfers:
    Martha B. Hudnall, La Grange, to Ashley Amnons, La Grange. Lot No. 66 of Walnut Hills; $150,000.

  • Grand jury indicts Shuck

    A Pleasureville man charged with 20 counts of 1st degree rape has been indicted by the Henry County Grand Jury.

    Daniel Shuck, 37, was indicted last week on two of the rape charges, and a count of 4th degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, and as a 2nd degree persistent felony offender.

    He was arraigned the same day by Judge Karen Conrad in Henry County Circuit Court, and appointed a public defender.

  • 6 miles a day? All in a day’s work

    Jamie Osborne walks about 1,072 miles a year.

    Over the course of her 18-year career with the Eminence Post Office, she has walked nearly 34,000 miles. Her daily route is somewhere between six and seven miles long.

    Needless to say, Osborne is in pretty good physical shape.

    “The hardest part is the weather,” she said. Osborne can’t even count the number of times she has fallen on snow and ice, but she has never, ever broken a bone.

  • Cash reward offered in arson case

    The City of Campbellsburg is offering a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a series of arsons in the city.

    The city has experienced a variety of unsolved fires since April 2009, when the city’s fire department was severely damaged in a fire. The cause was later ruled to be arson, and has been identified as the potential first in a string of incidents.

  • Open Season on Eggs

    On Sunday, April 17, Eminence Christian Church hosted a community Easter egg hunt, where Sullivan Fitzgerald (above) scrambled for plastic eggs. But don’t be sad if you and your little ones missed it — there are more egg hunting opportunities for the kiddos, along with Easter worship opportunities. Check out Local Buzz’s Church Events listing for more information, and page A6 for more pictures from Sunday’s event!

  • Foundation event benefits arthritis sufferers

    Since the mid 1980s, Karen Taylor has had five back surgeries. She was diagnosed, initially, with degenerative disc disease when her back problems first appeared.

    But over time, the pain she experienced moved. “It just started spreading, I kept having more pain in more places,” she said.

  • Judy Lea Benefit raises more than $14k
  • Campbellsburg joining the Wi-Fi revolution

    It’s the latest trend to sweep the region’s small cities: city provided Wi-Fi access. And it’s coming to Campbellsburg.

    And doing so will only cost the city about $2,200 to get started.

    Brent Graves, owner of PoweredOn in Carrollton, said the city could set up a Wi-Fi system for residents utilizing just two broadcasting antenna, one of which would be located at City Hall.