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Today's News

  • Sidewalk project delayed

    General Manager

    A long delayed sidewalk repair project in Eminence will be delayed, again.

    In 2008, Eminence was awarded a TEA-21 grant to repair some of its sidewalks. The grant would have provided the city with about $80,000, with the city chipping in an additional $20,000.

    Mayor Jim Pettit said the grant would help the city repair sidewalks in various parts of the city, including near Eminence School and on Sulphur Avenue, as well as, potentially, north and south Main Street, and portions of Elm Street.

  • HCMS boys’ eighth graders win NCKC tournament

    Henry 35, Carroll 32: Blake Isaacs scored a team-high 11 points and was selected as tournament Most Valuable Player as he led the Henry County Middle School boys’ eighth-grade basketball team to a 35-32 win over Carroll County in the North Central Kentucky Conference championship game on Saturday.

    Austin Young scored eight points, Chase Howard scored seven, James Wundrak scored five, and Nacona Jeffries and Robbie Cruse scored two each. Young, Howard, Wundrak and Landon New were selected to the All-Tournament Team, which was headlined by MVP Isaacs.

  • Theiss closing Eminence store

    Staff writer/photographer

    Theiss Home Furnishings of La Grange has maintained its one and only satellite store in Eminence since 1981.

    Owner Wayne Theiss said his father, Bob Theiss began the business in 1945.

    “Then when I got out of college in 1970, I got into the business,” he said.

    Theiss said he has leased the building at 68 W. Broadway since that time.

  • Public Records for the week of October 14, 2009

    Marriages

    Andrea Renee Fink, 22, Pendleton, to Jacob David Clark, 28, Pendleton.

    Divorces

    Frank Martin Tansey Jr., 60, Smithfield and Judy Tansey, 62, Smithfield.

    David Lee Chesnutt, 54, Campbellsburg, and Theresa Lynn Chesnutt, 43, Turners Station.

    Property Transfers

  • In another Wii phase

    Who won college football’s version of the national championship game between Alabama and Texas last Thursday night? Did Texas quarterback Colt McCoy re-enter the game after hurting his shoulder in the first half? How did that final stretch play out anyway? I hear it was exciting.

  • Gilley upset with defensive performance

    After his Henry County girls’ basketball team took a 58-39 loss to Owen County on Saturday night in a 31st District matchup, Todd Gilley said he was not happy with the way his team performed on the defensive side of the ball.

  • Dare to Care event was much appreciated

    I attended the Dare to Care food giveaway at the fairgrounds last month. It was a very needed and appreciated event. I want to thank the Dare to Care for all their hard work. Also, the county Judge (Executive) John Logan Brent and the Family Resource Center employees Renata Ingram and Debbie Hartford. Thank everyone for this caring event.

    Phyllis Brewer

     

  • Public Record for the week of September 9, 2009

    Divorces

    Mark Edward Louden, 37, Eminence, and Kelli Jo Godbey, 39, Eminence.

    Carlton F. Banner, 45, Smithfield, and Elizabeth A. Simmons, 44, Smithfield.

    Kevin Charles Burk, 52, Campbellsburg, and Valerie Carey Smith, 55, Pleasureville.

    District Court records:

    Traffic

    Monday, August 31

    Judge Jerry D. Crosby II

  • Eminence girls lose to KCD for third time

    For the third time this basketball season, the Eminence Lady Warriors were defeated by Kentucky Country Day with a 64-32 home loss last Tuesday night in their only game last week.

    The Lady Warriors took a 45-28 loss to KCD on Dec. 12, a 56-27 loss to KCD on Dec. 28 in the KCD Holiday Tournament, and the 64-32 loss last Tuesday.

  • Eminence student wins Beta Club spelling bee

    Staff writer/photographer

    On December 11, Eminence Independent High School junior Shelby Cannon took first place in a spelling competition at the 69th Annual Kentucky Beta Club Convention held at the Galt House and Kentucky Convention Center in Louisville.

    There are competitions ranging from arts and crafts endeavors to academic subjects.

    Cannon said participants in academic competitions signed up and completed the tests on the spot.